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by shovel man
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: hymac 370 whitlock system
Replies: 1
Views: 354
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Re: hymac 370 whitlock system

You just use the backacter, slew the arm 90 degrees unlock and push or pull to the new position
by shovel man
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites dumper weight?
Replies: 7
Views: 878
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Re: Thwaites dumper weight?

It's a Thwaites 2 Ton Alldrive built during the 70's, early machines had power assisted steering (there was a mechanical link from the steering box to the ram) later machines had full hydrostatic steering, that one has had greedy boards fitted to the skip, unladen weight 3500 pounds or 1587 KG shove...
by shovel man
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Socomec breakers
Replies: 0
Views: 407
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Socomec breakers

Does anybody on this site use Socomec breakers are they any good ?
Been looking at one for a 3.5 ton machine

Shovel man
by shovel man
Mon May 22, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Link club AGM
Replies: 8
Views: 1756
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Re: Link club AGM

That is a Thwaites Goliath not a Giant, its the 8 ton model with the 6 cylinder engine
by shovel man
Sun May 03, 2015 12:30 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Kubota kx91-2 Tracking Issues
Replies: 21
Views: 1960
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Re: Kubota kx91-2 Tracking Issues

It sounds like you've tried every avenue if you have swapped hoses from the pumps and the problem has moved to the other side then it seems like the pump is the problem, according to my info its a variable displacement pump with 2 outlets, might be worth checking with your Kubota dealer if there is ...
by shovel man
Sun May 03, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Kubota kx91-2 Tracking Issues
Replies: 21
Views: 1960
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Re: Kubota kx91-2 Tracking Issues

have you checked main relief valves ? there are 2 in the main valve block, one for each track and excavator function, ie left track, bucket and boom, right track, dipper and slew (may not be the exact combination) does the machine track ok when cold and loose power to the problem track when hot? if ...
by shovel man
Thu May 22, 2014 11:04 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Complete Ripper assembly for a 941B it
Replies: 5
Views: 1018
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Re: Complete Ripper assembly for a 941B it

I think there's one in Fenland Tractors yard nr Peterborough
by shovel man
Tue Jan 01, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Companies
Topic: LEVERTON OPEN DAY
Replies: 4
Views: 1831
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Re: LEVERTON OPEN DAY

That must have been about 20 years ago, Leverton's even paid me to take the Two Ton there!
it hasn't been out of the shed for about 5 or 6 years.

shovel man.
by shovel man
Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: Cat 943 drive problem
Replies: 5
Views: 2223
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Re: Cat 943 drive problem

Hi Aussie Gold,
have you fixed your 943 transmission problem yet ?

shovel man.
by shovel man
Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Russell Saywell's open day. Sunday June 10th.2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2506
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Re: Russell Saywell's open day. Sunday June 10th.2012

Spoke to Russell this morning he was getting everything ready, it's still on for tomorrow fingers crossed on the weather !

shovel man.

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