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Stability? Yes. Maneuverability....Not so much.

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by jefftb, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. jefftb

    jefftb LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 563

  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Where is Chris that is a machine he needs I would take a Komatsu over a Volvo any day.
  3. stuvecorp

    stuvecorp LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,245

    I like it, it has to about walk on water...
  4. zabmasonry

    zabmasonry LawnSite Senior Member
    from C. VT
    Messages: 315

    too bad its in germany, I'd like to see the shipping bill on that
  5. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,366

    Looks like some 48" swamp pads. I've seen a 130 jcb with 60" pads before, that was insane. I have 36" pads on my big machines and they do not like to turn on dry ground without jacking it up and swinging. I could only imagine those LOL
  6. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 582

  7. Giles_uk

    Giles_uk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    they're factory made now in the uk rather than aftermarket updates. they build them on the undercarriage from the 21 tonner, feature on them in this months earthmover magazine they weigh in at about 21 tons though but very low footprint.

    few years ago they featured a jcb js130 on plastic 2 metre pads used to harvest peat in ireland
  8. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,131

    All the width, if they were smart, they would run a set of half rails on the outside of the pads, keeps the links from twisting.

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