Older diggers for farm use

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  1. nashmach

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    Anyone use o and k diggers much
     
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    Yep they’re OK!
     
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    Did go up to 30 ton ?
     
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    Yes and bigger, they done mining excavators and face shovels, a guy not far from here used to have 18-20 tonners when he was on go.
     
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    Said bye to my old Samsung today.
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    What's the replacement??:Thumbp2:
     
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    I bought a Hyundai 140 September 17 and haven’t really used the big digger since,hadn’t run since January and it started with a flick of the key.

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    Is that a 20t version Scoff?
     
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    33t:ohmy:

    It was sat well down.
     
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    You don't do things in half measures :speechless:
     
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    Enjoy
     
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    Back around 1974 or 5 ish Smith's? In Cavan were importing Ursus tractors . They were also importing Bumar track machines . The number 408 seems to ring a bell . I don't think they were any more than 10 tons , if even that , as I seem to remember 54 hp being mentioned in the ads . Used to be ads in the Journal for them

    Did anyone ever see one in the flesh , or know of any still in existence?
     
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    bumar track machines were made in Poland I believe .I always thought it was Tractamotors that sold them.I to remember the ads for them .I was told that they arrived here in primer and were painted here before the were sold but I don't know how true that was but was told that by someone who worked at them .
     
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    I'm an expensive man by the hour :Whistle2::Whistle2:
     
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    She'd be fairly giddy with the long arm I'd say :scared:
     
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    You are probably right on the tractamotors
     
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    You'd want to be on your toes, that arm would be constantly trying to turn downslope so you'd be fighting it with every camber change even with an empty fork.
     
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    Its not dear either
     
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    For what it is and the buckets that are included I'd agree!
     

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