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by XS650
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Feb & March 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 208
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Re: CMN Photo Competition Feb & March 2017

Beach Major
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by XS650
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Johnson?
Replies: 2
Views: 113
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Re: Johnson?

Odd shaped skip , maybe for carrying things on top ?

Craig
by XS650
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Aveling Barford/AEC 690 dumptruck
Replies: 7
Views: 258
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Re: Aveling Barford/AEC 690 dumptruck

I have a couple of AB house mags from late 50's . I will scan in a few pics when I have time ,no 690s though . I have three of my own pics and two old film stills ( no one will ever make the connection) on flickr you can use- https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=72885611%40N02&sort=date-taken-...
by XS650
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 766
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Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017

Yes the boom get cracking and falling off the Komatsu!
Working constantly in salt water and sand very hard on business end.

See old arrangement here-

Jeremy Rowland @ Barge mounted Komatsu

PS. With lack of photo comp interest why not make it bi-monthly all the time.

Craig
by XS650
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 766
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Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017

Whitby dredger with newly fitted Hitachi Excavator, not an easy mounting as the whole ship splits down the middle to dump the mud . Previously it towed a Komatsu on a pontoon. Hitachi is on longitudinal rail wheels to allow split but obvious teething troubles as a lot of stroking chins and welding g...
by XS650
Sun Jan 01, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay
Replies: 10
Views: 374
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Re: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay

Interesting , Muir Hill maybe ?
by XS650
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: Drotts on demolition
Replies: 79
Views: 6024
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Amazing the siz of buildings being demolished with these little machines-
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by XS650
Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition November 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 4049
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Re: CMN Photo Competition November 2016

Not so many entries this month , is the weather keeping you all in !
However the winner is Classic3CX with that lovely sharp picture of the old Atlas . :thumbup:
Great light, sharp and subject is exactly what this forum is all about . :claphands:

Craig
by XS650
Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition November 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 4049
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Re: CMN Photo Competition November 2016

Yes come on folks , post a few pics .

Craig
by XS650
Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Wimpey, International tractorloader with compressor 80's
Replies: 8
Views: 2889
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Re: Wimpey, International tractorloader with compressor 80's

See this thread , they are mentioned and some pictures , International 3434 and 3434B . Always known as Tracairs on site.
They must have been tough as these machines got terrible abuse fron Blacktop crews .
XS650 @ International b2275 backhoe loader

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