OPERATING TECHNIQUES CONTINUED
When digging or excavating in hard material, penetrate with bucket edge. Immediately after penetration, agitate
bucket by moving bucket control lever between ROLL BACK and DUMP positions. This action will loosen material
and allow use of boom control to lift bucket while continuing to loosen material. Fill bucket, roll back, and raise to
transport material to dumping area (Figure 26).
Figure 26. Leaving Excavation.
Removing Small Trees
Small or average sized trees can be removed by centering bucket and raising to eye level. Push tree gently before
applying full power (Figure 27). Push tree over and back loader away. Lower bucket and push tree from area.
Figure 27. Removing Small Trees.