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Forum: Construction Equipment 06-08-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Coles iron fairy crane

Incredible likeness but thats family for you :D

My two offspring got a double dose of the ginger gene as both their great grandparents were red heads :eek:
Mother in law used to have nightmares...
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-08-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Coles iron fairy crane

Almost certainly the resolution (pixel count) is too high.
Some phone cameras you can down grade the quality (reduce pixel count) or try sending it to yourself as an email, some again give you...
Forum: Non-Industry Chat 05-08-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Where's Dan

According to a FB post today ( by himself) following a good mates very near miss a short while ago he has completely re evaluated whats important in life and appears to be the proud owner of a...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Coles iron fairy crane

A Bit, your having a laugh. That is you! :D :cool:
Forum: Industry Chat 05-08-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,708
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Citb ..... Omg .... !!!!!

Exactly but the comment is, no tax payers money in "running" it ffs. eg the payouts were not from "our" pockets.

Should be a public enquiry into CITB and folk held accountable for the diabolical...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 548,461
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Daz ( ExMayor) forum member was rear tractor on that. says it nearly put him through windscreen when it stopped.:eek:

Apart from swapping the diff insitu they brought another 3 units in to get it...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 548,461
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Another Saturday evening in tin town :D so a great chance to catch up .....again.

I saw you were at Welland via some of the Faceache posts and was honestly thrilled to know you were fit enough to...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,082
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Haulotte Multijob and AusDave

I do like that flexible skip :cool: to be honest I like all of it, a great update and yes I was gulping at the Bandicoot :D
Forum: Industry Chat 05-08-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,708
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Citb ..... Omg .... !!!!!

No tax payers money?

Its running costs are funded by the levy which is basically a tax that all Ltd construction companies are liable to pay by law.
Thankfully it is turnover based. The big boys...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-07-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 548,461
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Caught up again Graham :D made a very enjoyable evening sat in tin town, yet again, on a Sat evening reading through your progress :cool:

Sorry I completely missed your birthday, best wishes for...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-07-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 548,461
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Couple of mates had FS1E's, I had a KTM but at 17 I passed my test bought a car and said sod the bikes :D 1975 :eek:
Forum: Photos 15-07-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 382,582
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Caterpillar Dozers and Scrapers

I need to say what a fantastic tribute to your father, Carl.

I've been following progess via your FB posts. Have to say that is some serious amount of kit you have now. Congratulations :cool:
Forum: Industry Chat 14-05-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,114
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: self drive hire

Statement often heard by a plant owner just before he jumps on the price cutting downward spiral to oblivion & bankrupcy :mad:

Have you worked out exactly what it costs parked up and what it costs...
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-05-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: EX60-3 hydraulic pump gone

Rebuilding pump is the easy part. Getting all the contamination out of the system is the ball ache.
Forum: General Business Issues 14-05-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,049
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Payment for sitting on butt?

Nothing wrong with old school cam operated lift pump. Easy to maintain, easy and cheap to change, provided correct replacement is provided.
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-05-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Parts supplier problems- What do you reckon??

Note to all who did not pick up on the information.

If buying anything over the phone, from a supplier you have not dealt with before, be it a £4:50 filter or £950 bucket pay with a credit card,...
Forum: Photos 13-05-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,680
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Various Pictures

There is a picture on web I saw in last week or so of the domino effect, 4 trucks iirc when one went and took others with it, all 3/4 tipped side by side :eek:
Forum: Photos 13-05-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,680
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Various Pictures

Great update mate. Some impressive quantities getting shifted which means a lot of machinery movements which by law of averages leaves you wide open to an "incident". Most important thing as you say,...
Forum: General Business Issues 13-05-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,049
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Payment for sitting on butt?

Low loader moves to and from site are chargeable.

Depending on distance it can vary from £150 - £550 but as I always went site to site with long hires I never charged more than £150 each way to...
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-05-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,878
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Towing a trailer with a duck

Yes to both.

Drawbar attachment point is factory fitted by hydrema to rear blade and they supply towing capacity data, etc, etc.
Other question I asked, was, is there any issue ( from Hydrema)...
Forum: Construction Equipment 13-05-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 427,101
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Wheeled Excavator / Rubber Duck

Another convert :D Great news that you have found it beneficial :cool:

The, with or without roller debate, really imho comes down to the individual and what they are doing / trying to achieve.
...
Forum: Technical Q&A 03-05-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,689
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Does red diesel go off?

Your obviously doing it wrong mate :confused:

I heard this week of someone managing to do an awful lot of expensive damage to one of those due the bucket chewing lumps of pipework, metal and...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-05-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,878
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Towing a trailer with a duck

Right I've read it again.

Decision is.............

Duck & trailer hauling ass down highway carrying its attachments is legal.

Having dug a hole in road and hauling the dug material down...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-05-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,878
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Towing a trailer with a duck

BUT! a duck & tipping trailer doesn't meet (a) & (b) above when coupled together going about the work they are designed to do. does it?

Bare with me, I've only read it a coupe of times and swore...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-05-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 427,101
Posted By AtlasRob
Re: Wheeled Excavator / Rubber Duck

I meant to add these weeks ago as they are relevant to the grading beam video

Picture files say it was Feb when the drott was shoving stone around.

I was trying to get rid of the water in front...
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