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Old 11-26-2008, 06:16 PM
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I have always wondered this but never asked, why does Volvo put those red and white reflector decals on the stick of the trackhoes?
It's a European thing, just about all of their stuff has those decals.
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:20 PM
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Oh, okay, thanks Scag..
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Just run the god damn sh*t out of the machine and the hell with all the other crap, make money instead of worrying about crap that only accountants think about!
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:25 PM
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Oh, okay, thanks Scag..
To be honest, I never understood it on the excavators. They have them on their backhoes, loaders, pretty sure on their skids as well, makes sense for roading.
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:29 PM
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To be honest, I never understood it on the excavators. They have them on their backhoes, loaders, pretty sure on their skids as well, makes sense for roading.
Its probably to keep somebody from running into one at night, or so its easier to see, I dont know either, europeans are a tadbit wierd, but they prolly say the same things about us. but who wouldnt see a 20ton machine? even if it was dark you would see the huge thing..
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Old 11-26-2008, 07:30 PM
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Here's a video of when I almost stuck the volvo trying to pull out of the hole. The mud mats moved out from under the machine and down she went!

http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=A8p_qSkB92A
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Old 11-26-2008, 07:46 PM
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Here's a video of when I almost stuck the volvo trying to pull out of the hole. The mud mats moved out from under the machine and down she went!

http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=A8p_qSkB92A
You about didnt get it out, I love your in cab video's!
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:19 PM
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I remember how much of a PITA it was with Volvo's power management to the tracks when the boom was being used, that's one and the only complaint I had against them.
You sure kept your composure, if that was me, I'd be on top of the cab performing my f*ck you dance.
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:23 PM
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I remember how much of a PITA it was with Volvo's power management to the tracks when the boom was being used, that's one and the only complaint I had against them.
You sure kept your composure, if that was me, I'd be on top of the cab performing my f*ck you dance.
Your brother had a Volvo trackhoe? I knew he had a Volvo umm umm what do you call it, the trackhoe house on wheels, crap, yeah well you know what I mean, and it was just a rental wasnt it?
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:27 PM
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Your brother had a Volvo trackhoe? I knew he had a Volvo umm umm what do you call it, the trackhoe house on wheels, crap, yeah well you know what I mean, and it was just a rental wasnt it?
He owned a 290LC with cab guarding 2 buckets and Volvo's kick ass hydraulic bucket quick change system from early 2005-late 2007, but it was sold off, it wasn't as small as a 200 and it wasn't quite a 330.

I miss it dearly.
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:28 PM
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He owned a 290LC with cab guarding 2 buckets and Volvo's kick ass hydraulic bucket quick change system from early 2005-late 2007, but it was sold off, it wasn't as small as a 200 and it wasn't quite a 330.

I miss it dearly.
He sells everything you like, I think he does it just to piss you off..
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