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    Biglorryblog: New heavies for Tripod Crest

    Biglorryblog: New heavies for Tripod Crest

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    When it comes to transporting pavers, rollers and asphalt planing equipment, some weighing in excess of 38-tonnes, Tripod Crest Ltd based in Northampton has turned to Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia of Wellingborough and three new Volvo FH-540, 6×2 tag-axle tractor units. Tripod Crest Ltd. is one of the leading names in highway

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    Biglorryblog: Tiger building a smart  image with Iveco

    Biglorryblog: Tiger building a smart image with Iveco

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    The image a scaffolders truck raises is probably a beaten up fairly old flatbed operating out of a small untidy, plank and pole strewn yard. But at least one company bucks against the stereotype. Mark Parkin & Barry Brown are both directors of TIGER Scaffolding They are just moving in to their impressive new yard set

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    Biglorryblog: is  it a Routeman?

    Biglorryblog: is it a Routeman?

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    Graham K spotted this fine example of a Scammell at the Gatton show down under, But is it a Routeman he asks, This BLB editor thinks it is,  but lets leave it to the anorak army to give the final verdict Images copyright Graham Kircher

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    Biglorryblog: New Stralis right up North West Roofings Hi-Street

    Biglorryblog: New Stralis right up North West Roofings Hi-Street

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    North West Roofing Supplies is expanding its fleet with two new Iveco Stralis Hi-Street trucks, featuring the manufacturer’s patented HI-SCR engine technology, after reporting “complete satisfaction” with a seed Stralis acquired in 2014. The two 26-tonne 6×2 Stralis Hi-Street rigids both feature a plant body, an Atlas 165.2A2 crane and a lifting and rear-steering axle,

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    Biglorryblog: Volvo FM   and Chips please

    Biglorryblog: Volvo FM and Chips please

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    P. D. Huggins Potatoes stunning new Volvo FM-330 6×2 rear-steer rigid, with air suspension on all axles, provides the ultimate driving comfort environment for deliveries of an essential ingredient that is one half of what has been dubbed by its aficionados as ‘the ultimate comfort food’. The FM is used by the Warboys, Cambridgeshire-based operator,

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    Biglorryblog: Driving the new Scania and more

    Biglorryblog: Driving the new Scania and more

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    Biglorryblog is off to Sweden for a few days to  take a close look at the new Scania.  While we are gone here is BLBs old mate Will Shiers, Editor in chief at Commercial Motor, with his view of Scanias new offering. Just click on the video below to watch  

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    Biglorryblog: Nixon takes its 50th Isuzu

    Biglorryblog: Nixon takes its 50th Isuzu

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    Construction equipment hire company Nixon Hire has just celebrated the arrival of its 50th Isuzu, as a further 10 more Isuzu 7.5 tonne rigids have now been added to its nationwide service fleet. The relationship between Nixon Hire and Isuzu Truck UK goes back eight years and these are now the second generation of Isuzu

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    Biglorryblog; More bling from downunder

    Biglorryblog; More bling from downunder

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    More from Graham and the Truck Show at Casino NSW , Not your average bling Truck. Nice pair of stacks ! For a virtual BLB pie can you identify the make and model? More usual bling truck a very smart  Mack also on show images copyright Graham Kircher

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    Biglorryblog: Its big! BLB drives  the Range T Maxispace

    Biglorryblog: Its big! BLB drives the Range T Maxispace

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    When the Range T was introduced in 2013 its looks raised some eyebrows. As did the revelation that there would be no right hand drive flagship to replace the Magnum. now 3 years on  the look has grown on people, but  still the top of the range flat floor model, The T High Maxispace, is only

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    Biglorryblog: Old Bedfords never die

    Biglorryblog: Old Bedfords never die

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    Well they do, the venerable Bedford TK, once the workhorse of the UK transport industry  are now a very rare sight outside the restoration scene. But this ones is still hard at work grafting for its living. Spotted by TK fan Dave in Hastings Sussex.  Great original looking condition for its year.   Image copyright

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