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by smithhymac
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Accidents and Bogged in machines
Topic: Poole park, Dorset
Replies: 0
Views: 532
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Poole park, Dorset

So this is Poole park in Dorset over the weekend
by smithhymac
Thu May 05, 2016 12:40 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: International b2275 backhoe loader
Replies: 24
Views: 8938
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Re: International b2275 backhoe loader

There is one on eBay at the moment! Really tidy aswell!
by smithhymac
Thu Mar 17, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1095
Views: 124515
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Re: Hymac Excavators

Only just seen this post, been busy! Looks an interesting machine! Any history known of it? I did spot the boom!, looks an early 580 and I'm envious of the tracks!!! Good find, I'm sure flint services will make a good job of it!
by smithhymac
Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:32 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1095
Views: 124515
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Re: Hymac Excavators

A few pics of me making use of my 480 back in the summer!
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by smithhymac
Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: To paint or not to paint!
Replies: 3
Views: 1477
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Re: To paint or not to paint!

I was kind of hoping for this conclusion, I didn't feel happy with the idea of painting the hoses. I have my own gear to make hoses up, I use Parker fittings and pipe with good results. Also making them myself I can spread the cost and fit them correctly on the machine rather the popping down the lo...
by smithhymac
Sun Oct 18, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: To paint or not to paint!
Replies: 3
Views: 1477
Flag: Great Britain

To paint or not to paint!

Hi all, so my 1962 JCB 3 that I am restoring is coming on well, but I would like your thoughts on whether or not early 1960's jcb's had there hydraulic hoses painted yellow or left clean and black? I've seen many pictures of near complete machines in the factory not painted but plumbed up to functio...
by smithhymac
Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Working JCB 3
Replies: 36
Views: 4485
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Re: Working JCB 3

Not looking for them for free, Quite happy with in reason to pay for good straight badges!
by smithhymac
Fri Sep 25, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Working JCB 3
Replies: 36
Views: 4485
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Working JCB 3

Thanks! Back hoe badges are the same so either would be good if straight and solid! Keep in touch
by smithhymac
Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Working JCB 3
Replies: 36
Views: 4485
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Working JCB 3

Hi all, I am after JCB tin plate badges to move this restoration on, I need two, one for each side of the loader arm as mine have rusted badly! Can anybody help?
Regards Morgan
by smithhymac
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: pivot pins
Replies: 10
Views: 2232
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Re: pivot pins

Ps.I literally have all the pins on the machine to make,a total of 26 pins so figured its going to be a dear job either way?

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