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by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 16/09/2018
Replies: 2960
Views: 244652
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Updated 02/04/2018

anybody know what brand of machine the army dozer is in the top picture
Fuel tank etc looks a bit different to anything I have noticed on a Cat

Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2899
Flag: Australia

Re: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018

Well must be time for some photos https://www.hcvc.com.au/forum/attachment/8986 https://www.hcvc.com.au/forum/attachment/8987 Shifting concrete tanks on my good friends farm in northern Victoria 1942 Cat D7 3T and my mates Case 1150 traxcavtor Paul Is that since you have moved Paul? Yeah Pete, have...
by Mrsmackpaul
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2899
Flag: Australia

Re: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018

Well must be time for some photos http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/35198_3AZL82PMROAO41522347610.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/35198_1I8IRS0VBHIJQ1522347610.jpg Shifting concrete tanks on my good friends farm in northern Victoria 1942 Cat D7 3T and my m...
by Mrsmackpaul
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s
Replies: 171
Views: 28800
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s

We have discussed this very thing among like minded and I guess aged people I am unsure how up and coming operators get experience these days as everything seems to be a short corse and you are good to go were as up and coming operators started while still at school hanging around work shops, sweepi...
by Mrsmackpaul
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s
Replies: 171
Views: 28800
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s

In the same time frame as this thread, is a short film from the land down under

This is how I remember things been, back in the days when smoking was still good for you and men were tough and pansies were few and far between

https://youtu.be/zqI71pTjBgo


Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s
Replies: 171
Views: 28800
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s

It is funny how as a younger Paul I always thought having a cab would be flash but once I got one on a loader I was surprised just how much I couldn't see H&S or OH&S as we call it out here has changed the whole land scape for ever, gone are the days of men in just stubbie shorts and sun tan...
by Mrsmackpaul
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Anyone own a MF 3165 Tractor/Loader
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Flag: Australia

Re: Anyone own a MF 3165 Tractor/Loader

I would think it should be pretty easy to get re wound

Other than that just unbolt it and head off to the local tractor wreckers with the starter motor in hand and compare what's lying about

Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Zetor 5711 chuffing?!
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Flag: Australia

Re: Zetor 5711 chuffing?!

Also may want to try some copper spray on the block and head to help to get a better seal
Image


Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Raise Bucket without running motor
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Flag: Australia

Re: Raise Bucket without running motor

I would jack the bucket up and cut dome angle iron the right length to support the ram so the bucket is off the ground
Use a chain block to pull the bachoe up
I reckon you might need to operate the spool vlave levers to allow the oil to flow bfrom the ram's

Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: Case 1150 traxcavtor
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Flag: Australia

Re: Case 1150 traxcavtor

We came across a work shop manual and have learnt that the doo hicky leaking is a steering brake so when we get some time will park it half on a loading bank and half on a trailer so we can fit under neath and drop it out and change the seal These are a interesting crawler, they have torsion bar sus...

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