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by bigkit
Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
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Re: Pond Life

I thought it was much better to. I like it
by bigkit
Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

Haha to the duck.

No suction problems that you get with a conventional machine. I think this is due to the buoyancy and smooth sides of the pontoons.

So what's after the Doosan Liam?
by bigkit
Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

The bath is out of the question! :lol:

Seriously no. In really wet bog it works well but you have to pull yourself around if it's upto the turret. Mind you its generally deep then. We've done jobs in 4m of sh?t! Try taking your Doosan 140 in there! :lol:
by bigkit
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

I got asked to hire the amphib and track dumper to the guy next door for the day. I just loved this photo......

Mixed them up again :doh:

The middle picture is of the two we've just finished. The shallow bits are rare plants, we didn't miss a load! :lol:
by bigkit
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

Yeah, just like my wife's! :roll: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by bigkit
Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

:thumbup: hi Dave, the tail swing can really catch you out. With the rear steer on that trailer the back comes around really fast with about 5m of overhang! Plus you can't see it from the cab! :shock:
by bigkit
Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

Is this what you're looking for Paul :D

Watch the tail swing........ :lol:
by bigkit
Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

I'm saving her for you :lol:
by bigkit
Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

Hi Liam and Graham, Yep, who wants to be on a building site with a plonker who's never done the job telling you how to do it! :roll: :lol: All good but haven't used the ZX110 much at all. Still not done 5000 hrs and ten years old :D Its sitting on a stockpile most of the time. Thanks Graham for putt...
by bigkit
Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 40616
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Pond Life

Hi Paul, thanks for the interest. The ponds are silted right up so there's no draft for a boat, it's a digger and dumper job! The unusual long reach is a Priestman VC15 (variable counterweight) long reach. It is a hybrid between rope and hydraulic. The winch that draws in the dipper is hydraulic, th...

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