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What sort off machine do you operate?

Discussion in 'Excavators' started by 385c JR, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. mike 360*

    mike 360* Active Member

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    oh tidy, yeh our fendt is used for mostly 15t dump trailer work, but subbed out for ploughing and spud haulage, think my boss is in the process of organising a mccormick dealership at our yard, so she prob will be off, and we will use a new 200horse demo thing when we need it for goundworks!
     
  2. tyrkflyer

    tyrkflyer New Member

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    nice machines!
     
  3. tootalltimmy

    tootalltimmy Senior Member

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    Thankyou. great pictures!
     
  4. roddyo

    roddyo Senior Member

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    Wheres your Machine?

    I won't be long Tim until you have a machine on here also.
     
  5. roddyo

    roddyo Senior Member

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    Concrete Finishers

    Do you have anymore pictures of the Concrete Finishers? I guess the little tractor looking thing drags it off within a half inch or so and the wheel barrow thing does the final screeding from there. How many Pounds does something like that cost? Just Wondering. Thanks, Roddyo
     
  6. will

    will Member

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    Cat 320 BL for farm use, have V bucket for ditch digging, and the factory cat bucket 42" i think. Stationary thumb.
     
  7. danc

    danc Well-Known Member

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    A rookie here, I have an hitachi ex 120, new to the excavator driving business, and got the machine for working around my own property, where I'm building a new house.

    I'm doing all work so far, so I get some time in the 120, then other days I'm constructing the house.

    Hopefully more driving the 120 over the coming months when the weather improves, the site doesn't get as messy when things are dry.
    I do the muck shifting with my 6 ton benford dumper.
    I have some repairs to do first, and will be seeking advice from all you good experienced folk on here.
     
  8. leeroy

    leeroy Member

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    I operate the one in the middle.
     

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  9. Hendrik

    Hendrik Senior Member

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    Ooohh right you get to drive the landcruiser:D
     
  10. leeroy

    leeroy Member

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    Hahah funny,good one Hendrik.
     
  11. tyler5652@yahoo

    tyler5652@yahoo COPPA

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    mike, whats the story with the JCB in the water? lol
     
  12. Tryin'

    Tryin' Well-Known Member

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    No pics of my days w/ Cat 330B for pipe, but here's what I do now.
     

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  13. Hendrik

    Hendrik Senior Member

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    Do Cat excavators always work in pairs? Perhaps they are afraid a big Komatsu will leap out of the bushes and gobble them up:D
    I think I'd better go and do some work, my jokes are just no good today, perhaps I'll try again later.
     
  14. mike 360*

    mike 360* Active Member

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  15. Tryin'

    Tryin' Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha! No, we were using one to dig and the other to sling the spoils away and stack 'em up. I wish I could get a chance on a Komatsu, I hear they're great machines.:(
     
  16. Tracksoup71

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    Equipment Operator and forman at an open pit Gold
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    Hitachi 450 & 850 track hoes; 3500(23yrd bucket),3600(27yrd bucket), and 5500(40yrd bucket) Shovels loading CAT 785, 789, and 793 Haul Trucks. CAT D10N, R, & T Dozers. CAT 834 & 854 Rubber Tired Dozers. CAT 16H & M Motor Graders. CAT 966, 990, 992, & 994 Wheel Loaders. I Operate and Train on any of these as needed but am getting more into the shifter ( Foreman ) end of things these days.
     
  17. Tracksoup71

    Tracksoup71 Member

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    First pic is our new Hitachi 5500 shovel loading a new CAT 793D Haul truck. The second Pic is one of our 3600 shovels.
     

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  18. DIGGERDOGZ

    DIGGERDOGZ Member

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    Production Digger op
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    Komatsu pc 1250-7sp, 1250-8sp, HD785-5,WA470-1, CAT 385B, 330B, 312C, D10t, D10R, D9R, 16H, 14H, 777D, 769D-WC & IT28G
     

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  19. plantman.uk

    plantman.uk Well-Known Member

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    cat 320 d here in the rainy uk
     
  20. Karl

    Karl Member

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    I have never seen a machine do what is in the pic posted by Rockbreaker. However I am trying to get permission (joining three threads) to ask a question about a John Deere 160 LC that breaks the lower bolts in the rotating ring attachment that could result in a condition that looks like the Cat in the pic!