Blad runnner

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Fieldman12, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sorry about the misspell. I type to fast and don't edit.
     
  3. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 LawnSite Senior Member
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    That was very impressive with the blade. I was surprised to see it push that well, most of the time all the track hoes I have ever ran seem like they have a hard time moving their own selfs around with out a blade down and a huge amount of dirt like that. I like the zero turn of that machine also. Looked like a nice size machine.
     
  4. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    Give me an 18,000 pound dozer any day over that, I could hit a lot of trees and wires with that boom, plus, the cab is too small and in the wrong spot for true finish grading.
     
  5. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Yeah, I was amazed how much it could push. No doubt a dozer is better but this is nice so you can just take one machine out like if your filling a trench.
     
  6. YellowDogSVC

    YellowDogSVC LawnSite Gold Member
    from TX
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    Imagine building a road in rough terrain with one of these things. You could looses hard ground then grade. The blade is a 6 way I believe.
     
  7. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I think it is a six way and it does not from what I see look like a cheap blade at all. I would like to try run.
     
  8. turboawd

    turboawd LawnSite Member
    from midwest
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    thats a nice machine. it was at conexpo. the blade is definetly heavy duty. the drive motors on that machine are borrowed from one of the larger machines they make....200-300 size....cant remember.
     
  9. NHMan

    NHMan LawnSite Member
    from USA
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    6-way dozer blade, clipped shoes,you can fold the blade tips for transport,larger drive motors.
     
  10. allinearth

    allinearth LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have always wondered why they didn't put blades on bigger excavators. May not be as good as a dedicated dozer but a dozer doesn't have some of the abilities an excavator has either.
     

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