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by hair bear
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019
Replies: 3161
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019

I can't remember the last time I saw 'string n ribbon' safety cordons.
Is that the managers car under the Poclain bucket? Very tempting...
by hair bear
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019
Replies: 3161
Views: 383046
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 14/10/2019

Looks like there are marks on the road that suggest it may have done a bit of a 180 once on it's side, but could a TK get enough speed to do that?
by hair bear
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: Spotted for sale - Saviem SM8
Replies: 0
Views: 227
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Spotted for sale - Saviem SM8

Spotted this, not mine, may be of interest to someone...
http://hmvf.co.uk/topic/40829-saviem-sm8/
by hair bear
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019
Replies: 3161
Views: 383046
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 15/09/2019

The Citroen GS puts that photo in the mid 70's.
Was the Guy layout known as a 'Chinese Six'?
I wonder what the stopping distance was for the Roadless???
by hair bear
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019
Replies: 3161
Views: 383046
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 18/08/2019

You'd have thought they would at least take the curtains down before the flats were demolished.
by hair bear
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019
Replies: 3161
Views: 383046
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 28/07/2019

The Tilbury picture must be the first historically recorded use of hi-viz.
by hair bear
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: BOLINDER MUNKTELL Tractor Manuals/Books
Replies: 4
Views: 283
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Re: BOLINDER MUNKTELL Tractor Manuals/Books

Welcome along.
Bolinder engines are popular in older canal boats here so if it's engine manuals you need, you may find some help on canal boat sites.
Good luck with your quest, any photos of your project?
by hair bear
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: B275, 3pth not going down,
Replies: 9
Views: 822
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Re: B275, 3pth not going down,

Well done, now get out there and play!
by hair bear
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: B275, 3pth not going down,
Replies: 9
Views: 822
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Re: B275, 3pth not going down,

Hi Dan, It's nearly 40 years since I had much to do with a 275 so memories are somewhat fuzzy, but I think there is a hand wheel under the seat to the rhs of the gearbox marked 'higher - lower'. If the links seem to stop at the same place try going up, then wind the wheel towards lower. Let the arms...
by hair bear
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/10/2019
Replies: 3161
Views: 383046
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 23/06//2019

The pic of the cement works is so crisp it could almost be a model.

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