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Ronnie's latest creation

Discussion in 'Motor Graders' started by alco, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. alco

    alco Senior Member

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    So, since pretty much no one here has seen this, let the bashing begin.
     

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    Looks awesome! Looks like the rear is an old 988 and is the front a Champion 100T? Very interesting.
     
  3. 580bruce

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    How cool that would be to run!!
     
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    Best word I can think of...BIG! :cool:
     
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    I like the track frame and chains on the back of the blade to support the side shifting. Definitely an original out side the box creation. I like it. :drinkup:usa
     
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    Any production advantages over a cat 24? I'm surprised it doesn't have a newer cab for the 1 piece windshield.
     
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    Im not sure who Ronnie is,but I'd sure like to find a link to more info on his grader!
     
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    Here it is in action.
    [video=youtube;cjGIzuKJQMg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjGIzuKJQMg[/video]
     
  9. Dualie

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    What are the spec's on this monster? I must have missed the back story
     
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    You and me both.
     
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    What the heck is it? Says CAT but it doesn't look CAT. Front almost looked like new production while the rear end looks dated. No drawbar but a push type instead. I've only seen that on some compact graders. I'm stumped but one thing is for sure....its BIG!
     
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    I been trying to figure out the point of this beast also? seems like a real dozer and a real blade would be more efficient?
     
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    Don't worry fella's it is a CAT 25m And ir will be a copy of some other machine How long is it since Cat built an original, they Usually build Copy Cats No Offence intended
     
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  15. mark101

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    Thats so cool :cool:

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    Check the suspension out on the tandems.
     
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    wow, thats pretty crazy.. it's almost as good as the scraper-grader
     
  18. alco

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    Brian, It's a one off machine built by Brent Engineering out of Irvine California. Ron is the owner of the company and the designer of this beast. You can bet he's put some thought into this and has plans for it. It's built out of Cat 988B, 834B, 836B, 235C, D10N, and 657B parts.
     
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    Looks like a hot ticket to do knock down and compaction with a spread of 100 to 150 ton belly dumps.

    Another neat toy from a master of the one off machine.
     
  20. Danial Doherty

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    wow... I am going to have to do some digging on this one..