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  • How Big is a Backhoe?

    The backhoe is a piece of heavy equipment equipped with a digging bucket. This is set on the end of its arm. The arm portion closest to the vehicle is called the boom.

    Challenger Backhoe Dimensions

    Model MT265 PS-ML30-MH20 has a digging depth of 8' 1" with the backhoe bucket width measuring 10" – 37". The dump clearance is 6' 8". The net power (hp) is 31.6 and the operating weight is 3,041 lbs.

    The MT275-ML30-MH20 has a maximum digging depth of 8' 1" (SAE, standard stick). The min / max backhoe bucket width is 10" – 37". The dump clearance is 6' 8" and the operating weight is 3,107 lbs. The net power is 37.5.

    The MT295 PS-ML40-MH20 model has a min/max backhoe width of 10" – 37". The digging depth maxes out at 8' 1". The net power is 42.4 and the dump clearance is 6' 8.5". The standard operating weight is 4,277 lbs.

    Coyote Backhoe Dimensions

    The C14LB has a digging depth of 9' 2" and loader bucket capacity of 0.62 cubic yards. The dump clearance is 7' 2" and the net power is 42. The standard operating weight is 6, 6,834 lbs. The C16LB has a digging depth of 11' 2".

    The loader bucket capacity is 1 cubic yard (SAE heaped). The dump clearance (full height) is 8' 0". The net power is 63 and the standard operating weight is 10,582 lbs.

    Cub Cadet Specifications

    The model 7205-475-457 has a maximum digging depth of 6' 7". The min / max backhoe bucket width is 8" – 24". The loader bucket capacity is 0.22 cubic yards. The dump clearance (full height discharge) is 5' 3". The net power is 16 and the operating weigh is 2,942 lbs.

    The 7254-610-612 model has a digging depth that maxes out at 6' 7". The minimum / maximum backhoe bucket width is 8" – 24". The 7254-610-612 has a loader bucket capacity of 0.22. The net power (hp) is 20. The dump clearance (full height discharge) is 4' 5". The operating weight is 2,612 lbs.

    The 7265-476-408 has a digging depth of 7' 7.8" and min / max backhoe bucket width of 8" – 24". The loader bucket capacity is 0.37. The operating weight is 3,538 lbs.

    Although the backhoe dimensions vary, most of the models being sold today use hydraulics for the power. The backhoe arm is capable of making piots up to 200 degrees.

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