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Forum: Non-Industry Chat 13-04-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,308
Posted By strott
Re: Fkn Weather

Yes rain has stopped play for me this week :( even if we get this dry run next week i'm not sure the ground will really dry up much.
Forum: General Business Issues 13-04-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,490
Posted By strott
Re: Estimate vs Quote

I find that even if you state 'Estimated Total Cost' in your estimates some customers (not all to be fair) still think that means fixed quote/price :(
Forum: Events 05-03-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,874
Posted By strott
Re: Engcon Big Dig Day - Saturday 3rd March 2018

Was a great day albeit slightly cold when you weren't in the cab!

Have to agree on the JS131 - couldn't get that to grade at all, was glad to get off it :(

and yes the DC2 joysticks I also...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-02-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,103
Posted By strott
Re: SW Muckshifting (Very) Ltd

Bloody handy that skip lorry :cool:
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-02-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 18,909
Posted By strott
Re: So - an opinion - tiltys and prices !

[QUOTE=OllieGunns;158844]smaller machine to get in tight gaps now your bigger one can do it. /QUOTE]

Depends on your choice of machine size is determined by room on site or the width of the access...
Forum: General Business Issues 07-11-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,131
Posted By strott
Re: Open Ditch or French drain?

:eek: That's some erosion
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-10-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,517
Posted By strott
Re: Haulotte Multijob and AusDave

those are (were?!) some big trees!

What happens to those roots?
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-10-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,070
Posted By strott
Re: The 500hr grease interval claim

I would feel guilty if I didn't grease the machines regularly :o

Judging by what I hear some self drive hire machines already experience 500 + hour greasing and servicing schedules :(:eek:
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-10-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By strott
Re: Is JCB finally improving quality?

Great write up Ollie :cool:

They did look good those mini's when we looked at them at plantworx
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-10-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,660
Posted By strott
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I have a Hill Tefra fully automatic hitch lying around complete with control box and switches if need be - may fit your case (or may fit with mods!!)
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-09-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By strott
Re: Mini digger breaker

Yep TECNA breaker from Nigel will do you well :cool:
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-09-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By strott
Re: Rakes

RSL are very good to deal with, As is Aiden too :cool:
Forum: Industry Chat 21-08-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,151
Posted By strott
Re: Citb ..... Omg .... !! part II

Wonder if you can carry out pre start checks on the simulator?!

What about checking over the machine for cracks and damage?

Greasing? alright maybe that's asking a bit much!! :rolleyes: or...
Forum: Classifieds 21-08-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By strott
Re: Concrete pan mixer with digger hitch

Bit big for mine then :o
Forum: Photos 21-08-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 69,687
Posted By strott
Re: Various Pictures

Bet those tippers went over with a gruesome noise :(
Forum: Construction Equipment 21-08-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,831
Views: 753,250
Posted By strott
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Nice progress :cool:

nearly room for more machines ;)
Forum: Classifieds 17-08-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By strott
Re: Concrete pan mixer with digger hitch

What size machine was that running on?
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-08-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,517
Posted By strott
Re: Plant trailers

Might as well throw my hat in the ring!

I have an Ifor GP106GM 3500kg gross 2790KG payload plant trailer up for grabs if anyone is interested.

Has full width ramp and enclosed sides so can be...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-08-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 206,640
Posted By strott
Re: Here we go again - Takeuchi TB175.

Same here.

Hop between sites as needed/when possible and get on with job straight away as machine is there or in 0.75-2.5 ton machines case take with you that day and then bring back if required...
Forum: Technical Q&A 05-08-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,572
Posted By strott
Re: bobcat e10

Thank you for the update - considering an E10
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,356
Posted By strott
Re: Coles iron fairy crane

Druid is very very good but not THAT GOOD!! ;):rolleyes:
Forum: Classifieds 25-07-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By strott
Re: oh dear !!

Reversed into something with the boom raised?

Used Tilty on the dipper mind :cool:
Forum: Classifieds 25-07-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By strott
Re: Hinowa hp1500 tracked barrow dumper self loading

What you've bought a fleet of them already and they are all lined up in the yard?! ;):D
Forum: Classifieds 23-07-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By strott
Forum: Industry Chat 23-07-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,442
Posted By strott
Re: impressive hole

Thought you were discussing the hole in Rory's bank account after the recent plantworx visit ;):D
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