billh wrote:alchemist wrote:billh wrote:Hello All,
hi there, hope alls going well with the build, i can help a little here as my father owns ruston bucyrus ltd, under Paul Murray plant and equipment, and refurbs R.B's currently he has 9x 10rb's in stock, 2x for breaking and one fully restored for sale.
colours for machine are as follows:-
front cab/roof - cream-using B/L enamel code 10C31
Sides - brilliant green(will have to get code)
undercarriage -black enamel
machinery guards - p/o red
If using the maroon on a build the colour is wild berries strong base code 17587
these are taken from original paint codings from ruston bucyrus ltd
the swing/conical rollers you need, at the last count, we had some available, again, shall have to check stock, or ring Paul Murray on 07831144463, alternatively, 0161,431,4139,
Fantastic news! First because of the useful information you have provided. Second, because Ruston Bucyrus Ltd /Paul Murray is only 10 minutes away from where our machine is being fettled! I will be in touch soon.
We have now dismantled the cab , didn't take long aided by gravity. We have taken both floor plates off , the left one will have to be replaced , the right floor with the control levers can be repaired. We now find that there is severe corrosion of the frame right hand side where the boom pivot and rh front conical roller are mounted. Some serious welding required.Don't know why only the rhs is affected- very odd.
The next job is take off the 2 drum shaft assemblies and sort out the filthy swing/propel gear case, then make it oil tight and replace the vertical shaft seal(s)
Hi Bill, looks like you have an enjoyable task of restoring your machine, my fathers address to buisness name refers to his home address, all the machinery is based in a quarry/workshop in Nantwich/cheshire. But im sure if your local he would be interested in seeing your machine.