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by Gavin84w
Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:22 am
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: 639,s
Replies: 26
Views: 5923

Re: 639,s

Is Thomas Contracting related to L & S Thomas?
by Gavin84w
Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:22 am
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: 639,s
Replies: 26
Views: 5923

Re: 639,s

One sold on an auction not long back for over $500,000.00 in WA after 90 odd bids on it, some one was making someone pay that day, wouldn,t have been that dear new!!! i checked once and there were about 45 built and 30 + resided in WA
by Gavin84w
Sun Sep 06, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Comparison pics of CCM CAT 992-C and Tonkin CAT 994H
Replies: 2
Views: 1279

Re: Comparison pics of CCM CAT 992-C and Tonkin CAT 994H

Thats easy, 992C by a country mile
by Gavin84w
Sun Sep 06, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Mining equipment
Topic: Caterpillar 6015B field follow unit
Replies: 16
Views: 5770

Re: Caterpillar 6015B field follow unit

5110B enjoyed a good reputation in the field during its time, it had oversize components (5130 swing drives, valves etc) and benefitted from experience gained on larger machines. The 5130 and to a lesser extent the 5230 suffered some ills in the field, that said 194 units of 5130 were built with avg...
by Gavin84w
Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Mining equipment
Topic: Caterpillar 6015B field follow unit
Replies: 16
Views: 5770

Re: Caterpillar 6015B field follow unit

6020B will get a shovel option down the track, not the 6015, they need to get these backhoes commercially available ASAP but they also need to be better than the current competition too
by Gavin84w
Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Mining equipment
Topic: Caterpillar 6015B field follow unit
Replies: 16
Views: 5770

Re: Caterpillar 6015B field follow unit

Shovelman wrote: In my opinion it looks like a modded 5110B, but the corporate Caterpillar guys insist it's "all new".


It,s a 5110 re-incarnated, 300 D series family cab, C32 engine and some subtle other things but thats about it
by Gavin84w
Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Hargreaves Cat D 11 R
Replies: 18
Views: 3758

Re: Hargreaves Cat D 11 R

Exhausts tell you straight away it,s a 3508 which means it,s an R,
by Gavin84w
Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Mining equipment
Topic: UK Coals minorca site pics
Replies: 16
Views: 3397

Re: UK Coals minorca site pics

4th from bottom. :wtf: :doh: Public right of way just lends to the rising costs of running these operations. Yes, but i bet if they did not comply with this they would not have got the operational approvals they needed. It,s all about working with local communities to be a "good neighbor"
by Gavin84w
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Mining equipment
Topic: Cat 6020B
Replies: 12
Views: 2190

Re: Cat 6020B

I would be more interested how it performs than looks and also how easy it is to work on.
by Gavin84w
Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Cat D11
Replies: 17
Views: 3150

Re: Cat D11

[quote="Ross] I told them to buy all D10T's. Best tractor by a country mile.[/quote] D10T,s have not been without there dramas too Ross, they were garbage when they came out, M series on tracks almost. I had RJG00138 & 9, the first to go to work in Australia and they gave a lot of grief. 42...

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