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Forum: Non-Industry Chat 09-08-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 51,669
Posted By modelman093
Re: the 'demise' of common sense

Slightly off topic but here are my two grandchildren in a play park near their holiday home in Germany. Would never happen here - far too dangerous!
In another playpark, lots of water, pumps, flumes...
Forum: Photos 31-05-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,129
Posted By modelman093
Re: A catch up....

Mr Morris does do a nice job, both in the workshop and on site!
Forum: Technical Q&A 11-05-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,469
Posted By modelman093
Re: Welder Question, Any Welders Out there

Not qualified to help but this forum is

A wealth of information on matters welding and much else besides.
Forum: Classifieds 01-05-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,335
Posted By modelman093
Re: Vickers Vigor

...... but unfortunately, they were more than a little unreliable. Jack Oldings relinquished their Cat agency to sell them and lived to regret that decision.
Forum: Technical Q&A 25-04-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,946
Posted By modelman093
Re: Best rust killer and inhibitor?

Owatrol is another very effective small scale rust preventative as it seals off the metal from contact with both oxygen and moisture. I use it on Horticultural machinery but itís around £20 a litre.
Forum: Industry Chat 02-04-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,648
Posted By modelman093
Re: pot holes

Rumoured that they use the material excavated from potholes to make speed bumps.

Sorry, should have posted that yesterday.
Forum: Photos 23-03-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 75,796
Posted By modelman093
Re: The weather and landscape pictures thread

X marks the spot but not on my 'puter!
Forum: Industry Chat 22-03-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,942
Posted By modelman093
Re: Variety is the Spice of Life

Ha ! But actually a Border Leicester !
Forum: Industry Chat 21-03-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,942
Posted By modelman093
Re: Variety is the Spice of Life

Subject to Environment Agency approval you can be buried in your own garden or land but it won't do much good for the value of the house when you come to sell it. A local man was buried in one of his...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-03-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 60,364
Posted By modelman093
Re: Scammers

Opinions, please.
A friend of mine's daughter is shopping for a David Brown Cropmaster as a 50th present for her husband.
An apparent nice one on the bay 173213288287 for £2800. A similar but not...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 09-03-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,436
Posted By modelman093
Ex MoD 4x4s for sale
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-02-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By modelman093
Re: Custom built excavator

A variation on the Wacker Newson vertical digging system.
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-02-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,415
Posted By modelman093
Scrapers for beginners

Came across this
Forum: General Business Issues 14-02-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,304
Posted By modelman093
Re: Charges for workshop radios

Those of us of a certain age will remember this!
Forum: Industry Chat 10-02-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 53,058
Posted By modelman093
Re: so basically they're bust

The link did work but I guess that itís been taken down which possibly confirms that the ad was a bit dodgy. As has been suggested, Carillionís vans will either be disposed of by the liquidator or,...
Forum: Industry Chat 09-02-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 53,058
Posted By modelman093
Re: so basically they're bust
Forum: Technical Q&A 19-01-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,303
Posted By modelman093
Forum: General Business Issues 06-01-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 23,936
Posted By modelman093
Re: To sick to work.

Paying out to send him to an independent quack for a second opinion could be a good investment.
Forum: Non-Industry Chat 23-12-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,729
Posted By modelman093
Christmas Greetings

Best wishes to all for a peaceful Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year.
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 21-12-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,861
Posted By modelman093
Re: so what's this then ??

Similar but different. think spark ignition.
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 16-12-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,619
Posted By modelman093
Re: Potential Defender Replacement

Anyone remember the Austin Gypsies? or for that matter the military Austin Champs. Guy that I worked for before college bought a job lot of 15 of the B******s.
Forum: Video Clip Links 26-11-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,820
Posted By modelman093
Re: Cant see the point of this

Youíd achieve more with a One RB. !
Forum: Construction Equipment 21-09-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,187
Posted By modelman093
Re: Poor JCB paintwork

Poor paint is nothing new; when I worked for Cat in the 60s the quality of the paint coming out of the Glasgow pant attracted a lot of criticism and for a lot of customers the then dealers,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-08-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,416
Posted By modelman093
Re: Coles iron fairy crane

Coles, surely not.
BHCC I think.
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-08-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,349
Posted By modelman093
Re: John Deere's biggest Bulldozer

While we are on the topic, what is the relationship (if any) between JD and Bell? I know that some of Bell's ATDs use, or did use, JD engines and I believe that JD put their name on some Bell kit.
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