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by Jeremy Rowland
Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Material handlers
Replies: 83
Views: 17368

Re: Material handlers

Hi IBH, You are correct my friend Brookes did at one time only use 22Rb cranes. ;) The Hymac they had I do have a picture of it, I think it was a 181B material handler and it used to belong to Simms metals. You must live not so very far from myself. I will try and look out a pic that I took at Brook...
by Jeremy Rowland
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: BIG DIESEL ENGINES
Replies: 8
Views: 1520

Re: BIG DIESEL ENGINES

Hi Martyn, This makes the 14ltr Cummins NTCE engines that I used to re-build look rather small to say the least :o Well at least I can say Ive taken a half CC Davis model aircraft engine to bits and re-built that :!: You could probably fit about 20 of em into one of those cylinders :shock: Nice one ...
by Jeremy Rowland
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Motor Bikes
Replies: 39
Views: 6603

Re: Motor Bikes

Hi Holger,

I do believe I have another pic of the fine young lady displaying her assets :P

Will look it out and post it with some more incredible bike pics :!:
:lol:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Motor Bikes
Replies: 39
Views: 6603

Re: Motor Bikes

Other attractions at Bassetts Pole include well err..... :P :mrgreen:
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Cranes
Topic: Cranes
Replies: 1
Views: 1314

Cranes

Hi to all, Cant say Im a huge fan of these machines but am happy to post pics for those who may be interested. This pic is of a Jones KL crane Im not sure of the model number but it looks larger than the KL44 that I am more familiar with. This machine is one of at least three different cranes that c...
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1126
Views: 191582

Re: Hymac Excavators

Last Hymac piccie Im posting for today! :)

Came across this 141B working not so very far from where I live so I took the opportunity to snap a few shots off.

:thumbs_up:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1126
Views: 191582

Re: Hymac Excavators

Heres an interesting machine for you, I do appologise for the poor quality of the pic but once again it was a pic I took around 1976/77 This is one of four 580C machines that were operated by this establishment, the said company was Charles Penn scrap metal merchants (I could spin you some yarns) ;)...
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1126
Views: 191582

Re: Hymac Excavators

Big Hi to all, Here is a rather "beat up" Hymac 596 that I came across whilst trawling for car spares at what was a large collective of car breakers yards affectionately known locally as "the jungle" This 596 has a 580C type boom and dipper, I do have quite a few more pics of thi...
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:12 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1126
Views: 191582

Re: Hymac Excavators

Hi IBH, The operating weight of the 880 is 22.6 tons, I think the HSE would of had a field day today if a school kid was let loose in one, but I was and had the time of me life. :D Im going to post a few more pics for people to enjoy starting with this 580C which lives on the Midland Railway Centre ...
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Nov 16, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: D1015 WESTERN CHAMPION
Replies: 10
Views: 2515

Re: D1015 WESTERN CHAMPION

Hi Martyn, I will have to look up some pics I took of a track repair being undertaken at the MRC using a old BR diesel crane. The MRC also have a Jones KL crane, not sure of the model number but I will post a couple of pics on this forum, also an old Coles crane too! I believe the SVR are to hold a ...

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