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Old 12-30-2023, 09:17 PM
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Well a few years ago I picked up a Davis taskforce 200 Trencher..

The trencher part was missing so bought it as a mini dozer..

There are some design weaknesses in the 200 vs the newer 300 model which has a solid axle.

I'll post a separate thread for the 200..

But the main problem is the main shaft does not have support bearings so when pushed extra hard the shaft will bend and the sprocket will skip a tooth..

The 700 is nearly 3X the size of the 200 and it came with a backhoe..

I never dreamt I'd end up with a 700.. So win, win for sure..

The unit came with a backhoe and is running and driving..

The dirt blade is missing which is not a big thing to fabricate.

I started a facebook group for the Davis taskforce trenchers and the guy I bought this from posted it there..

I donated him 200.00 for it.. He was going to just give it away..
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Old 12-30-2023, 09:30 PM
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Let, me be the first Jenn you "SUCK" $200
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Very nice.
Any pics of the 200?
I am learning that I could really use something like that around here. I was thinking of getting the hoe attachment for my subcompact tractor, but they are hard on the tractor and they cost way more than I could get a full sized, used one around here for.
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INDUCING VACUUM!!!

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As I am thinking, why do you need a trencher.

But for that price, it would follow me home too.

I agree, you Suck!

Nice addition to the yard tools! A backhoe can be useful. I’m glad I picked my case CKs last summer, although I really should fix and move one of them down the road.


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Old 12-31-2023, 09:48 PM
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Very nice.
Any pics of the 200?
I am learning that I could really use something like that around here. I was thinking of getting the hoe attachment for my subcompact tractor, but they are hard on the tractor and they cost way more than I could get a full sized, used one around here for.
The 200 is really a cool piece of machine.. For the size and weight it's crazy just what it can do..

The 200 thread:

https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums...057#post798057
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Old 12-31-2023, 09:55 PM
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As I am thinking, why do you need a trencher.

But for that price, it would follow me home too.

I agree, you Suck!

Nice addition to the yard tools! A backhoe can be useful. I’m glad I picked my case CKs last summer, although I really should fix and move one of them down the road.


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Yes, yes.. there might be some potential major suckage possible..


I'm not into the trencher aspect.. No really good reason for the trencher part here in rock country..

But the way these thing work and for the size I don't think I could find a Mini dozer even close to the price range..

Reason why I phrased it that way is we have tight quarters so having a machine that has the features.. Hydrostatic drive, creep feature, super narrow..

This 700 with backhoe was just a lucky fall into..

I actually lined up a Woods 750 to fit onto the 200.. But this D100 is way more powerful and a much better backhoe..

Really it's the driveline and fabricated platform that is stunning..

The possibilities are endless in terms of modification..
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If I defend myself I am attacked.

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My attack thoughts are attacking my invulnerability.

I'd like to think of something smart, but I don't want to hurt myself.

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Another Johnson model J Project
Lathe? Maybe..... 1958 SBL 13"
Yeti Esseti Aka running welder on 3phase.

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Old 12-31-2023, 09:57 PM
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Here are the manuals for the machine and backhoe..

This little backhoe could be ordered with a 24" bucket..
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If I defend myself I am attacked.

My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world.

My attack thoughts are attacking my invulnerability.

I'd like to think of something smart, but I don't want to hurt myself.

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DoALL 36"
Another Johnson model J Project
Lathe? Maybe..... 1958 SBL 13"
Yeti Esseti Aka running welder on 3phase.

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Old 12-31-2023, 10:04 PM
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Found an FEL.. I'll modify it to fit.. for 500.00 is hard to pass up on.. I couldn't afford the steel for that kind of money and it's got all the right parts..

I had to fix my first oil leak.. The person who I bought it from thru on a full sized washer for the ORB fitting on the oil pump..

In low speed it worked but as soon as I went into high speed on the transmission and put the brakes on.. it shot oil..

So I pulled it apart and put in a new custom washer and new oring..

Ill order the correct ORB fittings when the time comes..

I'm on the hunt for a proper motor..

The original motor was a Wisconsin VH4D.. I'd love to find a replacement..

It's 30HP..

Finding either an exact replacement or something newer with better fuel management or even a diesel would be nice..

These Wisconsins had a square engine design with the bore and stroke the same..
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If I defend myself I am attacked.

My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world.

My attack thoughts are attacking my invulnerability.

I'd like to think of something smart, but I don't want to hurt myself.

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DoALL 36"
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Lathe? Maybe..... 1958 SBL 13"
Yeti Esseti Aka running welder on 3phase.

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