Skeeter Saurus: 2014 D5K LGP loaded with 139 hours (used) selling in 2016 for $139k, with a 2011 D5K LGP loaded with 2,000 hours (used) selling for $75k. Too much depreciation for a harsh little dozer not worth a Cat label. D7's a larger hold value a lot better, and with all this 'new electric drive' junk, I'm ready to start shopping a new brand. I understand Caterpillar wants to make all the profit (with proprietary electronic units, unworkable-for-the-owner sub-systems, etc.), but when I can't make money with the tool, it's time to find a new tool. Cat, you need to start listening to your clients, instead of taking that Microsoft attitude, or you'll end up like Terex did, making 14-units of your D14's for 'special customers' and wondering where your business went to. (HINT: Terex returned to small units once someone figured out the obvious).
Robert Adkins: not cool at all
aldana manquez: español plis
clint luby: most violent bulldozer I have ever run..dose not deserve cat badge. .
Antonin DUFOUR: Il et trop bien
Humberto de Andrade: Nn.
Cowcritter Ranch: I don't like the lack of leg room in Cats, I remove the foot rest on the left side so I can stretch my leg out and it helps a little. Also the cabs are hard to get in and out of the cabs and need to be bigger.
josh33025: I would think laying the blade back cuts into soil better. It's that way in a grader. And really a blade shake button, we have the g series dozers at work and I don't get tired of shaking the blade.
Leroy Bullied: I wonder how many times the blade pitch ever gets changed, just like manual tilt in the old days set it at neutral and use the machine to crate slope
ROAMinstuie420: that would be useless. what if ur in a situation where u need max hp for backing up grades? now ur hurting production cause u can't turn that stupid eco mode off
Solutions reviews to my problem: I found and greased 31 zerks on D3K at my school upon completion training day.Indeed,this machine is quite simple to operate and comfortable to operate.Keep looking for a career as HEO.
USFBULLIT: I HATE THE K!
A lot of hop and the controls are to electric. As a 28 year old, I am saying I like the Old school.
On the other hand, the M series grader is the best grader out there.
andrew7113: i run john deere 450 h and j's, aswell as d3k's at work, and these cat k machines are a dream to use compared to the john deeres, the hydrostatic controls are effortless to use, my arms hurt after a day on a deere, after a day on one of these i feel like i didn't do anything, very operator friendly, go cat!
jc553388: if i get really rich before 40 i'll start collecting modern heavy equipment and make them my new toys
jc553388: i love heavy equipments. modern, new, shiny, efficient, reliable, robust, safe, economical, cheap and easy to operate and maintain,
monstertrac: Nice i want one!
catanddeereD11T: I'm considering these dozers!
Cat® D3K, D4K and D5K Small Dozer | Features and Benefits5
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