Category : Scrapers

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The International-Harvester E200 scraper – A new look

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We last had an overview of the International Harvester E200 back in 2007, and a considerable amount of new information has come to hand since...
Caterpillar Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 619 motor scraper

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Caterpillar’s model 619 motor scraper was the very first of its ‘600’ series machines and introduced quite a few innovations not seen on its previous...
Classic Machines Contractor Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Wabco 252 scraper

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As it transpired, the Wabco 252FT was the last in a long line of C-series Tournapulls, and was an excellent machine, but debuted at the...
International-Harvester Scrapers

Classic Machines: The International 295 PayScraper revisited

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A big ‘heavy hitter’ from International-Harvester, the 295 had quite a measure of success during its production life, even making the transition into a ‘B’...
Classic Machines Scrapers

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Some ideas are brilliant but never seem to catch on, some are basically flawed from the start and others are the subject of nightmares and...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic machines: The Caterpillar 615 scraper

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Clark-Michigan Scrapers

The Clark-Michigan 110-15 scraper

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Clark-Michigan is a name more commonly known to New Zealand contractors for its range of wheel loaders rather than motor scrapers. However the Michigan range...
Classic Machines Contractor Scrapers

Classic Machines: LeTourneau’s Model A Tournapull

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R.G LeTourneau conceived the idea of the self-propelled motor scraper while recovering from a near-fatal auto accident.  He approached Caterpillar with the concept but they...
Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: International-Harvester’s 495 PayScraper

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A large brute of a motor scraper, the International-Harvester model 495 was the only three-axle, open bowl scraper ever offered by the Company and it...