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by modelman093
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: Cat 613 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Flag: Great Britain

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: 231
Flag: Great Britain

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: 231
Flag: Great Britain

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: 211
Flag: Great Britain

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: 43145
Flag: Great Britain

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: 235
Flag: Great Britain

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: 308
Flag: Great Britain

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: 43145
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Proper muck shifting with proper kit. Thanks for posting.
by modelman093
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Boom & Bust
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Boom & Bust

I had a similar problem with a Priestman 220 years ago.


Fred, we know that you are a man of great experience, but 220 years ........... !!!!!
Seriously though, I'm sure that I'm not alone in enjoying your quality posts and sharing that great experience.
by modelman093
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: County crawler with loader
Replies: 11
Views: 1732
Flag: Great Britain

Re: County crawler with loader

topkit wrote:Just found this on Ebay item number 141956853065 over in Edenbridge Kent, County Crawler, i have never seen one fitted with a front loader, Would make a nice project.


Not having much luck with that ebay number?
141956853065

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