This revised edition of a classic operation manual explains standard machine operations for the tractor-loader-backhoe. How to work with weight distribution, momentum, pitch of slope, and center of gravity.
It covers all the important issues of safety and maintenance. Then it delves into the work -- how to dig around utilities, plan jobs, as well as set-up techniques, grading and compaction techniques, trenching procedures, loading material, clearing land, and demolition methods.
This practical book is filled with illustrations, photos, and sample tests you need to help you master practically all the techniques and usages of this versatile machine.