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John Deere excavator buckets

Discussion in 'Excavators' started by Geno62, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. Geno62

    Geno62 New Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    Southern Indiana
    Hello first time user here..
    Information I'm looking for pertains to compatibility of buckets between JD excavators . I have a 160CLC with 4 different buckets that are utilized for different tasks ,digging ,ditching ,raking etc. I'm considering adding or updating to a 200DLC .. will my 160 buckets fit on a 200?
  2. backhoe1

    backhoe1 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2007
    South Dakota
    Short answer is No... However, I bought a 200 once that was owned by a guy that already owned a 160. He had a special jrb coupler on it that grabbed 160 buckets. 2 years ago I would have given you a heck of a deal on that coupler, but I sold it to a guy that was gonna modify if to fit his machines..
  3. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton Senior Member

    Jul 24, 2006
    Lawrence, KS
    Another option is to have new ears put on the buckets.