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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #41 by XS650 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:36 am

Like the film of the IH175 Paul.Not going for the world record of pictures of Drotts on demolition ,but they keep coming up :D One guy here has the luxury of a CAB very handy with brick walls falling all around you I would imagine.
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Arty shot of a CASE
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #42 by traxcavatorpaul » Sun Sep 13, 2009 12:14 am

Brochure front.
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #43 by traxcavatorpaul » Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:19 pm

traxcavatorpaul wrote:Been on me hols. More good pics Craig. A cab was very handy back then, I had a brick straight on my head when I was 10. It bloody hurt and have the dent to this day. Go on Craig, go for the drott pics record.


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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #44 by traxcavatorpaul » Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:29 pm

A few more drotts and a couple of unknowns.
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #45 by XS650 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:50 pm

'Acrobatics' a cracker ,10/10 for artistic merit :thumbup:
They must have been tough machines or did someone follow along with a welding set :D
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #46 by martyn williams » Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:33 pm

Great photos there.Just shows how hard these machines worked.
Traxcavatorpaul,could I put one of those photos on my Drott website ?
I have emailed John Drott jr and told him about this thread on CMN.
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #47 by john345me » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:56 pm

hi martyn the tracks seem to look abit stiff or dry on the top :?:


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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #48 by martyn williams » Sat Sep 19, 2009 2:55 pm

Yes they are John.This machine has new track chains and had not been used for 8 years.It took a few weeks just to free them off.They are getting better with work.Only 6 stiff links now.
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #49 by XS650 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:19 am

More architecture bites the dust at the hands of the evil Drotts!
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Shiny new Drott with JCB backactor
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Same Drott ON big clearance with Bedford KM tipper
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Case ? with Popemobile pulpit on back, shame lads parked dumper in way.
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Are you sure they meant demolish the church ?
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Re: Drotts on demolition

Post #50 by IBH » Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:35 pm

The machine with the Popemobile cab looks like a John Deere to me.


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