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Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 22-08-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By JD450A
Re: Rubber duck excavator

:d :d :d :d :d
Forum: Industry Chat 01-08-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By JD450A
Re: Jcb fastrac

Do about 40MPH flat out, got to be careful over speeding them as the turnips have a habit of overheating the handbrake disks on site, which then crack and explode at high speed :D
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-08-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By JD450A
Re: Two speed tracking

Faster Speed = Pins and bushes, rollers and Final's Get Hotter = More wear.

Not so prevelant on Rubber tracks, but it will wear the sprocket, and U/C components faster.
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 20-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By JD450A
Re: Welland show 27th, 28th & 29th July

Look, I know your excited but I've read this once already
Forum: Industry Chat 18-07-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By JD450A
Re: Jcb fastrac

Biggest thing is that tractors Aren't cost effective unless daddy is putting the fuel in....

Get HGV, nice 18t Beavertail... Sorted.
Forum: Industry Chat 16-07-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By JD450A
Re: Jcb fastrac

Dan, Get a written reference letter from Mr Kyle stating the period of time he has operated from there etc etc.

Agricultural contracting on its own makes the premises industrial ground should you...
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-07-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By JD450A
Re: Road TAX

Agricuturallllll :D:D:p
Forum: Construction Equipment 26-06-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6,894
Views: 772,065
Posted By JD450A
Forum: Photos 24-06-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By JD450A
Re: A catch up....

That's it's bowser sorted.

Just weld some Cat Tips on the buckets next week and we are good to go :)
Forum: Events 23-06-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,421
Posted By JD450A
Re: Hillhead

See you there :)
Forum: Construction Equipment 23-06-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,431
Posted By JD450A
Re: Micro digger/tracked dumper

Fair play Ollie, I hope you do well with the next stage of life/business. It really is a shame as the work and reputation you've earn't is obviously in high regard!

But that's construction. Race...
Forum: Photos 23-06-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By JD450A
Re: A catch up....

Yes without doubt.

One thing the experience has taught me is HP is not for me, Never say never but I couldn't console myself to sign the agreement and not own the machine really for another two...
Forum: Photos 22-06-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By JD450A
Re: A catch up....

Some more utter bollocks...

655 Went to it's new home on Thursday. Up in Northhant's..... Sad to see it go is a understatement, but alas it's paid some of the new 175.... well new to me.

2006,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-06-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Hitch system is not the issue and personally I think JCB's hitch offering /control/alarm is fine.

The 2 Go system annoyance is the multiple push button nonsense to get the machine moving....
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Forum: Construction Equipment 21-06-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,431
Posted By JD450A
Re: Micro digger/tracked dumper

Chris Luscombe is DPS, been around since the age of trackshovels and tbh I've never heard much bad about them. Normal niggles from farmers wanting everything for nothing but beyond that always...
Forum: Construction Equipment 21-06-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Bingo.

Had that conversation with them two on that.

The oversimplification and Numpty acceptance are two things that are starting to bite the industry hard. Quick Hitches, Dumper, Forklifts...
Forum: Construction Equipment 20-06-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

All good mate, someone at JCB is no doubt smirking away :p
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-06-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Yes it must have, and the weird fkn mirror on top the cab which I couldn't work out what it was for.

I am with you fully that the loader arms get in the way of bucket visibility. It's not a bit of...
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-06-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Angle blade is something you either get or don't, not a big issue if you don't, but you need to know what your doing or as you say it gets confusing and is a waste of time..

When angled the...
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-06-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

You can... but should you have to have it disabled, or should it be a optional extra to begin with?
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-06-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Fk off :p

On the note before we continue, I have spoken to Mr Paul at Holt's and thanked him for a pleasant day of machine abuse. He has also passed on some of my opinions to the factory. I doubt...
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-06-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Just got in and very sleepy.... more soon :)
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-06-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
Re: JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

Careful, the old generation are still dogshit. But they are improving and I will go more in depth later
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-06-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By JD450A
JCB's current Stable - 1.5-10t

A few people know that on Friday I went off to Cornwall to torture, sorry test some of JCB's newer generation of machines, I'm a sceptic and I'm afraid I will be until these machines start appearing...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-06-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,784
Posted By JD450A
Re: 7-8 ton tracked excavator

Trouble is when people are too busy and theres no one else to deal with it.... I am in this situation atm..... Need another two machines and drivers really. :(
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