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World's Biggest Hydraulic Shovel?

The world's biggest hydraulic shovel has been the Bucyrus RH400 for many years -- read on to learn more about this monstrous hydraulic machine!

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World's Fastest ... Tractor?

by Dr McCaslin | Jul 04, 2019 |

Tractor, JCB, Monster Machines


The record for the world’s fastest tractor was recently shattered by a modified JCB Fastrac series tractor. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to review some of the basic facts behind this feat, including what kind of mods were necessary to achieve it.


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The Truly Monstrous BelAZ 75710

by Dr McCaslin | Jan 17, 2019 |

Mining, Monster Machines, Dump truck, Mining Truck

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In this Shop Talk Blog post, our topic is going to be the world’s biggest mining truck: the BelAZ 75710 ultra class dump truck. Learn about the powerful systems at work in this dump truck, and be awed at its specifications. This one is truly a monster!

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The LeTourneau L-2350 Monster Loader

by Dr McCaslin | Sep 05, 2018 |

Monster Machines, Front Loader


Imagine a rubber-wheeled front loader that is more than 20 feet high, can lift the equivalent of 30 cars over its head, has a hoist capacity of 80 tons, and has tires that weigh 7 tons. That is an accurate description of the world's biggest front-end loader, the LeTourneau L-2350 -- the topic of this Shop Talk Blog post!

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