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by Nick aka Digger
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Chivers & Porters D8? + Box constructing school playing fields
Replies: 5
Views: 1935

Re: Chivers & Porters D8? + Box constructing school playing fields

ron54 wrote:
johnnies11 wrote:are they still going worked for them opencast south wales


I recall visiting their yard just outside Devizes several years ago,it had all been cleared.

C & P have finished, the yard is now used by Reids involved in soil stabilizing and plant hire repairs etc I live just by it.
by Nick aka Digger
Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Tatra 813,s
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

Tatra 813,s

Narbonne France 1998 with two Tatra 813,s between rounds of the Europa Truck Trial. Driver of the Kenworth shook my hand on arrival at our destination in admiration as I had kept up with him all the way from Spain and he did,nt think it was possible :bow: . I got about 3 mpg out the Scania :arrrrgh:
by Nick aka Digger
Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Rare backhoe/loader ???
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

Re: Rare backhoe/loader ???

In the States and possibly other markets, Yanmar still offer a model - the CBL40: http://us.yanmar.com/products/construction/backhoe/ Hi thanks for that link, interesting to see a modern version would appear that it has got a bit bigger than the 21 :gooodpost: regards Nick
by Nick aka Digger
Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Forest Machines
Topic: Bray PS 10000
Replies: 2
Views: 1887

Re: Bray PS 10000

very nice photos there nick. Is that a hymac in the background.What all was used to lift such a load. Hi Brian, we winched it on by parking the trailer alongside had the log sat so the weight would fall onto the trailer and with a steel cable anchored off two points on the trailer and winched it wi...
by Nick aka Digger
Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: MAN with Tatra 813
Replies: 0
Views: 1034

MAN with Tatra 813

MAN with Tatra 813 - British team vehicle for the 1998 Europa truck trial competition. I had great times driving around Europe with this but every stop that I made had to allow an extra hour or so to answer questions have photos taken etc :dizzy:
by Nick aka Digger
Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Forest Machines
Topic: ERF with Sweet Chestnut log.
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

ERF with Sweet Chestnut log.

Devon 1992 (somewhere) Me and the mighty :) ERF with Sweet Chestnut log off to Newport Wales for shipping to Portugal.
by Nick aka Digger
Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Forest Machines
Topic: Bray PS 10000
Replies: 2
Views: 1887

Bray PS 10000

Bray PS 10000 with Scania 112 M and and one oak log weighing approx 18 tons destination Barchards of Hull.
by Nick aka Digger
Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Rare backhoe/loader ???
Replies: 4
Views: 1178

Rare backhoe/loader ???

Rare little backhoe I used to operate/maintain back in the late 80,s Only one in the UK I was led to believe. This is a scan of the sales brochure mine had a full cab.
by Nick aka Digger
Mon Dec 23, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: winget 4s dumper
Replies: 58
Views: 11223

Re: winget 4s dumper

Hi Norm, would it be possible to separate them will make starting much easier and safer. As you have removed the heads maybe worth checking the bumping clearance ie distance between cylinder head and piston at TDC as you mentioned in an earlier post about being to much compression this can be adjust...
by Nick aka Digger
Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: winget 4s dumper
Replies: 58
Views: 11223

Re: winget 4s dumper

Hi Norman, I have never come across a PH2 with the decompression levers joined so assuming this is the case then as someone has alluded to you must firstly set the fuel rack to the start position, this is done by pulling out the fuel over load adjustment screw and pushing the racks right open.Then o...

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