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Old 02-19-2010, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by jefftb View Post
Your thumb is quite a bit different from my Werk-Brau. Mine does not have the wide plate and is curved. Here are pics of the TL230 and the Komatsu PC55 with the WB thumb out in the wild. My main CTL operator likes the TAK better than anything else we've run.
Do you have the hydraulic quick coupler option on your TL230?
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Old 02-19-2010, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by bobcat_ron View Post
Do you have the hydraulic quick coupler option on your TL230?
Yes, standard on CAB units. Its heavy duty as you would expect with a simple rocker switch to operate-no holding down once its unlatched. However, they have a simple contact reed switch on one of the hose connections. You cannot open the latches unless you remove the hoses first.

Simple fail safe that will ultimately aggravate you or fail. However, will keep newbs from ripping the hoses around.
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Old 02-19-2010, 12:53 PM
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Looks good Jeff. The thumb on your Komatsu is what I think a regular thumb looks like.
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