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Heavy Equipment Forums

  1. General Industry Questions

    Post general questions/comments regarding the heavy equipment industry here
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    Latest: Upgrade excavator or turn down work? TrentNz, Jan 20, 2018 at 10:47 AM
  2. Link Exchanges

    Links to various industry related sites
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    Latest: Heavy Truck Forums CM1995, Aug 11, 2013
  3. Gone But Not Forgotten

    This forum is to pay tribute to members who have been called home. In memory of "RonG"
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  4. Heavy Equipment

    Post equipment questions/comments of any nature and photos within the corresponding forum.
    1. Dozers

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    2. Excavators

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      Latest: Volvo EC15B more problems Nick16, Jan 20, 2018 at 6:45 AM
    3. Motor Graders

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      Latest: Dresser Grader delio lorenzana, Jan 16, 2018 at 1:30 PM
    4. Scrapers

      Post information/photos about scrapers here
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      Latest: Reading a 637 scraper Tinkerer, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:44 PM
    5. Tractor/Loader/Backhoes

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      Latest: 580C pushing and pulling capacity Grady, Jan 20, 2018 at 5:10 AM
    6. Track Loaders

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      Latest: CAT 977 been sitting for 21 years spitzair, Jan 20, 2018 at 4:26 AM
    7. Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: case 621 zf transmission issues cold weather GaryHoff, Jan 20, 2018 at 3:21 AM
    8. Other Earthmoving Equipment

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      Latest: Transition from Plant mechanic to operator Tones, Jan 20, 2018 at 8:03 AM
  5. Construction/Demolition Equipment

    Machinery typically used in building construction/demolition
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    2. Forklifts/Telehandlers

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      Latest: Gehl RS8-42 Parking brake not engaging icestationzebra, Jan 15, 2018 at 6:18 PM
    3. Cranes

      Discussion of cranes and their accessories here
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      Latest: new ride mitch504, Jan 20, 2018 at 3:38 AM
    4. Demolition

      Post demolition related questions here
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    5. Construction Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: Alpine rockwheel model D30 ? walkerv, Dec 13, 2017
    6. Other Construction/Demolition Equipment

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      Latest: Repainting Welders Metalman 55, Jan 11, 2018
    1. Compact Excavators

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      Latest: Extra Counter Weight on Zero Turn? 007, Jan 20, 2018 at 6:30 AM
    2. Compact Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: Takeuchi TW80 Loader Smokin Joe67, Oct 25, 2017
    3. Skid Steers

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      Latest: New Case SV340 Tier 4 Final KSSS, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:13 PM
    4. Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders

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      Latest: CAT 257B3 electrical - Front door safety Cmark, Jan 20, 2018 at 9:47 AM
    5. Mini Skid Steers

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    6. Other Compact Equipment

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    7. Compact Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: 4 in 1 for my new to me T650? xgiovannix12, Jan 14, 2018 at 2:30 PM
    1. Pavers

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      Latest: mini paver opinions ? funwithfuel, Dec 24, 2017
    2. Rollers

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      Latest: terex tv800 roller xgiovannix12, Oct 22, 2017
    3. Mills

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      Latest: CMI milling machine sky wang, Nov 7, 2017
    4. Other Paving Equipment

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      Latest: ADM Asphalt Plant Peter Fahey, Jun 12, 2017
  6. Construction/Excavation Technology

    Discussion of technology assisting with heavy equipment operations
    1. Lasers

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      Latest: iDig 2D Excavator Grade Assist TrentNz, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:53 AM
    2. GPS Systems

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      Latest: Large Site GPS Aaron Samuel, Nov 20, 2017
    3. Integrated Machine Control

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      Latest: IDigbest System? TrentNz, Jan 19, 2018 at 7:59 PM
    1. In the Office

      Post business questions here
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    2. Jobsite Coordination

      Discuss jobsite issues and post job photos here
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      Latest: Matience records Randy88, Jan 14, 2018 at 4:51 AM
    3. Safety Issues

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      Latest: Forklift Certification... crane operator, Jan 20, 2018 at 12:51 AM
    4. Personnel

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      Latest: Repair Needed in NE Ohio dobronos, Jan 5, 2018
    5. Shop Talk

      Post shop tips, unique repairs, shop projects here. Please post machine specific repairs in the corresponding machine forum.
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      Latest: gear oil pump Bluox, Jan 20, 2018 at 1:40 AM
    6. Industry Interaction

      Where industry trades may interact with members, special promotions, R & D, etc.
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    7. Financing

      Post your financing questions here. Sponsored by Capital Funding Group
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    8. Upcoming Events

      Post Trade Show and Auction dates and locations here
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      Latest: 2017 Conexpo/Conagg VitalCrane, Dec 20, 2017
    1. Forestry Operations

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      Latest: Skidder Logging Hallback, Jan 18, 2018 at 3:35 AM
    2. Forestry Equipment

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      Latest: Logging Shovels John C., Jan 20, 2018 at 6:09 AM
    1. Agricultural Operations

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    2. Agricultural Equipment

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    1. Trucks

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      Latest: 1985 Peterbilt 359 engine stuck 92U 3406, Jan 20, 2018 at 4:55 AM
    2. Trailers

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      Latest: Gooseneck coupler hitting slip tank DMiller, Jan 17, 2018 at 1:10 PM
    3. Equipment Moving Questions

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      Latest: Ratchet binder-how tight/ redneckracin, Jan 18, 2018 at 12:45 PM
    4. Showtime!

      Post your truck/trailer pictures here
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      Latest: Lets see your "ultimate" service truck! FSERVICE, Jan 15, 2018 at 4:06 AM
  7. Lubrication

    Discussion of equipment lubricants.
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    Latest: sinopec oil treemuncher, Dec 22, 2017
  8. Forum Support and Announcements

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    2. Announcements

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      Latest: Happy Holidays everyone Graderfan1981, Dec 25, 2017
    3. Safety Competition

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    4. Test Forum

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      Latest: Testing photo add.. Jan Namibia, Nov 7, 2017
    5. New Member Introductions

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    6. Geek Patrol

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      Latest: NEW Laptop for X-mas thepumpguysc, Dec 28, 2017
    7. Equipment For Sale/Wanted

      This Forum is for member's use only to list their personally owned used equipment for sale. No third party or Dealer listings permitted. Respond to ads via PM
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      Latest: Service truck for sale Delmer, Jan 15, 2018 at 3:31 PM
  9. Old Iron!

    Swap tales and photos of antique machinery and trucks here
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    Latest: Memories for us old truckers Wytruckwrench, Jan 20, 2018 at 3:57 AM
  10. Models and Miniatures

    The youngsters enjoy looking forward to a career playing with the real thing, while the adults look back fondly on those responsibility-free days when the toys were just toys. This section is for all those interested in heavy equipment toys and models.
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