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by pv83
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 11/12/2017

Poclain had big range of machines and some seemed huge by the standards then. They were a huge concern with manufacturing plants set up in many different countries, even one in Japan, they made what was the world's largest fully hydraulic excavator when they launched the EC1000 around 1974 think fr...
by pv83
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 04/12/2017

hair bear wrote:Looking at the lowloader photos, surely some of the 4x2 units must have been overloaded on the drive axle?
Also, is it me or is there a severe lack of anything obvious holding some of these dozers onto the wagon? :shock:


Different times eh... ;)
by pv83
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
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Re: Classic pictures Update 04/12/2017

Some cracking pic's once again Steve, cheers ;)

Any idea of what make the trailer is featured in the 2nd pic? Doesn't look like a King or Tasker does it?

Cheers, Patrick
by pv83
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: V. D. Vlist
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Views: 8426
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Re: V. D. Vlist

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by pv83
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829
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Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Couple of examples of Nooteboom ABDAN trailers...
by pv83
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Scammell 100 tonner ;)
by pv83
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Reference to Patrick's comment about people with experience with the trailers in question when were these type trailers in use, 40's, 50's ? At time they were state of the art, they replaced something and in turn were replaced with something more efficient. And the trend continues. I reckon that it...
by pv83
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
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Views: 178829
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

Wayne I have often thought the same thing and for the life of me I cant think of a reason they went that way Lucky for Australian we never had that type of thing we had side load rear load or folding goose neck and pretty much do today, although most today are rear load Bugger mate, seems you lot m...
by pv83
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

The good pictures posted Oct 1 by pv83 show the trailers with removable rear wheel assemblies. Every time time see pictures of that style trailer, float, lowboy, wonder what was the method of retention and procedure for removal and reinstall. Must have been brutal to remove and install on uneven so...
by pv83
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Classic pictures Update 08/10/2017

Cheers Steve, that's the one mate :claphands:

Interesting looking trailer as well, looks like a Nicolas?

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