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  1. Lincs Lass

    Companies won't take cash?

    Every major builders merchant near me are trade accounts or card payments only , as soon as the reopened ,they stoped taking cash ,even the timber and fencing company are card only ,,small shops ,takeaways and market traders are still taking it but then how much of it gets declared is another...
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    Telehandler test tips and advice

    Only if they stupid enough to walk through the yard
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    Telehandler test tips and advice

    Watch your mirrors when reversing ,,they could through a tyre under the wheels to represent hitting a person .
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    Telehandler test tips and advice

    It was many many years ago when I did my test ,,examiner turned up a 9am to find me loading wheat going like stink,,jcb 525-58 had separate levers ,came flying out the shed ,boom was already at cab height and by the time Ide lined up for the wagon ,the bucket was the right height to dump it ,,20...
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    Telehandler test tips and advice

    That is what the chart is for on the dash ,,lift capacity with boom in and fully extended , another question they might ask is if you change the standard pallet forks to a side shift design,what is the weight of the side shift and how much can it lift . You have to know the attachments weight...
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    Telehandler test tips and advice

    Dont know if this is still part of the test but check the machines lift capacity as they used to ask how much it can lift with different attachments,,ie it can lift 3 tns on the pallet forks but the center of gravity changes by where the load is positioned on the forks and also how far out the...
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    Air Impact Wrench

    3/4 drive makita 1001 ,,what they wont shift ,blue nose will
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    Today at work

    Be intersting to see how your lamping lads bundle a 20ft giraffe into a subaru forester ,have not thought of using lurchers like everybody does
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    what grinds your gears

    Never ever lend machinery ,,this is how it comes back ,how it didnt get hot and fire it is a miracle
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    Manitou MLT629-120

    Well not my usual day at work,,been a few years since I was spannering, a right royal pain to get at but for the first time in 8 years ,it starts without needing the booster . Landlord is well chuffed Long time since my mits were this color. Thanks @ACEngineering .
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    Spending quality time as a family

    My dad put work before family ,,as kids we lost out on family time with him ,,I'm going back to the late 60s early 70s ,,I know agriculture was far more manual hands on and machinery was basic but his idea of a good day was how much he had got done ,,not how me or my sister had done at school...
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    what grinds your gears

    I think I waste more time pricing jobs than actually doing them ,and then when you give a price ,they say they have had two quotes cheaper . Trying to explain to most of these idiots the amount of materials they need and the work involved really makes me wonder why I bother ,,they have no idea...
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    Be prepared to be stopped by the police next week.

    I wish they would stick to the speed limits here ,,its like wacky races when the AD maize is ready.
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    Manitou MLT629-120

    I was looking at it and thought then the only way to get at it was by taking the radiator out ,,he can get somebody else to do it
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    Manitou MLT629-120

    Thats whats on it
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    protection when buying doors

    Leave well alone and find another company ,,once you do a bank transfer ,its an authorized payment and no protection . 6 weeks is a long time to take a nice stash of money and suddenly do a moonlight flit .
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    Small portable petrol water pump and "pressure" lance

    Ive got an old Robin powered 2 inch pump ,,gravity fed from two ibc tanks ,,luckily I acquired a 2 inch to 1 inch bsp adaptor,,its great for watering the garden
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    Manitou MLT629-120

    The nieghbors had the same model ,,they had the exact same problem with it ,,new starters ,batteries ,nothing cured it so it went three years ago and they now have a JCB
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    Manitou MLT629-120

    The frame is twisted ,,some how before landlords brother passed away ,he forgot it was open ,backed out and it crunched against the stanchion ,ripped it of and bent the hinges ,,thats why theres no glass in it .
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    1988 3cx sitemaster no drive

    I think it could be the shuttle itself ,,it was a common fault

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