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Forum: Industry Chat 18-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,192
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Jcb fastrac

Thanks cartman, thats useful. Going to have to research the other side of the solution now too. Bloody operatrs licence.
Forum: Industry Chat 17-07-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,192
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Jcb fastrac

Sad news that one.
Forum: Industry Chat 17-07-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,192
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Jcb fastrac

One step ahead boys, mr kyle has agreed to a declaration that he has been working from the yard for 16 years (his wife was on the parish council too rather interestingly so i doubt anyone could argue...
Forum: Industry Chat 16-07-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,192
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Jcb fastrac

Lol, so there hasn't been a test case? Theres no doubt we go easy on agri industry.

Interested to know how far it can be pushed techincally especially as im about to have an agri yard.
Forum: Industry Chat 16-07-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,192
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Jcb fastrac

Oh cmon doobs,
I really want a fastrac.

Under which circumstances can i use it? And lets say a restricted o licencse?

As an agri contractor which may be a new business, i can move my...
Forum: Industry Chat 16-07-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Concreting

I have a screed beam too, 2m 4m and 5m. 5m is too heavy to use well, i wish i had a 1m too. Took us a lot of slabs to really work out how its best used. We were always trying to cut the concrete but...
Forum: Industry Chat 16-07-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,192
Posted By Local Diggers
Arrow Jcb fastrac

Hi all, hope those that dont use the facebook page are well?

Need some important advice please.

In ghe process of buying a yard after the council have told me i cant work from home, this type...
Forum: Technical Q&A 26-03-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,278
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: kubota ignition switch problems

Hi guys, been too long i know! Since we lost tim to cancer the forum didnt feel the same to me and i just drifted away a bit, most of the guys are now diluted across the facebook pages now so still...
Forum: Technical Q&A 24-03-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,278
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: kubota ignition switch problems

Had same problem this week, lad lost keys to machine and kubota wanted 890 to replace ecu with new keys.
We have bypassed the full system on the kx016 and its working fine now although on a new...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-09-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
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: 3,559
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: 3,195
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: 3,559
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, 12:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,775
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, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,567
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, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,424
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, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,567
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, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,260
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, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,567
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, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,567
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, 01:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,661
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, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,918
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 23-01-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,379
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 23-01-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,400
Posted By Local Diggers
Re: Customers trying the undercut

nick, im over 20 years on machines, im still shit... :D
Forum: Construction Equipment 23-01-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,259
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. ...
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