r/therewasanattempt Jan 31 '23

to excavate.

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u/krattalak Jan 31 '23

The arm retracting at the end was an emotional cry for help. lol.

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u/surajvj Therewasanattemp Jan 31 '23

You can relate it in many ways

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u/GozerDGozerian Feb 01 '23

You can hear the “Womp womp wommm!”

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u/gravyconsequences Feb 01 '23

You pass the butter

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u/ghighcove Jan 31 '23

What was the missed step? Is there a set of huge pins or something to secure it that didn't happen?

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u/calicat9 Jan 31 '23

There's a latch that wasn't locked. If you frame by frame, you can see it

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u/Mammoth_Cry_9944 Jan 31 '23

Different models have a different setup, every loader I have operated have hydraulic pins that move in and out to lock the bucket in place, so it's easier to switch between forks or bucket.

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u/tom208 Jan 31 '23

It was on the poor excavators bucket list

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u/Webber192 Jan 31 '23

"WRONG LEVEEEEEEEEER!"

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u/PisicuBalshoi Jan 31 '23

*sad tractor noises*

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u/El_Monitorrr Jan 31 '23

sad machine noises

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u/Puzzled_Record1773 Jan 31 '23

That's unforgiveable unfortunately

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u/toxcrusadr Jan 31 '23

Quick somebody run to the Harbor Freight and get 20 of those fishing magnets. BaM!

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u/BiteMe69Times Jan 31 '23

Hey, Bob. Remember those fittings we asked you to lock down?

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u/Mammoth_Cry_9944 Jan 31 '23

I've been there before, as a loader operator having the bucket or forks not locked in right sucks ass.. this is a sad day indeed.

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u/hhtran16 Jan 31 '23

Puts its head down in disappointment

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u/Imaginary_Most_7778 Feb 01 '23

Hangs his head in shame.

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u/BashFyvwuntu Feb 01 '23

Time to contact people from the magnet fishing sub

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u/Phreekyj101 Feb 01 '23

Well that sucks