Originally Posted by bobw
Just thought I'd update this thread... thanks to all the advice. This morning I got a call from a nearby Cat Rents shop... with a very, very aggressive price on a 301.8C.
Ended up with a better machine than I thought I'd get;<1300 hours, cab, hyd. thumb and three buckets.
Now if only the ground would thaw so I can get this thing making me some money....
You can always practice grading in the snow banks.