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Forum: Construction Equipment 14-03-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Vc20

if any one can help with parts that might be close

dimensions of the parts I need

tip link can range from 545mm to 533mm

side arm links 500 mm to 560mm

bucket capacity 1m
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-03-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Vc20

Yes im finding that to be the case

im in no desperate rush

parts can be ordered via rb but they are prohibitively expensive

so im looking for dimensions and maybe peoples thoughts on...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-03-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Vc20

Thank you

That would be helpful

Im sure tim would like to see my machine digging again
Forum: Construction Equipment 11-03-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By simonski
Priestman Vc20

Iím looking for a bucket and linkage for one these

A few years back a guy on here called Tim traxcavator used to have some

Sadly I think he passed away

However I just wondered if anyone new...
Forum: Technical Q&A 19-01-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,159
Posted By simonski
Re: priestman -rb vc 20 slew ring

What ever happened to your machine
Forum: Classifieds 07-09-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,488
Posted By simonski
Priestman Vx 20

Wanted

Bucket and tipping linkage for a Priestman Vx 20
70 mm pins
335 dipper width
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 21-04-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,852
Posted By simonski
Priestman Vc20 15

Not been here for while

But recently saved one of these from the gas axe

Owned the smaller one years ago

Strange how these things get hold of you
Forum: Industry Chat 02-08-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,597
Posted By simonski
Long reach excavators

I'm looking at buying a long reach either a priestman Vc20 20

Or I see on eBay a hitachi Zaxis 290

Any thoughts re this
For sand and gravel works

Will the hitachi have the digging power of...
Forum: Technical Q&A 06-04-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,234
Posted By simonski
Long reach

I see that sjh hall have a Samsung 350 long reach for sale
Does any one have any views or experience with these
As my only previous experience is with a Priestman v c
Reliability common faults...
Forum: Classifieds 09-04-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,132
Posted By simonski
Re: one for Tim

Shiv all
Malcolm spam rook Ex Priestman man v helpful and has lots of sores for Priestman

Keep trying to convince myself to buy that machine but transport cost kills it for me
Typically...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 10-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,092
Posted By simonski
Re: Speed restrictors and driving techniques?

Hi
Check you message box it says it's full
Trying to reply re Vc 20
Cheers
Forum: Classifieds 16-01-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,311
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman VC 15

I have one more weeks work to do with my vc 15 then I might sell here rather than let her sit if anyone is interested contact me on 07733 225779 machine is in Kent
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 19-08-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

Thanks for all your comments, and appreciate your sfaety concerns, and welcome any more you may have,
We do own the freehold of the lake but i seem to remember something in the deeds about...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 18-08-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

Thanks for all your commets, The dumper roll bar was raised after that picture was taken having taken so much time thinking about ground pressure of the vc i didnt think about the dumper which only...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 17-08-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

water is between 6 and 10 feet deep, i just kept pilling it up in front to squash the water out and then moved onto it cant help feeling the 20 would give more material from further out to prevent it...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 17-08-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

Pictures of vc 15 from Threkeld back at work in Kent, hey trax would a vc 20 be able to track out like this ??
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 13-08-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,962
Posted By simonski
Re: priestman vc

Finally got round to posting some images of the priestman vc 15 from Threkeld back at work in our lake in Kent winter 2011
oil and filter fuel filter and one hose in 100 hrs of operation, not to bad...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 27-02-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

Im all up and running at the moment as stripped the unit again to find that the shaft seal that was replaced9by the spares people) had pushed the new type snap ring circlip out hence the leak, i had...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 06-02-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

hi do you have any spares for the winch motor as i have a problem its a sai type piston motor rebuilt it with new seals due to hi case pressure and leakage worked great for a while but is leaking...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 22-01-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

typical my machine is earlier and has italian modena motor which may be bolted from within the brake housing so whole unit off strip to gain access and too think i almost bought a later vc20 15...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 20-01-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

Thanks trax have got the unit unbolted just waiting to lift it off to strip it further, but off course machine is behind 10 piles of ballast so ive got to shift that to get near it with a...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 19-01-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

have been busy using the vc but have excess hydraulic oil in the winch brake chamber which is leaking from the vent on top any ideas and do you have a exploded view of this unit its a early 1985...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 24-11-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

I do have a spare adjuster i found in the cab

Really just need another bucket or advice re other post

let me now what spares you have so when or if i need them i know where to come
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 23-11-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

also fowler man i see you have tech info do you have a manual for this machine which may be a good thng for me to have
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 23-11-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 39,355
Posted By simonski
Re: Priestman Excavator.

Thanks Gentlemen track all sorted, bought a fitting so i could grease without the nipple via a flexible hose on to my grease gun warmed the piston unit gently job done, and plenty of adjustment...
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