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Big loads or large tow truck Pictures-earthmoving

Discussion in 'Other Earthmoving Equipment' started by Madmark73, May 1, 2010.

  1. Madmark73

    Madmark73 Well-Known Member

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    Here is a decent size tow truck...what other pics of similar equipment have you guys got?
    797 getting towed.......
     

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  2. Eric

    Eric Senior Member

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    That's cool. Our mine uses a 789 for a tow truck. I put pictures on here some where :beatsme darned if I can remember where.
     
  3. Dayton3

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    I always wondered how such vehicles were recovered.
     
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    I took these at the Bingham Copper Mine in Utah a couple years ago. I'm assuming the hauler is a 793. The hoe is a 385.
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  5. EGS

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    Jason wouldn't be easier to just track the hoe? Or were they taking it pretty far in the mine?
     
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    Good pics, thanks
     
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    I think it was about an hour later when I looked all the way down in the bottom of the pit and saw them unloading it. So I think they moved it a ways!
     
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    Now that's a trailer, that you can side load a 385, keep the tracks perpendicular to the deck and still not have much, if any, track hanging off the side.:cool2
     
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    410 ton trailer

    Here is a Mine Ranger 410 ton capacity trailer being delivered to a minesite in Central Queensland. Tractor unit is a new 793. The trailer has 793 wheel-ends fitted with oil cooled brakes. A 4 cyl Perkins diesel engine circulates the oil through the brakes and coolers.

    The last 2 photos show a Drill-tec drill being transported. The largest load I have seen being moved on this rig is a Cat 5235 excavator.

    John
     

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    I get that the Rear End has Oil Cooled Brakes but is it Driven?
     
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    Is that a quick hitch at the front and loading ramps at the front? If that is so it would eliminate screwing around and backing into loading ramps with a load on.
     
  12. Aussie John

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    The trailer has oil cooled brakes only - no drive. The 50hp Perkins would not give much tractive effort. Yes, it has a quick hitch on the gooseneck for loading. The rear engine supplies hydraulic power to work the ramps.
     
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    This is our big low loader. 350 ton trailer pulled by a 777. That is a Hitachi 3600 on the back. The pics are approaching #2 on the back #3 looking down on the prime mover from the back deck of the excavator.
     

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    Wowsers !!:) muzy
     
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    It's funny, that first truck was my old truck when I started up here....before they turned it into a tow truck that is.
     
  16. Madmark73

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    Great pics...
     
  17. Madmark73

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    that cant be good for the kw in the middle
     
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    No kidding there is a thread here somewhere of one in 2 pieces from being towed
     
  20. Madmark73

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    Near Orange NSW
     

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