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Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by AMCAT, Aug 16, 2008.
Picture of Bucketfull before dumping. Is this weak compared to 297C ???
That's very weak, my 247B2 will have that amount, and really lug before i need to dump it. Your machine is at least 10+ hp more than mine.
How wide is your Bucket Ron ?? if i may ask ??
I have a 287b and with a pile like that it wouldn't stop, it keep pushing. I can only assume the 297C would do better.
66", I wish I had a bucket that has a spill guard like yours, I've had dirt up against the front window already.
the spill guard is a big help for moving more soil per push without spilling over the back of bucket.
The bucket in pic must be similar to the one i use on T300 Bobcat..84" wide x 23" high with 12" spill guardl on top. Total of 35" high to top of guard. I can still spill soil etc. over the guard
I have a couple of reasons for the spill Guard
#1 keeps alot more of the junk out of the pivot points down below
#2 you will be moving more dirt in one shove
#3 i don't want those pcs of soil curling up against the cab
It is quite easy to get a spill guard cut at a fab shop this one has 3"x3" holes just weld it to your existing bucket as of now it has not been clogging on me !! Anyway i don't want to be with out it
This is my bucket size 84"wide x 23" high with 12" spill guard on top Total 35" High wonder how that would work out in terms of cubic yards ? I imagine it is alot more then the regular 66" bucket
Our takeuchi tl150 is a tank on rubber tracks!
Check out these video's
working in mud up to the bottom of the cab while pushing a full bucket plus some!
Spreading some serious dirt fast!
spreading 14 yards of clay in 5 passes
The 277B we had would fill an 84" tooth bucket way before it would run out of traction.