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Forum: Construction Equipment 07-04-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,637
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Terex tc 16

Try t w plant sales , Shropshire I think . They sell mostly terex /schaeff so may have spares or ability to source .
Forum: Construction Equipment 26-06-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,128
Posted By smooth operator
Talking Re: Beavertail V's 3.5ton Trailer combo

It doesn't look too sad , I think ifor axles rated at 1 800 kg each so not to far over in that respect , new shape landcruiser may be 3500 kg ? but you could turn a blind eye to it all if he h ad...
Forum: Construction Equipment 24-06-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Demo Expo

Liked the takeuchi mini s , especially the 3 ton I have driven one at a demo day and think it really is the best overall proper 3 ton r out there only negative is its not zero t ail swing . My mate...
Forum: Construction Equipment 23-06-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Demo Expo

Went this morning , spotted your pick up , surprised we didn't bump into you as it was quiet.
Thought it was good with all sectors and sizes of machines and attachments , suppliers seemed keen to...
Forum: Photos 11-06-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 27,015
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Plantworx Trip 2017

Any thoughts on the new volvo ec27? looked good to me and should just go on a trailer at listed weight not sure if that includes counter weight thoug h , good reach too.
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-05-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,929
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Anyone towing 2.5 ton digger with pick up

Hi, you are certainly working that hard just wondered what pick up you are using and is it manual or auto as I am in the market for a new one my self , and has it been reliable.My thinking is if it...
Forum: Industry Chat 07-03-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,037
Posted By smooth operator
Re: formwork techniques

What we normally do is cut the bolt in half and the sleeve and join it back with a water stop connector, after the wall is cast you just Un screw it and pull your bolt back out , you will need still...
Forum: Events 18-05-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,662
Posted By smooth operator
Demo Dig Day

Willowbrook plant/ peter bennie are running a demo day @ Boughton utility and hardcore quarry , chapel Brampton, northants, nn6 8aa , just rang up there will be a terex backhoe, full range ? of...
Forum: Events 18-04-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,438
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Scotplant 2016

Going up Friday , we are going by jet !
Easyjet , get in about 10 should be good
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-04-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,838
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Farmers on here?

Ross,
Is your yard near hockliffe ? was up that farm a few weeks ago with the children they would of probably of been more interested in the diggers than the lambs!
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 17-03-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 38,676
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Pickup truck review

Is it a manual or auto ? alot of people rate the auto , never really thought about one before but if its better in use then i would consider it.
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 16-03-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 38,676
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Pickup truck review

Will be in the market my self in a couple of months initially wanted a 3 ltr hilux manual , not interested in bling etc but now also considering a ranger 3.2 does any one tow with one and is it...
Forum: Industry Chat 03-03-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,214
Posted By smooth operator
Re: buying new, any tips

I looked at the e20 at the hire show last year when they first came out and the rep was talking about 19 k with hitch and 4 buckets for the better spec version (luxury ?), looked well made and good...
Forum: Introductions 30-01-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,924
Posted By smooth operator
Re: hello from oxfordshire

so it was you !
I am based in wing near Leighton buzzard so a few around here now .
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-07-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,103
Posted By smooth operator
Re: choosing a 2.5t machine

Few years ago Nissan produced a fifth wheel concept and showed it at a commercial vechicle show I think it was produced by the fifth wheel co , it was going to be available from Nissan direct but...
Forum: Events 15-04-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,315
Posted By smooth operator
Re: mini digger driver challenge 2015

Went to lynchs operator challenge on sat at rushden glad I went but basically came last! Going to go again in 6 wks to try a bit harder if any one is interested look on the plant operator face book...
Forum: Technical Q&A 19-03-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,930
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Thwaites dumper brakes

We had a similar issue a few years back on a 5 ton swivel and it was the lever not fully retracting on the axle making the brakes bind we fixed it with a big spring ! but it did take us a while to...
Forum: Industry Chat 30-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,082
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Nebosh level 5

We are thinking of adding a few cscs trade specific cards as we work for a couple of the m c group and they are asking for them. we only have construction site op and cpcs cards, if you renew now...
Forum: Industry Chat 28-10-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Anyone near Banbury Oxfordshire?

I am about 50 mins away and not wking wed if that is any help along as its not to demanding!
Forum: Classifieds 22-10-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,065
Posted By smooth operator
Re: wanted 1.5t digger

We had a 41-3 from new , 3 yrs 900 hrs no probs great digger very little wear when we sold it they last well. taks are nice to drive and the long blade is good but most of the secondhand stuff is ex...
Forum: Industry Chat 15-10-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,764
Posted By smooth operator
Re: muck tip in milton keynes

There is a muck tip at caddington ,Dunstable junc 11 if that is any help.
All the London boys are running up there just 10 mins from m1
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,974
Posted By smooth operator
Re: zero tail 1.5t???

I have driven the new Holland and I found it a good machine the only thing I have noticed is the new Holland do seem to go cheap in the secondhand market but they may be cheaper to start with than...
Forum: Industry Chat 27-08-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,889
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Best way to go from red to blue cpcs cards?

Theory test for 360 cat renewal and health and safety touch screen test cost me 42 I think , as long as you have read the on line notes relevant to your cat and the health band safety book you...
Forum: Industry Chat 26-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,889
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Best way to go from red to blue cpcs cards?

Had a blue card since it came out /old card ran out just renewed didn't get lifting added or asked if I wanted it so would not of thought it was auto and they do like to charge you if they can!
Forum: Industry Chat 21-07-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,889
Posted By smooth operator
Re: Best way to go from red to blue cpcs cards?

I have just renewed a blue card ,touch screen health,safety and enviro followed by 15 no questions relevant to cat held and I ticked the log book box on the form. Sent it all off and got my new card...
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