Which Bucket Fits My Digger? Are Digger Buckets Universal?
- Guides, Tips, & Knowledge Centre
- 11 Dec, 2020
Two of the most common questions that we often get asked at Rhinox are 1) Which bucket do I need to fit my
Are Digger Buckets Universal?
In short; no. However, there are times where machine fitments are often crossed over, so buckets that fit on one
Another deciding factor is whether or not the machine is fitted with a quick hitch. It has been known for mismatch quick hitches to have been made, so the machine fitment is for one make/model of machine,
To complicate matters, when you start looking at the bigger machines, such
Which Bucket Fits My Digger/Excavator?
If we are unsure on which bucket you require to fit your machine, we often ask to confirm a few dimensions on one of your old or existing buckets! This seems to scare people more than it should, as it is very
How Do I Measure My Digger Buckets Pick Up Dimensions?
1. Pin Diameter
The pin diameter is as simple as it sounds. Take one of your old pins out of your bucket, and measure how wide the pin is! The easiest way to do this is with a set of Vernier
2. Dipper Gap
The dipper gap is the internal measurement between the bucket hangers, or bucket ears as they are sometimes referred to! This is the section where the main arm of the digger fits in, and also the bucket link.
You need to measure the smallest internal size, this is often between the bosses on the bucket!
The easiest way is to measure using a tape measure or ruler. You can also measure the outside width of the bucket link,
3. Pin Centres
The final measurement we would need to find the bucket you require is the pin centres. This is basically the distance between each of the 2 bucket pins from centre to centre!
The easiest way to measure these is by using a ruler or tape measure!
Tip: Instead of guessing where the centre of the pins
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