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by modelman093
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 481
Views: 114675
Flag: Great Britain

Re: The way we were

Hopefully the missing images from the previous post!! The one on the left is for doing Hillman Imp head bolts without having to remove the cam and the long one for Bedford 6cyl Head bolts/nuts. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/286_PQ32XB6BRDKY1585010223.jpg http://www.classicmach...
by modelman093
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 481
Views: 114675
Flag: Great Britain

Re: The way we were

Couldn't resist this for 50P in the local junk shop. For the Bedford 6 cyl petrol engines in the O, OY etc. Talking of those 6 cylinder lumps, the farm that I worked on before college in the 60s had several ex army OY and the farm mechanic used to adjust the tappets with the engine running using a B...
by modelman093
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Russell Seywell 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1196
Flag: Great Britain

Russell Seywell 2020

Never seems too well publicised but does any one know if an open day is scheduled for this year?
by modelman093
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Companies
Topic: Dick Hampton
Replies: 198
Views: 55584
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Dick Hampton

There's a half hour Youtube about building the M74 around Bothwell, some Dick Hampton machines featuring. Haven't found the clip yet - any chance of a link? I joined Cat while the 74 was being built and the Uddingston factory where I worked overlooked the Bothwell section. I took a lovely photo one...
by modelman093
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 481
Views: 114675
Flag: Great Britain

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: 481
Views: 114675
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: 7
Views: 3026
Flag: Great Britain

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: 481
Views: 114675
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: 542
Views: 125369
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

So do we watch this space?

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