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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: i started my company hosspuller, Jul 12, 2020 at 7:14 PM
  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: Just read some sad news kshansen, Jun 23, 2020
  4. Heavy Equipment

    Post equipment questions/comments of any nature and photos within the corresponding forum.
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    2. Excavators

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      Latest: Volvo EC210LC, Hydraulic problems pump no 2 GudumH, Jul 12, 2020 at 6:31 PM
    3. Motor Graders

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      Latest: Got my eye on two No. 12's Fat Dan, Jul 12, 2020 at 5:05 PM
    4. Scrapers

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      Latest: Wheels over Wanaka 2019 Earthmoving in action R.D.G013, Jul 11, 2020 at 12:12 AM
    5. Tractor/Loader/Backhoes

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    6. Track Loaders

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      Latest: Case 350 Crawler kicking my butt petepilot, Jul 12, 2020 at 4:18 AM
    7. Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: Ed's 77 Terex 72-41 mountainguyed67, Jul 11, 2020 at 6:13 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, Jun 22, 2020
    2. Forklifts/Telehandlers

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      Latest: 1999, 1044C-54 tractormech, Jul 12, 2020 at 5:36 AM
    3. Cranes

      Discussion of cranes and their accessories here
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      Latest: Working the National 1300A Natman, Jul 12, 2020 at 5:41 PM
    4. Demolition

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      Latest: Wrecking Ball Md00738, May 23, 2020
    5. Construction Equipment Attachments

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    6. Other Construction/Demolition Equipment

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    1. Compact Excavators

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      Latest: Which new 5ton mini?? CM1995, Jul 11, 2020 at 3:57 PM
    2. Compact Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: s130 bobcat acs 32-65 code tool_king, May 31, 2020
    3. Skid Steers

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    4. Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders

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      Latest: 277B with more problems .. rebuild or not .. skata, Jul 12, 2020 at 4:19 PM
    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: MTL Attachments- not a good experience... Bayrat, Jul 6, 2020 at 4:41 PM
    1. Pavers

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    2. Rollers

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      Latest: lazy sd100 D.R, Jun 23, 2020
    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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    2. GPS Systems

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    3. Integrated Machine Control

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    4. Computer Applications and 3D Modeling

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    1. In the Office

      Post business questions here
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      Latest: USDOT Regulations doublewide, Jul 12, 2020 at 4:08 PM
    2. Jobsite Coordination

      Discuss jobsite issues and post job photos here
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      Latest: Utility locations DMiller, Dec 25, 2018
    3. Safety Issues

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      Latest: short cuts kill highwayghost, Apr 20, 2020
    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: Rotor Problem partsandservice, Jul 12, 2020 at 3:48 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: Logging Cartoons El Gordo, Jul 12, 2020 at 6:12 PM
    1. Agricultural Operations

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      Latest: Hop Garden and Oast House Kent England Video bassetts, Jul 9, 2020 at 9:54 PM
    2. Agricultural Equipment

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      Latest: Belarus cylinder stop highwayghost, Jul 12, 2020 at 3:05 AM
    1. Trucks

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      Latest: Preset front wheel bearings Old Doug, Jul 12, 2020 at 6:25 PM
    2. Trailers

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      Latest: Looks like we found a soft spot Truck Shop, Jul 12, 2020 at 12:58 AM
    3. Equipment Moving Questions

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    4. Showtime!

      Post your truck/trailer pictures here
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  7. Lubrication

    Discussion of equipment lubricants.
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  8. Forum Support and Announcements

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    2. Announcements

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    3. Safety Competition

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    4. Test Forum

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      Latest: Test Thread 01Time, Apr 22, 2020
    5. New Member Introductions

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    6. Geek Patrol

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      Latest: test truck DMiller, Jul 8, 2020 at 7:50 PM
    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: Case 1840 service manual jsmith6752james4now, Jul 6, 2020 at 6:02 PM
  9. Old Iron!

    Swap tales and photos of antique machinery and trucks here
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    Latest: Memories for us old truckers Truck Shop, Jul 12, 2020 at 5:51 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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