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Forum: Construction Equipment 10-09-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: I-Dig systems 1D and 2D machine control.

i guess demand and competition will bring the cost down eventually. waiting for the tiltys to half in price than im getting three.
Forum: Classifieds 10-09-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,927
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: 1.5 ton track

hows the rain tday boyo? :D

i would spend the money, dont see how theres any choice, if they have done 3k hours then youll get your moneys worth, and without you couldnt really sell it with a...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-09-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: I-Dig systems 1D and 2D machine control.

im sure im too cheap to buy one but would be keen to know some price points for consideration
Forum: Classifieds 09-09-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,927
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: 1.5 ton track

thats what i would do, hassle free for years to come. be under 600 all told. avoid the really cheap tracks, the wires break and end up costing more long term, think we had good results from leach...
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-03-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,923
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: cat mini digger

a neighbour has a wacker 'nuisance' as he calls it, reckons its underpowered and has had quite a few issues with its wiring etc. he wouldnt have another, anyone else heard any similar?
Forum: Industry Chat 18-03-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,791
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: formwork techniques

thanks giles that make good reading, we are nearly done now, a few more props across the bottom and some fine tuning needed and we pour monday afternoon
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-03-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,678
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: cctv towers

a simple pair of cameras mounted on a post with feet, and dot a few pir's around site, that way your ipad can flag you when the lights come on, then a simple gsm loud speaker, and you can shout at...
Forum: Industry Chat 07-03-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,791
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: formwork techniques

rory, pics will follow, footing plus 1.8m of soil beneath has been exposed for aprox 3 years to date. its a mess.

mike thanks.
so far my plan is to screw wire to the nuts to hold them in place,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-03-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Some gardening at the weekend.

how much is a flail and look at that gaff! you must be charging too much! :D
Forum: Industry Chat 07-03-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,791
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: formwork techniques

hi lads thanks for replies so far, interesting, the reason is because theres a building behind it, imagine we are removing 2m of spoil and this wall is our clients protection, its made even weirder...
Forum: Industry Chat 07-03-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,791
Posted By Local Diggers
formwork techniques

need some advice form men in the know please.

we are constructing a concrete retaining wall thats set on a very large toe foundation.

my question is this: once the formwork is constructed and...
Forum: Non-Industry Chat 05-03-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,407
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Are we busy?

busy busy here, looking like our best year so far, now 6 of us and I'm under all kinds of pressure to keep on top of workload and wages, not sat on a machine since december.

look in on the...
Forum: Classifieds 11-02-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,905
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: wanted 1.6t

Do not buy the jcb they are very cheap because no one wants them, tough sale at the other end, and god awful machine to operate, not smooth, poorly built, compared to the takeuchi or kubota... or any...
Forum: Construction Equipment 24-01-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,654
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: milwaukee k900 breaker review

yep, if you get the feeling google it and only click ceforum link. that is also good for forum rankings
Forum: Industry Chat 24-01-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,166
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Customers trying the undercut

nick, im over 20 years on machines, im still shit... :D
Forum: Construction Equipment 24-01-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Stump Removal

best way is ripper and bucket both as a combo, dig round stump best you can with a bucket, then swap to ripper and bust out as many roots as you can, then back to bucket to pull stump and tap root. ...
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-01-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: thwaites slimline

Start walking then increase to a sprint, then reduce to a hasty jog, dont stop moving until you cant breathe... At that point try and thumb a lift, but NEVER look back!

Like a forklift, and...
Forum: Industry Chat 20-01-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,166
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Customers trying the undercut

Throw all the shite work to your mate, keep him busy and out of the market. Weve all quoted work, been too much, another firm gets the job, next job same client is calling back for another quote,...
Forum: Situations Vacant / Post your CV 20-01-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,049
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Ground worker required

Andy we just listed a job on indeed.co.uk, pay a few quid a day and we are getting maybe 3-4 applications every day and have a good pick of men, well worth trying ive been impressed
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-01-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,826
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: New dumpers..

Nc dumpers anyone? Promac sell them, anyone tried one?
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-01-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,654
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: milwaukee k900 breaker review

We are at the top of google for this review, but if anyone would like to help me have a final push, please simply go to google and type "milwaukee k900"
Then click the ceforum page which is about 4...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-01-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,207
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: The crap has landed..

some serious dedication to the cause there joe! haha

love the rops bar on those little things, a killer for sure
Forum: PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 10-01-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,924
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Local Diggers work

yeah, thats the rate round here, in fact there are plenty cheaper, but have since converted that client to the groundwork business and are now quoring up to plate so if one of thise jobs comes in the...
Forum: Photos 22-12-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,079
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Posting from iPad

sorry boys should have put a smiley after so it didnt sound so mean. but yes, the reason photo hosting on the forum is limited is because its expensive to do. so i had to say something.
Forum: Technical Q&A 19-12-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,790
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Uj on 180 digger

surely just pay a mobile mechanic 150 to do it right and go to work, no?
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