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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #21 by BulldozerD11 » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:04 pm

IBH wrote:That MHM 2.5 Reachmaster looks very similar in appearance to a latter-day Muir Hill wheeled loader (to me).


Were you thinking of this A5000 as used by the MOD http://www.muir-hill.com/a5000%20ant%20mod%202.jpg

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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #22 by pk1200 » Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:37 pm

Hi Dave
great photo.Did Muir-Hill make their own backactors or use someone else's?


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Post #23 by BulldozerD11 » Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:58 pm

pk1200 wrote:Hi Dave
great photo.Did Muir-Hill make their own backactors or use someone else's?


I dont Know definitely Brian, but have a re collection reading some where that they are MF units.

Can any one confirm or deny this ?
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Post #24 by BulldozerD11 » Sun Feb 08, 2009 7:29 pm

IBH wrote:I have vague recollections of Moffet Mounty producing an articulated tractor/wheeled loader based on a Ford tractor (?). I think I saw it in an early issue of Classic Tractor.


Found an article in Tractor & Machinery Mag Vol.13 No.4 march 07

Summary;
- built in 1991 at Dundaulk (stopped in 1997) when bussines sold
- Called the Moffett MFT (Multi-Function Tractor)
- Was a loader mounted on the back of atractor so load on the rear axle like a RTF.
- reversible driving possition
- Loader demountable in about 3 mins (claimed)
- MkI was built on a MF 390T skid unit 94 hp
- MkII was built on a Ford sries 40 unit (7840SL)
- lift of about 12' (3.5m)

About 500 Built :o

Any body got a photo, looks like a short straight armed front loader ?

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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #25 by Joes1989 » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:29 pm

We had a brand new JCB 930 i think it was on our site a few months ago on hire from A plant to SGB Scaffolding! Looked like a real nice bit of kit!

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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #26 by d4c24a » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:32 pm

BulldozerD11 wrote:
pk1200 wrote:Hi Dave
great photo.Did Muir-Hill make their own backactors or use someone else's?


I dont Know definitely Brian, but have a re collection reading some where that they are MF units.

Can any one confirm or deny this ?


mate brought an ex army one for his farm years ago and that had a MF backactor :thumbs_up:
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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #27 by XS650 » Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:00 am

The very complicated looking Sambron Jaklift at the Great Central Railway Leicester
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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #28 by pk1200 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:09 pm

A few pics for this thread
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Re: rough terrain forklifts

Post #29 by stephenkelly » Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:39 pm

Hello Gents, I came across the post and felt I had something to offer here on the MHM. I am the son of Noel Kelly, the designer of the machine, and have been working on these machines from I was 14 years old. Obviously less of them around now, but I have one of the early lister engined ones from 1976. They were produced from 1976 to approx 1985 or 6, the later ones had the white cab and the rubber mounted ford 2700e engine, newage axles and the early ones left the factory with an open cab and the aircooled lister HR3 engine and hamworthy axles. The blue axles in the colour photo of the demonstrator are factory replacements, this being the oem paint.
the reachmaster is a rare machine, based on and produced after the MHM and after Noel's direct involvement with the factory had ended, and I'm fairly sure they never got much past the production prototypes due to the way the boom dived when the forks were pushed forward.
There are some great posts and pictures here, I will try and add a few myself and will also see if I can find some other paperwork if it is still required

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Re: rough terrain forklifts

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