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    2014 Toyota 8FGCU25

    7,780 Hours

    $19,495

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    2014 Toyota 8FGCU25

    $19,495

    About this equipment

    The 2014 Toyota 8FGCU25 is an efficient forklift, designed for heavy-duty operations. With 7780 hours of use, it features a Toyota 4Y ECS engine, a 1 FWD + 1 REV Powershift Transmission, and a maximum lift capacity of 5,000 lbs. The forklift is equipped with side shift, tilt carriage, and frame leveling features for enhanced functionality. Despite minor cosmetic issues and a loose handrail, the machine is in good condition with a clean engine, functional transmission, and well-maintained hydraulic systems. The tires have 50% tread remaining, ensuring continued performance.

    Features

    • Forks
    • Side Shift
    • Tilt Carriage
    • Frame Leveling
    • Open Cab (OROPS)

    Specifications

    • Engine: Toyota 4Y ECS - 4 Cyl. - 48-51 HP -Diesel
    • 1 FWD + 1 REV Powershift Transmission
    • Forks/Work Tool Specs: L 3'6" x W 4 & 7/8"
    • Max Lift Height: 14.9'
    • Max Lift Capacity: 5,000 lbs
    • Tires: Magnum 21x7x15/16x5x10 & 1/2
    • Operational Weight: 8,002 lbs
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    2015 Volvo DD110B

    2,187 Hours

    $33,995

    $38,995

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    2015 Volvo DD110B

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    $38,995

    $33,995

    About this equipment

    The 2015 Volvo DD110B is a robust compactor designed for heavy-duty operations. With 2,187 hours of use, it features a dual drum and water spray system, and is powered by a 131 HP Volvo D4H diesel engine. The machine has a closed-loop hydrostatic transmission and a vibration frequency of 70 Hz at low amplitude and 50 Hz at high amplitude. Despite minor issues like a bent panel door and small areas of rust around the spray bars, the machine is in good condition with a clean engine compartment, functional transmission, and well-maintained hydraulic systems. The cabin is also in good shape, with only minor surface stains and small tears on the seat.

    Features

    • Dual Drum
    • Water Spray System
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter
    • Open Cab (OROPS)

    Specifications

    • Engine: Volvo D4H - 4 Cyl. - 131 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4i
    • Closed-Loop Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Vibration Frequency: Low Amplitude - 70 Hz/High Amplitude - 50 Hz
    • Centrifugal Force/Eccentric Force: Low Amplitude - 32,810 lbs/High Amplitude - 35,510 lbs
    • Water Spray Sys Capacity: 145 gallons
    • Drum Diameter: 51.2"
    • Wheelbase: 11'5"
    • Operational Weight: 24,807 lbs
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    2013 Volvo DD110B

    4,145 Hours

    $20,995

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    2013 Volvo DD110B

    $20,995

    About this equipment

    The 2013 Volvo DD110B is a robust compactor designed for heavy-duty operations. It features a Volvo Deutz D4H engine with 131 HP and a closed-loop hydrostatic transmission. The machine has a dual drum and a water spray system, and it's equipped with a diesel particulate filter. Despite having clocked 4,145 hours, the machine is in good condition with a clean engine compartment, functional transmission, and well-maintained hydraulic systems. However, it does have some minor issues, including leaks in the engine, malfunctioning top sprayers, surface rust, and missing headlights.

    Features

    • Dual Drum
    • Water Spray System
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter
    • Open Cab (OROPS)

    Specifications

    • Engine: Volvo Deutz D4H - 4 Cyl. - 131 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4i
    • Closed-Loop Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Vibration Frequency: Low Amplitude - 70 Hz/High Amplitude - 50 Hz
    • Centrifugal Force/Eccentric Force: Low Amplitude - 32,810 lbs/High Amplitude - 35,510 lbs
    • Water Spray Sys Capacity: 160 gallons
    • Drum Diameter: 51.2"
    • Wheelbase: 11'5"
    • Operational Weight: 24,807 lbs
  • 2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale

    2019 Ligchine SPIDERSCREED

    96 Hours

    $78,995

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    2018 Ligchine SpiderScreed-3-Wheel-Drive-In-Concrete-Screed-Machine for sale

    2019 Ligchine SPIDERSCREED

    $78,995

    About this equipment

    The 2019 Ligchine SPIDERSCREED is a compact, lightweight machine designed for precision concrete screeding. At only 1,280 lbs, this model is designed for upper deck concrete and slab-on-grade screeding applications. Its 3 wheel drive system gives you maneuverability to navigate any jobsite constraint. At the time of inspection, this unit was being stored indoors, and only 96 hours of use on the meter. However, it does have some cosmetic issues, including rusty wheels with cement residue, a possible puncture in the front left tire, missing grease cap covers, a rusty auger, and a hub nut on the front right wheel that may not be fully threaded. Operational function was not verified at the time of inspection.

    Specifications

    • Specifications displayed are publicly available and may not be specific to this listing:
    • Width: 94 in
    • Length: 69 in
    • Height: 57 in
    • Weight: 1,280 lbs
    • Front Tires: 12 lbs./sq. in.
    • Rear Tire: 10 lbs./sq. in.
    • Engine: Honda GX630 - 20.8 HP
    • Independent Hydraulic Front Wheel Drive
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    2017 John Deere 470G

    7,022 Hours

    $189,495

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    2017 John-Deere 470G for sale

    2017 John Deere 470G

    $189,495

    About this equipment

    The 2017 John Deere 470G is a robust and reliable excavator, designed for heavy-duty operations. With an operational weight of 112,916 lbs, it features a 76.5" Rockland bucket and hydraulic coupler. The enclosed cab is equipped with a backup camera, A/C, and heat for operator comfort. Despite having over 7,000 hours of operation, the machine is in good condition with a clean engine, functional transmission, and well-maintained hydraulic system. The machine has also recently undergone a hydraulic pump rebuild, giving it longevity for many hours to come. It does have some minor issues such as small hydraulic leaks, surface rust, and a non-operational travel alarm and horn.

    Features

    • 76.5" Rockland Bucket
    • Hydraulic Coupler
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Enclosed Cab
    • Backup Camera
    • A/C & Heat

    Specifications

    • Engine: John Deere Powertech PSS6135 - 6 Cyl - 13.5 L - 367 Hp - Diesel
    • Tier 4F
    • Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Track Shoe Width: 35.5"
    • Length of Track on Ground: 15'10"
    • No. of Carrier Rollers: 3 per side
    • No. of Rollers: 9 per side
    • No. of Shoes: 54 per side
    • Operational Weight: 112,916 lbs
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    2016 John Deere 410E

    7,287 Hours

    $206,995

    $254,995

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    2016 John Deere 410E

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    $254,995

    $206,995

    About this equipment

    This 2016 410E comes from John Deere's robust line up of articulated trucks. With a 443 Hp diesel engine and a payload of 82,157 lbs, this truck offer productivity for big jobs. The truck features a struck capacity of 23.3 yd3 and a heaped capacity of 29.7 yd3, differential lock, and an enclosed cab with A/C, heat, and radio. Despite having over 7,000 hours of operation, it remains in good condition with a clean engine, functional transmission, and good tires. However, it does have some issues, including hydraulic leaks, rust on the chassis, and minor cosmetic wear. Despite these, this machine is a workhorse for heavy-duty operations.

    Features

    • John Deere Dump Bed
    • Differential Lock
    • Enclosed Cab
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio

    Specifications

    • Engine: John Deere Power tech 6135 - 443 HP - Diesel
    • Tier 4
    • ZF Hydraulic Countershaft Transmission
    • 6x4
    • Dump Struck Capacity: 23.3 yd3
    • Dump Heaped Capacity: 29.7 yd3
    • Tires: Dumpxtra/Michelin 875/65R29
    • Payload: 82,157.5lbs
    • Gross Weight: 152,381.4 lbs
    • Net Weight: 70,224 lbs
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    2017 John Deere 410E

    7,486 Hours

    $217,495

    $274,995

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    2017 John Deere 410E

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    $274,995

    $217,495

    About this equipment

    This 2017 410E comes from John Deere's robust line up of articulated trucks. With a powerful 443 Hp, John Deere PowerTech 6135 diesel engine, it has a substantial operational weight of 70,224 lbs and a payload of 82,157 lbs. The truck features a struck capacity of 23.3 yd3 and a heaped capacity of 29.7 yd3. The enclosed cab is equipped with A/C, heat, and a radio for operator comfort. The truck operated normally during inspection, but the regeneration system needs further diagnosis as it is not cycling properly. Despite this issue with the DPF system and some noted leaks, the truck remains in good operational condition with 70% tire tread remaining and a clean, dry engine compartment.

    Features

    • John Deere Dump Body
    • Differential Lock
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Enclosed Cab
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio

    Specifications

    • Engine: John Deere PowerTech 6135 - 443 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • ZF Hydraulic Countershaft Transmission
    • 6x4
    • Dump Struck Capacity: 23.3 yd3
    • Dump Heaped Capacity: 29.7 yd3
    • Tires: Michelin 875/65 R29
    • Payload: 82,157 lbs
    • Gross Weight: 152,381 lbs
    • Net Weight: 70,224 lbs
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    2017 John Deere 460E

    5,974 Hours

    $319,495

    $410,495

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    2017 John-Deere 460E for sale

    2017 John Deere 460E

    Warranty available

    $410,495

    $319,495

    About this equipment

    The 460E articulated dump truck is the largest in John Deere's offering of ADTs. With a 481 Hp diesel engine and a burly 46-ton payload, this 2017 model is in great condition and ready to boost the productivity of your fleet. This truck features a heaped capacity of 33.4 yd3 and a dump angle of 70 degrees. Work from the comfort of a cab equipped with A/C, heat, and a radio. Despite minor cosmetic wear and a few issues such as a cracked hood and windshield, the truck is in good condition overall, with a clean engine compartment, good transmission, and 70% tread remaining on the tires.

    Features

    • John Deere Dump Body
    • Differential Lock
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Enclosed Cab
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio

    Specifications

    • Engine: John Deere PowerTech 6135 - 481 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • ZF Hydraulic Countershaft Transmission
    • 6x4
    • Dump Struck Capacity: 26.9 yd3
    • Dump Heaped Capacity: 33.4 yd3
    • Dump Angle: 70 degrees
    • Tires: Michelin 875/65 R29
    • Payload: 92,195 lbs
    • Gross Weight: 163,223 lbs
    • Net Weight: 71,028 lbs
  • 2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale

    2023 Wobbly CA1600

    1 Hours

    $20,200

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    2023 Wobbly CA1600 for sale

    2023 Wobbly CA1600

    $20,200

    About this equipment

    The Wobbly CA1600 is a compactor designed for easy operation and efficient performance. With its easy cleanout body design and Nycast® parts in critical wear areas, greasing is eliminated, making maintenance hassle-free. The adjustable hitch positioning allows for easy hookup and storage, while the multi-unit towing capability adds versatility to its functionality. The removable axles enable bodies to stack for freight optimization. This compactor has a maximum operational weight of 18,000 lbs and offers various ballast quantities for different load capacities. The Wobbly rollers are an industry favorite for soil, aggregate, and asphalt compaction.

    Features

    • Easy cleanout body design
    • Nycast® parts in critical wear areas to eliminate greasing
    • Adjustable hitch positioning for easy hookup and storage
    • Multi-unit towing capability
    • Removable axles – bodies stack for freight optimization

    Specifications

    • Overall width of compaction zone: 88” (2.24 m)
    • Height of machine: 51” (1.29 m)
    • Length outside of tires: 137” (3.48 m)
    • Length including hitch: 199” (5.05 m)
    • Ballast Qty: 6000 lbs (approx. 2 yds) (2715 KG) Load Per Tire LBS (KG): 462 (209)
    • Ballast Qty: 9000 lbs (approx. 3 yds) (4072 KG) Load Per Tire LBS (KG): 692 (313)
    • Ballast Qty: 12,000 lbs (approx. 4 yds) (5430 KG) Load Per Tire LBS (KG): 923 (418)
    • Ballast Qty: 15,000 lbs (approx. 5 yds) (6787 KG) Load Per Tire LBS (KG): 1154 (522)
    • Ballast Qty: 18,000 lbs (approx. 6 yds) (8145 KG) Load Per Tire LBS (KG): 1385 (627)
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    2008 Genie S-125

    5,096 Hours

    $43,995

    $61,995

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    2008 Genie S-125

    Price reduced

    $61,995

    $43,995

    About this equipment

    The Genie S-125 is a versatile lift that offers a maximum platform height of 125' and a maximum platform reach of 80'. With a lift capacity of 500 lbs, it is suitable for a variety of tasks. This particular machine, manufactured in 2008, has been well-maintained and is in good condition. The engine compartment is clean and dry, and the engine starts up smoothly without any issues. The transmission components are in good condition, and the tires have over 50% tread remaining. The hydraulic lines and fittings are clean, and the cylinders are in good condition. While there is some minor cosmetic wear and surface rust, overall, this lift is in good working order.

    Features

    • Jib
    • Power to Platform
    • Operator & Maintenance Manual

    Specifications

    • Engine: Duetz TD 2011 - L04I - 4 Cyl. - 74 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 0
    • 4WD
    • Max Lift Capacity: 500 lbs
    • Max Platform Height: 125'
    • Max Platform Reach: 80'
    • Tires: Outrigger IN445/65D22.5
    • Operational Weight: 46,195 lbs
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    2018 CASE 580SN

    2,622 Hours

    $68,995

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    2018 CASE 580-Super-N for sale

    2018 CASE 580SN

    $68,995

    About this equipment

    The CASE 580 Super N backhoe-loader is a versatile piece of equipment designed for heavy-duty tasks. This particular machine, manufactured in 2018, has been used for approximately 2622 hours. With an operational weight of 17,269 lbs, it is equipped with a 1 yd3 loader bucket and features an open cab. The engine, a Case 445TA/E3 with 97 HP, starts up smoothly without any unusual noises or smoke issues. The transmission components are in good condition, and the rear tires have 50% tread remaining. However, there are some negatives observed during inspection, including active leaks in the engine, drivetrain, and hydraulic hoses/fittings. The front tires have only 10% tread remaining, and the exterior shows above average wear.

    Features

    • *No Backhoe Bucket Included*
    • 1 yd3 Loader Bucket
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF
    • Open Cab

    Specifications

    • Engine: Case 445TA/E3 - 97 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • 2WD
    • Loader Clearance At Max Dump Height: 8'11"
    • Tires: Loadmaxx 11L-16 F-3/Maxdura 19.5L-24 r-4
    • Operational Weight: 17,269 lbs
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    2018 Caterpillar 299D2

    2,027 Hours

    $53,495

    $63,995

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    2018 Caterpillar 299D2

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    $63,995

    $53,495

    About this equipment

    The Caterpillar 299D2 offers superior traction and extended lift capabilities, making it a versatile choice for a range of applications. With an operational weight of 11,608 lbs, it is equipped with a 78" grapple bucket and auxiliary hydraulics. Powered by a Cat C3.8 engine with 95 HP, it meets EPA Tier 4F emissions standards. The machine starts up easily and no active leaks were seen from the engine during inspection. The transmission components and undercarriage are in good condition, and the tracks have approximately 70% life remaining. The cabin is well-maintained, with functioning operator displays and controls. There are some minor exterior scratches and rust on the hydraulic connections, but overall this Caterpillar 299D2 is in great condition.

    Features

    • 78" Grapple Bucket
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Open Cab

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cat C3.8 - 95 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • 2 Speed Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Standard Hydraulic Flow: 3,335 psi
    • Rated Operating Capacity (35% Tipping Load): 3,200 lbs
    • Tipping Load: 9,200 lbs
    • Track Width: 17 3/4"
    • Track Length: 87"
    • Operational Weight: 11,608 lbs
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    2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale2021 Terramac RT9 for sale

    2021 Terramac RT9

    64 Hours

    $349,995

    $411,495

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    2021 Terramac RT9

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    $411,495

    $349,995

    About this equipment

    The Terramac RT9 is built for versatility and reliability, and can be configured with a wide variety of attachments. This unit is equipped with a 15 foot flatbed dump body, and sports a carrying capacity of 18,000 pounds. With a zero turn radius and a two speed hydrostatic drive, this crawler carrier can help you transport materials into areas where other vehicles can't go. The enclosed cab provides a comfortable and safe working environment for the operator, with a backup camera, A/C, heat, and radio. The inspection reveals that the machine is well-maintained, with no active leaks and no unusual noises or vibrations during operation. The undercarriage, hydraulic components, and body panels are all in great condition. With only 64 operating hours, this machine is in excellent condition and ready to tackle any job!

    Features

    • 15' Flatbed w/ Hydraulic Dump
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Enclosed Cab (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Backup Camera
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio
    • Operator & Maintenance Manual

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cummins QSB6.7 - 225 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • 2 Speed Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Flatbed Dimensions: L 15' x W 7'10"
    • Track Width: 2'3.5"
    • Track Length: 14'11"
    • Track Length on Ground: 10'5"
    • Ground Pressure: 6.4 psi (loaded) / 3.8 lbs (unloaded)
    • Max Carrying Capacity: 18,000 lbs
    • Operational Weight: 26,345 lbs
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    2022 Terramac RT9

    119 Hours

    $437,995

    $545,995

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    2022 Terramac RT9

    Price reduced

    $545,995

    $437,995

    About this equipment

    The Terramac RT9 is built for versatility and reliability, and can be configured with a wide variety of attachments. This unit is equipped with a 15 foot flatbed dump body, and sports a carrying capacity of 18,000 pounds. With a zero turn radius and a two speed hydrostatic drive, this crawler carrier can help you transport materials into areas where other vehicles can't go. The enclosed cab provides a comfortable and safe working environment for the operator, with a backup camera, A/C, heat, and radio. The inspection reveals that the machine is well-maintained, with no active leaks and no unusual noises or vibrations during operation. The undercarriage, hydraulic components, and body panels are all in great condition. With only 119 operating hours, this machine is in excellent condition and is a great addition to any fleet!

    Features

    • 15' Flatbed w/ Hydraulic Dump
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Enclosed Cab (ROPS/FOPS)
    • Backup Camera
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio
    • Operator & Maintenance Manual

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cummins QSB6.7 - 225 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • 2 Speed Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Flatbed Dimensions: L 15' x W 7'10"
    • Track Width: 2'3.5"
    • Track Length: 14'11"
    • Track Length on Ground: 10'5"
    • Ground Pressure: 6.4 psi (loaded) / 3.8 lbs (unloaded)
    • Max Carrying Capacity: 18,000 lbs
    • Operational Weight: 26,345 lbs
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    2013 Freightliner M2

    181,918 Miles

    $45,995

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    2013 Freightliner M2

    $45,995

    About this equipment

    This 2012 Freightliner M2 106 reefer truck features an 18 foot cargo body. The box is fitted with a Thermo King refrigeration unit that was not operable at the time of inspection. Equipped with a Cummins ISB 6.7 diesel engine and an Allison 2500 HS automatic transmission, the truck has a wheelbase of 17' and a GVWR of 33,000 lbs. Check out the full inspection report for more details about its condition.

    Features

    • Thermo King Refrigeration Unit
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics
    • Ramps
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Overdrive
    • Cruise Control
    • A/C & Heat
    • Operator & Maintenance Manual

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cummins ISB - 6.7 L - 250 Hp - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • Allison 2500 HS Automatic Transmission
    • Air Brakes
    • Cargo Body Dimensions: L 18' x W 7'10" x H 6'11"
    • Tires: Bridgestone 11R22.5
    • Wheelbase: 17'
    • GVWR: 33,000 lbs
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    2006 Freightliner M2

    42,028 Miles

    $39,495

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    2006 Freightliner M2 for sale

    2006 Freightliner M2

    $39,495

    About this equipment

    This 2006 Freightliner M2 has been used as a hi-rail truck previously. This unit is equipped with a Palfinger PSC 6000 crane, making it ideal for a variety of material handling applications. The Mercedes MBE 900-230 engine provides 230 HP, and the truck also features air brakes, stabilizer jacks, and a PTO. Despite some cosmetic wear and minor issues, such as an oil leak and inoperative A/C and heating components, this truck is in overall good condition. It features a clean engine compartment, smooth engine startup, and well-maintained transmission components. The tires have over 50% tread remaining, and the chassis and frame are in good shape.

    Features

    • Palfinger PSC 6000 Crane
    • PTO
    • Overdrive
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Stabilizer Jacks
    • Cruise Control
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio
    • Operator & Maintenance Manual

    Specifications

    • Engine: Mercedes MBE 900-230 - 6.4 L - 230 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • 4x2
    • Air Brakes
    • Tires: Handcook 11R22.5
    • Wheelbase: 240"
    • GVWR: 33,000 lbs
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    2012 Caterpillar 259B3

    3,313 Hours

    $25,995

    $34,995

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    2012 Caterpillar 259b for sale

    2012 Caterpillar 259B3

    Price reduced

    $34,995

    $25,995

    About this equipment

    The Caterpillar 259B3 is a compact track loader designed for versatility and efficiency. This particular machine, manufactured in 2012, has an operational weight of 9,226 lbs and has been used for approximately 3,313 hours. It features a 0.52 yd3 bucket, auxiliary hydraulics, and an enclosed cab (although the door and glass have been removed). The engine is a CAT C3.4 DIT with 74 HP, and it has a hydrostatic transmission. The machine has a clean engine compartment, good transmission components, and a well-maintained undercarriage. See the full inspection report for more details about its condition.

    Features

    • 0.52 yd3 Bucket
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics
    • Enclosed Cab (Door & Glass has been Removed)
    • A/C & Heat

    Specifications

    • Engine: CAT C3.4 DIT - 3.3 L - 4 Cyl. - 74 HP - Diesel
    • Hydrostatic Transmission
    • EPA Tier 4i
    • Hydraulic Pressure (Standard): 3,335 psi
    • Rated Operating Capacity: 3,000 lbs
    • Tipping Load: 5,900 lbs
    • Operational Weight: 9,226 lbs
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    2010 Caterpillar 299C

    3,969 Hours

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    2010 Caterpillar 299C

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    About this equipment

    The Cat 299C track loader is designed for superior traction in variable ground conditions and extended vertical reach for easy truck loading. This 2010 model has 3,969 hours of usage and features a loader bucket, auxiliary hydraulics, and enclosed cab. It’s fully inspected by one of Boom & Bucket’s professional diesel mechanics, and is backed by our Powerhouse Protection plan. Check out the inspection report for more details about its condition!

    Features

    • Bucket
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter
    • Enclosed Cab
    • A/C & Heat

    Specifications

    • Engine: Caterpillar C3.4 - 4 Cyl. - 90 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4i
    • Hydraulic Pressure (Standard): 3,335 psi
    • Tipping Load: 8,338 lbs
    • Operational Weight: 10,730 lbs
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    2014 JCB 509-42

    2,798 Hours

    $55,000

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    2014 JCB 509-42

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    $73,995

    $55,000

    About this equipment

    The JCB 509-42 telehandler is a versatile piece of equipment designed for lifting and carrying heavy loads. With a maximum lift height of 42 feet and a maximum lift capacity of 9,000 lbs, it is suitable for a variety of applications. This particular machine, manufactured in 2014, has been used for approximately 2798 hours. It features forks, auxiliary hydraulics, a standard coupler, and a tilt carriage. The engine is a JCB 4.4L 4-cylinder diesel engine with 74 HP, meeting EPA Tier 4i emissions standards. The machine has a 4-speed powershift close-coupled transmission and 4WD capability.

    Features

    • Forks
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics
    • Standard Coupler
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter
    • Tilt Carriage
    • Frame Leveling

    Specifications

    • Engine: JCB - 4.4 L - 4 Cyl. - 74 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4i
    • 4 Speed Powershift Close Coupled Transmission
    • 4WD
    • Max Lift Height: 42'
    • Max Lift Capacity: 9,000 lbs
    • Lift Capacity at Full Height: 6,000 lbs
    • Lift Capacity at Full Reach: 1,800 lbs
    • Fork/Work Tool Specs: L 5' x W 6" x T 2 & 1/2"
    • Tires: Galaxy 14.00 - 24
    • Weight: 22,430 lbs
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    2007 JLG 600AJ

    4,061 Hours

    $24,995

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    $32,995

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    About this equipment

    The JLG 600AJ articulating boom is a versatile lift that offers a maximum height of 60 feet and a capacity of 500 lbs. Offering excellent maneuverability in tight areas, this 2007 model can help you access tough to reach places. This unit features a jib, hydraulic leveling, and power to the platform, providing flexibility and ease of use. The Deutz engine starts up smoothly with no unusual noises or smoke issues. The transmission components are in good condition, and the tires are foam filled. The chassis and frame are in good condition, and the hydraulic lines and fittings are clean. While there are some minor cosmetic wear and dull paint, the overall condition of the machine is solid.

    Features

    • Jib
    • Hydraulic Leveling
    • Power to Platform
    • Foam Filled Tires
    • Operator & Maintenance Manual

    Specifications

    • Engine: Deutz - F4M2011 - 4 Cyl. - 65 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 3
    • Split Hydrostatic Transmission
    • 4WD
    • Max Lift Height: 60'
    • Max Lift Capacity: 500 lbs
    • Tires: OTR 355/55D625 NHS
    • Operational Weight: 23,835 lbs
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    2014 Caterpillar H120Es

    1 Hours

    $34,995

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    2014 Caterpillar H120Es

    $34,995

    About this equipment

    The Cat H120Es hydraulic hammer delivers consistent power for efficient excavation. Designed to be paired with a Cat excavator, this 2014 breaker functioning well and is a great choice for demolition or quarry work. If you are looking for an excavator to power this unit, contact our team for more details on the Cat 323F (#A3126199) pictured!

    Specifications

    • Maximum Rated Flow: 45 gal/min
    • Blows per Minute: 350-620
    • Operating Weight: 3,520 lbs
    • Carrier Weight: 35,300 lbs (Min) - 59,500 lbs (Max)
    • SN: HHC00936
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    2017 Caterpillar 323F L

    3,574 Hours

    $169,995

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    2017 Caterpillar 323F L

    $169,995

    About this equipment

    The Caterpillar 323F L excavator is a powerful and versatile machine designed for heavy-duty excavation work. With an operating weight of 50,900 lbs, it is capable of handling large-scale projects with ease. Equipped with a CAT 48" bucket and an additional skeleton bucket, it offers excellent digging and material handling capabilities. The enclosed cab provides a comfortable and safe working environment, complete with A/C, heat, and rear camera. The machine is powered by a Caterpillar C7.1 ACERT engine, delivering 161 horsepower. During inspection, the engine started up easily with no unusual noises or smoke issues. The hydraulic system performed well, with smooth operation and the ability to power an array of attachments. Overall, this excavator is in good condition with low hours, and ready for any job. The CAT H120ES Hydraulic Hammer and Epiroc Concrete Processor pictured in the operating videos, are available for purchase separately on boomandbucket.com. Contact our team for more details!

    Features

    • CAT 48" (1.8 yd3) Bucket
    • Skeleton Bucket
    • Quick Coupler
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics
    • Enclosed Cab
    • ROPS/FOPS
    • A/C + Heat
    • Rear View Camera
    • *Hammer & Processor Are Available for Sale Separately (Search Stock Numbers A3884492 & A4831292)*

    Specifications

    • Engine: Caterpillar C7.1 ACERT 161Hp 7.1L I6 TD
    • Tier 4
    • Hydrostatic Transmission
    • Hydraulic Relief Pressures: Max = 5,511 psi / Equip + Travel = 5,076 psi
    • Track Length: 14' 8"
    • Track Gauge: 7' 10"
    • 49 Shoes / 8 Track Rollers / 2 Carrier Rollers (per side)
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    2013 Caterpillar TH514C

    5,095 Hours

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    $71,995

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    About this equipment

    The Caterpillar TH514C telehandler is a versatile and powerful machine designed for heavy lifting and material handling. With a maximum lift height of 45 feet and a rated load capacity of 11,000 lbs, it is capable of handling a wide range of tasks. This particular telehandler, manufactured in 2013, has been used for approximately 5,095 hours and has an operational weight of 24,890 lbs. It is equipped with forks, auxiliary hydraulics, outriggers, and an enclosed cab with A/C and heat. During inspection, the machine showed several positive aspects, including a clean and dry engine compartment, no active leaks, and a well-maintained transmission. The chassis and frame are in good condition, and the hydraulic lines and fittings are clean and in good working order. The cabin is in good condition, with solid floors, panels, and controls that are functioning properly. See the full report for more details about its condition!

    Features

    • Forks
    • Auxiliary hydraulics
    • Outriggers
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter
    • Tilt Carriage
    • Side Shift
    • Frame Leveling
    • Enclosed Cab
    • A/C & Heat

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cat C3.4B - 3706/2200 - 101 HP - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4i
    • Powershift Transmission
    • Max Lift Height: 45'
    • Rated Load Capacity: 11,000 lbs
    • Load @ Max Reach: 3,000 lbs (Stabilizers Down)
    • Load @ Max Height: 7,000 lbs (Stabilizers Down)
    • Forks/Work Tool Specs: L 5'11"
    • Tires: Gamso 14.00-24
    • Operational Weight: 24,890 lbs
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    195,552 Miles

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    2012 Freightliner M2 106

    $41,995

    About this equipment

    This 2012 Freightliner M2 106 reefer truck features an 18 foot cargo body with a Thermo King refrigeration unit, making it suitable for transporting temperature-sensitive goods. Equipped with a Cummins ISB 6.7 diesel engine and an Allison 2500 HS automatic transmission, the truck has a wheelbase of 17' and a GVWR of 33,000 lbs. Overall the truck is in good condition with minimal wear, and features clean engine compartment and tires with 90% tread remaining.

    Features

    • Thermo King Refrigeration Unit
    • Equipped With Diesel Particulate Filter & DEF Tank
    • Liftgate
    • Ramps
    • Overdrive
    • Cruise Control
    • A/C & Heat
    • Radio

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cummins - ISB 6.7 - 250 Hp - Diesel
    • EPA Tier 4F
    • Allison 2500 HS Automatic Transmission
    • 4x2
    • Air Brakes
    • Cargo Body Dimension: L 18'3" x W 8'6" x H 6'10"
    • Tires: Bridgestone 11R22.5
    • Wheelbase: 17'
    • GVWR: 33,000 lbs
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    2015 JLG G10-55A

    7,274 Hours

    $62,995

    $76,495

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    Features

    • Forks
    • Outriggers
    • Side Shift
    • Tilt Carriage
    • Frame Leveling
    • OROPS

    Specifications

    • Engine: Cummings QSB4.5L - 4 Cyl - 130 Hp - Diesel
    • 4 FWD/3REV Powershift Transmission
    • 2WD/4WD/Crab Steer
    • Max Lift Height: 55'
    • Max Lift Capacity: 10,000 lbs
    • Forks Dimension: L 3'11" x W 6'2"
    • Tires: Firestone 400/75-28
    • Operating Weight: 34,400 lbs

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Overview

An excavator is a powerful, multipurpose construction machine used for digging out the earth with a bucket attachment. Diesel-powered and designed to handle a variety of tasks, excavators have evolved into an essential piece of heavy equipment for construction sites, mining, waste management, forestry, and other industries.

Types and Components of Excavators

New and used excavators come in various sizes and styles, but the primary purpose remains the same – digging. The most common types of excavator are the standard hydraulic excavators, mini excavators, and long-reach excavators. 

Standard excavators are versatile and efficient, perfect for the majority of construction projects. Compact excavators are smaller in size, making them an excellent choice for jobs in confined spaces or where maneuverability is essential. Long-reach excavators have an extended arm and boom, granting them access to hard-to-reach areas for tasks like dredging or excavation in deep pits.

Most excavators for sale have a tracked design, which provides increased stability and resistance to slipping on rough or loose terrain. However, some models feature wheels for more accessible transportation and increased speed on paved surfaces.

The main components of an excavator include the cab, engine, boom, digging arm, hydraulic system, and attachment (usually a bucket). The cab is where the operator sits and controls the machine, typically offering excellent visibility and comfort. The engine powers the excavator, with most models using diesel engines for their power and efficiency. The boom, a long articulated arm, provides the excavator's range and reach. The digging arm, also known as the dipper or stick, connects to the boom and attachment, allowing the excavator to dig and carry materials.

The hydraulic system plays a critical role in the operation of an excavator. It uses pressurized fluid to move the boom, arm, and attachment, granting the machine its incredible power and precision. The attachments, most commonly a bucket, are interchangeable, allowing the excavator to take on various tasks beyond digging.

Capabilities and Uses of Excavators

While excavators are primarily used for digging, their adaptability and diverse range of attachments make them one of the most versatile heavy machines in the construction industry. Excavators can dig between 10 to 48 feet deep, depending on the size and reach of the model. They are also stable on slopes, making them ideal for digging trenches, foundations, and even large pits.

With the right attachments, excavators can take on many other tasks:

1. Clearing Brush: Using brush cutters or mulcher attachments, excavators can effectively clear land of unwanted vegetation and overgrowth. This capability is especially useful in preparing construction sites and maintaining property borders.

2. Loading and Dumping: When equipped with a bucket attachment, the excavator becomes an efficient loader, capable of lifting and transporting large amounts of materials, such as soil, gravel, sand, rocks, and debris. This comes in handy while working on construction sites, in mining, or during waste management tasks.

3. Demolishing: Fitted with a hydraulic breaker or crusher attachment, excavators transform into powerful demolition machines. They can effectively break through walls, floors, and even reinforced concrete, making them indispensable in demolition and renovation projects.

4. Lifting and Moving Objects: Excavators can also function as cranes when equipped with a lifting attachment, enabling them to move heavy objects around construction sites or load materials onto trucks.

5. Drilling and Piling: With a rotary drilling attachment, excavators can bore holes into the ground for installing foundation elements like piles or conducting soil tests.

Safety and Maintenance of Excavators

Like any heavy equipment, safety is of utmost importance when operating an excavator. Operators must undergo proper training and obtain necessary certifications to ensure they can safely and effectively maneuver the machine. Always adhere to safety guidelines and regulations, including wearing appropriate safety gear, maintaining a secure working distance, and following load capacities.

Routine and regular maintenance of excavators is vital to ensure their longevity and efficiency. Operators should inspect their machines daily, checking for any damages, leaks, or potential issues. Regularly monitoring the hydraulic system, engine, transmission, and tracks or wheels can help detect any problems early, preventing costly repairs or downtime.

Conclusion

Excavators are a valuable asset to the construction, mining, and other industries, thanks to their versatility, power, and efficiency. With various types, sizes, and attachments available, these machines can handle a wide range of tasks beyond digging. By prioritizing safety and following proper maintenance procedures, operators can make the most of these high-powered construction machines and ensure their successful integration on any project site.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The cost of used excavators can vary widely, from $15,000 to over $100,000, depending on factors such as type, age, and condition. When searching for used excavators, consider aspects like location, year, and price to find a suitable option. Compare features, specifications, and manufacturer support to ensure the machine meets your needs.

    Before purchasing, try to inspect the excavator in person and inquire about its service history and maintenance records. Well-maintained machines with readily available replacement parts are more valuable investments. By taking these factors into account and conducting thorough research, you can find the right used excavator for your needs at a fair price.

  • Some of the best excavator manufacturers include Caterpillar, John Deere, Volvo, Liebherr, and Komatsu.

  • Excavators are used for general earth moving, site preparation, digging ponds, swimming pools, reservoirs, demolition, and dredging rivers.

  • Mini excavators weigh around 10,000 lbs, medium excavators weigh about 15,000 lbs, while large excavators can weigh 100,000 lbs.

  • When searching for a used excavator, there are several factors to consider. These include the type of excavator, construction equipment brands, size, performance, condition, and more. Excavator types range from mini excavators for smaller projects to hydraulic, wheeled, and mobile excavators for more significant projects. Whether you are looking for new and used excavators for landscaping projects or other construction work, keep these factors in mind:

    1. Equipment type: Consider the type of excavator that best fits your needs, based on the size and nature of your project. Popular types include mini excavators for smaller projects, hydraulic excavators for more substantial work, and wheeled or mobile excavators for projects requiring more mobility. Review listings and auctions today to find the right equipment type for your job.

    2. Brands: Research different excavator manufacturers and their product offerings, such as Bobcat, Caterpillar, and Komatsu. Look for trusted brands and make notes to compare features and performance.

    3. Condition: Inspect the excavator's overall condition, including its engine, hydraulics, and buckets. Check for signs of damage, rust, or excessive wear. If you're buying from an online auction or a huge inventory marketplace, examine photographs, and read descriptions carefully, particularly with high-risk auctions.

    4. Hours of usage: Check the hour meter on the excavator to estimate its usage, wear and tear, and remaining lifespan. A lower hour reading typically indicates a lesser-used machine, which may result in a longer-lasting investment.

    5. Maintenance history: Inquire about the maintenance history of the excavator and verify that it has been serviced regularly by its previous owners. Proper service can increase equipment's longevity and help prevent costly repairs down the line.

    6. Location: Consider the location of the used excavator as it will impact shipping and transportation costs. Some marketplaces offer location-based searches, making it easier to find equipment near your project site.

    7. Price: Compare prices of used excavators across different marketplaces to find a suitable option within your budget. Keep in mind that some sellers may be willing to negotiate, so always be prepared to bargain for a better deal.

    8. Buying format: Review different buying formats, such as online auctions or private sales. Auctions often offer an extensive selection of inventory with higher risk, while private buying experiences like Boom & Bucket give you more information about the machine and its history.

    9. Test drive: If possible, arrange for a test drive or viewing before purchasing the excavator to get a better understanding of its performance, functionality, and overall condition.

    By considering these factors and using comparison tools like watching compared meters, saved searches, and item notes, you can make an informed decision when buying a used excavator for your business. Don't forget to stay up-to-date on the latest listings by signing up for email alerts, and always expand your search on different platforms to have a wide range of options to choose from.

  • The more hours a machine has logged, the closer its components may be to failure. When buying a used excavator, ask for a full inspection report, maintenance records and oil sample history. Common issues include wear in the mounting pistons, wear and cracks in the tracks, and operate seat issues.

  • Excavator operators can make anywhere from $33,000 to $60,000 a year.

  • There are no special certifications needed to become an excavator operator, however, you will need a driver's license and/or CDL. Most employers prefer that you are trained and have previous experience using heavy equipment, but they may provide additional training after hiring you.

  • Conducting proper maintenance on a used excavator involves several critical steps. Here's a brief overview:

    1. Regular inspection: Regularly inspect the excavator for any visible signs of wear, damage, or leaks. Pay extra attention to hydraulic lines, hoses, and seals, as these can cause operational issues if damaged.

    2. Fluid checks: Check engine oil, hydraulic fluid, coolant, and fuel levels at regular intervals, ensuring they are at the recommended levels. Change fluids per manufacturer guidelines and address any leaks immediately.

    3. Lubrication: Grease all pivot points, including bucket, boom, and stick connections, to reduce friction and wear. Consult the manufacturer's guidelines for specific lubrication intervals and grease types.

    4. Track tension: Inspect the tension of the excavator tracks periodically and adjust as needed, per the operator's manual, to prevent uneven wear or potential damage.

    5. Filter replacement: Replace air, oil, and fuel filters as per the recommended schedule in the manufacturer's maintenance guide.

    6. Clean the radiator: Regularly clean the excavator's radiator to ensure proper airflow and cooling. Overheating can cause severe engine damage.

    7. Inspect and replace wear parts: Periodically inspect wear parts like bucket teeth, cutting edges, and undercarriage components. Replace these parts as needed to maintain the excavator's efficiency and performance.

    8. Scheduled maintenance: Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule for routine service and inspections, including engine tune-ups and hydraulic system checks.

    Always refer to the excavator's operator and maintenance manual for specific procedures and guidelines related to your specific make and model. Regular maintenance can help maximize the used excavator's performance, prolong its life, and reduce downtime and repair costs.

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