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Old 27-09-09   #1 (permalink)
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hiab cherry picker

i have just recently bought a truck with a hiab on it, when i was in italy i saw trucks with a basket bolted onto the end of the hiab and the controls up there, i was told that in this country it is only legal for your own use. it was very simple, it just slid into the end of the boob, and the basket could just be level ou with pulling a lever to let the baslet hinge.. so any experts out there no the rules about this.
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i was told that in this country it is only legal for your own use, it was very simple, it just slid onto the end of the boob .. so any experts out there no the rules about this.
You need to use both boobs mate

































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Just hang yourself of the hook and push the controls with a long stick!
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Re: hiab cherry picker

You can get it done, but to meet HSE regs you need to have it assessed by Loyd's of London.

There was a mog up at Alex's the other day with a 30tonne Metre Palfinger on it, with an "F" boom, 9 extensions.

He had a legal basket for that.

You could make your own and use it yourself, BUT DO NOT let others use it.

You really need radio control, so you can control it from the basket.
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Just hang yourself of the hook and push the controls with a long stick!
What like this???????
Bit of an odd job.
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Re: hiab cherry picker

boob, lol. i asked for that john. the remote would certainly be the secret dave. i just dont know wether or not to spend that kind of money on that lorry yet, who are loyds of london??do you have any contacts for that kind of service??
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who are loyds of london??do you have any contacts for that kind of service??
They are insurance underwriters, without there approval you would not get insurance.

The assessment costs about 7K I seem to recall, which is fine if you are having 10 built, as one assessment would cover any number of the same setup, but for one its a bit steep.

If you buy new from palfinger its an option on some models, but not cheap.
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Radio remote as an aftermarket Fit is vera vera expensive. probably 7k or thereabouts.
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looks like its a big stick then, or trust the lad on the levers lol
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Radio remote as an aftermarket Fit is vera vera expensive. probably 7k or thereabouts.
I think they are available for 4K.
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