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Just A Little Broke

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by mercer_me, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I'm working at a Summer camp this Summer. For the past few days there has bean a guy working there with his excavator. He was moving alot of big rocks yesterday with it and he was thrashing hard. So, today a diferent guy was running it and he was digging a hole and he dug about three scoops and the boom broke. It had been welded and plated in the past. I felt realybad for the guy that was running it today becouse it realy wasn't his fault.

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  2. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    there are plenty of used and take off cat sticks out there. Looks like a 311 or 312? Just call Milton Cat and they will hook you up
     
  3. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    It's a 315 and it's not my machine it's a guy that was working for the camp I work for. Knowing the guy who owns it, he will just have it welded and plated again.
     
  4. LunchBox

    LunchBox Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I'm sure he'll have some one with T-1 welding experience do it too...
     
  5. leepotter

    leepotter Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    JB Weld, problem solved.
     
  6. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I never thought of that. I think he had it fixed by now. If he didn't that's what I would suggest to him. Thumbs Up