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New caterpillar just arrived!!

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by BrandonV, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,118

    I didn't put a whole lot of thought in the purchase, just needed it for the job and have wanted one for our shop/storage area for a while. It's going to be great for our stacks of fert/cement/etc we keep in the dry. Now we loose a lot of floorspace because we can't get the pallets in there straight due to door locations and the size of the loader.
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  2. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,082

    You will get raped on resale value when Bobcat decides to splash their name on someone's brand of pallet lift.
     
  3. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,118

    I'm going to run this one into the ground, unless someone come out with one w/ a cab and pilot sticks
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  4. juststartin

    juststartin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 341

    very funny!

    Pretty incredible how a decal kit from cat for a skid steer will cost you about a grand, but you can get a pallet mover for $370!
     
  5. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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  6. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,118

    in the sprit of exaggerating my equipment sizes here's our new dump truck. Couldn't decide to get a mack or kenworth so got this baby with honda power.

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  7. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Posts: 1,017

    nice dump, i believe you can also take the dump bed off for towing goosenecks or a lowboy when needed. would that make it a roll off. i bet the mpg is great on it.
     
  8. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    They do make a flatbed and a hitch, also a plow but I'm not into snow removal
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  9. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    How much are those powered wheel barrows worth ?

    Lots of places I could use one of those to move demo debris through walking pathways to my truck. Save a h*ll a lot of walking with garbage cans full of wood debris and old concrete chunks etc.
     
  10. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,118

    We haven't had a chance to use it yet. Seems good enough so far. I bought this one simply because we've had to wheel a lot of gravel/dirt over the years and crew isnt getting any younger becasue of it. I'll let you know after we've had a good opotunity to use it. I wil say that some of the vids I've seen on youtube seemed promosing.
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