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Made By: BRUDER
Item: 02439
Scale: 1/16
Price $61.95
In Stock
First arrived: 6/9/2004
Added to catalog: 3/17/2004
Size in inches: 31 L x 8 H x 7.75 W
Caterpillar Excavator - This CAT excavator is perfect for using in the sandbox. Not only does the cab swivel on the chassis a full 360 degrees, but the shovel digs below the level that the tracks are sitting on! By sliding a handle, the shovel scoops.
High Impact ABS Plastic
other features include:
hinged engine cover, providing a view of the engine
shovel arm extends to aprox. 18 inches, shovel still works well when fully extended
moving tracks
Detailed cab interior
features the CAT logo on both sides, and on the back; Caterpillar logo on the back of the cab.

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Shipping this item by First or Second Day Air within the United States can cost up to 100% of the item price.
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Gift Wrapping is not available for this item.
Warning: Choking Hazard - Small Parts
not for children under 3

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Tyler - sundown ny Review Date: 3/26/2013 9:20:37 AMOverall Rating
4
Experience Level: High Purchased for: Diarama or Train Layout
Great excavator, but the tracks come extremely loose. I may be able to take out a track link to tighten. Otherwise, it's not bad toy.

farmallman - Canada Review Date: 12/15/2009 6:39:30 AMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Novice Purchased for: other
It is the greatest toy i've ever seen! It works really well, and it moves around really good. I find that it doesn't spin around in the middle very well, but other wise, good job Bruder!

Scott - Indiana Review Date: 7/7/2008 7:09:16 PMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Gift for Child
I bought this excavator for my 3 year old son for christmas after buying him the mack lowboy truck for his birthday back in Oct. 2007. I was concerned about the realistic styled tracks but they have held up great. I have found myself comparing other toys to BRUDERS now. The excavtor fits well on the Mack Granite lowboy as well. HIGHLY RECOMENDED!!!

bruderboy - pa usa Review Date: 12/7/2010 6:29:24 AMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: High Purchased for: Gift for Child
This toy is great!!! It is so detailed. Way bigger than I thought!! I love getting Bruder toy from your website because you sell the very cheap prices!!!

Andy - Mass. Review Date: 8/4/2010 6:33:53 PMOverall Rating
4
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Gift for Child
This is a great toy! Not recommended for sand box but rather for a dirt box which it does great in. Tracks lock up a little but this is to be expected with small moving parts in dirt. Product is so good that I am thinking about buying another one for me to use with my son!

Axe - NW Pennsylvania Review Date: 4/2/2008 10:59:40 PMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Personal Collection
I bought this excavator for display only, and it goes great with the rest of my construction equipment. The handle on the bucket arm takes away from the realism, but I plan to remove it , and add working lights, and window glazing, and opening operators door.. I will be purchasing more Bruder toys for display.. The quality is very good!!

Eli - lllinios Review Date: 10/11/2010 10:20:15 AMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: High Purchased for: Personal Collection
I love this Cat Excavator. It is very well made but not good in sand. I usually play in the dirt becuase I don't want the tracks to become clogged with sand. Over all it's a great toy.

Jim - California, USA Review Date: 6/13/2013 10:35:41 AMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Gift for Child
What a cool, but rather large toy. The digging experience is very realistic, as is the detail of the model. My 3 year old is not quite skilled enough to more the arm with the handle, but he manages. It works much better in dirt than sand mainly because the tracks get glogged easily as does the rotating cab, but a quick shake does the trick. These are nit pik items because the toy is great overall, and tons of fun. It looks so real, you think you might break it, but it is very durable, and it something wants to break, the arm parts unsnap easily to prevent breakage, and are easily snapped back in place. This feature alone is brilliant.

Scott - GC VA Review Date: 1/27/2009 10:31:12 AMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Personal Collection
Huge, bigger than expected but a great toy. My 2.5 year old son loves it. Very durable and Highly recommended.

vinnyskii - Ma Review Date: 3/27/2010 5:36:17 PMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Personal Collection
good features like engine opens, if you have the cat wheel excavator you can put that bucket on it. The mirror on the cab side comes of that is anyoing

vinnyskii - MA Review Date: 3/28/2010 5:54:30 PMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Personal Collection
very detailed like if you have the cat wheel excavator you can put that bucket on it. the ca side window is anoying bcause it falls off

John - New Jersey Review Date: 7/10/2009 10:04:15 PMOverall Rating
5
Experience Level: Average Purchased for: Personal Collection
This is big digger, the tracks work great and the detail is really good. Bought this for my son's birthday he likes it so much he carries it everywhere around the house.

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