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by Martyn Henley
Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: ???????????
Replies: 5
Views: 1005
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Re: ???????????

Victor, that is a heavily modified and modernised JCB 4C ...

JCB 4C 001.jpg

JCB 4C.jpg
by Martyn Henley
Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: What Was The First JCB With 4WD?
Replies: 11
Views: 1907
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Re: What Was The First JCB With 4WD?

The photo that Victor put up is of the 1980 3C, it was only in production for a year or so and was slightly cheaper than the "X" version that had the self levelling front loading arms ... and looking at the hub it is 4 wheel drive
by Martyn Henley
Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Threlkeld
Replies: 16
Views: 2277
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Re: Threlkeld

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by Martyn Henley
Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics
Replies: 32
Views: 3454
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Re: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics

I think we were all young once Pete :thumbup:

I quite liked the four lever operation, and the "instant reverse" was a delight to use, more so if you was so used to the manual JCB gearbox, it was also more reliable than the JCB Torque converter.
by Martyn Henley
Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics
Replies: 32
Views: 3454
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Re: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics

I can always remember going off down to the south coast many years ago, and the guy i was working for presented me with this MF50 :o :dizzy: yuk i thought, but after a couple of days on the machine i got to like it.

me and diigger.jpg
by Martyn Henley
Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics
Replies: 32
Views: 3454
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Re: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics

The 3303 denotes the tractor ID, in this instance the engine was the Perkins AD4/203 with manual gearbox, the 3305 was the instant reverse gearbox, the backhoe was known as the 252 and the loader was the 250, to simplify things Massey re badged the machine as the MF50, when i do not know, but the ma...
by Martyn Henley
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics
Replies: 32
Views: 3454
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Re: Massy Fergerson 50B??? or not Help!!! Please first time post with pics

:think: is it the 50
mf50 001.jpg

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Or 50B

mf50b2.jpg


As Graham says, interesting dipper arrangement
by Martyn Henley
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Model and year please
Replies: 6
Views: 1093
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Re: Model and year please

Hi Simon, looks like to me to be a 1979/80 3Cmk3 power train.

Martyn
by Martyn Henley
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Hydra Digger Loadall 65. *What a gem*
Replies: 12
Views: 2577
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Re: Hydra Digger Loadall 65. *What a gem*

Great find Richard :thumbup: :claphands:

Only thing that seems to be missing is the dipper ram cover
by Martyn Henley
Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Not! The Return of Hy-mac!
Replies: 37
Views: 8606
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Re: Not! The Return of Hy-mac!

WTF is a "HYAUDAI"?


:think: Oh thats easy, its Swazi for Hyundai

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