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How much can you move?

Discussion in 'Compact Excavators' started by thebig450es, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. thebig450es

    thebig450es Well-Known Member

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    How much material can you move with your mini ex. , i have a 1/3 yard bucket on my pc50, i think i can move pretty quickly.
     

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    thebig450es Well-Known Member

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    I can load a 10 yard truck in about 10 min. or so...my pc75 has a 2 ft bucket....
     
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    Well, here is a question within your question. This refers to an old thread here....Are you at half throttle or full throttle?
     
  5. thebig450es

    thebig450es Well-Known Member

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    What ever you prefer, if you work better at half or full.
     
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    Oh no please dont start the half or full throttle question...this thread will mushroom to 10 pages!
     
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    strott Senior Member

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    Not to mention various uses of the terms 'cowboy' ;)
     
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    thebig450es Well-Known Member

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    whats the biggest volume buckets do you use?
     
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    Hendrik Senior Member

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    And how long is your string?
    There are a variety of factors that come into it, size of bucket, where it is being loaded/shifted to, etc.
    With my 900mm mud bucket on the KX41 I can shift a lot, about 250kg a go or round about 5 tonne every 10 minutes into a truck, sitting on the side of the heap.