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    Default Impressive...BIG PUSH at a show in NZ


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    Nice tractors but poor operators. Straight blade tractors are pushing too much and angle blade tractors not enough, should have had the angle blade tractors on the outside. And the pan operator loading the bowl in a ten foot distance instead of making a long cut and have all the tractors pushing evenly. Oh well it just for show. Thanks Tim for posting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rome K/G View Post
    Nice tractors but poor operators. Straight blade tractors are pushing too much and angle blade tractors not enough, should have had the angle blade tractors on the outside. And the pan operator loading the bowl in a ten foot distance instead of making a long cut and have all the tractors pushing evenly. Oh well it just for show. Thanks Tim for posting.
    Just a big playday in a little country that is steeped in Caterpillar history, guys made it a hell of an event and 2021 will be huge too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rome K/G View Post
    Nice tractors but poor operators. Straight blade tractors are pushing too much and angle blade tractors not enough, should have had the angle blade tractors on the outside. And the pan operator loading the bowl in a ten foot distance instead of making a long cut and have all the tractors pushing evenly. Oh well it just for show. Thanks Tim for posting.
    Ya know, there's what I hate about youtube & internet forums, & this one in particular...and why I'm about to quit. Everybody's a damned expert, & they all have to show off how much they know, (or think they know)...why post anything, when some critic behind a keyboard is gonna pick it apart?

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    Hi, ronm.
    Just so yer know, I thought perzackly the same thing when I read that post - and then I thought to myself, "Self, this just ain't worth dignifying with a comment. Just ignore it as another armchair critic."

    I know nothing of Rome K/G's background or experience so I am not able to say for sure if he is wunna them or not but he does leave himself open to that judgement by making comments like that one above. If he wasn't on wunna them dozers, HOW is he gonna KNOW how it went down???????????

    And can you imagine the mess that might ensue in getting that many separate push cats all backed after that one push, all with different transmissions and different rates of travel?????

    There is an OLD Latin saying to which I would draw your attention - "Nil Bastardo Carborundum." It translates roughly inter English - or American - as: "Don't let the b*#$@&^s grind you down."

    Just keep on being you and doing what you do to the best of your ability and let the others bring 'emselves undone by their own efforts if that is what they want to do.

    Just my 0.02.
    You have a wonderful day. Best wishes.

    Deas Plant.

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    Your correct Deas, I didnt mean to put it down, it is hard to keep that many machines in the same line. And your correct everyone does operate there equipment differently. I have thirty five years experience in earthmoving and clearing, It was just my opinion, it doesnt really matter how they do it, the show is just for fun. Keep on having a good time out there!

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    Impressive seeing all those big restored machines together. Did those front CCU work very well on the D9ís?

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    Hi, Rome K/G.
    As I see it, there is no 'right' or 'wrong', 'correct' or 'incorrect' in this sort of thing. We are each entitled to our opinion but sometimes that opinion might be best kept to one's self. But who is to be the judge of that?

    Personally, I thought they did pretty good job getting three of the dozers hooked up in that scraper push. It seemed to me that there might have been a lack of communication as it appeared that the 4th dozer had to come from some distance away to join the line.

    Just my 0.02.
    You have a wonderful day. Best wishes.

    Deas Plant.

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    Well I think they did a great job... Lots of BIG iron at this show. These are great guys for putting on a real show of earthmoving power. Quite a few videos on it.. They had some fabulous equipment in attendance, trucks, loaders, dozers, scrapers...and mostly big ones.
    Last edited by TimT; 04-23-2019 at 06:59 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deas Plant. View Post
    Hi, Rome K/G.
    As I see it, there is no 'right' or 'wrong', 'correct' or 'incorrect' in this sort of thing. We are each entitled to our opinion but sometimes that opinion might be best kept to one's self. But who is to be the judge of that?

    Personally, I thought they did pretty good job getting three of the dozers hooked up in that scraper push. It seemed to me that there might have been a lack of communication as it appeared that the 4th dozer had to come from some distance away to join the line.

    Just my 0.02.
    My apologies, I'll keep my opinions to myself. Good day.

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