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Forum: Construction Equipment 15-10-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I would like to get a 5 ft grading bucket to fit it, but it must have the same fbrackets that the trenching buckets have (ie) the back part of the bracket must be higher than the font bracket...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-10-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

A few pictures that o took this afternoon of buckets for Case 590SR-2

Notice the difference in the bracket on the grading bucket compared to the other buckets that do all fit, Its the rear most...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-10-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By topkit
Question Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I may be interestead in that quick hitch if it would fit, Case have a really oddball fittings the front pins are 45mm and the rear pins are 35mm plus the brackets are wider at the front and narrower...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-10-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

Will do, Some chap up in Norfolk also keeps contacting me from my old ad, it's only done 5400 hours, its a bit wasted here as it oes a few jobs around the place, occasionally it goes out and does...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-10-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I like your 580 there i very nearly got one then the 590 turned up so i thought i would go for that as it had the sero controls on the backhoe which you can switch over to the iso excavator pattern....
Forum: Construction Equipment 19-08-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By topkit
Smile Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

So i sold my project 8 3CX and i took the plunge and got myself a 57 plate Case 590 R Series 2 Powershift. It's the same platform as the New Holland which i like, It's a 1 owner from new 5300 hour...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By topkit
Case 580's anyone owned one

I am on the lookout again as my Project 8 JCB has gone and i am like a cat on a hot tin roof without a backhoe loader to use around the place, I was thinking of trying a Case 580 from around 1995-...
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-07-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By topkit
Re: ACS machinery website beware!! Its a scam

I think you are right there a water mark on every picture when you post on Evbay or Gumtree , i feel sorry for people that have lost money but there is that saying if it seems too good to be true...
Forum: Construction Equipment 28-07-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By topkit
ACS machinery website beware!! Its a scam

Been looking for a backhoe loader in all the usual places and today i came across ACS Machinery over in Hampshire, very nice website and very good prices and the alarm bells start to ring when they...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 09-07-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,359
Posted By topkit
Re: classic cars

Well this week has been a bit of a whirlwind one, In a previous post on here i mentioned my 996 Porsche which replaced a Yellow one that i wished that i had not sold, Two years on and i managed to...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 26-06-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,359
Posted By topkit
Re: classic cars

I drove a 928 S2 a few years back they are a lot of car for not too muuch money, The 944 turbo is also a lot of car too seriously quick for a 1990's car and the both have Porsche Engineering and...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 05-06-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,359
Posted By topkit
Cool Re: classic cars

Lovely car there, my mate had a 67 442 Cutlass in metalic green with white vinyl roof you don't see too many over here now i always facied getting a Charger in Black like the one in Bullitt that the...
Forum: Technical Q&A 20-05-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,801
Posted By topkit
Re: Painting a excavator

A few more pictures of my last machines, The Fermec 860 and New Holland were suprisingly rough paintwork wise it looks as though the machines are just painted in their top coats without any primer...
Forum: Technical Q&A 20-05-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,801
Posted By topkit
Re: Painting a excavator

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Forum: Technical Q&A 20-05-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,801
Posted By topkit
Re: Painting a excavator

Zetor ad i use Zinc 182 primer it can be thinned slightly and covers very well. If you want to measure you paint / thinner mix you can buy i viscosity cup, you basically mix your paint with the...
Forum: Technical Q&A 15-05-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,801
Posted By topkit
Re: Painting a excavator

I thin my enamel paint down about 70%paint to 30% thinners and that seems fine, i use a compessor with 150 litre tank and no use a gravity fed gun rather than a traditional type as the gravity type...
Forum: Technical Q&A 14-05-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,801
Posted By topkit
Re: Painting a excavator

I have painted several machines over the years including a very scabby Fermec 860 and New Holland Nh85 i dont even think they were primed at the factory the way the old paint came off, i use an angle...
Forum: Technical Q&A 30-04-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By topkit
Re: 1993/4 JCB 3CX brakes

sorry i forgot the picture of the brake pedal slave cylinders so here goes.
Forum: Technical Q&A 30-04-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By topkit
Re: 1993/4 JCB 3CX brakes

ok i finished tidying up my latest project yesterday so here are a few pics , i have also taken ther centre trim off the sterring column a mixture of 8mm and 10 mm nuts on my machine, this reveals...
Forum: Technical Q&A 23-04-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By topkit
Re: 1993/4 JCB 3CX brakes

I have a few pics of the machine, next weekend i can take a few pic showing the various locations ie where to find the master cylinders and bleed points etc.
Forum: Technical Q&A 23-04-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By topkit
Re: 1993/4 JCB 3CX brakes

Thought i would post an update on the 3CX, today i started servicing it, The slew oil was a nasty sludge of oil and water which i let drain for about 4 hours before finally re filling with EP90....
Forum: Technical Q&A 01-04-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By topkit
Re: Fermec 860 cutting out

I think i will avoid QF they have a bad reputation i have been told by a few people about them, a lorry driver friend told me a customer purchased a tractor blind from then and when it was delivered...
Forum: Technical Q&A 01-04-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By topkit
Re: Fermec 860 cutting out

I like that project 8 that he has, Its all the money though especially when you add the vat on, he does seem to have some nice kit there though. Will do a bit of the ol the old tinterweb surfing...
Forum: Technical Q&A 31-03-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By topkit
Re: Fermec 860 cutting out

Thanks for the offer of the Black cab, if it were a 91 grey cab with the big hubs and a turbo i would have given it some thought, The fermec is a perkins i think its a T1000 engine in these. The...
Forum: Technical Q&A 31-03-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By topkit
Re: Fermec 860 cutting out

I like the grey cabs but i did'nt want to go older with my next machine, i had an 86 2wd black cab and after that a Fermec 860 the older MF 860 type just rebadged as a fermec, then i got a New...
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