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Forum: Construction Equipment 11-07-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By furniss480
Re: Kub U17-3

I think just a bit rich for me Ross for a used JCB 1.5t jcb but thank you, I keep an eye on your site.
Ollie - bit too heavy - looking for 2 - 2.5 ton max



Cheers.
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-07-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By furniss480
Re: Kub U17-3

Hi Ross

Thanks for the reply.

I hadnt got round to looking at dig depth yet - if they are short of reach then its not what im after.

Saw the 8018 on your site - looks an honest little...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-07-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By furniss480
Kub U17-3

Would be nice to hear opinions from anyone who has had some seat time on a Kub U17 - 3

Looking at one for sale - wont get chance to use it first.

Its a demo model 2018

Cheers
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 22-06-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Wink Re: Hookloaders

Thanks for the input - its the kind of info I need - dont want to get something and couple of weeks in realise ive f*@ked up - i will do a bit of research on hookloading gear 👍
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 21-06-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

More small wagon questions :rolleyes:

I am pretty close to going trapsing about to find a wagon, trouble is there is nothing my neck of the woods so its going to be a longish drive and wont get...
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-06-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,152
Posted By furniss480
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Interesting thread for us JCB fans :)

If you could turn the crap off it sounds like my kind of machine - 70% of my work is light work where I value speed and reach over digging power - My Kubota...
Forum: Industry Chat 18-06-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By furniss480
Re: partner k650

Just the same here in france - done business with them for nigh on 15 years and they will still shaft you on the quiet if you dont watch them.

Gotta keep firing a few F@#cks into them - or the...
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-06-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,152
Posted By furniss480
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Interesting Reading Rory

I need a new mini soon - had a brand new sv2.2 yanmar on hire for a couple of days this week - nice machine - lovely and smooth - pedals that were spot on :) but I was...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 07-06-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

Cant think of anything much worse than attempting that kind of a job with everything else I have on .............I will just have to pay and look happy.
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 06-06-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

Considering the prices down here its tempting - here you need to spend somewhere between 35 and 40k € for something about 8 or 10 years old 200KMS :( but I want a Left Hand Drive 12T GVW (not sure...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 04-06-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

Im based down in france.
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 04-06-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

If you dont mind me asking ....has it been a good bus Shaun ?

Looking at one myself - yours will be no good to me down here unfortunately.
Forum: Photos 29-05-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By furniss480
Redoing lock gates Nantes Brest Canal

Photo I took on my travels today.

They are redoing some of the lock gates on the Nantes Brest Canal near me ...... Might be of interest somebody

29525


Job im on has me passing by next few...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 27-05-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

Thinking of going to look at a

2006 DAF LF45 FA 170 12T GVW

Anyone had any experience of DAF ?
its a 3 hour drive to see it :rolleyes:

Any help would be appreciated .... I know next to...
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-05-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By furniss480
Re: Powertilt

Surely not - i was thinking 3 or 4k - 7k for a used tilty but then all the rest to sort - not plug n play on my machine.
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-05-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By furniss480
Re: Powertilt

Been keeping my eye open but not contacted anyone as yet - no rush - im on changing the little wagon and busy sorting that lot out - cant seem to find what im after at sensible money :rolleyes:
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-05-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By furniss480
Powertilt

Getting a bit tired of buggering about with the hoses on the tilt bucket (its a great bit of kit although a bit of a lump ) I have decided not to go the tiltrotator route on this machine but rather...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-05-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By furniss480
Re: Digger not charging ??

Thanks for the assistance - as suggested by the good people on here the alternator ferked and was shorting to earth.

:)
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-05-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By furniss480
Re: Everything is about to change!

:D .................
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-04-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By furniss480
Re: Back load from 56 in Brittany

Cheers I will check the links out.

Im not new to the job but a guy I used to use years ago has long gone - then I used Denbys a lot but not for a long time as I got the impression they couldnt be...
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-04-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By furniss480
Back load from 56 in Brittany

Dont know if this is the right spot to post but I expect to have a couple of biggish old tractors to ship to Yorkshire in the next few weeks if anyone is in the know or can put me onto someone it...
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-04-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By furniss480
Interesting bit of kit

https://www.tractorsandplant.com/product/forestry-spec-jcb-85z-digger/
Forum: Construction Equipment 27-04-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By furniss480
Re: Digger not charging ??

Thanks fellas I will check it out over the weekend and report back :)
Forum: Construction Equipment 26-04-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By furniss480
Digger not charging ??

Hello all

Kubota 8tonner -3a had a flat battery last week - I put a new battery on it and over this week thats gone flat too so batt was obviously not the problem :mad:

Is there a charging...
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-04-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 18,217
Posted By furniss480
Re: So - an opinion - tiltys and prices !

Cant see anyone going to the lengths to do it but it sounds like a fine idea all the same.
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