Heavy Equipment

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Hauling a Mini Excavator

How do you transport a mini excavator without using a trailer? Why in a minivan,... More

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Heavy Lifters

Telehandlers resemble forklifts, but they have telescoping booms and the ability to drive on rough terrain. More

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Cool Work Wheels: White Motor Company COE

Configured as a mobile welding shop, this early 60's truck is still going strong. More

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Highlight Reel: Construction Pros Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

When it comes to dumping liquid, some contractors like to think big. More

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Learning to Operate an Excavator—Sort Of

Dig This is a school where you have to pass a breathalyzer test before you can go... More

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A Home-Built Mobile Crane

The kind of man who builds a 50-foot paddle steamer is the same kind of man who builds a crane. More

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Cat Jenga

A board game played on a grand scale with very expensive equipment. More

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Telehandler Bank Heist

Texas thieves make ATM cough up the cash. More

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A Trip to the Heavy Equipment Boneyard

Who wouldn’t want to poke through a field containing a donkey-engine, modified... More

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Mega Tunneling Machine

I don't know anyone who will ever see, much less operate one of these machines, but that doesn't mean it's not fun to watch. More


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