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  1. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    6 tonne class with a full tail are such capable units.💪 Great job. Eddie.
  2. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    A real nice bit of innovation from Engcon shown in prototype form at the recent Bauma show. Basically it uses the Detachable Gripper mounting point to fix a variety of attachments, but the Saw Cassette was of most interest. Obviously this isn’t the correct grab setup for it, but I can envisage if they can get this right, it’ll be a great addition working with an Intermercato Grab or the like. A few seconds and one turn of a spanner removes it, no hoses or connectors required. They also had a form of Hedgecutter available. Eddie.
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    Unique Environmental/De-Veg/Rail Contractors setup, 2014 JCB JS145 Long Reach with only 330hrs. Massive specification already with the option to finish it exactly how you like. See Mascus Ad for more info. Eddie.

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  4. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Just wanted to give a quick heads up, as many on here know I help a lot of guys behind the scenes to spec their own machine setups, and have built/sold a few, with the oldest Kubota still out there front line nearly 10 years since it was built. I’ve been selling quite a few attachments without really pushing things, guys normally find me and I do my best to help them out, but I’m now ramping things up to a position where I’m able to offer ready to go full spec machines or sit down and commission one to your exact requirements. The Liebherr Big Feller is staying, I really don’t want to lose touch with doing the job front line, with a couple more setups going together to take that hopefully to the next level in the pipeline. An unashamed plug, I’ve currently got the incredible JCB JS145 Long Reach setup available as a full ready to go package advertised. I’ll advertise the JCB through the proper channels here with full spec, but I hope to help guys into machines that are specced right for their business and provide solutions that I’d be happy to take to work myself. Eddie.
  5. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    So how are four separate Auxiliary circuits controlled? Rockers in each joystick will obviously do two, but do you have changeover switches or pedal for the others? Eddie.
  6. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    So how are four separate Auxiliary circuits controlled? Rockers in each joystick will obviously do two, but do you have changeover switches or pedal for the others? Eddie.
  7. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Never going to happen, the demise of the Foreman on sites has seen to that. The rise of the ‘arm out the pickup window’ men in the job have done for any sort of structure or standards on sites. Machines are seen as just another toy in the box to use, and no thought that they can make you as much collateral damage as safe productive work. Eddie.
  8. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Loads of stuff coming through from various sources at the massive Bauma show. Someone here may be handy at German, I’ve not a clue how it works, but this new Kx019-4 Kubota is supposed to have 4 yes Four Auxiliary circuits? Used to be impossible to get a second one, but manufacturers are waking up fast that guys don’t just dig and use a breaker on them now. Powertilt and Grab on this little beast! Eddie.
  9. LGP Eddie

    Show your tractors

    Could do someone? https://www.mascus.co.uk/construction/used-construction-other/boughton-1-n-hl-3-point-linkage-hydraulic-winch-st4493/yfucvn0j.html Eddie.
  10. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Femac do some VT motors on their heads. I wouldn’t say the FAE has any excess bulk? They’re built for the job and well proven, not the cheapest that’s for certain! Eddie.
  11. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Not as simple as that unfortunately. All depends on what pressure the return lines can spike to and what the rating of the motor seal is. Eddie.
  12. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Returning down the main returns, plenty of options with a case drain if you know what you’re doing. Eddie.
  13. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    I took a look over this getting its head bracket made/installed, these are going to be a game changer. Priced right, light and straightforward hold then big cut. It’s under an Engcon here but no need to be. Exactly what many are after to just stick on a Hired 13 tonner, hit them at the bottom and job done. Eddie.
  14. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Lovely Hydradig showing off some impressive stability handling this Dipper Extension setup. Despite the floatation tyres it looks just soft enough where it’s working. Massive Arb machine potential in these, I’d love to do one full spec. Eddie.
  15. LGP Eddie

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    That Kubota was setup different to most with what John and myself would call a full fat install. Basically the two single auxiliary circuits are actually plumbed up to be combined into a single circuit running through two pipes each side of the Dipper for maximum flow, and return. You can do this because it now has a control system and only needs a single flow/return to the Engcon valve block, where the control system will decide how it’s utilised. That means the flow goes into the Ec-Oil Blocks via two 1/2” pipes which matches the twin 1/2” fittings in them and returns the same. This makes for a very tidy install and is easily capable of handling the 100ltr/min the Kubota puts out. Back then you’d not get the full 100ltr/min through the Ec209 Unit by some margin to run a Mulcher underneath the unit, but further developments have meant if you specced it right and John worked a bit of his magic I’d expect it could be done now. If you’re prepared to go Direct Mount only on an 8 tonner, you can go with the Ec214 for more flow through the Unit than you can possibly achieve with the machine at 140 plus ltr/min. You offset having the bigger unit by not having a top quick hitch, and you’d be fine with some of the lighter Mulchers. The FAE there in 1.25m width would simply be too heavy under a unit on an 8 tonner. The latest generation of Engcon coming this year will finally have a circuit that bypasses the valve block and will give around 200 ltr/min through the Unit, which should finally be enough for almost any applications. Some still massively confuse flow with pressure, but basically flow gives you the speed and pressure gives you the power. Guys who fit Shears to any machines under 8 tonne, get your Pressure checked and in many instances a small tweak is all that’s required up to the Shear suppliers recommended pressure for an incredible increase in cut capacity. Generally 8 tonne and up they’re pushing enough out. Eddie.

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