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Some pics of my current project

Discussion in 'Showtime!' started by RollOver Pete, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. RollOver Pete

    RollOver Pete Senior Member

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    I can dig it....
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    Doesn't seem very big for a 1200 size machine. It appears to need lots of cooling capacity. That bucket is interesting. What good do the bottom pieces do for the digging process?
     
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    A question for the forum... Why is the tow loop painted black on one side with the other side yellow ?
     
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    Black on Drivers side so can see it as hooks up?

    Contrast to the hooked to unit Yellow hook and tail.
     
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    So the headlight doesn’t reflect back so badly when the bail is raised in low light operations ? Thinking about the cylinders on a grader and how they went from yellow to black or gray as time progressed.
     
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    I load 50 ton tucks in 3 passes. I don't know if that's good or bad but I usually have enough time to eat a sandwich or smoke a cigarette. The bucket has replaceable wear blocks. They extend the life of the bucket floor by wearing out first. Much easier and cheaper to replace instead of replacing the entire floor.
     
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