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by BulldozerD11
Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: (Canadian) Smith Rodley No. 11 Super
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: (Canadian) Smith Rodley No. 11 Super

A hearty hello from Ontario, Canada. I've become a new member in the past few days. Have recently purchased a Smith Rodley No. 11 Super, cable/rope excavator. I am looking for any information that can be provided regarding this old machine. It is destined to become a monument on our front lawn as a...
by BulldozerD11
Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Cranes
Topic: Ford based crane!
Replies: 5
Views: 959

Re: Ford based crane!

There were several makes out there of carry crane based on tractors. One was Hudson Kiwi which has been featured on here in an old thread. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=23484#p23484 A number were also based on International tractors and built by Rubbery Owen under license IIR...
by BulldozerD11
Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Irish Heavy Haulage
Replies: 9
Views: 2767

Re: Irish Heavy Haulage

Heres a few Irish Haulage units seen over the water here in the UK
by BulldozerD11
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Ford Transcon
Replies: 12
Views: 2403

Re: Ford Transcon

The one hauling the 135 and Dexter has an Essix reg number. :oops: What struck me was it matched the colour scheme on the publicity material posted above, hence posting it. Dident look at reg no. (i only tend to know a few northern ones) but could an Essex reg be ex Ford UK ? There are several othe...
by BulldozerD11
Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:55 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Ford Transcon
Replies: 12
Views: 2403

Re: Ford Transcon

seen earlier this year n the limestone run
by BulldozerD11
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Caterpillar 245
Replies: 10
Views: 1070

Re: Caterpillar 245

I think it would cost a fortune to take to shows. Many years ago I was asked to find out about a Cat 983 that was out of use at a Quarry in Dorset.The chap I bought my D4 off gave me the phone number of the boss at Glendenning.He told me that that 983 was now up for sale but had some engine issues....
by BulldozerD11
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Caterpillar 245
Replies: 10
Views: 1070

Re: Caterpillar 245

Martyn

Is that still at work or is it one of Barry's collection ? Be a good classic machine to take to a show paired with a DJB/Cat ADT

First 'quality' model I bought was of a Cat 245 from Bowmakers at Clay Cross

Dave
by BulldozerD11
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:45 am
Forum: Haulers/Dump Trucks
Topic: Caterpillar 797 F
Replies: 4
Views: 1103

Re: Caterpillar 797 F

Ross wrote:
50 grand to service one.
:o
Ross
is that £, $ or Euro's ?

And how offten ?

Dave
by BulldozerD11
Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: Companies
Topic: Blackwells
Replies: 46
Views: 6219

Re: Blackwells

modelman093 wrote:
Neversweat wrote:
modelman093 wrote:
AMRoss wrote:More from Sunderland in 1984


Viewed 19 times !!!
How?
I can't!


They burst into view for me after about 20 seconds :dizzy:

Steve


No bursting or view around here!!!!!!!!!!! :arrrrgh:

I canot see then either not the other day says viewd 57 time now !!
Dave
by BulldozerD11
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:27 am
Forum: Accidents and Bogged in machines
Topic: J C Balls JS330LC
Replies: 4
Views: 923

Re: J C Balls JS330LC

Here J C Balls JS330LC that has unfortunately been burnt out! I assume its a total write off! How it used to look! http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l291/JCB_JOE/IMGP3145.jpg And the sorry state its in now! http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l291/JCB_JOE/IMGP6231.jpg Joe Oops looks like it was a bit...

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