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Forum: Classifieds 30-03-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: js 130

i built 2 menages last year 60k of work with our old js sumitomo :) still going strong
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-03-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: cctv towers

i looked at this before jcb launched theres

we were working for guy who did remote cctv monitoring and were looking at buying some used lighting ones, the ones with the tower and the generator,...
Forum: Industry Chat 08-03-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: formwork techniques

http://formworkdirect.co.uk/formwork_accessories_brochure_16.php
Forum: Industry Chat 08-03-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: formwork techniques

you can get sacrificial ones speak to leada acrow or other hire places they sell consumables like waterproof ones etc just double lock nuts on the divy and wind out, they sell the 18mm plastic pipe...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-03-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,168
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Scammers

avant scam is back up and he's got ten other listings mainly land rovers and diggers
...
Forum: Technical Q&A 19-02-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Is this an acceptable way to leave a road edge??

speak to the health and safety or legal department of said council and warm them of the potential dangers and or liabilities......

al capone tax evasion thinking......
Forum: Industry Chat 13-02-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,547
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Survey on BIM Implementation Concerns & Commercial Benefits

my mates a technical lead for auto cad on BIM he's always around the world talking about it, or giving lectures etc which seem to resolve around detailed plans of the Death star haha i kid you not,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-02-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,168
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Scammers

scammer

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2008-Kubota-KX161-3A-Mini-digger-/142277703483?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276
Forum: Construction Equipment 30-01-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,271
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: DOZER OPERATION - a book for Trax

my book turned up and I've been working my way through it, just need a blade again and some time to try it all out. my mate who's raining up for his cpcs blade ticket hot footed it round for a look...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-01-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Hydraulic pan mixers

we must be lucky by concrete lads have 14 volumetrics from 4 wheelers to 8 wheelers can get any quantity and 24/7
Forum: Photos 18-01-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 29,675
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Mogmans Projects

how do they get the cars on and off that barge/boat haha
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-01-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,805
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: A617 Bridge strike Chesterfield

link to machine on mascus https://www.mascus.co.uk/auction/construction/used-crawler-excavators/hitachi-zx-130-lc-n-5-b/yinqwlzh.html
Forum: Construction Equipment 17-01-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Hydraulic pan mixers

what do you mainly use these for little bit and bobs? or larger pours or to save money on getting ready mix?
Forum: Construction Equipment 16-01-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: What spec for JCB 86-C1 & Tilty for forestry

Have you read the wideboy thread? Or speak to Eddie job done
Forum: Industry Chat 16-01-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,017
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Customers trying the undercut

No problem paying a plumber 250 to use an adjustable for an hour

Guy turns up with 20k mini digger and they think 100 a day is fair lol but we do are selves no favours undervutting each other ...
Forum: Construction Equipment 16-01-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,676
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: New dumpers..

You see it on the good sites Groundworks firm in first with surveyor roads and drainage in to base course then start the builds,

Nothing worse than being in our game this time of year the mess etc
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-01-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,676
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: New dumpers..

there dumpers and older dumpers they're all built like tanks :)

hardly any electrics easy to fix, they sit for 6 months then when you need them you might have to jump start them but they go to...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-01-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,676
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: New dumpers..

yeah dumpers don't technically earn that much but they facilitate the job and make it so much easier whats the alternative skid steers like the yanks do?

we've got

2 x 1 ton high tip neusons...
Forum: Construction Equipment 12-01-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,676
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: New dumpers..

always bought second hand and never rent them out our 3 ton must be as old as me and yeah the 3 speed box is awful shuttle is so much nicer but its simple dead easy to fix and rock solid, will 16k...
Forum: PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 10-01-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,397
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Local Diggers work

up your rate or do price work they're getting a bargain at that.
Forum: Technical Q&A 14-12-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Broadband speed

satellite is ok for download but suffers on upload as most still use phone line for upload rather than having a massive upload dish etc
Forum: Technical Q&A 14-12-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Broadband speed

I've got a degree in computer science specialising in networks :)

i live in town i get over 100mb/s my parents at their cottage on the main road but in the country side get 4/5 mb/second but up...
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-12-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 167,254
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: Here we go again - Takeuchi TB175.

visqueen under slabs is more to prevent grout loss and salt/mineral attack on the concrete weakening it rather than damp proofing.

i don't mix any concrete anymore under 0.5m3 just easier and...
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-12-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,271
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: DOZER OPERATION - a book for Trax

ill message on Facebook as well
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-12-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,841
Posted By GB_Groundworks
Re: U55/Engcon.

saw you in the jake with the john deere and dump trailer in that field near hope station the other day on my way home, new machine looks ace

i think you older boys suffer slightly from not being...
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