You asked: Are Link Belt Excavators any good?

Those Quantum’s are good machines, like any machine that old they are only as good as they were maintained. The only issue you will find with parts for it is price.

Case New Holland—the conglomerate that markets as Case, New Holland, and Kobelco—and its joint-venture partner, Link-Belt, have paired up in two two-brand teams to market eight distinct excavators in the 40,000- to 60,000-pound range.

Link Belt Excavators (LBX) was a joint venture between Case & Sumitomo. In May of 2010, Sumitomo announced they had purchased the Case share of the joint venture and 100% owned Link Belt excavators.

Link belts are simple, made of separate links that are a twist fit together to get any particular size needed. … They also are more flexible in general than are V belts, and they do not take a set over time. Vibration may not be a real ogre breathing over your shoulder, but it does reduce accuracy in working with wood.

Who makes mini Deere excavators?

Deere’s 30G compact excavator. John Deere says it has entered into an supplier agreement with Wacker Neuson that will see the German equipment manufacturer building small excavators for Deere. Under the agreement, Wacker Neuson will build Deere-branded compact excavator models ranging from 1.7 to 7.5 tons.

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Where are Case excavators made?

The CASE Construction Equipment manufacturing facility in Burlington, U.S.A. and the CNH Industrial agricultural equipment plant in Harbin, China have both achieved Bronze status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program.

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