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Scraper and the Birds

Post #1 by Rolyd8k » Sun Jul 13, 2008 2:03 am

sorry gents but there the feathered sort :lol: stripping
topsoil near a rubbish tip attracted the local gull population :thumbs_up:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8jEVxMeGZU

And the RSPB said tractors frightened the birds away :dizzy:


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Re: Scraper and the Birds

Post #2 by tctractors » Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:45 am

A bit of caution needed when stopping for a pee I think.

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Re: Scraper and the Birds

Post #3 by John Gaunt » Sun Jul 13, 2008 10:43 am

Great shots Roly, there getting a lot of material in each load.


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Re: Scraper and the Birds

Post #4 by Rolyd8k » Sun Jul 13, 2008 8:20 pm

tc, as they say "the early bird catches the worm" :lol:
John,the job was only 4 miles down the road at Great Paxton,
a scheme on 60 acres of wet pasture land to create ponds and
wading areas for birds and wildlife,only one of our D8s & boxs
and D6 dozer were needed. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Scraper and the Birds

Post #5 by Rolyd8k » Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:44 am

with a 5am start we roaded the 463 scraper to the site at
Great Paxton only 4 miles away, two early motorist had to
break sharp :o
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Re: Scraper and the Birds

Post #6 by John Gaunt » Wed Jul 16, 2008 12:46 pm

Great pictures Roly, good to see a scraper being 'roaded', like in the old days.


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