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Old 03-14-2010, 11:16 AM
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Old 03-14-2010, 04:18 PM
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I vote for a track loader-as in hi-lift- not a ctl. There is nothing more versatile than a track loader especially when talking about hydro machines. You will be able to hog dirt out instead of having to load and haul with an excavator. Either get an older clutch/brake machine(not a 939) or spend a little more money and get a 943 or 953. I personally like the B series over the C series for simplicity and ease of service.

The other buy option would be a D5 or D6 B-D series. Picking up some implements can increase the use of your dozer. A dolly scraper and disk are will add to your capabilities if you want to pick up work. It will be hard to find any machines in true working condition for ~10K. Your either gonna have to be patient or willing to work on your machine. 15-18K will get you a better machine a lot quicker and if you don't know much about these machines find somebody who does.

If i was gonna rent a machine i would go with a D6 hitrak with s-blade and slot push the pond out. No ridiculous rent, fuel or mob costs, but will still work fast enough to keep the number of days of rent down.
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Old 03-14-2010, 04:52 PM
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Old 03-14-2010, 04:56 PM
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Your not gonna dig a 15 foot deep pond that is only 75 feet long with a scraper and also have the deep side at one end. Period. Not gonna happen. You might get a 15 foot center and let me tell you it will be a beotch to do with a scraper. Or a tractor and pans for that matter. On a BIG pond, scraper all the way, on something this small you will have to take huge fast cuts with the scraper, that's not what a scraper is good at doing, that's not what they are for. I don't care what you say that scraper would be comming out of that hole half the time 1/2 full. Plain and simple 75 feet is not enough span to be able to fill a pan and get 15 feet down. Not gonna happen. Those are the facts, now for the assumptions, your going to tell a obliosly "green" guy to go rent a scraper with NO experience running one? Come on! I would say a scraper and a grader are the two machines that actually take skill to run and be productive with. A excavator, track loader, wheel loader can all be productive to a degree with a school girl running them. You guys can just be clowns.
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Actually a 613 scrapper is one of the easyiest machines to opperate. A rookie can get on it and move dirt. All u have a three levers and a steering wheel, how hard is that? I put my truck drivers on our scrappers when i am short opperators, they have no problem moveing dirt. A track loader is much more difficult to opperate. I would know i own bolth pieces of equipment. I can take my 613 and my 289 to clean up the banks of the pond and finish a hole like that in no time. I do it all the time.
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Old 03-18-2010, 04:23 PM
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Old 03-18-2010, 10:10 PM
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Get all the keyboard hero's a shovel each, job done, just buy beer and pizza
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Old 03-18-2010, 10:29 PM
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Old 03-18-2010, 11:14 PM
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I don't have a link to the story, but somebody really did that. Put all the explosives he could find(dynamite, anfo, ect) in a swamp and blew it up.
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Old 03-19-2010, 12:37 AM
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Get all the keyboard hero's a shovel each, job done, just buy beer and pizza
Hey im down there is no work here right now. LOL I am kinda bored actually.
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Old 03-19-2010, 06:39 PM
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I can afford beer, pizzas and a few shovels. Come on down here an shovel away. I'll drink and eat, but i ain't help'n.
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