CAT in real life

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by AMCAT, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. AMCAT

    AMCAT LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 173

  2. AMCAT

    AMCAT LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 173

    I wonder if that hour meter is correct I had to put my glasses on & look 2 times:cool2:
  3. howierd3866

    howierd3866 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 348

    that machine had to be working 7 days a week since new
  4. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,137

    Or it just spent a lot of time idling.......baaaaa-zing!!!!!!!

    But seriously, one of the local recycling depots here has an original 246 with over 13,000 hours, just some minor cylinders and bushing repairs, and it still runs like new.
  5. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,366

    I'm thinking it's a typo. More like 1010.4 hours instead.

    But If I'm wrong I give the operator credit for keep thing machine looking good!
  6. AMCAT

    AMCAT LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 173

    If you look at the Hour meter in one of the pictures it actually shows that amount of hours
  7. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,137

    The hour meter doesn't lie, unless it has something very wrong with the LCD crystals.

  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

  9. 2109 Stang

    2109 Stang LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    Hi guys ,long time no post here ,but I do check every day,I'm not going to say it's no possible but that machine would have to be working 10 to 13 hrs a day 5 to 6 day every week for three years and if it did I'm sure that it would look a lot more beat up than shown on those pictures ,my guess is the digital hour meter was logging a lot shorter hours than 60 minutes .
  10. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    If the machine was used in a warehouse type of work and not dirt work then the good condition of the machine is fully believable. Also When a machine is used in clean conditions and not much abrasive material is exposed to the machine then I would think it could go twice those hours with almost no breakdowns at all.

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