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EXCAVATOR,UTILITY,WHEEL MOUNTED - United States (US)

A power operated machine utilizing an extension type boom with various bucket, tine and blade attachments used for trenching, digging, rehandling, ditching, back-filling, and the like. It is mounted on a wheeled carriage chassis and is equipped with independent power units for propulsion and turntable operation. Equipped with one operator's cab in which are located all excavator operating controls together with all controls for the carrier operation. See also EXCAVATOR, MULTIPURPOSE, TRUCK MOUNTED.