Trenchers+CTL Pics

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Construct'O, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. Construct'O

    Construct'O LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Sw Iowa
    Messages: 1,387

    Just thought would share a few pictures of a different use of CTL an why a wheel machine doesn't cut it for what is do.:usflag:

    Tiling Job 001.jpg

    Tiling Job 006.jpg

    Buckeye 7200 037.jpg

    Buckeye 7200 038.jpg

    Tiling Job 005.jpg
  2. lawncare18

    lawncare18 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 742

    Do you guys farm or are you doing drains for a farmer?? looks like you got a lot of drainage to do.. also is that an angle blade on that skid??
  3. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    That yellow rig looks like a massive vibratory plow.
  4. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,454

    Sheesh, now I guess I have got to learn how to post pics......
  5. cat2

    cat2 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 891

    How you like the Deere:confused: I think I may have asked you before,but who can remember
  6. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    Hey Construct'O looks good. How do you guys like the blade on the CTL? I have heard some people complain that it is not as easy to control as on a dozer.
  7. dons

    dons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    I have to say, the JD 332 track machines seem like the cats meow to me. I stopped by our local dealer last week just for a looksie, impressive in a simple way if that makes sense. Wish I could justify a need for one.....:rolleyes:

    Cool pictures.
  8. dozerman21

    dozerman21 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    Construct'O, I was wondering the same thing. I've only ran a blade attachment on a wheeled skid, and I didn't like it. I've always wanted to try one on my Deere.

    Is that blade a 6 way PAT? The one I used was only a 4 way.
  9. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,319

    do you have any bad things to say about the deere im thinking about buying one very soon?
  10. Dirt Digger2

    Dirt Digger2 LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,396

    we had a 6 way blade on our takeuchi...the thing was very difficult to control becuase you not only had to worry about the blade height using the curl but you also had to worry about using the loader arms the raise and lower the blade. Plus on the takuchi you have to press all kinds of buttons to change it from angle to tilt. Another problem we had was never being able to release te hydraulic pressure to get the couplers in. Our dozer is MUCH easier to operate so we sold the blade a few months ago

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