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The End of Cat Trucks

Caterpillar announced today that production of their Cat line of trucks will cease with no further orders accepted as existing customer orders are fulfilled. BOOM! Just like that the dream is over. This past summer Caterpillar announced plancs to bring production … Continue reading

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The New Age of Golf

Some say that the popularity of golf in the United States is fading to historic lows. Generic hyperbole perhaps but this is the internet after all. With the apparent fading of Tiger Woods maybe the sport needs to find a new … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Equipment – Western NY Style

It is March 18th and the beast known as winter still haunts the land. Despite the piercing cold of its jaws we must venture outside in search of trucks and heavy equipment. Below are the fruits of our labor.  

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At the Dealer – CAT 740B

Behold! The CAT 740B 2nd generation! Browsing through the spec sheet for the 740B I found some random pieces of data that I felt needed to be shared. Two person cab Oil/nitrogen filled shocks 148 gallon fuel tank 43.5 Ton … Continue reading

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Cat, for all your logging needs

Has Caterpillar become the one stop shop for all your logging needs? Now that the CT660 is in the lineup nearly every piece of heavy equipment necessary for logging is covered except for the saw mill. Click any photo below … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Last year the Cat CT660 hit the trucking scene in a big way. After all, it’s not everyday that a new truck hits the market by a company more adapt at building bulldozers. As part of the CT660 marketing blitz … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun – Auction Time

Who doesn’t love a good auction?  The prospect of grabbing something for below cost is exciting and the bidding process can be near gambling level addictive.  There is a reason why eBay is still in business.  Yesterday I attended an … Continue reading

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On the Job – CAT PM201

A few weeks back Marc sent in some great photos of Terex cold planer riding on the back of a Peterbilt. Today I bring you the rival to that great machine, the CAT PM201. I had the good fortune to … Continue reading

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Navistar and Caterpillar – Close Friends Getting Closer

Way back in the ancient history of 2008 Caterpillar and Navistar joined forces to create a new truck manufacturing company called NC(2) Globall, LLC.  The goal of this company was to create trucks for various markets around the world.  The … Continue reading

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American Hard Hat

American Trucker, American Logger, American Chopper, American Hot Rod, American Pickers and now….American Hardhat.  Caterpillar and the Travel Channel have jumped headlong into the reality television cesspool. Caterpillar is excited to support a new Reality-competition TV series scheduled to air … Continue reading

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