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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Komatsu 150, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. Komatsu 150

    Komatsu 150 Senior Member

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    I've been lurking for a few months. This is an excellent forum with a lot of good people. I operate and run a small excavating business, mostly home basement excavation with some commercial site work occasionally and some dump trucking. I spent last week in a creek with a mini-excavator trying to fix some of the flood damage we've had here lately.

    Mario
     
  2. cat d9

    cat d9 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard Mario, let's see some pictures and do you have any antique machines.
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    welcome to the forum:notworthy
     
  4. Komatsu 150

    Komatsu 150 Senior Member

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    Thanks for all the welcomes.

    D9 said <let's see some pictures and do you have any antique machines.
    Dell>

    We haven't bought anything new for a while so everything we run is starting to feel like an antique! As far as really old we have a 1948 Allis Chalmers WC45 "Road Patrol" grader that was in occasional use around the shop until about 10 years ago, two 1957 Michigan end loaders. The bigger one (175A) is still used every winter in the snow. It's averaged less than 200 hours a year for the last 25 years. The little one (75A) is actually in better shape but nobody will run it and I can't say I blame them. I've attached some pictures of a project we did the machine work on 2 years ago. That's our 955 moving a boulder that is a little too heavy for it and I set some boulders with a rented Cat Excavator.
     

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  5. cat d9

    cat d9 Well-Known Member

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    Great pics, keep em coming, give till it hurts, lol