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 Post subject: More ol' shyte
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:23 pm 
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/282189900642? ... EBIDX%3AIT

Quite rare beast can't quite see how it steers! :D


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172350879431? ... EBIDX%3AIT

Despite what some thought these little Deutz powered loaders punched above their weight.


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 Post subject: Re: More ol' shyte
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:11 pm 
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Those Sambrons were Ffuking brilliant.
Especially the FDI.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:38 pm 
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Lord Muck wrote:
Those Sambrons were Ffuking brilliant.
Especially the FDI.

Really the one I drove was ffuking shite, spent all its time spinning the front wheels, but maybe that was my driving style


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:40 am 
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Tel wrote:
Lord Muck wrote:
Those Sambrons were Ffuking brilliant.
Especially the FDI.

Really the one I drove was ffuking shite, spent all its time spinning the front wheels, but maybe that was my driving style

Probably.
It was around the time of the old rear wheel steer loadall and Sandersons and the Sambron was twice as fast.

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 Post subject: Re: More ol' shyte
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:17 pm 
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They had the J24s on a farm I worked on and it was a fantastic step up from a 2 wheel drive loader tractor, 2wd masted f/l and a 2wd TLBH. They had an early JCB loadal 2wd on demo and it was ffukin useless. When I was hunting for our first 2nd hand telehandler I did look at an old Telescopic J24 (or whatever it was) with a Perkins engine and that did seem like a heap of shyte.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:27 pm 
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I reckon the chap who was next door till 15 months back might still have his Sambron. He used it for everything. Lifting. Knocking in fence posts :o . Ditching. Even digging holes with a pallet fork to put in a hanging gate post :o

My first Telehandler was a Matbro Telstar (I think). Brilliant on concrete. Shit as soon as it went off-concrete.

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