What is a backhoe?

Answer A backhoe is a piece of heavy mobile construction equipment that is used for excavating. The backhoe has a bucket on the end of a long arm that digs debris out of the excavation Read More »

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What Is a Backhoe Loader?

A backhoe loader is a vehicular machine that is used for construction, landscaping and mining. The Institute of Quarrying says the machine carries a bucket in the front and also includes a backhoe ... Read More »

What is the horsepower on a 580k case backhoe?

The backhoe loader is a construction vehicle used in excavation and earth-moving; a front-mounted bucket allows it to gather dirt like a bulldozer and a shovel arm on the rear acts as a scoop. The ... Read More »

What is the weight of a Case 580B backhoe?

The Case 580B backhoe weighs in at 10,000 pounds. This model of Case backhoe is called "Construction King". It measures 16 feet long and seven feet wide. A real workhorse, many of these 70s-made t... Read More »

What year was a Ford 555B backhoe made?

The Ford 555B backhoe was produced over a period of four years, from 1985 to 1988. It is a backhoe loader tractor with a 3-cylinder diesel engine, and it weighs approximately 13,000 to 13,500 pound... Read More »