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Heavy Equipment Forums

  1. General Industry Questions

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    Latest: Out of Business Companies and Parts f311fr1, Oct 18, 2018 at 12:35 AM
  2. Link Exchanges

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    Latest: Heavy Truck Forums CM1995, Aug 11, 2013
  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: Rest In Peace Burt nowing75, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:48 AM
  4. Heavy Equipment

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      Latest: D4c final drive seems too tight Cmark, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:49 AM
    2. Excavators

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      Latest: CAT 416B cranks but won’t start Mark250, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:56 AM
    3. Motor Graders

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      Latest: 160M2 wont shift into F or R laycobeau, Oct 17, 2018 at 10:06 PM
    4. Scrapers

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      Latest: Good old Iron versus new stuff StanRUS, Oct 18, 2018 at 12:57 AM
    5. Tractor/Loader/Backhoes

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      Latest: CAT 420D Won't Start rocks, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:06 PM
    6. Track Loaders

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      Latest: 977H Traxcavator reborn. spitzair, Oct 18, 2018 at 6:10 AM
    7. Wheel Loaders

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      Latest: Case 621D Coy Lancaster, Oct 16, 2018 at 3:34 PM
    8. Other Earthmoving Equipment

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      Latest: mrs scraper laycobeau, Oct 16, 2018 at 7:29 PM
  5. Construction/Demolition Equipment

    Machinery typically used in building construction/demolition
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      Latest: jlg 40e "procedure fault" Bruce Kirk, Oct 12, 2018 at 5:23 PM
    2. Forklifts/Telehandlers

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    3. Cranes

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    4. Demolition

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      Latest: pulverizers walkerv, Oct 2, 2018
    5. Construction Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: Geith EK-30 Thumb wanted partsman11, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:14 PM
    6. Other Construction/Demolition Equipment

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      Latest: Air compressor theft deterrent Bumpsteer, Oct 15, 2018 at 2:25 AM
    1. Compact Excavators

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      Latest: Picking the right size excavator John C., Oct 18, 2018 at 5:20 AM
    2. Compact Wheel Loaders

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    3. Skid Steers

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      Latest: 287b auxiliary hydraulics ianjoub, Oct 18, 2018 at 2:38 AM
    4. Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders

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      Latest: Ct322 fuel system help mg2361, Oct 17, 2018 at 10:12 AM
    5. Mini Skid Steers

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    6. Other Compact Equipment

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    7. Compact Equipment Attachments

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    1. Pavers

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      Latest: Wieler pavers Vetech63, Sep 25, 2018
    2. Rollers

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      Latest: Another premature failure mg2361, Oct 7, 2018
    3. Mills

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    4. Other Paving Equipment

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      Latest: ADM Asphalt Plant Peter Fahey, Jun 12, 2017
  6. Construction/Excavation Technology

    Discussion of technology assisting with heavy equipment operations
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      Latest: Newbie to grade leveling george1988, Sep 19, 2018
    2. GPS Systems

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      Latest: Trimble GCSFlex ScottAR, Sep 25, 2018
    3. Integrated Machine Control

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      Latest: Replacing Operators with Technology funwithfuel, Oct 14, 2018 at 5:52 AM
    1. In the Office

      Post business questions here
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      Latest: Labor rate, billing, random question thepumpguysc, Oct 14, 2018 at 12:45 PM
    2. Jobsite Coordination

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    3. Safety Issues

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      Latest: Bad Product of the Day. Jeckyl1920, Sep 23, 2018
    4. Personnel

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      Latest: Canadians eh... kerri raposo, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:59 PM
    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: Arbor press Ronsii, Oct 18, 2018 at 5:00 AM
    6. Industry Interaction

      Where industry trades may interact with members, special promotions, R & D, etc.
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    7. Financing

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    8. Upcoming Events

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      Latest: 57th annual steam-o-rama motoOzarks, Sep 10, 2018
    1. Forestry Operations

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      Latest: Grapple yarding tips & tricks? Plebeian, Oct 17, 2018 at 8:24 AM
    2. Forestry Equipment

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      Latest: Pacific trucks in the logging industy Bumpsteer, Oct 18, 2018 at 4:30 AM
    1. Agricultural Operations

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      Latest: New Pond location gwhammy, Aug 22, 2018
    2. Agricultural Equipment

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      Latest: DX90 Brake problems newdesertfox, Oct 13, 2018 at 8:21 AM
    1. Trucks

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      Latest: Small farm dump colson04, Oct 18, 2018 at 6:11 AM
    2. Trailers

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      Latest: Vin Location for a Byson skid steer traier flatbedfan, Oct 15, 2018 at 3:52 AM
    3. Equipment Moving Questions

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      Latest: Proper Machine tie down PC 240 Komatsu Wes J, Oct 15, 2018 at 12:52 AM
    4. Showtime!

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  7. Lubrication

    Discussion of equipment lubricants.
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    Latest: Pin won't take grease kshansen, Oct 7, 2018
  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 testing td25c, Sep 5, 2018
    5. New Member Introductions

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    6. Geek Patrol

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    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: WTB Log truck, up to 65k Hallback, Oct 18, 2018 at 1:50 AM
  9. Old Iron!

    Swap tales and photos of antique machinery and trucks here
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    Latest: Identifying heavy duty flatbed 16 wheel trailer RZucker, Oct 18, 2018 at 5:09 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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