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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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  2. Link Exchanges

    Links to various industry related sites
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    Latest: CraneSafetyStickers.com Steve Frazier, Jan 4, 2020
  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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    Latest: Northwest tractor ::(( Joseph Marasco, Jan 28, 2020
  4. Heavy Equipment

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

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      Latest: Komatsu D155A-1 Dozer wont move chriskarnaze, Apr 5, 2020 at 6:44 PM
    2. Excavators

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      Latest: Best way to remove old pads from chains Welder Dave, Apr 5, 2020 at 7:17 PM
    3. Motor Graders

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    4. Scrapers

      Post information/photos about scrapers here
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      Latest: Good old Iron versus new stuff StanRUS, Apr 3, 2020 at 11:16 PM
    5. Tractor/Loader/Backhoes

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      Latest: 535 Ford Backhoe/Loader problem coastbuster, Apr 5, 2020 at 7:27 PM
    6. Track Loaders

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      Latest: What engine? Catdidrun, Apr 5, 2020 at 3:40 AM
    7. Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: Hough H80B source for parts brianbulldozer, Apr 5, 2020 at 3:15 PM
    8. Other Earthmoving Equipment

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  5. Construction/Demolition Equipment

    Machinery typically used in building construction/demolition
    1. Tool Carriers

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      Latest: stone Rock Picker rake/bucket trombeur, Apr 4, 2020 at 7:32 PM
    2. Forklifts/Telehandlers

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    3. Cranes

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    4. Demolition

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      Latest: Starlight drivein screen demo Ronsii, Apr 4, 2020 at 5:14 PM
    5. Construction Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: "Suihe" brand attachements (Ritchie Bros) KSSS, Apr 2, 2020 at 5:31 AM
    1. Compact Excavators

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      Latest: Cat 308e CR SB - long stick JPSouth, Apr 4, 2020 at 2:06 AM
    2. Compact Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: EIMCO 911B HardRockNM, Feb 25, 2020
    3. Skid Steers

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      Latest: bobcat 773 down on power/fuel related James Clark, Apr 5, 2020 at 2:40 PM
    4. Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders

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    5. Mini Skid Steers

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      Latest: Cat 248b low rpm's hydraulic growel eds2150, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:19 AM
    6. Other Compact Equipment

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    7. Compact Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: Bucket Help Please Welder Dave, Apr 5, 2020 at 7:32 AM
    1. Pavers

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      Latest: Paver shopping buddy605, Nov 7, 2019
    2. Rollers

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      Latest: Hypac C 778 B won't move warm Tony Wells, Apr 1, 2020 at 6:50 AM
    3. Mills

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    4. Other Paving Equipment

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  6. Construction/Excavation Technology

    Discussion of technology assisting with heavy equipment operations
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      Latest: Leica MC200 Digger DGODGR, Mar 26, 2020
    2. GPS Systems

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    3. Integrated Machine Control

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      Latest: IDigbest System? farmboy555, Nov 23, 2019
    1. In the Office

      Post business questions here
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      Latest: Fleet Managemant Software Coaldust, Apr 5, 2020 at 5:24 AM
    2. Jobsite Coordination

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      Latest: Utility locations DMiller, Dec 25, 2018
    3. Safety Issues

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      Latest: Care required using gas axe Nige, Apr 4, 2020 at 2:49 PM
    4. Personnel

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      Latest: Deere again DMiller, Dec 5, 2019
    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: How to stop tools from rusting Road Wrench, Apr 5, 2020 at 6:49 PM
    6. Industry Interaction

      Where industry trades may interact with members, special promotions, R & D, etc.
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      Latest: How to protect my condos? MCT12, Jul 26, 2019
    7. Financing

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    8. Upcoming Events

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    1. Forestry Operations

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    2. Forestry Equipment

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      Latest: Pacific trucks in the logging industy 64Pacific, Apr 5, 2020 at 4:32 AM
    1. Agricultural Operations

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      Latest: Mother Nature is showing off DMiller, Mar 29, 2020
    2. Agricultural Equipment

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    1. Trucks

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      Latest: Beware these guys UCR scammers excavator, Apr 5, 2020 at 5:06 AM
    2. Trailers

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      Latest: Your Lowboy Pictures Wanted kshansen, Apr 3, 2020 at 9:33 PM
    3. Equipment Moving Questions

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      Latest: Local heavy equipment moving pricing GODSDOZER, Apr 3, 2020 at 1:29 AM
    4. Showtime!

      Post your truck/trailer pictures here
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  7. Lubrication

    Discussion of equipment lubricants.
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    Latest: 1998 Skytrak Trans fluid mel1981, Apr 5, 2020 at 4:58 PM
  8. Forum Support and Announcements

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    3. Safety Competition

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    4. Test Forum

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      Latest: case cx 210 sn DAC212267 WONT START J.Hunt62, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:33 PM
    5. New Member Introductions

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      Latest: Hey Folks 12ValveHyundai, Apr 3, 2020 at 6:21 PM
    6. Geek Patrol

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      Latest: How aighead, Feb 20, 2020
    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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  9. Old Iron!

    Swap tales and photos of antique machinery and trucks here
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    Latest: Old Film Tones, Apr 5, 2020 at 12:54 PM
  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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