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by essexpete
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829

Re: Classic pictures Update 11/12/2017

Jeremy Rowland wrote:Nice one Fred I never realised that Winget were associated with truck mounted Poclain excavators perhaps the unpopularity of the truck mounted machines lead Winget to concentrate more on dumpers?

Jeremy


What a pig to manoeuvre and couple that with rocking about on a truck chassis!
by essexpete
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: What JCB Model, Engine have I got?
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: What JCB Model, Engine have I got?

JCB 3C mk 11 based on a Leyland tractor skid. I am not sure but i think it would be the 4/98 engine.
One of the more knowledgeable will confirm.
by essexpete
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829

Re: Classic pictures Update 11/12/2017

Poclain had big range of machines and some seemed huge by the standards then.
by essexpete
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: New owner of Hymac 580 B
Replies: 38
Views: 822

Re: New owner of Hymac 580 B

Helif you're not keen!
by essexpete
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829

Re: Classic pictures Update 10/12/2017

What an odd machine in Steve's last photo.

Great black and white photos Roger.

I assume the double split cabs were for a driver's mate? Don't remember seeing that type of layout.
by essexpete
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829

Re: Classic pictures Update 09/12/2017

The town centre demo is staggering. I know it was ''then'' but there does not appear to be any form of segregation of public from the job!
by essexpete
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: does anyone know what this is
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Re: does anyone know what this is

Probably a Rubery Owen Drott bucket on the front.
by essexpete
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 398
Views: 43337

Re: The way we were

Are the Bedfords O or K types?
by essexpete
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 13/12/2017
Replies: 2679
Views: 178829

Re: Classic pictures Update 05/12/2017

Thanks Roger
by essexpete
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 398
Views: 43337

Re: The way we were

Thanks Fred :bow: I am not at all surprised that the Foden chassis was purpose built the visual look of the crane is huge compared to the truck it is mounted on, reckon it would have crushed a standard chassis. Jeremy The all up weight was only 22tons, not too bad for an 8 wheeler. Looks like the a...

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