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1960 D-Fab Trackmaster Loader - $2500 (Colechester, CT)


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#1 boyscout862 ONLINE  

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Posted November 19, 2015 - 09:46 AM

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This is interesting, I'd never heard of this brand before. I really like that it is a 2 cylinder Wisconsin. I can't get it so, maybe someone out here will like it. Good Luck, Rick

 

 

1960 D-Fab Trackmaster Loader - $2500 (Salem)

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condition: fair
make / manufacturer: Trackmaster
model name / number: D-Fab
 
1960 D-Fab Trackmaster Loader
Backhoe - Track machine - 2 cyl Wisconsin
Runs & Works
$2500 or BO

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Posted November 19, 2015 - 10:12 AM

I could have fun with that!


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 10:35 AM

I've been longing for a crawler for years...and a backhoe!    I have a buddy about an hour from Salem, and this would be so neat.  Wonder just how large it is?  I have a tough time telling.


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 12:56 PM

I like it, I'd love to own it, but it's a loooong way from here.


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 01:31 PM

Pretty neat. Doesn't look all that big from the pics. If it was down the road, I'd have to take a look. I'm learning there's a lot of nice stuff in Ct. :thumbs:


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 01:46 PM

I've been longing for a crawler for years...and a backhoe!    I have a buddy about an hour from Salem, and this would be so neat.  Wonder just how large it is?  I have a tough time telling.

 

They aren't all that big. Bet it's heavy though  :D :D :D

 

Here's a pic I found on the web.  It has a front blade instead of the loader.

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Posted November 19, 2015 - 02:03 PM

Pretty neat. Doesn't look all that big from the pics. If it was down the road, I'd have to take a look. I'm learning there's a lot of nice stuff in Ct. :thumbs:

Its bigger than I thought it would be. I bet it can do alot more than a Struck.  Its about an hour from me but I don't need it.

 

There is alot of neat things around here because of the big defense companies. Guys who built jet engines by day would build all sorts of things by night. There were 1000s of small shops that built parts for WWII. After the war, they were not needed but the tools and skills were around. Many of the guys worked alot of over time and used some of it for luxuries like GTs to save on time off. My little town had a Bolens dealership for over 30 years. There are alot of Bolens around here. This was an agricultural area so there were dealerships for all of the big tractors and they carried the GTs too. In the 80s the JD Dealer was doing so well that thay had two separate shops (30 mile apart) for compact tractors and GTs.

 

We also have a relatively dense population with 3.6 million people in 5000 square miles. There is just alot of stuff out there. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 05:03 PM

I like it, I'd love to own it, but it's a loooong way from here.

You think it's a long way? Try from here!


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 05:21 PM

Saw one of those in Portland last year, wonder if same one?? Was $3500 then, but looked like engine was not correct and I didn't like the way it was mounted at angle. Guy said was factory, but didn't seem right to me. WAS the big Wisconsin. Seemed like it would need a good going over, the tracks were kinda rusty and looks like this one is also, and seems the backhoe had some worked on links and pins problems.  Guess neat if you keep in mind it needs some attention.


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 06:00 PM

I just showed it to my wife, she said I can have it as long as I park it out front. Neighbor has had his JD track loader sitting out there for 2 years and she didn't want it to get lonely!
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Posted November 19, 2015 - 06:31 PM

I just showed it to my wife, she said I can have it as long as I park it out front. Neighbor has had his JD track loader sitting out there for 2 years and she didn't want it to get lonely!

I love good lawn art !  :rolling:


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 08:41 PM

SHE said Get it! and park in front???  Must have been Drunk, not normal action for the wives. OH, bet it would be a flower pot or bed in the buckets and vines growing all over it with flowers, Noww......I get it! :smilewink:


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Posted November 19, 2015 - 09:23 PM

That is neat. With the loader it looks like it would darned awkward for anyone over 20 to get on to run?
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Posted November 19, 2015 - 09:26 PM

Sure looks like it would be fun to use.
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Posted November 19, 2015 - 11:53 PM

That is so neat...I wish I had the funding to snap that up...wife says too close to Christmas.




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