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by XS650
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Companies
Topic: Dick Hampton
Replies: 194
Views: 30623
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Re: Dick Hampton

The classic Dick Hampton outfit working at Herne Bay 1969

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by XS650
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites dumper weight?
Replies: 7
Views: 303
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Re: Thwaites dumper weight?

That is some size skip !
by XS650
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: What JCB Model, Engine have I got?
Replies: 4
Views: 366
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Re: What JCB Model, Engine have I got?

Do you know the reg.no. ?
by XS650
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 409
Views: 46311
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Re: The way we were

All O Types with the semi forward control short bonnet - Civvy ones were OB's , wartime issue square fronts to civilians were OW ( pic 1) and military square fronts were OY ( 3 tonners). Lighter K 30cwt and M 3 ton types had a longer bonnet. The Bedford OY army 3 tonner played a major part in winnin...
by XS650
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 409
Views: 46311
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Re: The way we were

The Foden Crane must have been great fun when coming up to built up T junctions with 15ft of jib sticking out ahead of you!
by XS650
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: F0rklift ID
Replies: 4
Views: 283
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Re: F0rklift ID

Often find ' check if a vehicle is taxed' website useful for ID if you have a reg . number - Vehicle make: WINGET Date of first registration: January 1989 Year of manufacture: 1989 Cylinder capacity (cc): 0 cc CO₂Emissions: Not available Fuel type: DIESEL Export marker: No Vehicle status: SORN in pl...
by XS650
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Compact Excavators
Topic: jcb 3c 111
Replies: 6
Views: 437
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Re: jcb 3c 111

Google Translate-

Good morning
I'm new and I've just bought a jcb 3c mk3 of 1979 with n ° series 138 ... / 5.
I'm looking for a workshop manual and a good enough cabin to give it a set.
can you help me.
Thank you



Craig
by XS650
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Competition August & Sept 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1697
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Re: CMN Photo Competition August & Sept 2017

Bit of a 999 theme here , both Scarborough last week , tracked lifeboat 'launching system' cost £1.2m and the boat was £2m ( paid for by Mr Plaxton of coach body fame who still make coaches in Scarborough) Craig http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/618_2B55O40K05OGO1506194789.jpg htt...
by XS650
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Sambron GM20 removable skip dumper
Replies: 12
Views: 1030
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Re: Sambron GM20 removable skip dumper

With rear wheel drive and a 20 stone driver no problems with traction when skip removed for the GF !
by XS650
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s
Replies: 151
Views: 21457
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Re: Classic Working Pics 50s 60s 70s

Never thought of that Fred , sure you are right, it would be a nuisance swinging about on the back of a track loader. :thumbup:
Craig

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