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Old 07-29-2007, 01:39 PM
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gp bucket vs teeth

Hi,

I just got a cat 262b the other day and im trying to clear the top soil back off a property about 375 feet long and im trying to push it back about 100 feet.

I put in about 4 hours using the GP bucket it came with and im getting no where the land has wild grass and weeds on it right now. I just cant seem to get under it good.

will getting a bucket with teeth make the job alot easyer?

thanks
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Old 07-29-2007, 02:24 PM
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Hi,


will getting a bucket with teeth make the job alot easyer?

thanks
Yes it will.
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Old 07-29-2007, 02:49 PM
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The general purpose bucket will dig but not that great with sod on it. With teeth it will be like a different machine. Only thing with teeth is they really like to go into the ground so be prepared to keep adjusting the bucket up and down.
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Old 07-29-2007, 02:51 PM
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I just got a cat 262b the other day and im trying to clear the top soil back off a property about 375 feet long and im trying to push it back about 100 feet.

I put in about 4 hours using the GP bucket it came with and im getting no where the land has wild grass and weeds on it right now. I just cant seem to get under it good.

will getting a bucket with teeth make the job alot easyer?
Get a toothed bucket.
It will make all the difference.
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Old 07-29-2007, 04:28 PM
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The Rezloh edge is perfect for jobs like that. Allows you to get under the work and still be able to make it look good.
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Old 07-29-2007, 05:13 PM
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KSSS took the words right out of my mouth..........the Rezloh edge is an incredible little invention. It is like a serrated knife blade.....it beats a straight edge and it beats the heck out of teeth in a situation like this. I had the factory make the first Rezloh edge for Kubota some years back and the difference in performance will bring a smile to your face everytime you use it. They are a little pricey, I think I paid $650-$700 for mine, but worth every bloody cent.
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Old 07-29-2007, 11:00 PM
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I put a tooth bar on my gp, and it works great. Pushed in a driveway this summer, hard ground, and it worked very well. As mentioned, you do have to adjust pitch, as once it gets ahold, it will go deep very fast. Takes a little finesse to get a smooth cut, just as using a dozer.

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Old 07-30-2007, 02:20 AM
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I like to use my combo 4 in 1, as a 'metered' scraper for removing accurate depth. you open it about 2-4" and adjust the bucket pitch to guage depth, cutting with the blade, and rolling the sod / material into the bucket (Just like a 'BIG BOY' scraper). You can do the same in reverse and cutting with the trailing edge of the bucket.

I use a rezloh on my combo, as it also does a good job of slicing w/o gouging if held pretty flat.
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Old 07-30-2007, 06:40 AM
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The Rezloh edge is perfect for jobs like that. Allows you to get under the work and still be able to make it look good.
How long does it last?
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Old 07-30-2007, 07:43 AM
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I got about 2500 hours out of my last one.
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