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Fowell Roller

Post #1 by Ashford » Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:54 pm

George Fowell also made a 1 ton Roller. Thankfully I am now the proud owner of two of them. Anyone out there have one, or an owners / parts manual


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Re: Fowell Dupmer

Post #2 by cobbadog » Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:41 am

None here but would like to see them.
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Re: Fowell Dupmer

Post #3 by Ashford » Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:39 am

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Re: Fowell Dupmer

Post #4 by cobbadog » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:38 am

What a little gem it is. We call this size roller a foot path roller just on it's size width wise and total weight. Usually around 3' wide front and rear rollers. This one looks to have a very wide front roller/s and narrow rear.
I do like it a lot. Thanks for posting the image.
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Re: Fowell Dupmer

Post #5 by Jeremy Rowland » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:24 am

Cobbadog there were quite a few small rollers made by different manufacturers some of which were used for rolling grass on game playing venues, here's a little 'Greens' roller that I cam across in a scrap yard.

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Re: Fowell Dupmer

Post #6 by cobbadog » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:30 am

Very well named too !

They are little beauties, thanks for posting them up for me to drool over.
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Re: Fowell Roller

Post #7 by Rollerman » Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:43 am

I have a Fowell roller undergoing a full restoration, similar ones (2) used to the roll the tennis courts at Wimbledon. If any one is interested will post photos when its finished. Mine is going back to the original colour (orange), apparently (but not confirmed) was built for Balfour Beatty.


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Re: Fowell Roller

Post #8 by Jeremy Rowland » Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:42 am

Rollerman wrote:I have a Fowell roller undergoing a full restoration, similar ones (2) used to the roll the tennis courts at Wimbledon. If any one is interested will post photos when its finished. Mine is going back to the original colour (orange), apparently (but not confirmed) was built for Balfour Beatty.


Hi Trevor and welcome to the site :wave: we would love to see photos of your roller. :thumbup:

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Re: Fowell Roller

Post #9 by XS650 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:11 pm

Seconded, just being watching lots of old construction films on net and seen quite a few GF dumpers ,more popular than I thought.
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Re: Fowell Roller

Post #10 by cobbadog » Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:41 am

That is great, we all want to see your roller.
A mate of mine has a footpath roller and runs an all alloy Royal Enfield 2 cylinder diesel in it.
( sorry to mention another breed of engine (: )
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