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by mechman
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Lichfield & Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Lichfield & Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust

An amazing lot of work going on there considering they're volunteers.
Norm
by mechman
Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Liner site dumper
Replies: 46
Views: 18193
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Liner site dumper

Hi and welcome.
Plenty of dumper crack on here.
That looks pretty intact, from the pics it looks as though the drive wheels want swapping over. Any pics of the cold Start?
Norm.
by mechman
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Petter PH1 difficult to start
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Petter PH1 difficult to start

Filled with oil
Those type of people for all they mean well should social distance themselves from all mechanical devices.
by mechman
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Petter PH1 difficult to start
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Petter PH1 difficult to start

The flywheel on the PH2 has a TDC mark and a further 2 timing marks either side of the TDC mark. It's so you can set the spill timing at the Rev range of your engine BTDC on either rotation direction of the engine. Sure one is 1800 RPM max and the other is either 2000 or 2200 RPM max. Think the sing...
by mechman
Sat May 30, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Petter PH1 difficult to start
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Petter PH1 difficult to start

Hi tony.
If you haven't changed the pump that should rule the timing out. what about a blocked exhaust port/system it does happen. There are 2 sets of timing marks on the flywheel, they are between the block and the flywheel. (these engines can run in either direction).
Norm.
by mechman
Sun May 17, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: What Model Thwaites
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Flag: Great Britain

Re: What Model Thwaites

Olddog.
What engine is that in your dumper? (very tidy By the way)
Norm.
by mechman
Wed May 06, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: 1961 BR Plant Display - a bit of everything
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Flag: Great Britain

Re: 1961 BR Plant Display - a bit of everything

Lived in Newcastle for nearly 50 years and didn't know that a goods yard existed in Ponteland, I'll have to get out more.
Norm.
by mechman
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Chaseside
Replies: 218
Views: 50638
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Chaseside

Jeremy Rowland wrote:
essexpete wrote:Is it a manual gearbox Jeremy?



Have pm'd you all that I know about it :thumbup:

Jeremy

Don't suppose you noticed the 580B in one of the pics. :D
by mechman
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Andrews Beaulah's Open Day
Replies: 16
Views: 3941
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Andrews Beaulah's Open Day

Jeremy Rowland wrote:I am hoping to have the Hy-mac 580BT and Poclain 75 in operation for this event. :thumbup:

Jeremy

Any photo's?
Norm.
by mechman
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Andrews Beaulah's Open Day
Replies: 16
Views: 3941
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Andrews Beaulah's Open Day

Hi for anyone interested in classic plant and the like Andrew Beaulah is having an Open Day on Feb. 23 2020, I hope to see all of my friends there and any newcomer to this fabulous event. Proceedings usually start around 10.00 a.m. the address is Meaux Abbey Farm Beverley HU17 9SS. Any pics to come...

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