New excavator

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by CAT MAN, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. CAT MAN

    CAT MAN LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Posts: 330

    after a 2 weeks of testing the caterpillar 305c cr we are tradeing our kubota kx161-3 in on it we will have it friday, cant wait.
     
  2. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Germany
    Posts: 1,891

    Hmm... like it that much, eh? :)
     
  3. mrsops

    mrsops LawnSite Silver Member
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  4. CAT MAN

    CAT MAN LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Posts: 330

    will do mrspos we orderd a cab with cab guard, thumb and a couple buckets
     
  5. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,112

    So what made you switch to Yellow?
     
  6. CAT MAN

    CAT MAN LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Posts: 330

    the cat seem to have more power and the cab is alot nicer then the kubota and we might get 2 might get rid of the 50d to! will let you all no this after noon
     
  7. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's different, I always would have thought the Kubota's had more cab room.
     
  8. CAT MAN

    CAT MAN LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Posts: 330

    I think personaly they are a better built machine then kubota but thats my opinion, we were going to get one bigger but couldnt pull it legaly behind the dodge 5500
     
  9. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
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    Don't the hydro's feel slow after running the Kubota?
     
  10. AWJ Services

    AWJ Services LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Ga
    Posts: 4,276

    My Kubota KX 161 has fast hyd.A bunch faster than the Cat.
     

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