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USA Attachments

Discussion in 'Compact Equipment Attachments' started by SalmonShark, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. SalmonShark

    SalmonShark Member

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    I am looking at getting a rake for my mini-x from these guys and wondering if anyone had any feedback about them.

    http://www.excavatorthumb.com/raker/stumper1.html

    I called them up, and they will build a 36" rake to fit my q/c and existing thumb for around 1k.

    Locally, all I could find was a place that would build one for me, but they wanted 1800 to do it... I feel like a rake would ideal for stacking my brush piles and stuff instead of grabbing dirt with the bucket all the time...

    Opinions/advice?

    Thanks,
    SS
     
  2. Willis Bushogin

    Willis Bushogin Senior Member

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    rake

    Not sure about this company, never dealt with them, I have dealt with Quick Attach, you can find them on eBay and get their website. I bought a grapple for my skidsteer, for the same reason you are talking about. It cuts the dirt down alot.
    $1000 seems pretty cheap, I would think the $15-$1800 would be a good price
    google excavator rake and see what that tells you
    Good Luck
     
  3. JDecker

    JDecker Well-Known Member

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    we got a thumb for a 311 cat about a month ago from them we got it with in three days. they did a nice job on it and we have put it to the test. Bangs a little:usa when pinned back. But we were happy with them for the price. we might get a brush rack for our dozer from them.
     
  4. Rockland

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  5. Goat

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    Take a look at D and E manufacturing, ASI in Deland, Florida, and PSM on the west coast. USA Attachments are brokered not manufactured. Rockland makes one of the most well engineered, over built, excavator attachments on the market. There is no better thumb and rake manufacturer for the money than Rockland. Just my thoughts...
     
  6. nedly05

    nedly05 Senior Member

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    We have a thumb of theirs on our 70SR Kobelco, it's been put through its paces and I can't say too much bad about it, it could use some new pins about now as they are getting loose, and when it is in the stored position, it bangs a bit, for the money they are a good piece, just know it's probably a bit a a quality reduction over say geith or any of the big names.
     
  7. bobcatrg

    bobcatrg Well-Known Member

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    I bought a thumb from them about 8 months ago for my Kubota kx121-3. I have been real pleased with it.
     
  8. xalexjx

    xalexjx Well-Known Member

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    AIM attachments has some real good stuff, for decent prices too. We have a grade all bucket, and two different thumbs and they've held up pretty good..
     
  9. SouthOnBeach

    SouthOnBeach Well-Known Member

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    we have several things from USA and have been very happy with them. great customer service too.
     
  10. Nicks

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    Does anyone have an idea whee i can get a backhoe auger attachment?
     
  11. DigDirt

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    GentecEquipment.com

    We purchased two thumbs from www.gentecequipment.com and we are very happy with them. We got them on e-bay.:) We have one on a Cat325 and the other Gentec Thumb is on a Case 580