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Post #11 by cranky the crane » Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:23 pm

Hi there mucker nice to here from you i did put a post on here if anybody worked for frank lyons you should put your name to it aswell mate, you probley would have heard of me i was the guy sacked for putting 5 bottles of fairy liquid in the wheel wash at SQ in hertfordshire lol :rockon:

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Post #12 by Neversweat » Sun Apr 17, 2011 4:15 pm

cranky the crane wrote: i was the guy sacked for putting 5 bottles of fairy liquid in the wheel wash at SQ in hertfordshire lol :rockon:



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Post #13 by cranky the crane » Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:50 pm

thanks neversweat it was very funny and well worth getting the sack for mate it was a poxy job anyway :twisted: have you ever seen a wheel wash with loads of washing up liquid in it??? wish id taken some pics of it


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Post #14 by mucker28 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:08 pm

nice one cranky i like it aint heard of that one before mate lol i was in s/q pit for about 6 months back in 2004 stripping overburden and digging out ballast yosser was on the blade with us at the time dont know if you knew him or not i used to work with him on pryors beforehand . i cant remember the dumptruck drivers names though .


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Post #15 by cranky the crane » Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:07 pm

yes i remember yosser very funny guy good foreman but a massive drunk lol. there was loads of dumptruck drivers nick was 1 a guy they called barbie.


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Post #16 by mucker28 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:51 pm

thats right cranky yosser was a right drunk but sober a decent bloke i ve heard that he aint on there no more lost his licence and he,s job shame really he went like that a good bloke and a good blade driver but i remember nick now you mention it drove one of the A30,s dumpers think he lived at stevenage .


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Post #17 by cranky the crane » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:35 pm

Thats the guy mate he was another 1 that couldnt stay off the drink lol lots of them at that place.


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Post #18 by tim » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:33 am

john wrote:The company based at Harlow Common. You dont seem to see much about them, but I remember they ran a lot of CAT's and other big plant plus a lot of 8wheelers
has anybody got any pictures?

A few odd pics- the first two from a magazine article about Stansted 1989.
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Post #19 by mucker28 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:26 pm

hello tim i remember the stansted airport job i was on there for pryors at the time on a 215 cat digger a good peice of kit well made and strong . i remember the D7H and box think clive farrah used to drive it he got made up to a foreman shortly afterwards ,the 245 in the picture had a oversize bucket on it also greedy boards on the sides the old girl handled it well though . the bloke in the picture driving the foden roll on/off is tony gatfield he,s retired now but i still see him about a bit lives not far from me. THE GOOD OLE DAYS

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Post #20 by jcb4cx » Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:41 pm

i have only ever seen one other high rise with a CCU on it ,that was a D6 belonging to priory park construction ,it was towing a Birtley box levelling a sports field near to where i used to live ,i even managed a few goes on it while the op had a break :D

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