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why is it....

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by coopers, Nov 26, 2002.

  1. coopers

    coopers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,223

    Why is it that the smaller backhoes like kubota's and so on don't have a latch to latch the boom? Doesn't get really annoying to constantly having to raise the boom back up? I was just curious, because every picture that I see of an L35 always shows the boom sagging down a little, I see a hole in the bottom of the boom were I'd think a pin could go for the latch to latch onto and lock the boom upright.

  2. ScottL

    ScottL LawnSite Member
    from AR
    Messages: 5

    You are right on the money about the hole in the boom. That is for a pin. I guess some are lazy about it... I believe the 110 from JD has a latch as their construction division builds the backhoe for it.

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