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Forum: Industry Chat Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
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: 24
Views: 675
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: 48
Views: 3,864
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: 48
Views: 3,864
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: 48
Views: 3,864
Posted By furniss480
Re: Hookloaders

Im based down in france.
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 04-06-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,864
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: 199
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: 48
Views: 3,864
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: 690
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: 690
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: 690
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: 792
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: 1,540
Posted By furniss480
Re: Everything is about to change!

:D .................
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-04-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
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: 388
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: 730
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: 792
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: 792
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: 17,343
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.
Forum: General Business Issues 13-04-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,848
Posted By furniss480
Re: Estimate vs Quote

Most of the work is fixed price here in france - Customer and contractor sign the Quote and then customer pays a deposit - occasionally we state that in the event of certain scenarios there may be...
Forum: Non-Industry Chat 31-03-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By furniss480
Re: Fkn Weather

Last autumn i kept hearing from a mate in Yorkshire that it was feckin awful and I was feeling quite smug cos it was lovely and dry here , anyhow it started Dec time here and it's been shite ever...
Forum: Technical Q&A 28-03-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By furniss480
Re: Retro fit dozer float

Yep I had a float on an 802 Super - found it really useful - but not had a track machine with a float since - shame really .... more penny pinching no doubt.
Forum: General Business Issues 24-03-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,848
Posted By furniss480
Re: Estimate vs Quote

That sums it up nicely

When its happened to me I have sucked it up and moved on - reputation is everything and I dont like confrontation.
Forum: General Business Issues 23-03-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,848
Posted By furniss480
Re: Estimate vs Quote

Dont work for family and friends ;)
Forum: Industry Chat 20-03-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,805
Posted By furniss480
Re: Variety is the Spice of Life

Bloke I used to work with was asked to bury the pet rabbit - but he just wanged it over the wall into the field - next morning sat having breakfast with kids to see dog eating it on the lawn :D
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