ISO SAE Excavator controls

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Gravel Rat, Jul 29, 2002.

  1. coopers

    coopers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,223

    So, which companies make their excavators with the left control controlling the swing, and boom, and the right control for the bucket and dipper? I know kubota backhoes are like that, or they used to, I haven't run one for years. That's what I'm used to when it comes to the two controls and not three like case. But now that I drive a case 580b all the time, I'm much more confrotable using those controls.

  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Thats Johndeere controls if the boom up/down-swing is left hand and Dip in/out-bucket curl is right hand that is also standard backhoe controls.

    Dip in/out-swing left hand Boom up/down-bucket curl right hand is Cat Hitachi Kubota controls I can run machines with the controls set this way.

    Like I said in my post above the local rental shops Mini excavators controls used tobe perminatly set on John Deere and I had a hell of a time running it not use to it. I fixed the lever pattern control switch and I got the Cat control pattern to work I could do anything with the machine then.
  3. gravedigger5

    gravedigger5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    BRL, we have a Nagano brand mini excavator and the switch to change the controls is under the floormat behind a small door.

    Guido, those stories, LMAO,:D I grew up on a farm with lots of bottom ground, I have gotten things stuck over the years.:(

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