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I am raesomably intalagent but I cant figure out

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by triumph, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. triumph

    triumph Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    I just purchased my first backhoe. It is a 1965 Case 530 backhoe/loader. It runs well but has lots of leaks. I need help in understanding the controls. I do not have an owners manual (and don't want to spend my retirement money on one). Would one of the members please tell me what the lebvers are for. I can use it OK but I do not understand what is happening when I, for instance, change to "direct". Please help an old fella. :) Ken
     
  2. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

  3. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639

    well, it depends on a lot of things.

    There are lots of different configurations for backhoes.

    2 stick and 4 stick.

    One has two sticks, the other 4. Four stick is more accurate but harder to learn.

    Cat controls and ****** Controls (aka John Deere controls) Which affect which stick does what.

    As for what you mean by direct, I'm not sure. You have to be more specific