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by Mrsmackpaul
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Raise Bucket without running motor
Replies: 8
Views: 91
Flag: Australia

Re: Raise Bucket without running motor

I would jack the bucket up and cut dome angle iron the right length to support the ram so the bucket is off the ground
Use a chain block to pull the bachoe up
I reckon you might need to operate the spool vlave levers to allow the oil to flow bfrom the ram's

Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: Case 1150 traxcavtor
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Flag: Australia

Re: Case 1150 traxcavtor

We came across a work shop manual and have learnt that the doo hicky leaking is a steering brake so when we get some time will park it half on a loading bank and half on a trailer so we can fit under neath and drop it out and change the seal These are a interesting crawler, they have torsion bar sus...
by Mrsmackpaul
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Buffalo Springfield
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Flag: Australia

Re: Buffalo Springfield

Thats something different

I would also guess it came over during WW2 may have came over maybe with the US air crews or as already stated came over to support the war effort

Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: Case 1150 traxcavtor
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Flag: Australia

Case 1150 traxcavtor

A mate and I are working a case 1150 traxcavtor and she has just developed a pretty serious oil leak out of what looks like a low pressure oil pump out the bottom of the diff housing Wondering if there is a down loaed work shop manual or if someone knows how this pump comes out ( we haven't tried ye...
by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 19/02/2018
Replies: 2811
Views: 197166
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Update 22/01/2018

A lot of people out here laugh at the D series these days but they don't realize what quantum leap they were compared to anything else around They were so well liked Ford had a up grade kit to put the Cat 3208 V8 in them as weights went up The Cargo never sold as well which was a shame as it always ...
by Mrsmackpaul
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Graders
Topic: Champion Grader, DRM D-562
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Flag: Australia

Re: Champion Grader, DRM D-562

Wow that's amazing

I have never even heard of such a machine

When I here Champion I think of Chamberlain tractors , turns out I'm not even close lol


Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Flag: Australia

Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018

A little low loader and crawler filling up at Goondawindi the other day

Paul

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by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Flag: Australia

Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018

A big bucket I followed for a day in the Mack Had a sticker on it IMG_20180109_154304.jpg I camped beside this load and digger in NSW and followed it thru to Rockhampton QLD almost Sticker on the bucket said was for a 6060 Cat and weighed in at 45 tons Was on a 4 rows of Drake float with 2 row's of ...
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 19/02/2018
Replies: 2811
Views: 197166
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Update 01/01/2018

I think they called those things with the big flotation tyres "rollygon" or some such thing I have seen youtube videos of them driving over a girl in the sand dunes in the US back in the day and the girl got up all ok In the post above with crane mounted on a truck in front of the power py...
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: hi from the new forest, UK
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Flag: Australia

Re: hi from the new forest, UK

Yeah good luck
I dunno if you ever really beat rust
Maybe we just slow it down a bit LOL

Paul

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