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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: 450A Bang Bang functions not working willie59, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:59 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: Bob Ont oarwhat, Nov 20, 2016
  4. Heavy Equipment

    Post equipment questions/comments of any nature and photos within the corresponding forum.
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      Latest: Mitsubishi bd2 chrish778, Apr 23, 2018 at 2:27 AM
    2. Excavators

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      Latest: Schaeff excavator joystick not working Spranker007, Apr 23, 2018 at 4:17 AM
    3. Motor Graders

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    4. Scrapers

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      Latest: How much to charge for scraper/tractor? still learn'n, Apr 22, 2018 at 6:59 PM
    5. Tractor/Loader/Backhoes

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    6. Track Loaders

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      Latest: Need some advice on t.loader/dozer MarcusZ1967, Apr 22, 2018 at 5:20 PM
    7. Wheel Loaders

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    8. Other Earthmoving Equipment

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      Latest: Volvo a35c, first haul truck denalidigger, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:26 PM
  5. Construction/Demolition Equipment

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

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      Latest: DIY toolcarrier 3quipz, Apr 23, 2018 at 1:28 AM
    2. Forklifts/Telehandlers

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      Latest: Ingersoll rand vr530c tool_king, Apr 23, 2018 at 1:38 AM
    3. Cranes

      Discussion of cranes and their accessories here
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      Latest: Old conventionals at work ryanmueller, Apr 22, 2018 at 8:58 PM
    4. Demolition

      Post demolition related questions here
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    5. Construction Equipment Attachments

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      Latest: Cat 307b best mechanical thumb? 3quipz, Apr 22, 2018 at 6:22 PM
    6. Other Construction/Demolition Equipment

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    1. Compact Excavators

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      Latest: New to me Kubota KX121-2 racerboy832, Apr 23, 2018 at 1:48 AM
    2. Compact Wheel Loaders

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    3. Skid Steers

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      Latest: Quad rings on a 743 bobcat Bumpsteer, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:35 AM
    4. Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders

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      Latest: Opinions of GEHL CTL's tool_king, Apr 22, 2018 at 2:31 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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      Latest: Which cutter should we consider? Shimmy1, Apr 19, 2018 at 1:37 AM
    1. Pavers

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      Latest: Cat ap555f vs Roadtec 175e laycobeau, Mar 26, 2018
    2. Rollers

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    3. Mills

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      Latest: Milling concrete Theweldor, Apr 15, 2018
    4. Other Paving Equipment

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      Latest: Distributor Trucks jyotiengineering, Feb 22, 2018
  6. Construction/Excavation Technology

    Discussion of technology assisting with heavy equipment operations
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      Latest: Machine control Twisted, Apr 22, 2018 at 2:05 PM
    2. GPS Systems

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      Latest: Large Site GPS Aaron Samuel, Nov 20, 2017
    3. Integrated Machine Control

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      Latest: IDigbest System? TrentNz, Jan 19, 2018
    4. Computer Applications and 3D Modeling

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      Latest: Cat ET with loptop Markomp, Mar 13, 2018
    1. In the Office

      Post business questions here
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      Latest: Your Business Card Wytruckwrench, Mar 25, 2018
    2. Jobsite Coordination

      Discuss jobsite issues and post job photos here
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      Latest: Fixing sewer line Bls repair, Mar 11, 2018
    3. Safety Issues

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      Latest: Safe handling of 500 gallon propane tanks? digger242j, Apr 22, 2018 at 7:15 PM
    4. Personnel

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      Latest: Becoming an instructor Coaldust, Apr 21, 2018 at 9:27 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: A/C recycling machine in a service truck Ruger_556, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:39 AM
    6. Industry Interaction

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

      Post your financing questions here. Sponsored by Capital Funding Group
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    8. Upcoming Events

      Post Trade Show and Auction dates and locations here
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      Latest: 2017 Conexpo/Conagg VitalCrane, Dec 20, 2017
    1. Forestry Operations

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    2. Forestry Equipment

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      Latest: Grizzly Trucks Hallback, Apr 23, 2018 at 2:01 AM
    1. Agricultural Operations

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      Latest: 1938 Film on wheat harvest DMiller, Apr 8, 2018
    2. Agricultural Equipment

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      Latest: Private antique tractor special tour. John C., Apr 19, 2018 at 5:01 AM
    1. Trucks

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      Latest: Mechanical Cummins N14 STC Smoke Question Truck Shop, Apr 22, 2018 at 12:38 PM
    2. Trailers

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      Latest: Eager beaver pintle hook gvw rating help heymccall, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:17 PM
    3. Equipment Moving Questions

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    4. Showtime!

      Post your truck/trailer pictures here
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      Latest: A recent job AzIron, Apr 10, 2018
  7. Lubrication

    Discussion of equipment lubricants.
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    Latest: sinopec oil treemuncher, Dec 22, 2017
  8. Forum Support and Announcements

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    2. Announcements

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      Latest: Happy Holidays everyone Graderfan1981, Dec 25, 2017
    3. Safety Competition

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    4. Test Forum

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      Latest: Test Mechanic man, Mar 24, 2018
    5. New Member Introductions

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      Latest: Howdy from an Indiana farmer td25c, Apr 22, 2018 at 2:57 AM
    6. Geek Patrol

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      Latest: NEW Laptop for X-mas thepumpguysc, Dec 28, 2017
    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: Caterpillar D6 8U LeakyBoot, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:30 AM
  9. Old Iron!

    Swap tales and photos of antique machinery and trucks here
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    Latest: Pushed a little Dirt Friday mowingman, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:17 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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