Broke the mini-excavator. Track idler completely failed! 00:00 The wore out Idler 00:30 Grease Tensioner 01:00 Track not moving backward 02:28 Idler Removed 03:10 New Idler vs Old 03:34 New Idler installed 03:54 Track Install 04:30 Track on Mower On
A quick video on buying and owning a mini excavator for personal use around the home or farm.
00:00 Intro to Mini Excavator Ownership 00:28 Land Clearing Project Results 01:40 Cutting a road with a mini excavator 02:15 Grading and Gravel pad construction with a Mini Excavator 03:34 Mini Excavator Adding Thumb 05:00 Replacement Cutting Edge on an Excavator blade 06:20 Track Drives 08:20 Pin Wear 09:30 Undercarriage Inspection and Costs 11:15 Hydraulic Hoses 13:20 Cooling System
Finally had a minor failure that required some major time and work to fix. Disassembly of the excavator to change a throttle cable. Almost all of the external panels had to be removed on the excavator to get to the throttle cable for removal and installation.
Broken Equipment Grease Fitting Repair. I’m prepping my John Deere excavator for thumb installation. Grease fitting repair and getting rid of some of the bucket sloppiness in the machine. I take a look at the factory John Deere bucket coupler which is a wedge based design. How to find a grease fitting size match. I also found a replacement diesel cap for the fuel tank on this excavator.
Buying a used Mini Excavator. My experience buying and transporting a used John Deere 27C Mini Excavator for use around the house. Buying a used excavator is a great way for a homeowner to complete a large number of projects versus renting a machine over a long period.