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Forum: Construction Equipment 08-10-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

[QUOTE=Eddiebackblade;156603]

and yet you run a Liebherr and a Kobelco, despite your currently professed preference being made around the corner from you ? :confused:

Pretty strange statement,...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,754
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

If you read my post Eddie, I was referring to the second hand market being seemingly slow for them, especially with such very low hours on most of them.

It begs two questions ....
why are they...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,754
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

eleven in machinery trader listings tonight Gra .... only four on mascus, surprisingly ... usually more.:rolleyes:

there is even one with 700 hrs on it :eek:
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,754
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

hell Gra I've seen 'em up for sale with 300 hrs on 'em ..... and not ex-demos!! :rolleyes:
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,754
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

give it another 12 months Chris and they'll be cheap enough s/hand .... there's a lot folk trying to unload 'em about ATM and they ain't selling second hand :o:rolleyes:
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 08:25 PM
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Posted By V8Druid
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Thanks Chris ..... few wheel marks in it after tracking the 'Drema back and fore across it several times yesterday, but it's pretty bloody hard and stood it well :)

Quick smooth over, after I've...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 548,461
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Got Jake and the Thwaites nestled back into their new parking spots .... Clara had to check it all out this week, when she was up ......
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 08:03 PM
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Views: 548,461
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

so ..... where was I ? ..... before the excitement kicked off !!

Little Shem is settled at home and seems to be doing OK.

before all that started, I'd spent some of the previous day relocating...
Forum: Classifieds 07-10-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By V8Druid
Re: EC06 ..... looks to have had a bit of 'hammer'

forgot to say .... you're gonna have to wait and see on that one ... I have something in mind ATM and that's given me an idea for a possible/one probable solution to a quandry :D :D :cool:
Forum: Classifieds 07-10-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By V8Druid
Re: EC06 ..... looks to have had a bit of 'hammer'

I use my rotate/aux two way Prop pedal to power my VA-r, but only use it one way and cetops to vary the direction of flow on the motions in the tilty.

3 cetops on one manifold ... 6 buttons for...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-10-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 152
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Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

got a flow splitter on the Hydrema's breaker circuit valve ..... all the pump's output goes through it and when in use you can vary the flow between m/c and the breaker circuit ..... ideal for me...
Forum: Industry Chat 06-10-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By V8Druid
Re: so basically they're bust

aye you're probably right Gra ..... there's a few out there like that and the banks stand to lose so much if they went, they continue to float them, even though they're bottomless money pits :(...
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-10-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,754
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Power pack to run a flail

From memory Chris, that 4 ft Bomford head I have requires 70 L/m at 180 bar ... it's a fair-ish motor on it!!

Must resurrect that shortly too and get it finished off so I can use it, now them...
Forum: Classifieds 06-10-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By V8Druid
Re: EC06 ..... looks to have had a bit of 'hammer'

been on / off there for some time Robert .... location doesn't exactly inspire confidence :rolleyes::( ...... and she's a BIG un :eek:
Forum: Classifieds 06-10-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By V8Druid
Re: EC06 ..... looks to have had a bit of 'hammer'

Damn JD you've been quiet a long time ...... awesome refirb job on that tilty Boyo ...... looks the dog's danglys now.:cool:

There is another alternative to what you're proposing for 'oiling' said...
Forum: Industry Chat 06-10-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By V8Druid
Re: so basically they're bust

I wouldn't bet on that one Rory :eek: :(
Forum: Industry Chat 05-10-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By V8Druid
so basically they're bust

when you look at what they owe their pension fund alone, they're completely insolvent!! :mad:

No company should be allowed to fall behind on pension contributions OR be allowed access to these...
Forum: Industry Chat 05-10-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By V8Druid
Re: Citb ..... Omg .... !! part III - the end is nigh!!

well they're back in the driving seat for another 3 years BTLs

http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/tool-hire-firms-vote-in-favour-of-levy
...
Forum: Industry Chat 05-10-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By V8Druid
Red face more hoops to jump through

"London mayor seeks new powers to police construction machinery"

http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/london-mayor-seeks-new-powers-to-police-construction-pollution


and good luck...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-10-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By V8Druid
Re: which Plasma cutter

Nah ..... they're bloody expensive Ruben, compared to 'proper' size Y and W cylinders :(

Me mate down the road with the fab shop has gone over to Air Products, as B*C lost the plot last year ......
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-10-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By V8Druid
Re: which Plasma cutter

that 'collection charge' used to piss people off in some order ..... 15 quid on top of already expensive refills was the last straw for a lot of folks

as an agent I used to get 90p a cylinder for...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-10-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By V8Druid
Re: which Plasma cutter

Cheers Boyo ..... gonna need some more gas shortly :rolleyes: ... I'll have a look.

There is an independent in Hereford, I'm told has a similar set up, that I need to investigate ..... the rental...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-10-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By V8Druid
Re: which Plasma cutter

I used to be an agent for BOC, for a good many years,
You're talking about a Y size cylinder and that's about the std rental cost for a year ... W size used to be circa 80 quid a year EACH

I'll...
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 03-10-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By V8Druid
Re: 7.5T Lorries

Toys out of pram Mike :D :D .... wasn't pleading his argument too well :rolleyes:
Forum: Commercial Vehicles 03-10-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By V8Druid
Re: 7.5T Lorries

Was about to respond to your mate Rory and he appears to have ****ed off along with his post(s) i was about to quote.

he was right about 7.5 tonner's GTW being 12t .. not 11t as I mentioned...
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