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Buy a dozer or a new mini Excavator

Discussion in 'In the Office' started by Foothills88, Oct 20, 2019.

  1. Foothills88

    Foothills88 Member

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    Ok y’all,
    I have the chance to buy a old 1984 450D dozer with pedal steer for 8k-9k it’s in good condition or do I save the money to put towards a brand new YANMAR ViO50 mini Excavator with a cab spring summer 2020 to replace my Takeuchi tb135. The excavator I use 80 -90 percent of the time and is the bread and butter for my business. The dozer I would uses here and there on finish grade work and some land clearing. I’m torn because it’s not every day u find a deal lik this.
    Let’s here some thoughts !!!!
     
  2. AzIron

    AzIron Senior Member

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    If you buy the dozer will you start taking work that you didn't before because you didn't have a dozer

    Does your current mini need replaced because its worn out or do you just want something newer for reliability
     
  3. Akmc5

    Akmc5 Member

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    Dozer.