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  • My Homemade Backhoe

    Well there has been some interest in a few of my projects so I decided to start a new topic for each. This way each project is separate. This is the CDP backhoe I built a while ago. I bought plans for it.

    scott
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    Working

    some pics of it in action.
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    • #4
      Nice project. How much did it cost in material and how long did it take to complete ?
      To all who contribute to this board.
      My sincere thanks , Pete.

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      • #5
        Cost/Time

        The total cost came in around $2500 I think. Most of the cost is the hydraulics and motor. Once I had all the brackets made it took me about 3 weeks of steady work to put it together. I did the brackets on and off over a few months. At I regular "hobby" pace I could see it being a good winter project.

        scott

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        • #6
          reach?

          HI, Excellent job! I was wondering what the reach is?
          Nothing like working on a sewer..been there done that a few times *LOL*
          Regards,Farris
          Last edited by fyoung; 02-13-2006, 02:52 AM.
          Gone But Never Forgotten!

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          • #7
            specs

            The rated specs are:

            *digs down 6ft
            *max dump height is 6ft
            *swing is 110deg
            *bucket is 11" wide
            *bucket hold 1.3cuft
            *weights about 600lbs
            *ripping force is 2tons

            scott

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            • #8
              Very nice piece you`ve got there.The price to build is more than reasonable and you get to do what we all like to,WELD.With the size and specs of youre backhoe you should be able to recoup the cost to build in short order.Again nice job.

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              • #9
                You could have easily paid 10000$ for a factory made one. You saved alot of money, you got a backhoe exactly the way you want it, you have the satisfaction of a job well done and now you can brag about it to all your friends!
                Save our species! Lower metal prices!

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                • #10
                  thanks!

                  Thanks for all the words of encouragement. Right now I am in the process of building a small skidsteer loader. I will start a new thread for that. I am building it as I go, no plans.

                  scott

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                  • #11
                    nice job where did you purchase the plans that would be a good winter project
                    garthswelding@aol.com trail blazer 301g with all the fixins:delta band saw dewalt chop saw craftsman drill press, sp-135 mm251 spectrum 375 suite case mig, tig w/hi freq. one welding truck.

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                    • #12
                      Plans

                      The backhoe plans are available at www.cdp-backhoe.com. I liked his design the best and it was reasonably priced. There are a few others out there also, try doing a Google search on "backhoe plans" or "towable backhoe".

                      scott

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                      • #13
                        thanks for the imfo
                        garthswelding@aol.com trail blazer 301g with all the fixins:delta band saw dewalt chop saw craftsman drill press, sp-135 mm251 spectrum 375 suite case mig, tig w/hi freq. one welding truck.

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                        • #14
                          Originally posted by scottw View Post
                          Thanks for all the words of encouragement. Right now I am in the process of building a small skidsteer loader. I will start a new thread for that. I am building it as I go, no plans.

                          scott
                          nice bachhole , keep us posted on the skid steer loader like to see pics. of it sounds COOL

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                          Chris

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                          • #15
                            yeah but then you can say you built one yourself J/K

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                            Chris

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