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by essexpete
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 3 c
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: JCB 3 c

The crowd rams will tend not to move together if operated without an attachment. If you run one out all the way the other should then move. Don't let the rods drag on the arm end or they might score. Could make a huge difference with new oil and filter. You don't get much for £1k. You would probably...
by essexpete
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Nations chit-chat
Topic: The Australian chat
Replies: 15
Views: 4364

Re: The Australian chat

Having read Cobberdog's post on dumpers I noticed his comment on lack of rain. Just wondering how some of Oz members have got on with the terrible Bush fires?
by essexpete
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown dumper.
Replies: 22
Views: 2732

Re: Unknown dumper.

DVLA list it as a Barford last taxed October 1987.
by essexpete
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Andrews Beaulah's Open Day
Replies: 8
Views: 392

Re: Andrews Beaulah's Open Day

Wish it was not so far away. It would be good to put faces to folk on here.
Peter
by essexpete
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: pedestrian Roller Benford MBR71 with Hatz engine, Limited Vibration
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

Re: pedestrian Roller Benford MBR71 with Hatz engine, Limited Vibration

Do these rolls switch the vibrate with electrickery or manual?
by essexpete
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: JCB 8014 Bucket Ram Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 422

Re: JCB 8014 Bucket Ram Leak

One of the reasons I asked about the machine number is that I am not sure the 8014 was built in 1998.
by essexpete
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Piling rig
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Piling rig

Couple more.
by essexpete
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Piling rig
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Piling rig

This is piling for new houses and they have their own site concrete mixer on site. The latter looks like a unit from a truck but skid based at ground level.
by essexpete
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Piling rig
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Piling rig

Don't know anything about it but looks impressive.
by essexpete
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: JCB 8014 Bucket Ram Leak
Replies: 6
Views: 422

Re: JCB 8014 Bucket Ram Leak

Did you go to JCB with a machine number or did you quote the model to an independent supplier? Just wondering if the machine and age have got muddled? How does the gland/pressure seal fit into the housing and is there some kind of seal/o ring between the gland housing and cylinder that could be to f...

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