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by XS650
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay
Replies: 16
Views: 1500
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay

The mighty Benford TS60 - With a two range gearbox I wonder if it's based on reversed Leyland tractor components, a real hark to the past . Incidentally the name on the dumper in original pic ROOFF are a firm of East London builders who still trade see web. I thought the red tick on the grille may b...
by XS650
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay
Replies: 16
Views: 1500
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay

essexpete wrote:Well done Craig, nobody except us anoraks here on CMN give a FF !


So true ! :D
But we are probably the best at identifying these old dumpers , someone's got to do it ! :ugeek:

Will post pic of the Benford TS60 when I get a chance to scan it in .

Craig
by XS650
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay
Replies: 16
Views: 1500
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay

A while back bought a 1979 Benford 'Construction Equipment Catalogue' off Fleabay, unusually this is in the form of a rather nice large hardback book . Glanced at it tonight when tidying bookshelves and lo and behold on page 7 is this very machine . It is a Benford TS60 looking antiquated even back ...
by XS650
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: County crawler with loader
Replies: 11
Views: 2264
Flag: Great Britain

Re: County crawler with loader

Having a laugh at that price isn't he , saw a County Crawler in good working condition go for similar price recently.
OK loaders thin on ground but so are the people who want them.

Craig
by XS650
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Feb & March 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1479
Flag: Great Britain

Re: CMN Photo Competition Feb & March 2017

Beach Major
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by XS650
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Johnson?
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Johnson?

Odd shaped skip , maybe for carrying things on top ?

Craig
by XS650
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Aveling Barford/AEC 690 dumptruck
Replies: 9
Views: 1546
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Aveling Barford/AEC 690 dumptruck

I have a couple of AB house mags from late 50's . I will scan in a few pics when I have time ,no 690s though . I have three of my own pics and two old film stills ( no one will ever make the connection) on flickr you can use- https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=72885611%40N02&sort=date-taken-...
by XS650
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2121
Flag: Great Britain

Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017

Yes the boom get cracking and falling off the Komatsu!
Working constantly in salt water and sand very hard on business end.

See old arrangement here-

Jeremy Rowland @ Barge mounted Komatsu

PS. With lack of photo comp interest why not make it bi-monthly all the time.

Craig
by XS650
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2121
Flag: Great Britain

Re: CMN Photo Competition Dec 2016 Jan 2017

Whitby dredger with newly fitted Hitachi Excavator, not an easy mounting as the whole ship splits down the middle to dump the mud . Previously it towed a Komatsu on a pontoon. Hitachi is on longitudinal rail wheels to allow split but obvious teething troubles as a lot of stroking chins and welding g...
by XS650
Sun Jan 01, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay
Replies: 16
Views: 1500
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Unknown Dumper seen on ebay

Interesting , Muir Hill maybe ?

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