Hot Line Construction Equipment
Guide provides pertinent specifications on most
makes and models of heavy construction equipment.
The models listed are primarily operator-mounted
or controlled. Equipment is listed under its original
brand name. Refer to the cross-reference index to
find the current manufacturers name.
specifications provided are intended as a guideline
to determine machine class, size, and capacity.
They are given as standard-equipped with averaged
provided in this section was obtained directly
from the manufacturer whenever possible. In cases
that the manufacturers are unwilling or unable
to provide that information, it was derived through
industry research. Hot Line Construction Equipment
Guide will not be held responsible for errors,
inconsistencies or misuse of the information herein.
The primary purpose of a serial number is to give
a specific unit its own identification. No two
pieces of equipment are numbered the same, thus
providing the equipment owner a means of identification
and proof of ownership.
numbers may also provide useful information about
the equipment. Some manufacturers attach a prefix
or series designation to the serial number, indicating
perhaps geographic origin or special features
of the equipment.
serial numbers can be used to identify the age
of the equipment. The methods of numbering the
units vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Some assign numbers according to the year the
equipment was actually built; others assign numbers
when the finished equipment is shipped out of
numbers published in Hot Line Construction Equipment
Guide are obtained directly from the manufacturer
whenever possible. In cases that the manufacturer
is unwilling or unable to give that information,
the numbers are derived from industry research.
Hot Line Construction Equipment Guide will not
be held responsible for errors, inconsistencies
or misuse of the information herein.
The Price Guide section includes the most active
brands and models of equipment on the market.
information is derived from industry research,
primarily sourced from equipment advertised in
the marketplace. Resale price at which that specific
model is advertised. Loan value is a formulated
average, accounting for depreciation, demand and
liquidity for specific models of equipment.
average auction price was calculated using auction
results gathered nationwide over the past two
of the information contained in the price guide
has been assembled from the best available sources
and is believed to be a reliable guide. Hot Line
Construction Equipment Guide will not be held
responsible for any errors, inconsistencies or
misuse of the data herein.
Due to numerous mergers, acquisitions and name
changes in past years, this reference index will
help you identify and locate manufacturers based
on their current or previous names.
A useful tool to help you determine which country
your piece of Caterpillar Equipment was manufactured.