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Forum: General Business Issues 15-01-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By JD450A
Re: The way forwards

Two trains of thought.

Better the devil you know is the one that I am most certain is the way forward. Accommodation and a Job you like 75% of the year (considering the summer is enjoyable and...
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-01-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6,071
Views: 616,543
Posted By JD450A
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

05 plate Ranger.... If I can't break it nor can you!
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-01-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By JD450A
Re: SW Muckshifting (Very) Ltd

Been a busy Xmas so not much got done that I wanted :(

Catching up now... Lorry is currently having new Drums and Shoes all round..... Nothing specifically wrong with the old set, but I like to...
Forum: Technical Q&A 09-01-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By JD450A
Re: Ratchet straps

We use these boys for everything in that ilk, Fast, reliable and a good product.

https://www.handystraps.co.uk/

Give them a ring, almost certainly able to make what you need.

Get the...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 07-01-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By JD450A
Re: International BTD6

I think the term to use is he was trying to point out I should learn from others mistakes.

Age wise, 1950's ish... I'm going to get it running, Change the BTD to a D and then stick it on a Bovis...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 07-01-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By JD450A
International BTD6

As some people know I've been cleaning my yard. As part of this on Friday I got rid of two rather buggered tractors, in exchange we took this little International Dozer.

Seized at present but I...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 06-01-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,408
Posted By JD450A
Re: Digital tacho operator

Will that download to PC though, As I believe that's the important bit?
Forum: Industry Chat 06-01-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By JD450A
Re: bold statement !!

Ahahaha Grah, Nail and Head!




Made me chuckle too, the best ones are Unemployable if you get my drift! :D
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 06-01-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,408
Posted By JD450A
Re: Digital tacho operator

I think the technical answer is Yes, although I was told by a local firm that I could stick my tachocard in there reader to qualify every 30 days if I wanted to.


Apparently it's due to the...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 01-01-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,408
Posted By JD450A
Re: Digital tacho operator

Law as it stands is if you have a Digi Card, you must carry it at all times and download it regularly (Think it's 30 days) regardless of if it's used or not.... reason being the card only stores 35...
Forum: Non-Industry Chat 31-12-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By JD450A
2018.

So what's everyone got in store for 2018. Aside from the usual ramblings I've got a BTD 6 Bulldozer coming for my amusement pushing a tip over :D

Happy 2018 folks.
Forum: Industry Chat 29-12-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By JD450A
Re: Fed up big time

Trouble is Lynchy a Fkn huge amount of lads idea of driving a 360 is to show up at 8.30am, fire the machine strait from tickover to flat out until 5am or a time that is sooner when the machine is...
Forum: Industry Chat 28-12-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By JD450A
Re: Fed up big time

Nail and head. Attitude is the main thing, there is nothing to aspire to at present and those who are traditionally encouraged into the construction industry as a whole tend to be what I would sadly...
Forum: Industry Chat 28-12-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By JD450A
Re: Fed up big time

I know your point but if you haven't got access to a machine you sure as shit shouldn't be getting a NVQ 2 to pilot one, a NVQ 2 isn't a dummy ticket it's almost a A level qualification.. The stupid...
Forum: Industry Chat 28-12-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By JD450A
Re: Fed up big time

To be honest that's the way it should be IMHO for a vocational qualification. What it will stop is colleges shoehorning students through NVQ's without there students actually driving the machines...
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-12-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,381
Posted By JD450A
Re: Kinshofer Nox Tiltrotator

Perhaps a Big Semi Circle Rack and Pinion setup with a Screw gear to provide a positive lock?
Forum: Construction Equipment 25-12-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,147
Posted By JD450A
Re: Mini for the woods

R.e Elastic bands (Rubber tracks if you really feel they deserve that name) on anything under 3 tons I'm with Doobin. It's unlikely you can even get it on steels and the advantages you get really...
Forum: Construction Equipment 25-12-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,147
Posted By JD450A
Re: Mini for the woods

To be very honest PD a standard mini will do all you need unless your woodland is a Bog? Wide tracks mean a larger footprint which whilst reducing ground pressure will also increase damage area to...
Forum: Technical Q&A 25-12-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,027
Posted By JD450A
Re: kubota ignition switch problems

Spot on.

Thinking about it in depth I reckon the switch is fine but something you have bypassed has disabled that circuit.
Forum: Technical Q&A 25-12-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,027
Posted By JD450A
Re: kubota ignition switch problems

I meant as a test. Rop's frames and Safety cut-outs are both things I couldn't send a machine out without!
Forum: Technical Q&A 24-12-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,027
Posted By JD450A
Re: kubota ignition switch problems

Think that's probably it to a tee. Simple fix/test, take the wires off the back of the switch and link them together.
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 21-12-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 986
Posted By JD450A
Re: so what's this then ??

He's right you know "This is the LUCAS Screw Driver included in the MGA travel tool kit, used for adjustment of the distributor contact points. "
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 21-12-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 986
Posted By JD450A
Re: so what's this then ??

Tool for setting the Armature distance on Magneto's/Distributors?
Forum: Construction Equipment 21-12-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By JD450A
Re: It's grim up North!

3.5t trailer with 3t Kubota digger on, digger cab stoved in on the front left pillar, being towed around with a transit tipper with no straps on the trailer/digger.
Forum: Industry Chat 21-12-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By JD450A
Re: this sounds about right !!!!

I think we all need a big forum get together for a board game night! :D
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