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by essexpete
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Fordson Model N Standard - Spark Plug Thread size
Replies: 13
Views: 250

Re: Fordson Model N Standard - Spark Plug Thread size

Thanks for the History Fred. The Champion and AC link is particularly remarkable.
by essexpete
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac 580BT 1969
Replies: 73
Views: 7234

Re: Hymac 580BT 1969

Jeremy i use these (ebay item 152127587087) fitted to my angle grinder they really get rust off and down to shiney metal quickly, then i zinc prime, for paint i use the readily available enamels on ebay that i dilute by about a third with thinners the coverage is really good and two coats will be a...
by essexpete
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites dumper weight?
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: Thwaites dumper weight?

What is this?

So it got painted!
by essexpete
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Mecalac 714 MWe mobile excavator
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Mecalac 714 MWe mobile excavator

modelman093 wrote:
essexpete wrote:That type of bucket set up is quite something.


Not only that but no mile of road fenced off with stop and go lights.!


Yes I had thought that as well. Probably just some men-at-work signs posted ahead and some common sense.
by essexpete
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Mecalac 714 MWe mobile excavator
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Mecalac 714 MWe mobile excavator

That type of bucket set up is quite something.
by essexpete
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 14/01/2018
Replies: 2761
Views: 189857

Re: Classic pictures Update 14/01/2018

That last one will get Mr R very excited.
by essexpete
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Muir Hill A5000
Replies: 16
Views: 1514

Re: Muir Hill A5000

How about contacting this company? https://www.muir-hill.co.uk/ They appear to have recently renewed their website and there is not much on there at the moment. So it has a separate steering pump from the main hydraulics? If so it is likely to be driven by a belt or bolted directly to the engine, us...
by essexpete
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Andrew Beaulahs Open Day
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Andrew Beaulahs Open Day

Love to have a visit and meet some folk but realistically just too far.
by essexpete
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Fordson Model N Standard - Spark Plug Thread size
Replies: 13
Views: 250

Re: Fordson Model N Standard - Spark Plug Thread size

Thanks as ever Fred for that little piece of history. Strange in someways when you think how the US retained imperial.
by essexpete
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 14/01/2018
Replies: 2761
Views: 189857

Re: Classic pictures Update 10/01/2018

What type of machine the Barber Greene behind the Dodge?

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