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by modelman093
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 452
Views: 89179
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Re: The way we were

Just love the pic of the dump trucks operating in a high street "somewhere in England", no tape or barriers anywhere! A high street as was , complete with a Macfisheries fish shop!!
by modelman093
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 452
Views: 89179
Flag: Great Britain

Re: The way we were

Great pics as usual. Was that Whitlock what was known as the Dinkum Digger or was that something different? I remember seeing a newspaper photo of the army trying out a Dinkum Digger - would have been around 1955. Later we had a college visit to Whilock's factory at Great Yeldham where i think that ...
by modelman093
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: David Brown Trackmaster Crawler
Replies: 6
Views: 814
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Re: David Brown Trackmaster Crawler

Great project and documentation - worthy of a change of Avatar!!
Thanks for posting.
by modelman093
Thu May 02, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 452
Views: 89179
Flag: Great Britain

Re: The way we were

Wonderful story Fred. I thought for a moment that the Morris 1000.....! Ah well.
by modelman093
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 534
Views: 107782
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Re: Some sheduled maintenance

So do we watch this space?
by modelman093
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Vintage Honda F800 walking tractor - CDI problem service/workshop manual (G300 CDI engine)
Replies: 5
Views: 727
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Re: Vintage Honda F800 walking tractor - CDI problem service/workshop manual (G300 CDI engine)

This may be useful http://www.honda-engines-eu.com/en/welcome.html but are you sure about the G300 as the only Gs shown with no other alpha prefix are the G100, G150 and G200. If you go to the Service section there is a list of engines but no G300 Most Honda engines have a model specific reference c...
by modelman093
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 534
Views: 107782
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Great stuff, keep it coming - please.
by modelman093
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Death of a Classic
Replies: 7
Views: 1096
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Re: Death of a Classic

I share your feelings but at the end of the day we all do what we want with our kit. My personal hate is owners who wont sell at any price but leave the item, car, tractor, truck or lawnmower outside to rot beyond redemption
by modelman093
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Downloads
Topic: Villiers mk15 engine manual
Replies: 4
Views: 1353
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Re: Villiers mk15 engine manual

Villiersparts are useful for some stuff but Paul Child of Meetens.co.uk is "Mr Villiers" . Meetens have been the "go to" place for all things Villiers since before WW 2
This may be of use
https://www.dropbox.com/s/kywpt1l3ef4wc ... 1.pdf?dl=0
by modelman093
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Support and Suggestions
Topic: Need your input: categories and general development of the site
Replies: 13
Views: 42794
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Re: Need your input: categories and general development of the site

I can see no reason for using Facebook other than to kick the A**e of non responsive suppliers / manufacturers etc.
Proper forums are for me. Straight to new posts. Not a lot wrong with this one.

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