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$2,200,000 CAT 992K Loader

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by kcress31, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    I had the chance to check out a sweet loader at a mine we are working at moving ore with our CAT 988 and 980. I think I will get a chance to operate it before the job is done. Stay tuned I will post more pics soon.

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  2. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,866

    Thats AWESOME.
  3. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,247

    I bet those tire chains are fun to replace.
  4. Dodgetruckman731

    Dodgetruckman731 Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    Amazing how big those are.
  5. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    Here are a few more pics. The first on is their 992 beside a CAT 966 G.
    The second one is of our CAT 980 beside their 992. The 3rd one is one of our 988 moving the ore piles. We are moving about 10000 tons a day. Each 10 ton bucket contains anywhere from $10000 to $30000 worth of gold depending on the grade.

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  6. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,256


    Our local Cat dealer has a 992 (can't remember which model, but it's an older one) sitting along the highway. First time I saw it I about drove off the road looking at it.

    Awesome machines.
  7. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    I just saw that one today going up to grand rapids!! That thing is huge!!
  8. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    I wondered how much something like that would cost.
  9. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,866

    Think about how much gold you come home with in your shoes through out thew years.....:cry:
  10. 04chevy2500

    04chevy2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    thats insane. wonder what the daily fuel cost is and how much a tire is.
  11. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    Maybe $2,200,000. :p

    Are you tired.:D
  12. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    :yow!: .............

    I wonder how much those chains cost, and weight?

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    Very cool! That's one heck of a big tooth on it.. lol.. good work using your shoe to show scale, thanks!
  14. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Looks like a good driveway rig. ;)

    Thanks for sharing the pix.
  15. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,594

    What are the tire chains made of? Great pictures.
  16. Craaaig

    Craaaig Senior Member
    Messages: 156

    that is awesome!
  17. sjosephlawncare

    sjosephlawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 284

    not only is it huge, but they also have a huge shop to put it in!! piss on snow, I'm going to start diggin for gold.
  18. BushHogBoy

    BushHogBoy Senior Member
    Messages: 665

    Probably chain? Which is nearly always steel.. LOL

    Dave's still tryin to figure out how big of a pusher it can handle I bet LMAO probably ordering a 992K tomorrow :jester:
  19. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    All of the gold and diamond mines I've been to require you to wear THEIR shoes or covers to prevent just such things from happening. Copper, nickel, etc don't seem to mind as much...
  20. granitefan713

    granitefan713 Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 163

    Sweet! Cat's 992K is my favorite Cat loader.:D