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Ford 775 (not 755) backhoe?

Discussion in 'Tractor/Loader/Backhoes' started by Gavin Phillips, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. Gavin Phillips

    Gavin Phillips New Member

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    I have requested any information on various message boards before (but not here).

    A few years back I saw and took a single picture of a Ford 775 backhoe while on a christmas-time holiday in Ontario, Canada.

    The machine is particularly larger than the backhoe machines I'm use to, also having 4 equal sized wheels and a general purpose loader bucket which seems perhaps the tool of choice in the US as well?

    I did contact New Holland one time to enquire about this machine, they said there was some material available but none was ever forthcoming (and that was over a year ago now).

    So can anyone fill me in on this rather large backhoe? One reply I did get said the machine was not sold in the US for some reason which may make it a very rare machine?!

    Thanks for any reply.
     
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  3. Gavin Phillips

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    Wow! How come I never saw that one...

    I'm basically looking for specifications/dimensions and machine features (engine, electrics, hydraulic system, etc); basically the typical stuff you'd find in most sales brochures.

    The chance of finding anything for the 775 in the UK is pretty slim though. :eek:

    New Holland did build the LB115 which was also a 4 equal sized wheeled machine - I wonder if that was what replaced the 775...:confused:
     
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    Welcome to the Forums ddiiggy!:drinkup
     
  6. Gavin Phillips

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    And patience is a virtue! :D Tolerance helps too! :drinkup

    Thanks for the replies.

    There is far less chance of me finding something for that machine over here in the UK where shipping prices wouldn't cost an arm and a leg even for a 4-page brochure with its packaging. That is why I stopped eBaying with sellers from all over the world. :Banghead

    I guess just seeing that operation manual has given me hope yet though! I wonder if the machine is still there, next to a chicken farm not far outside of Kitchener.
     
  7. Gavin Phillips

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    Just wanted to say thanks to everyone. I bought the Ford/New Holland 775 backhoe operators manual on eBay after finding out that it has dimensions/specifications. Also answers me the question about front/rear/both axle steering since I wasn't quite sure about the design.

    Maybe, just maybe, if someone else has a Ford 775, I might be able to help someone for a change! :eek:
     

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