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by v8detroit
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: reclaiming a few acres of roughish land
Replies: 5
Views: 1129
Flag: Ireland

Re: reclaiming a few acres of roughish land

Some nice size pebbles there John you could always make a rockery! shame you couldn't sell them some folk like a decorative rock in their garden, guess you'll have to find a corner of your field to pile em up. Jeremy hi Jeremy we usually bury the rocks so we can get what we call grey earth which is...
by v8detroit
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: reclaiming a few acres of roughish land
Replies: 5
Views: 1129
Flag: Ireland

Re: reclaiming a few acres of roughish land

rock on I guess is all I can say LOL what do you do with the rocks once you dig them out ??? I know in Australia they use a ripper tyne for digging rocks out and then balance the rocks just on the one tyne Paul Paul we dig the rocks out then dig a big hole which brings up a grey material which when...
by v8detroit
Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: reclaiming a few acres of roughish land
Replies: 5
Views: 1129
Flag: Ireland

reclaiming a few acres of roughish land

spent the last week reclaiming 2 acres on our farm .trying to make this into a field :o :o.every time you put the bucket in the ground you get rocks and more rocks does your head in .the second pic is the finished job just got to pick the stones and seed it.
by v8detroit
Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Earthmoving models
Topic: peter keim
Replies: 7
Views: 1634
Flag: Ireland

Re: peter keim

Blimey John I bet you dread moving house with that lot :shock: ......wouldn't want to be your removal man! :lol: hi Clive i packed them all up in July of 2012 ,2500 models to box and put into large plastic storage box`s and put into a new high cube 20 ft container took me 2 months to do nearly drov...
by v8detroit
Sat Apr 11, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Earthmoving models
Topic: peter keim
Replies: 7
Views: 1634
Flag: Ireland

Re: peter keim

Thanks Martin - thought of treating myself for my 40th but think would struggle to justify anything over a grand!!! i have a o+k rh 300 but it cost [img][img][/img][/img]3k nice but expensive also have a rh 75 o+k £375 .i contacted him trough another collector ,back in the day there was a long (yea...
by v8detroit
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1083
Views: 84093
Flag: Ireland

Re: Hymac Excavators

Hi Guys, Can anyone help.. I am trying to find out a name and contact phone number for the chap who owns the Butser Hill Limeworks Pit nr Petersfield. A team here in the South West are keen to purchase the old Hymac 690 that is lying in the pit for a restoration project. But so far we have had no j...
by v8detroit
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: jcb 811
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Flag: Ireland

Re: jcb 811

essexpete wrote:Can't you put on a new roof on without removing cab?

well thats what i was going to do but it would be easier to do with it off and i could give it a quick coat of paint .i just assumed some one on here had done it when repainting a machine.
by v8detroit
Sun Jan 18, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: jcb 811
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Flag: Ireland

jcb 811

i need to put a new roof on my 1985 jcb 811 had a quick look today at removing the cab .looks like 4 cab mounts and 1 elc connection, has any one had one off .it would be easier to fabricate if it was on the ground .just wondering is it just the cab that comes of or is it the seat floor etc any pics...
by v8detroit
Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Trucks/Lorrys
Topic: Foden 8 wheeler 2 stroke
Replies: 3
Views: 1421
Flag: Ireland

Re: Foden 8 wheeler 2 stroke

noisy like the detroit 8v92 when i take my kenworth out for a spin locals think you are a hooligan driving the crap out of it they dont understand it`s a 2 stroke .thats a great video well done.
by v8detroit
Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 16/09/2018
Replies: 2960
Views: 244782
Flag: Ireland

Re: Classic pictures Updated 07/12/2014

Neversweat wrote:Some French ones this week

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Steve :thumbup:

that poclain 70 would have been a rare machine. great photos . :claphands: :claphands:

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