New owner of Hymac 580B

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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #71 by Andy80 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:37 pm

To be more mobile with my Hymac i have spent the last couple of mounts building a wagon so i can pull my excavator short distances :)
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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #72 by Jeremy Rowland » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:50 am

Nice one Andy :thumbup: this does make a lot of sense especially with an old cast pad machine that tracks slowly, plus the trailer will come in useful to move other machines.

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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #73 by Andy80 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:43 pm

In the fall i got hold on a tilt bucket and a ripper tooth for a good price. The only problem was, i didn't had extra hydraulics on the dipper arm :think:

My Hymac had an extra boost function on the dipper arm, allowing me to control the dipper with two controls. Very good if you want to move the dipper while tracking or speed up the digging.
I didn't want to lose that function. If i in the cab could switch between the dipper boost and the tilt bucket that function would not be lost.

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So in went to the hydraulic dealer an purchased an electric 6/2 valve, pipes and tubes. And this is the result:

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After i covered everything with new paint, dont have pictures of that
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The result was very satisfying: My Hymac feels almost modern now :)

The result can be seen in the video bellow that also is showing the restoration of the tilt bucket that was leaking significantly on the first test.
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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #74 by Jeremy Rowland » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:12 pm

Nice one Andy :claphands: I should think you have the most modern Hymac 580B on the planet :thumbup:

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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #75 by Andy80 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:48 pm

Haha maybe so :lol:


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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #76 by Andy80 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:56 am

The next thing i have i plan for my excavator before spring is to replace the very worn lover bushings on the rams lifting the boom. But the weather does everything to ruin my plans :|
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Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Post #77 by Jeremy Rowland » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:42 am

Andy80 wrote:The next thing i have i plan for my excavator before spring is to replace the very worn lover bushings on the rams lifting the boom. But the weather does everything to ruin my plans :| 20190212_142455.jpg20190212_142407.jpg
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Still looks rather cold in your part of the world Andy lets hope the white stuff quickly disappears; I have not been up to my machines since the working event but I'm hoping to get up there on one of the coming Saturday mornings all being well.

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