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by FOWLER MAN
Sun May 26, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 436
Views: 77484
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

Hi Graham, Good to see you posting here again and to see you at Barry's on the 10 RB a couple of weeks back. A very interesting post. There were only two Marions that I knew of in South Wales. There was a 33M at Penderyn Quarries, that was a 3/4 yard machine with full air control, (pics below). http...
by FOWLER MAN
Wed May 08, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Ford
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Flag: Wales

Re: Ford

Hi Pete,
We tend to forget Ford these days when we think of heavy plant.
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by FOWLER MAN
Sat May 04, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Death of a Classic
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Flag: Wales

Re: Death of a Classic

I spy a Snowtrac, and it's not red! In the last pic there's a red/white cab in the corner, a crane? Rob it's a Faun crane with a 22RB Supertransit crane mounted on it. Jeremy Here you go Jeremy. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_1Q62023H1MQ7B1557001953.jpg
by FOWLER MAN
Sat May 04, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Death of a Classic
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Flag: Wales

Re: Death of a Classic

hair bear wrote:I spy a Snowtrac, and it's not red!
In the last pic there's a red/white cab in the corner, a crane?


Yes Rob, and the hardnose of a Track Marshall crawler opposite.
by FOWLER MAN
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 436
Views: 77484
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

Hi,
A couple more pics. from the Bath Avon job.
Fred
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by FOWLER MAN
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 26/05//2019
Replies: 3067
Views: 319248
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Updated 28/04/2019

Another pic. of the same Guy and Hydra-Scoop in Steve's Pic.

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by FOWLER MAN
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 436
Views: 77484
Flag: Wales

Re: The way we were

Hi All, Back last year Brian posted that this thread reads like a book. So perhaps I'd better write another chapter. Call it "A day in the life of a plant fitter." It was Easter Monday 1970 and I was working for Cardiff Plant Group who then ran 480 machines.Andy Burns, the yard foreman and...
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 26/05//2019
Replies: 3067
Views: 319248
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Updated 28/04/2019

Nice pics Steve :claphands: I wonder what make of what appears to be an early hydraulic 360 is loading the Guy Warrior? :think: Jeremy Hi Jeremy, That's a Blaw-Knox Hydra-Scoop, half hydraulic and half rope. They were based on the B-K50 rope excavator. Company I worked for in the 60s had one, toget...
by FOWLER MAN
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: rear arm will only work 1 lever at a time then waite to move again
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Flag: Wales

Re: rear arm will only work 1 lever at a time then waite to move again

Hi, and welcome from me too. :wave: Which model is your JCB :?: :?: As Jeremy says, if the loader works properly the problem will not be with the pump. There is only one main relief valve which controls both the loader and digger so you can eliminate that too. Each service, (ram), except the stabili...
by FOWLER MAN
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites 4000 lister ph2 black smoke
Replies: 6
Views: 1058
Flag: Wales

Re: Thwaites 4000 lister ph2 black smoke

Hi, Each injector pump has a calibration mark on the rack which is used to set the fuel delivery. This mark will be under the rubber boot, (seal), if yours are still fitted you will have to remove this seal to set the pump. To check or set the pumps start from the flywheel end. Make sure the rack is...

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