Technical resource


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    9th July 2014 Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers are set to hold their largest Donington Park auction to date next week.... read more
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    9th July 2014 What’s this picture all about? You’ll have to scroll down for that. Suffice to say, this... read more
  • The Terex Boom Booster

    4th July 2014 Here’s some canny thinking from the crane designers at the Terex Demag factory in Germany.... read more
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    2nd July 2014 This 34-tonner is the first Doosan excavator that Fraser Maclennan (Contractor) Ltd has ever bought.... read more
  • JCB launches several new machines at Hillhead

    27th June 2014 A host of stuff to tell you about from the Hillhead show, and that’s just on the JCB stand.... read more

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Technical Hints for Excavator Owners & Operators

With these notes we give hints to guide you in maintaining and operating your excavator. These are meant to augment, not replace, instructions given in your handbook and parts book which are supplied with each new excavator.

Our notes are short and may not be comprehensive. They do, however, answer most of the common questions that we at DIGBITS are asked on a regular basis.