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Forum: Construction Equipment 03-11-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: new purchase JCB 814

I know an 812 that simply had a good used Miller hitch off a JS130 fitted to it. Fauld will do you everything at 65mm no problem Iíd expect.


Eddie.
Forum: Construction Equipment 03-11-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: new purchase JCB 814

That's a real old Geith draining bucket, I've never used one as good and it fits straight on 13 tonners. I'd rather hang onto it sorry.

It was a brilliant machine, I got great service from Fauld...
Forum: Construction Equipment 03-11-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: new purchase JCB 814

So Rob and Andy finally killed it, I can get my Bucket off them now! That was a fantastic machine for me, and I did some serious hours on it for the next owner.
Hope you get it back to life.
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-10-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

Oh and whilst weíre at it, Iíll run whatever brand I like based on itís suitability for the job from real experience doing the job.
Paint me out as some JCB hero all you like I donít give two fucks...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-10-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Cool Re: Power pack to run a flail

So JCB donít produce a 30 tonne reduced tail carrier and Liebherr are what I still consider the Rolls Royce of machines and some of the finest Fitters in the business.
However I doubt if Iíd be...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

Low houred can be anything like ex Demo or something like the CTA training one back into the dealer after a fixed period.

Iíd not take a low houred used one, Iíd want a new one to my spec with...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

[QUOTE=JD450A;156601]Fair enough, Thought you where JCB's Online Rep.[/QUOTE

No Iím just closer to them than you and if your local economy had a fraction of the benefits JCB bring, you too would...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

Don't ask me, don't give a toss about it.

I merely expressed my surprise that Hydradig's weren't selling, given how I see low loaders full going down the A50 on a regular basis with my own eyes,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

Well three brand new one's got fitted with the non preferred by JCB brand of Tiltrotator this week and out to owners who already run them.:confused:
Could be finance, could be scrap price, but...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

Well f@@k me, they must be hauling them along the A50 and back around in circles then?

Place is flooded with them brilliant Mecalac's can't go anywhere without seeing a new one!:rolleyes:

Try...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

I think there was a Hi Flow kit available for them, hence the difference, but almost certainly to have been made standard fairly quickly to level them up with competitors.
The only machine to really...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Power pack to run a flail

Saved me having to write it Aiden, pretty much my exact thoughts.

Priority valves are getting more common, I know someone just having a Case CX130D done, not crazy money and itíll be interesting...
Forum: Classifieds 29-09-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,980
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: EC06 ..... looks to have had a bit of 'hammer'

4 pipes via buttons or rollers on the Joysticks is as basic as any reputable manufacturer should go in my opinion.
It provides a logical and safe system for multiple operators. Whatever anyone...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-09-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Kubota kx57

Yes it has and it's a much better machine for having that bit of tail.



Eddie.
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-09-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Kubota kx57

I've only had one brief go on the new Kx080-4 Alpha and they seemed to have addressed the issues, but it can't be considered as quick as some offerings that are now out there.
The power certainly...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-09-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Kubota kx57

Considering the guy I spoke to with regard to an 86c I'm currently working on didn't he know they did them, perhaps not!

They need to finish the job and finally offer a full excavator dipper and...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-09-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Kubota kx57

[QUOTE=pond digger;155943]Eddie is the one to ask; he had nothing but praise for his KX57. I'd have a good look at the new jcb machines if I were you though.[/QUOTE

My Kx57 was excellent, and I'd...
Forum: Construction Equipment 26-08-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,352
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: What's this all about then?

Servoplus must be it as I can't recall anything else Servo at the time. I'd have to ask, but I would think they went electric on the controls.

It used to be some thing driving backwards with the...
Forum: Construction Equipment 26-08-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,352
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: What's this all about then?

Someone will know the exact name they gave it, but it was my dream machine back in the day.
JCB were really on their game with the Backhoes back then, and that 4cx was equipped with controls so it...
Forum: Photos 08-07-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 388,387
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Caterpillar Dozers and Scrapers

A simply beautiful machine and sentiment Carl.

If you could ever cube up what's been moved in them 50 years, I bet it would be an incredible figure!

Eddie.
Forum: Construction Equipment 03-07-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,330
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Question for the Hitachi men.

Hitachi's do have Isolators they're just automatic one's!;)

There's big solenoid relay that does the job for you, I junked mine from my ZX160 and stuck a heavy duty key type in there instead,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-06-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Beavertail V's 3.5ton Trailer combo

That's how I always interpreted it, but my Ifor 12ft tipper with sides, ramps and cages would have beern over that, and often wondered what they took as unladen as you could argue these as...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-06-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Beavertail V's 3.5ton Trailer combo

If you want to retain a nice daily use vehicle and simply have the facility to tow comfortably when required then perhaps a fifth wheel trailer setup will scrape in legal? Failing that a mini artic...
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-06-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,959
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Bit of a dilemma

Be a hard call to say Takeuchi are outdated, or just extremely good at building to their core market?
Not many would argue they are a tool of choice for utilities, self drive fleets and Groundwork...
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-06-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,959
Posted By Eddiebackblade
Re: Bit of a dilemma

I'm 6' 4" and best described as fat. The Volvo was the more comfortable for me and far more productive as I could keep my feet on the track pedals and operate it like a full size machine.

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