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by modelman093
Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017
Replies: 2561
Views: 163435
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Re: Classic pictures Update 26/08/2017

Slightly off topic but I'm a regular visitor to this forum http://www.doverforum.com/sea-news/ . Scroll down through it a bit to see a relief lifeboat being delivered by road . On the civil engineering front, lots of interesting work going on in Dover harbour at present with a selection of visiting ...
by modelman093
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: IH 295 Payscraper
Replies: 12
Views: 2261
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Re: IH 295 Payscraper

Great pictures and a nice change from Cats and Euclids / Terexes Just needs a LeTourneau or two to balance things up! Brentwood by-pass early 60s. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/286_LL1ANOS0A0AK1503780535.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/286_34YC6GA8B8SG...
by modelman093
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: Cat 613 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 143
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Cat 613 for sale

If any one fancies owning a 613 elevating scraper there's one advertised for sale in Classic Plant and Machinery, not far from me in Kent with an Ashford phone number. Property of a certain Mr I.P, I'm guessing.
by modelman093
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Earthmoving models
Topic: Kent Construction Plant Models - advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 286
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Re: Kent Construction Plant Models - advice please

These are the EMD RB22 backhoe, face shovel and drag line from Buffalo Road.
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by modelman093
Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Earthmoving models
Topic: Kent Construction Plant Models - advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 286
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Re: Kent Construction Plant Models - advice please

Could be wrong but I'm fairly sure that Buffalo Road's RB models were EMD and nothing to do with Martyn Henley.
by modelman093
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Motorway construction in the UK
Replies: 3
Views: 288
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Re: Motorway construction in the UK

Great link - pure nostalgia
Thanks for posting.
by modelman093
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 501
Views: 44000
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Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Said it before, great pics of old school muck shifting. Thanks for posting.
by modelman093
Mon May 22, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Russell Seywell open day ???
Replies: 1
Views: 277
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Russell Seywell open day ???

Anyone know whether he is holding an open day this year? Or has it already happened?
by modelman093
Tue May 09, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Seized engine. Any hope? 3CX Leyland
Replies: 4
Views: 339
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Re: Seized engine. Any hope? 3CX Leyland

As Fred says, you may be lucky. Removing bearing metal from journals with fine emery is a tedious but effective process but has to be worth a go. Of late my experience of recovering oil starved engines that have "gone tight" has been with small lumps with aluminium con rods running directl...
by modelman093
Sun May 07, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 501
Views: 44000
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Proper muck shifting with proper kit. Thanks for posting.

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