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Forum: Construction Equipment 06-12-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Price of a new 1.6-1.8 mini

12,500 for a new jcb 8014, ideal for them odd jobs


http://www.johnbownes.co.uk/all/plant-telehandlers/new-jcb-8014-1-5t-mini-digger/
Forum: General Business Issues 11-11-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Open Ditch or French drain?

Open ditch, French drain will be full of silt within afew months!!
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-10-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Davejcb
Thumbs up Re: Kubota mini

I like the u17.. but it's a small working area.. the kx016 for example has a huge(stupid big) tailswing! I'd sway toward the u17 if your on it yourself.. get a klac hitch and your going to have a...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-10-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Kubota mini

Kx016 comes with off 4 bolts and one plug for the beacon.. two blokes can lift it off, but easier to lift with bigger machine as it's abit faffy over the pods.
The u17 comes off slightly easier, I...
Forum: Classifieds 29-09-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,675
Posted By Davejcb
Re: EC06 ..... looks to have had a bit of 'hammer'

I can't think of a more awkward/horrible way to operate a tiltrotator, it just sounds and looks(from the vieods) like hard work. Not slamming anything is just rather be without one if I couldn't have...
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-09-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Poor JCB paintwork

Glad in some respects it's not just jcb with bad paint, I've had thwaites dumpers which were mostly bare steel after afew years!

Jcb have been very good with replacing panels for me, but so they...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-09-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Kubota kx57

Nothing to do with the tiltrotator, that side of things works like a treat.
hydraulic tank as a bad design, I've just had the latest updated version fitted.. panels had bad paintwork, I like my...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-09-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Kubota kx57

More than welcome to have ago on my jcb 57c, currently having afew panels and an updated hydraulic tank replaced under warrenty (which is taking ages!) but I'm pretty confident it would surprise most...
Forum: General Business Issues 16-07-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,748
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Building a shed

Ideal that Druid ! Field I've earmarked is about 7 acers and away from everything except a large nursery(glass houses) will create a new access which is off a side lane and not the main A road.....
Forum: Classifieds 13-07-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By Davejcb
4500L western bunded diesel tank

Selling my 4500L diesel tank with electric refuling pump , downsizing to a smaller tank as I don't use any fuel hungry kit anymore! Only had clean diesel in, owned by me from new.
Located...
Forum: General Business Issues 08-07-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,748
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Building a shed

Security wouldn't be too much of an issue, would have it remote monitored and most likely see it from my house anyway. Will search the local planning submissions and see if anything comes up..
Forum: General Business Issues 08-07-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,748
Posted By Davejcb
Building a shed

I'm desperate to build a shed to put all my work gear in and keep it away from home.. I've plenty of farm land but what's the chance of building a random shed in the corner of one of the fields? most...
Forum: Events 03-07-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By Davejcb
Re: CPS Rototilt Demo Day.

I'd want it demountable with a lynch pin or something, Sod's law oneday it's gonna come in contact with something that it shouldn't do!
Forum: Construction Equipment 03-07-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Are you sitting comfortably?

Tilt hitch for me, at least it tilts both ways!! Vds only goes one way!
Forum: Events 03-07-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By Davejcb
Re: CPS Rototilt Demo Day.

That's to mount your laser level receiver onto. Or if your feeling peckish a healthy snack?
Forum: Construction Equipment 28-06-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By Davejcb
Re: MITAS or BKT tyres

If it's on the road a lot you won't beat mitchelin xmcl ... nor will you find any more expensive in that size :D
Forum: Classifieds 28-06-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By Davejcb
Forsale : Ifor Williams LM146 beavertail 3500kg 2013

As title, time to move on my trailer as I don't have anything to put on it anymore! It's in mint condition as it's been rarely used. Full side kit and 8ft. Ramps, twin axle, 3500kg.

2200 plus...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-06-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,576
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Beavertail V's 3.5ton Trailer combo

I'm selling my 3.5t beavertail trailer :cool: not what your asking but hey gotta try haha
Forum: General Business Issues 06-05-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,255
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Payment for sitting on butt?

I used to get signed up before leaving the job, I booked the same time it took me to get there , if I got back quicker I win, if not my loss!
Most of the time on day rate(3cx!) I'd have booked...
Forum: Technical Q&A 06-05-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Does red diesel go off?

Doesn't bacteria grow in in? Unsure on the consequences of that tho? Also condensation can become a problem over time if it's a half empty tank..(or half full, depending on how you look at things 😂)
Forum: Construction Equipment 16-03-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,276
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Concrete barriers

Quick search on eBay, starting at about 50 each inc vat!
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-03-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,276
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Concrete barriers

Lego it! You can bond the corners so they won't push apart
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-03-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Davejcb
Re: cctv towers

I thought about these the other day, my next job is a in remote area so want to keep an eye on it while I'm not there. Looked down the jcb cam watch route, a years rent can pretty much buy me a new...
Forum: Industry Chat 07-03-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,944
Posted By Davejcb
Re: formwork techniques

Without seeing a drawing I'm not sure why you need ply on the side up to the building? Can't you just shutter the face up, i.e. No through rods ?
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-03-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By Davejcb
Re: Kosran

I had one fitted once, ended up by passing the fuel part because it used to make a horrible throbbing/pumping noise under the cab! When I sold the machine the fitter took less than 10mins to remove...
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