Dirtman's Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Dirtman2007, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Never run a Volvo hoe but would like to. Don't see them hardly ever out here, mainly Komatsu, Deere/Hitachi, and Cat. Guy I worked with said he ran a brand new 360 I think it was a year ago and said he loved it. The bogus thing about Volvo is their keys, they're about $60 I'm told. I had to hassle the mechanics for a Sakai key this summer. One of them said if I was ever able to swipe a Volvo key, do it.
     
  2. coopers

    coopers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,224

    I thought I read the Deere's D series excavators are supposed to be good on fuel now.
     
  3. Dirt Digger2

    Dirt Digger2 LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Posts: 2,396

    Scag i will sell you a copy of my Volvo key for 50......HAHA

    i will also throw in Deere backhoe, CASE, CAT, Liehberr, and DEERE dozer.....and if you really want i will throw in a 357 Peterbilt key, a takeuchi and kubota mini-hoe key....those will be extra of course
     
  4. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,454

    Sometimes on ironplanet they auction off sets of keys for $50 or so.........
     
  5. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    Deere engines have always been piggy on fuel.

    Komatsu was making a big appearance in the area and now you don't see too many new machines. The one forestry contractor went back to exclusively Hitachi excavators won't go back to the Deeres because they cost more and they burn more fuel.
     
  6. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,366

    So day one of "plan B" work out problem free. I'm taking the mud and extending the shoreline out about about 20' and then hauling the rest upto the road and extending the slope from the road. I'm probably be using my buddies tracked off road dump truck for that.

    here some pics


    I had to do some clearing where some mud is going, then I ripped all these bushes out, and dug out hole to store the mud in.

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  7. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,089

    Band width exceeded, might wanna start a sub-album or another account like I always do.
     
  8. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,366

    Hymm... Does this mean I get the title for picture slut of the month???
     
  9. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,454

    dirtman......you can be s... of the year if you can top "the cat in the hat in a bag" -
     
  10. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,366

    Well call me post racer! +1 post more for me lol
     

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