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by pv83
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

..... Didn't Sid Harrison converted some Scammell's just like that? It looks like Harrison stretched the chassis and added a middle non-steer axle supported on airbags. See: http://www.roadranger.co.nz/2013/09/scammell-scrapbook.html Harrison Scammell.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/downl...
by pv83
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

hair bear wrote:The Pickfords picture - Why are the cab windows paneled over?
The Antar picture - Is that a Rottinoff behind?


Export reasons..?

I'm fairly sure that that's a Pacific with a in-house build cab.
Might be wrong though as usual...
by pv83
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

Jeremy Rowland wrote:
essexpete wrote:A cracker with the JCB demo unit!

The TKs look maxed out, perhaps the Leyland engine?



I thought the same about the TKs bet they were slow uphill.

Jeremy


Weren't they slow downhill as well... :roll: right, I'll get me coat...
by pv83
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

In the bottom photo Fred I gather thats a trailed scraper on the float, what controls the front wheels from wondering all over the road when loaded like that ?? Do they spin the drawbar around and hook it on the rear of the float ? Paul That's a great question Paul :thumbup: also wonder how they go...
by pv83
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

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by pv83
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

Stumbled upon these gems... don't know if they've been posted before...

Cheers, Patrick
by pv83
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

....Could be they used a additional axle..?... Interesting - yes it is quite possible, but depends how it fitted - the one shown below (only pic I can find) has the extra axle set further back, but the one in your York advert pics show it quite close to the tractor's axle, just like the recovery pi...
by pv83
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018
Replies: 2962
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017

That first one, Steve - I've never seen a 6 x 4 Highwayman-type before! A rare truck. Can you tell from the original who the operator was? In fact if you have a better resolution image, any chance of getting a copy? Tony Edit: No problem - managed to enlarge it. Looks like a tag axle? Could be they...
by pv83
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: V. D. Vlist
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Views: 11414
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Re: V. D. Vlist

Thanks Patrick great pics as ever :brravo: love the one of the new Liebherr face shovel half built in the top pic :thumbup: Jeremy Cheers mate ;) Aye, impressive piece of kit that was, had to tip in a quarry in Germany where the Steinexpo was being held, Liebherr always seems to come up with some p...
by pv83
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: LOW LOADERS UK. +
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Re: LOW LOADERS UK. +

Good to hear Jeremy, I was already wondering if I was the only one who'd fancied the "delivery to site" wagons more then the actual wagons on display... :oops:
But there were some absolute gems among the "show" wagons, Bonzo Bear being one of them ;)

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