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Caterpillar pm 102 : anyone have any experience with one?

Discussion in 'Mills' started by Wonderbread, Nov 27, 2016.

  1. Wonderbread

    Wonderbread New Member

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    Does anyone have any experience around one of these 100m mills? How do they perform? Do they have enough power with only 225 hp? Any thought on these would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. andoman

    andoman Well-Known Member

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    They do okay, I like the wirtgen's better. They tend to be hard to work on and get parts for since they're a Italian machine.
     
  3. Wonderbread

    Wonderbread New Member

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    Ok - thank you. Looking @ buying a used one. Does cat help support them @ all? Or are you on your own?
     
  4. andoman

    andoman Well-Known Member

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    They try but they don't know much, so sometimes you're on your own.
     
  5. Gwargo

    Gwargo Member

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    The PM 102 has the power to perform for a 1m mill I do have issues with getting the leg barrel to fold in and out a bit of an electrical nightmare just remember its really a Bittelli and parts can take awhile to get