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by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 17/06/2018
Replies: 2889
Views: 225528
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Update 22/01/2018

A lot of people out here laugh at the D series these days but they don't realize what quantum leap they were compared to anything else around They were so well liked Ford had a up grade kit to put the Cat 3208 V8 in them as weights went up The Cargo never sold as well which was a shame as it always ...
by Mrsmackpaul
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Graders
Topic: Champion Grader, DRM D-562
Replies: 7
Views: 3650
Flag: Australia

Re: Champion Grader, DRM D-562

Wow that's amazing

I have never even heard of such a machine

When I here Champion I think of Chamberlain tractors , turns out I'm not even close lol


Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1293
Flag: Australia

Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018

A little low loader and crawler filling up at Goondawindi the other day

Paul

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by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1293
Flag: Australia

Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 17 Jan 2018

A big bucket I followed for a day in the Mack Had a sticker on it IMG_20180109_154304.jpg I camped beside this load and digger in NSW and followed it thru to Rockhampton QLD almost Sticker on the bucket said was for a 6060 Cat and weighed in at 45 tons Was on a 4 rows of Drake float with 2 row's of ...
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 17/06/2018
Replies: 2889
Views: 225528
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Update 01/01/2018

I think they called those things with the big flotation tyres "rollygon" or some such thing I have seen youtube videos of them driving over a girl in the sand dunes in the US back in the day and the girl got up all ok In the post above with crane mounted on a truck in front of the power py...
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: hi from the new forest, UK
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Flag: Australia

Re: hi from the new forest, UK

Yeah good luck
I dunno if you ever really beat rust
Maybe we just slow it down a bit LOL

Paul
by Mrsmackpaul
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 17/06/2018
Replies: 2889
Views: 225528
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Update 31/12/2017

Tiz a Federal its 1942 and yes it still runs
by Mrsmackpaul
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 17/06/2018
Replies: 2889
Views: 225528
Flag: Australia

Re: Classic pictures Update 31/12/2017

I had her out just the other day and loaded her up for the trip south Paul http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/35198_E5HZFNR14RTK1514753249.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/35198_3F58XWVHDZK0W1514753249.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix...
by Mrsmackpaul
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: New owner of Hymac 580B
Replies: 69
Views: 5065
Flag: Australia

Re: New owner of Hymac 580 B

I wouldnt even bother trying to machine it my self but would weld it up and then get it machine from some pretty switched on people as any movement left would return you back to were you are now Even shimming I would think would be only a stop gap measure until a job is finished and can be fixed pro...
by Mrsmackpaul
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: New owner of Hymac 580B
Replies: 69
Views: 5065
Flag: Australia

Re: New owner of Hymac 580 B

If it were mine and I couldnt get the parts I would build the surfaces up with weld and machine it back to the correct size

Im not sure if you have the facilities at hand for such things but machine shops arent very dear for this type of thing in Australia


Paul

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