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Heavy Equipment Forums

  1. General Industry Questions

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    Latest: Most popular CAT tools Welder Dave, Jun 15, 2021 at 5:59 AM
  2. Link Exchanges

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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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  4. Heavy Equipment

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      Latest: D3B Need engine Block Tinkerer, Jun 15, 2021 at 4:11 AM
    2. Excavators

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    3. Motor Graders

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      Latest: NEW Cat 150 AWD Welder Dave, Jun 15, 2021 at 2:02 AM
    4. Scrapers

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      Latest: New Terex TS24D traxcavator, Jun 15, 2021 at 2:07 AM
    5. Tractor/Loader/Backhoes

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      Latest: Hose ends re usable ? Welder Dave, Jun 15, 2021 at 2:27 AM
    6. Track Loaders

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      Latest: Cat 941b resurrection/ Under carriage Cat977, Jun 15, 2021 at 3:30 AM
    7. Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: 993k assembly absoluteyukon, Jun 15, 2021 at 7:07 AM
    8. Other Earthmoving Equipment

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      Latest: Terex TA30 ZF 6WG 310 Transmission leaks Philip S King, Jun 14, 2021 at 6:49 PM
  5. Construction/Demolition Equipment

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    1. Tool Carriers

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      Latest: Morooka Mk160 lantraxco, May 20, 2021
    2. Forklifts/Telehandlers

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      Latest: 8044 Transverse Lift Need Help tractormech, Jun 15, 2021 at 12:08 AM
    3. Cranes

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      Latest: new ride skyking1, Jun 15, 2021 at 6:33 AM
    4. Demolition

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    5. Other Construction/Demolition Equipment

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      Latest: The JLG 40F Boom Lift Dilemma jeffdm, Jun 14, 2021 at 6:21 PM
    1. Compact Excavators

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      Latest: Where is the ac pressure switch on a Cat 304C? Cmark, Jun 15, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    2. Compact Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: John Deere 244J fault code "E3015 tool_king, Jun 14, 2021 at 2:22 AM
    3. Skid Steers

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      Latest: older case skidloaders phil314, Jun 15, 2021 at 2:45 AM
    4. Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders

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      Latest: JCB 3TC-8T Parking Break wont disengage Petro Misioura, Jun 15, 2021 at 2:25 AM
    5. Mini Skid Steers

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      Latest: Bobcat S70 and alternatives Tampa450, Jun 6, 2021
    6. Other Compact Equipment

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      Latest: Wacker RT820 (new to me) Can't Get Started Parts, Jun 10, 2021 at 3:26 AM
    7. Compact Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: Sharp Grade Installed Tones, Jun 14, 2021 at 5:09 AM
    1. Pavers

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      Latest: Bolt on extensions Nige, Apr 26, 2021
    2. Rollers

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    3. Mills

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      Latest: Bomag soil stabilizer s/n 101590041070 Vetech63, Jun 10, 2021 at 6:27 PM
    4. Other Paving Equipment

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      Latest: Etnyre chip spreader chaos ianjoub, May 6, 2021
  6. Construction/Excavation Technology

    Discussion of technology assisting with heavy equipment operations
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    2. GPS Systems

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    3. Integrated Machine Control

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      Latest: IDIGBEST reviews? fourwheel1, May 9, 2021
    1. In the Office

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      Latest: Pump drives TVA, Jun 2, 2021
    2. Jobsite Coordination

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      Latest: Commercial construction work pictures skyking1, Jun 15, 2021 at 7:29 AM
    3. Safety Issues

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      Latest: Shake Hands with Danger DMiller, Jun 15, 2021 at 12:00 AM
    4. Personnel

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      Latest: My OWN Fault Truck Shop, Jun 15, 2021 at 5:30 AM
    5. Shop Talk

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      Latest: John Deere 310SE mg2361, Jun 14, 2021 at 9:50 AM
    6. Industry Interaction

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    7. Financing

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      Latest: New Appraisal Book John C., May 28, 2021
    8. Upcoming Events

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      Latest: empty truck bed Yakima Westbound skyking1, Jun 13, 2021 at 3:25 PM
    1. Forestry Operations

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    2. Forestry Equipment

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      Latest: Loaders, Limbers and Roadbuilders. hoechucker, Jun 14, 2021 at 11:11 PM
    1. Agricultural Operations

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      Latest: Hi tech Truck Shop, Feb 4, 2021
    1. Trucks

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      Latest: Weight limits Tones, Jun 15, 2021 at 6:42 AM
    2. Trailers

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      Latest: Chain Grade and WLL disagreement Jonas302, Jun 10, 2021 at 12:17 PM
    3. Equipment Moving Questions

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    4. Showtime!

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  7. Lubrication

    Discussion of equipment lubricants.
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    Latest: Should you grease if the backhoe sits? CM1995, Jun 13, 2021 at 11:29 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: Testing attachments. TheBigDog, Jun 3, 2021
    5. New Member Introductions

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      Latest: Just In From East Tennessee Tinkerer, Jun 13, 2021 at 1:21 AM
    6. Geek Patrol

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    7. Equipment For Sale/Wanted

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  9. Old Iron!

    Swap tales and photos of antique machinery and trucks here
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    Latest: Memories for us old truckers skyking1, Jun 15, 2021 at 5:52 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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