One HUGE Excavator

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Dirtman2007, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Found these pictures while cleaning up the computer. The liebherr 9800.

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  2. minimax

    minimax LawnSite Senior Member
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    Is that the new pond cleaning hoe?

    minimax
     
  3. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    It'll only be used for the lakes. :laugh:
     
  4. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
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    I heard Tripple B Excavating bought that machine for cleaning out ditches in Abbotsford :laugh:

    Usually you don't see excavators that size must have been a custom order.
     
  5. J. Peterson Grading

    J. Peterson Grading LawnSite Senior Member
    from IA
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    I know where you can get a free one of those. Well almost. Its at the bottom of lake Michagan. It was on a dreging barge. It came in for some sort of maintance and they for got to put some plugs back into place. So the take the machine out, start digging and well it sank.

    So maybe you could get those siphon pumps up north and start sucking.

    J.
     
  6. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
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    Looks like you'll need some grousers on the pad's before you can take it out in the mud! prolly wont do to well ;) :laugh:

    That cant be Triple B's, it doesnt have those big obnoxius B's painted on the side, and it isnt Cat yellow.. :laugh:
     
  7. howierd3866

    howierd3866 LawnSite Senior Member
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    sorry but it was a miss up order by the Federal goverment..they needed something big to pail out the big 3 companys and this is what one taxwasted dept though they wanted...lol
     
  8. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
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    wonder how long it would take to grease with my little lincoln 14 volt.......ya think I could stretch one tube to do the whole thing? That is one massive piece of metal......
     
  9. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think you could stretch it to do one pin, thats it!

    I know that machine has to have an automated greasing system, I wonder how many tubes of grease are hooked up at one time..
     
  10. doubleedge

    doubleedge LawnSite Senior Member
    from ND
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