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CAT D7 Stuck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by kcress31, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    We were trying to finish a logging rd yesterday and our dozer operator decided to make a new trail.

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  2. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    More D7 pictures and a few of our new used screening plant on site.

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  3. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    I have worked for a excavation company and I think we have had everything stuck at one time or the other. I know how bad it sucks when stuck out in the middle of the woods.
  4. jomama45

    jomama45 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,190

    Ooooooopssss!! What did/will you use to get that thing out?
  5. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    We will be using an excavator to try and get it out this morning. I hope I can get more pictures.
  6. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Looks like the beautiful woods of Thunder Bay we call home 10 days a year in October. Where are you from? Whats the moose population like there?
  7. asps4u

    asps4u Senior Member
    Messages: 543

    That looks like it should be fun to get out!
  8. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    If I were closer, I'd bring my 3/4 ton GMC over. Have her out in a jiffy.:laughing::laughing:

    Thats sucks, but looks like it should come out OK. Looks like he stopped as soon as she went through. Rather than trying to get out and digging in deeper.
  9. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    Get a Komatsu dozer, that will get it out
  10. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    A Cat D7 weighs about 55,000 lbs. A Komatsu D21-A weighs 7,500 lbs and has 40 hp.

  11. T&M SnowMan

    T&M SnowMan Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    after seeing that I gotta dig through my army pics, I got a D7G stuck pretty damn good...if I can find the pic I will post it...my whole right side track was sucked under...took another D7 with about 50ft of winch cable to pull it out...good times..haha
  12. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    Hmm, I could have sworn you just mentioned that whimpy 3/4 ton to pull a d7? Hmm! :laughing::laughing:
  13. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    I could bring this.
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2012
  14. T&M SnowMan

    T&M SnowMan Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    I should put a pic of the HETT I drove in the army...all the trailer tires turn when you cut the wheel, hauls all the tanks, and larger construction equipment...I got some diggin thru pictures to do
  15. campkd6

    campkd6 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    Thats the small machine PC300 I weigh 117,000 lbs with that on the deck 11' 6" wide. Can't move the PC400 not enough axles.
  16. big pusher

    big pusher Senior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 129

    That was my first thought that you would probably need at least a 400 class hoe to get that out. Another foot or so and the cab door would not have opened.
  17. kcress31

    kcress31 Senior Member
    Messages: 451

    I'm from Marathon. The dozer was working about 50 kms west of Marathon and about 70km north of the highway. There are quite a few moose around here but I swear I saw about 50 hunters for every moose. We were lucky and got it out with an excavator yesterday. Luckily the operator knew when to stop before he got into to much trouble.
  18. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Any pics of the recovery?
  19. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,066

    That tractor is an easy recovery, was the operator not paying attention to where he was going? Looks like it could have been avoided, but it's hard to tell unless your the one in the cab.

    The best way to retrieve a stuck piece of equipment is a fully loaded rock truck such as a Cat 769 or 773. Throw on about 40 ton on the back of one, go hook onto the stuck machine and give it a pull. Seen it done different times, even when a 980 Cat couldn't budge it
  20. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,372

    Is this one big enough?:D

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