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by hair bear
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 20/01/2019
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 27/12/2018

Is the dustcart a Market Transport body?
They appear to be building a landfill embankment right beside a new build?
by hair bear
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 20/01/2019
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Views: 280016
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 23/12/2018

I thought upside down christmas trees were a modern phenomenon - obviously not.
by hair bear
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 20/01/2019
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Views: 280016
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 09/12/2018

I would never have though of AWD, thanks for that. The link is interesting, although I'd love to know how by dismantling a Fourdrive or a Superfour they were able to produce a driven front axle. I wonder if it was actually a Roadless front axle they were working with. Yes County did convert Traders,...
by hair bear
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 20/01/2019
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Views: 280016
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 09/12/2018

Is the dumper picture in Thailand? I think they named a place after it!
Who built the 6x6 Trader? I want to suggest Reynolds Boughton but I doubt it.
by hair bear
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Ford 3000 Steering Rod Question
Replies: 10
Views: 949
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Re: Ford 3000 Steering Rod Question

No problem, keep us informed of your progress.
by hair bear
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Haulage models
Topic: UK no. plates
Replies: 4
Views: 1513
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Re: UK no. plates

Managed to 'borrow' a Dymo self adhesive label printer from work, and after a little experimentation printing XXNNdoublespaceXXX in 10pt appears to be quite passable for 1/24 scale UK plates. The tapes are available in black print on white and black print on yellow so all I need to do now is investi...
by hair bear
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 20/01/2019
Replies: 3018
Views: 280016
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 21/10/2018

Always sort of fancied having a Martian - wouldn't want the fuel bill though!
by hair bear
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Auction 24/10/18 Eversley
Replies: 0
Views: 1117
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Auction 24/10/18 Eversley

Looks like a general clearout, but does include a JCB 413 with a 4in1 bucket.
Catalogue at Thimbleby and Shorland.
by hair bear
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Ford 3000 Steering Rod Question
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Ford 3000 Steering Rod Question

Hi all, Certainly within the UK market the 4000 had the straight inverted U axle, one radius arm from the steering box to a single drag link and the track rod to the left of the engine as pictured. I'm sure the 3000 had a swept axle, two drag links/radius arms and no track rod identical to a Fergie....
by hair bear
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Auction of vintage tractors and machinery
Replies: 0
Views: 591
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Auction of vintage tractors and machinery

13th October at Holbury near Southampton. I have no connection other than hearing about it!
Thimbleby and Shorland Auctioneers catalogue should be online.

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