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by hair bear
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Auction - Eversley, Hampshire
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Flag: Great Britain

Auction - Eversley, Hampshire

Looks like Collards are having another clearout, 31 may.
Auction by Thimbleby & Shorland.
by hair bear
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/04/2018
Replies: 2861
Views: 211152
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Updated 02/04/2018

Love to know the series of events that caused the Massey to keel over.
For the wheeled dozer in the first pic I'm going take a guess with Hanomag.
by hair bear
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/04/2018
Replies: 2861
Views: 211152
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Updated 24/03/2018

How does that asymmetric crane arm not just twist and snap off???
by hair bear
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: MASSEY MF40 loader/backhoe clutch issues
Replies: 30
Views: 1179
Flag: Great Britain

Re: MASSEY MF40 loader/backhoe clutch issues

Aha, hadn't thought of that and I expect you're certainly right. All I could think of was the two long angled bars/clamps that held the top of the backactor frame back to the loader frame. Well done!
by hair bear
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: MASSEY MF40 loader/backhoe clutch issues
Replies: 30
Views: 1179
Flag: Great Britain

Re: MASSEY MF40 loader/backhoe clutch issues

Here's one for you...
I seem to remember that part of the tool kit supplied with a 40 was a large one-ended ratchet ring spanner. Anyone remember what it was for?
by hair bear
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1082
Flag: Great Britain

Re: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018

I would go with Track Marshall, with a Massey backactor.
by hair bear
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/04/2018
Replies: 2861
Views: 211152
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Updated 11/03/2018

The rubber flap was attached to the bottom of the rear window frame. With the window closed it sort of filled the gap around the spool block and backactor frame so when the window was open = as in the KM pic - you can see it hanging above the window opening. I can't ever recall using one with the wi...
by hair bear
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/04/2018
Replies: 2861
Views: 211152
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Updated 11/03/2018

Nice MF 40 being dragged by the Km. Something I'd forgotten about 40's - the big rubber flap that would catch you in the face when you stood on the back to get a better look at what you were doing, and the big noisy springs that helped push the window up. I wonder how fast you could go before press...
by hair bear
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/04/2018
Replies: 2861
Views: 211152
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Updated 25/02/2018

The pic with the crane in the culvert, France?
by hair bear
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: MASSEY MF40 loader/backhoe clutch issues
Replies: 30
Views: 1179
Flag: Great Britain

Re: MASSEY MF40 loader/backhoe clutch issues

Good to hear it's all sorted. As far as chocking the pedal down - I think the best way of stopping this happening again is keep using it!!!

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