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by shirtbox
Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 19/02/2018
Replies: 2811
Views: 197164
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Update 16/04/2016

The top pic of a guy on a cat 951 is of Walt Sears a demolition contractor from Blackburn who I worked with in the 70s and 80s,great memories. :brravo:
by shirtbox
Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Old roller
Replies: 41
Views: 9181
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Old roller

Try VP at Harrogate they hired these out in hundreds daily,might have some spares at one of their depots.
by shirtbox
Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: Bristol Taurus Barn Find
Replies: 4
Views: 1123
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Bristol Taurus Barn Find

Most decent motor factors will reline clutch and brake shoes.
by shirtbox
Sat Apr 09, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: fiat drott
Replies: 12
Views: 2163
Flag: Great Britain

Re: fiat drott

Chaseside imported skid unit of Fiat FL4s to make into track loaders under licence from Fiat in the 1960s.There are still a few about.
by shirtbox
Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Chaseside
Replies: 180
Views: 18052
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Chaseside

A lot of the Twin Disc transmissions had a 4 wheel drive take off fitted,this may have been a special order or an ex r&d machine.
by shirtbox
Sun Nov 15, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: Dioramas
Topic: CAT D11 repair dio in progress.
Replies: 6
Views: 7553
Flag: Great Britain

Re: CAT D11 repair dio in progress.

Nice one.
by shirtbox
Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Chaseside
Replies: 180
Views: 18052
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Chaseside

These were never made in Blackburn but at the old plant.

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