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by pigglet
Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:33 am
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Help with old Benford pedestrian roller
Replies: 6
Views: 3283

Re: Help with old Benford pedestrian roller

Dave just to note.....make sure your hydrostatic drive unit is filled with oil.... if the drive rubbers are intact and the unit is filled with oil then then its most probably your hydrostatic drive unit at fault ..... That was actually the first thing I checked, I topped it up straight away and mad...
by pigglet
Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Help with old Benford pedestrian roller
Replies: 6
Views: 3283

Re: Help with old Benford pedestrian roller

Excellent, thanks very much for the info guys! I've got the outer engine casing but removed it for the photos if thats the thing in the top picture near the hound. It has what appears to be quite a large ID plate on it but none of the data is legible. She actually starts really well, the tricky bit ...
by pigglet
Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: Hello From Sunny North Yorkshire
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Hello From Sunny North Yorkshire

At least it is at the moment! I've recently aquired an old pedestrian roller which needs a bit of fettling and found the site whilst searching for info. Looks to be al sorts of cool stuff on here, Toys galore!!!
by pigglet
Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Help with old Benford pedestrian roller
Replies: 6
Views: 3283

Help with old Benford pedestrian roller

Hello, I've aquired what I think is a Benford Pedestrian roller. It starts and runs fine (bit noisy with no exhaust!!!) but loses drive. I think it's sheared the rubber drive bobbins on the driven side of the drum. Does anyone know if this is a common fault and if so whats invovlved in fixing them? ...

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