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Forum: Industry Chat 16-07-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,158
Posted By smiffy
Re: Jcb fastrac

Building agri buildings is construction contracting not legal but repairing agri buildings is agri contracting so is alright i think
There are volumes on the british farming forum about it but...
Forum: Construction Equipment 23-06-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,463
Posted By smiffy
Re: Mini crusher

I learnt to weld on an Oxford oil filled thing
Bouggt an inverter mma machine and it is so much easier with its fancy electronics no more getting the rod stuck and so much easier to start an arc ...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 22-06-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,560
Posted By smiffy
Re: Hookloaders

I dont know whether the hook gear is different between the 2 wheelbases to account for this but i have picked up a short plate with an 8 wheel hookloader before and as it picked it up was almost...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-06-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,463
Posted By smiffy
Re: Mini crusher

What about
Welding the cannon balls to a lengthof chain each and weld the chain eith to the back of the drum or to the top hat
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-06-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By smiffy
Re: 2t hi-tip dumper

Coppards plant hire or winner are another two
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-05-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By smiffy
Re: Anyone beat 60k hours on a machine?

The Facebook post says the only new component was a water pump at 29000 hours
I presume wear items dont count
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-05-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By smiffy
Re: Anyone beat 60k hours on a machine?

I saw somewhere it was working in a foundry thats open 24hrs a day so understandable clocking hpurs quickly
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-04-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By smiffy
Re: Square hole digger

I dont quite understand what they are doing that a square hole is so esential easy enough to put a square post in a round hole and back fill
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-03-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By smiffy
Re: Road Planings

I haven't got a clue what they do in recycling yards exactly but was told they have to go to recycling yards to be washed of all contamination and that is why you arnt supposed to have them straight...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-03-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By smiffy
Re: Road Planings

Have your recent ones been through a recycling centre don't know what they do to them but i know ive tried digging into a pile tipped last year straight off the job at night and they where set as you...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-03-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,068
Posted By smiffy
Re: JCB X series ??

Thats why i made the comment unless the pictures are deceiving or it is somewhere other than behind the seat it just doesnt look very big
Unless everyone i know carrys excessively large lunch bags
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-03-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,068
Posted By smiffy
Re: JCB X series ??

Looking at the pictures of the cab it still seems to suffer from the same thing as just about every other machine
There doesn't seem to be anywhere to put a decent lunch bag
Drove a manitou...
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-03-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By smiffy
Re: grease gun

They are ok nothing special dont think you can get new batteries and the batterys didnt last long only year or 2 would rather pick up an alemite 2 speex pistol grip gun as you have more feel
That...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-03-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,068
Posted By smiffy
Re: JCB X series ??

Just seen posted on jcbs Facebook the release of fully electric minis today aswell but obviously that didnt get oll the media hype
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-03-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,487
Posted By smiffy
Re: Roller versus Large plate

I presume by needing a second trip you mean a digger on the first trip therefore if a digger is always on site would a dipper mounted plate be worth a look take the effort out of using and moving the...
Forum: General Business Issues 11-03-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By smiffy
Re: The way forwards

For anyone that is interested i have just started a new job with a firm who carry out a lot of council contracts from verge cutting and tree work to groundsworks landscaping and building work
And...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-03-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,068
Posted By smiffy
Re: JCB X series ??

For some reason the metalic ones dont seem to suffer as badly and even other colours seem slightly better than the white they use
Forum: Construction Equipment 28-02-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By smiffy
Re: Cat v wacker mini

I think they have different size bucket pins if that is important to you for existing equipment
Forum: Construction Equipment 25-02-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,540
Posted By smiffy
Re: Dipper mounted lasers

Perhaps there is an obvious reason but why do they not have a reciever on the boom and a wireless readout in the cab would also mean when using the staff ypu could have the readout in the cab would...
Forum: Construction Equipment 24-02-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,540
Posted By smiffy
Re: Dipper mounted lasers

How do dipper mounted lazers deal with bucket angle ??
And are these just recievers instead of the the receiver on a stick with a display or buzzer in cab or are they something more than that
Forum: Construction Equipment 19-02-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By smiffy
Re: Custom built excavator

Thats impressive looks like the neuson forestry harvesters

https://www.neuson-forest.com/
Forum: Industry Chat 18-02-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,963
Posted By smiffy
Re: Best wet weather gear is....

I have a set of non hi vis kaiawaka stormforce 250 quid for the coat was supposed to be the muts nuts and i have never been so disappointed in something the seems all leaked after half hour the...
Forum: Industry Chat 16-02-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,963
Posted By smiffy
Re: Best wet weather gear is....

Cheers ordered one but i think the website i used has broken been bill but cant find my paperwork this should be fun
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 15-02-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,540
Posted By smiffy
Re: - it's started BTLs

I think in the past aswell it was done on a regular basis whereas now the council put it off for to long and it becomes a big job requiring big machinery
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 15-02-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,540
Posted By smiffy
Re: - it's started BTLs

A major drainage works down the road that have dug up several miles of roads have had all machinery an materials dropped in by tractor very obviously an ag tractor with front loader and not one you...
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