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by Martyn Henley
Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Companies
Topic: Whatever happened to the British Engineering Industry ?
Replies: 59
Views: 10799
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Re: Whatever happened to the British Engineering Industry ?

A question from the other side of the world and sorry but it is off topic Is UK out of EU as of yesterday or does act's of Parliament have to be changed first and if so is there any time frame ??? Paul Prime minister will have to sign article 50 of the EU Treaty In force since 2009 but never tested...
by Martyn Henley
Sun Apr 17, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Earliest JCB
Replies: 16
Views: 2501
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Re: Earliest JCB

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by Martyn Henley
Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Earliest JCB
Replies: 16
Views: 2501
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Re: Earliest JCB

The mk1 was perhaps the first purpose built machine, from the mid fifties, here fitted with a compressor. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/109_1K6GKA568JSJB1460885562.jpg And the mk1 with major loader. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/109_32XIH0D1FTOGK14608855...
by Martyn Henley
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
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Re: age of a jcb 3d

The side step was not as long as the one in your photo William, more like the one in the ebay photo.
by Martyn Henley
Tue Apr 05, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
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Re: age of a jcb 3d

The variations in these 1967 diggers is incredible Back in the mid seventies i was working for a groundwork contractor on a near by housing estate, i had two machines to play with, one was a MF 244, with no backhoe, the other was a H reg 3Dmk2, it had the large extended wheel housing of a mk1, mk2 ...
by Martyn Henley
Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
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Re: age of a jcb 3d

Great find William, :claphands: .. i am thinking that the boom could be an experimental boom, sort of a transition boom, reason why i say this is because the boom looks stumpy, and the plating does not cover the dipper ram, if you know what i mean. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpi...
by Martyn Henley
Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
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Re: age of a jcb 3d

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by Martyn Henley
Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:24 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
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Re: age of a jcb 3d

Indeed Pete, the cabs were yellow when new...
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by Martyn Henley
Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
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Re: age of a jcb 3d

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by Martyn Henley
Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: age of a jcb 3d
Replies: 18
Views: 2463
Flag: Great Britain

Re: age of a jcb 3d

Hi Frank, you have a 3Dmk1, from, i would say 1967, hope that helps Frank.

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