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Cat ap555f vs Roadtec 175e

Discussion in 'Pavers' started by RoadMan1775, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. RoadMan1775

    RoadMan1775 Member

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    Hello, I'm part of a small company and we are looking at purchasing a new asphalt paver and have narrowed it down to the two. Any info or pros and cons of the two would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Vetech63

    Vetech63 Senior Member

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    Don't know anything about the Roadtec. A customer of mine has a 555E and the only issues it has had have been with the generator and the screed heating elements.
     
  3. laycobeau

    laycobeau Well-Known Member

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    Have found Roadtec support and parts department to be much better. and cheaper.
     
  4. cuttin edge

    cuttin edge Senior Member

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    We get great support from roadtec with our transfer vehicle, but no experience with their spreaders. Our owners stick with cedar rapids or terrex now for highway stuff and a leeboy for private.