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Forum: Construction Equipment 24-05-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By lynchy
Re: How do ducks work?

Colmar t1000fs bout 32 ton base machine movax bout 3 t n hammer bout 5 1/2 t,do all the heavy piling jobs on rail,been pitching some 8m long x 610 mm od up here,some yoke!
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-05-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By lynchy
Re: How do ducks work?

Oscilating axle locks,locked for lifting,unlock,most of the time travelling,always unlock for rail travel:Dthis ones got road and rail axle locks,on the tyres usually drive over fixed end,reverse...
Forum: Photos 15-05-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By lynchy
Double team

Two machines,750k,one two hour shift 10k,one 8m 610mm diameter ole pile installed,pays to specialize:D
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-05-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By lynchy
Re: Interesting bit of kit

Rubber tracks tho???.?
Forum: Photos 11-04-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,704
Posted By lynchy
Re: Monster!

Following on from above photos,recovering an auger when Kelly bar shears off bottom of 8m 610mm diameter pile:D
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-04-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By lynchy
Re: theiving b stards

Had some gates pinched wtf last year.....few months later lo n behold up for sale on shpock ! Got them back,know where to start looking if out else goes Walkys,
Had tools pinched from van hotel car...
Forum: General Business Issues 16-01-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By lynchy
Re: The way forwards

All the time you spend doing something you don't like is wasted,never get it back,eleven years ago I split with ex,job I hated,ended up with 50 in my pocket n knackered escort van,since then I got...
Forum: Industry Chat 29-12-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By lynchy
Re: Fed up big time

All well n good,but when all these shiny faced,enthusiastic new guys roll out with their shiny tickets in hand their greeted by........by and large industry that treats them like shite,short term...
Forum: Construction Equipment 25-12-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By lynchy
Re: Christmas

Today's 'festive' view,after a long drive at daft o clock this morning,happy Xmas all round
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-12-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By lynchy
Re: It's grim up North!

What mean up north? Barnsley's the Midlands to me?
Forum: Industry Chat 20-12-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By lynchy
Re: Banksman?

would that not be better in hiv Viz fluorescent ?
Forum: Industry Chat 20-12-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By lynchy
Re: Banksman?

Surely you have the latest in remotely operated emergency stop fitted,so your banksman can maintain a safe distance but still be in control?
Forum: Industry Chat 19-12-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By lynchy
Banksman?

Now maybe it's changed since last time I did a cpcs test,or maybe npors is different,but I don't remember either in training or the test ever having a banksman assigned to 'watch' in the loosest...
Forum: Construction Equipment 21-11-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By lynchy
Re: Scots operators to head south?

Lol why would anyone trail down to londonistan to work for crap money,rates I've seen no better down there but,conditions,ie sky high living costs,no parking,says me whose heading back upto Glasgow...
Forum: Photos 25-09-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,704
Posted By lynchy
Re: Monster!

'monster' lol auger taking shit out of centre 9m ole gantry foundation pile,not bad Sunday night shift,knocked it down bout 500mm 132 blows,hour n half on track:D
Forum: PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 23-09-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,773
Posted By lynchy
Re: Plant fitter Scotland / northern England

Dunno who your using for hyd stuff but I used aero hydraulics at lesmahagow always find them open to a deal,Willie Thompson or James,
Forum: Photos 20-09-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,704
Posted By lynchy
Monster!

Pitching,piling n air hammer
Forum: Non-Industry Chat 10-08-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,504
Posted By lynchy
Re: Are we busy?

Firm I'm on with got major 4 week blockade job coming up 24/7 fill me boots on that then probs just do week end shift rest of year,getting lots of calls for drivers,some reasonable rates,wonder how...
Forum: Innovations and New Technology 01-08-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,883
Posted By lynchy
Re: Is this the future?

Technically speaking I think you'd be fine licking a plug???? But maybe not the wall socket it fours into???? Made me laugh tho:Dserious note,yeah there's autonomous dumpers n driverless cars,but as...
Forum: Technical Q&A 24-07-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By lynchy
Re: Fuel system cleaner

Used redex in last Astra Van,@170k miles was still getting 55mpg before it had unrelated engine problem,current 55plate Astra,with 68k miles,bought it in Jan n done 15k miles since,regular use...
Forum: Industry Chat 14-07-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
Posted By lynchy
Re: Got to laugh!

Sure is pal,just bide my time.
Forum: Industry Chat 14-07-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
Posted By lynchy
Re: Got to laugh!

How thick are some folk???.?got gates back today,6 month after being pinched turned up on Spock,just round the corner from me,got onto police,woman 'reckons' she bought them????? But didn't argue...
Forum: Industry Chat 11-07-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,478
Posted By lynchy
Re: Got to laugh!

Lol no that happens quite a bit,up to the client,or us to dig 1m trial hole,was supervising job up Scotland recently,client responsible for trial holes,two machines sitting waiting,on the meter...
Forum: Industry Chat 11-07-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,478
Posted By lynchy
Re: Got to laugh!

Not the cost of the steel,it's the cost to put them in the ground,another firm had electrical issues few Xmas back n firm I'm on with 'help' out,lol something in region of 24k to bang pile in...
Forum: Industry Chat 11-07-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,478
Posted By lynchy
Re: Got to laugh!

Small scale that stuff pal,usually putting 610/735mm od tubes 20mm wall n 5/8 m long for signal and overhead line structures,jobs going on all over...
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