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by FOWLER MAN
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1089
Views: 100506
Flag: Wales

Re: Hymac Excavators

Hi, Here's one for Jeremy. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_1H94LDAXYBV3L1543831158.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_3B9YFXRGDFK001543831159.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_1DKFC43FCO201543831159.jpg
by FOWLER MAN
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Companies
Topic: Richards and Wallington
Replies: 61
Views: 17290
Flag: Wales

Re: Richards and Wallington

Hi Ian, Great to see those pics, not only did I work on plant on hire to Christiani Shand on that job circa 1969, (I was there to repair a Case 450 the day before the crane came off the top), but I crossed that bridge a couple of times as a boy on trips to Barry Island. Over the bridge, through the ...
by FOWLER MAN
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 16/12/2018
Replies: 3000
Views: 270237
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Updated 11/11/2018

Hi Steve, I had no pics of the Hymacs I used to run till I recently found this one someone had posted on Facebook. :o :D http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_2K8RCPJOTAIOS1541975469.jpg It looks as though you have found another two pics. in your last but one post working at The ...
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 428
Views: 65567
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

Hello again, On the way back from the Horsham trip we called on John at Hungerford. I only know him as John and he is a collector of AECs, here are a few pics. :thumbup: http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_2CDNSVH833K0O1540583731.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images...
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 428
Views: 65567
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

Hi David, Pete and Craig, You missed a good day, I should have posted the info. and given you the opportunity to join us. I have met lots of CMN members at these outings over the years and some have become good friends. Anyway it's good to be able to fit a face to the name. As I said it's forty odd ...
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 428
Views: 65567
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

A couple I missed, http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_3GUV2HL1G1YCO1540156383.jpg Back end of the Case Lifeboat tractor. Note the steering wheel and capstan winch on the foot-plate. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_HPYBPIZBBVDP1540156516.jpg Unknown sc...
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 428
Views: 65567
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

And now to the more recent and present day. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_M32C9BNLKML71540155431.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_H0S1E4L860Z71540155431.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_3EEUFYR9HMW4K1540155431.jpg ...
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 428
Views: 65567
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

Hi All, Last weekend I went to an open day at Les Searles depot at Horsham. The day was arranged by the Link Club and I was with Whitlock 505, Lynx Man from CMN and two other friends. It's some forty years since I last met Les Searle Senior when I went there to buy an equaliser spring for the Allis ...
by FOWLER MAN
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites 4WD 3T Dumper Restore
Replies: 26
Views: 3071
Flag: Wales

Re: Thwaites 4WD 3T Dumper Restore

Hi,
Oil pressure should be between 30 and 45 lbs. per sq. in. That's roughly between 2 and a little over 3 kg. per sq. cm.

Fred
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Fowler Challengers
Replies: 59
Views: 32174
Flag: Wales

Re: Fowler Challengers

Hi, I ran Challengers for some 40 years and they were always strongly and robustly made and designed for easy maintenance and repair. No special tools or pullers needed to work on the back ends like the Cats. No need to remove the track frames to work on final drives which were easily removed as a u...

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