Tilt-blade trick for mini-excavator

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Sodo

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Cascade Mtns of WA state
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Kubota B-series & Mini Excavator
If you have clear space for the boom to hang off the side you can use the boom weight to tilt the blade a little.
Sometimes you only need a little bit.

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A bucket full of dirt tilts the machine (and the blade) more.

Some small machines can narrow the track width
Note in THIS pic that the uphill track is pulled inward, and the downhill track is at normal width.
The track narrowed allows the boom weight to tip the machine a little more, plus being farther inside, behind the shadow of the blade it doesn't ride up on the spill.
 
 
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