Excavator - 1.8T

$308/day or $1,098/week (inc GST)
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DELIVERY PRICING: from $77 (each way)


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  • DELIVERY PRICING (each way)
    Zone 1: $77
    Zone 2: $77
    Zone 3: $88
    Zone 4: $99
    Zone 5: Call us for a price[find your delivery zone here]

    Applications - mini excavator

    • Moving soil, mulch, sand; and loading trailers and trucks
    • Trenching, footings, excavation
    • Augering for post holes, planting trees, foundation pier holes
    • Trenching
    • Tight access applications

    Product Information - Bobcat E17, Kubota U17, Cat 301.5

    The extremely versatile and easy to use Bobcat mini-excavator. This powerful machine is ideal for small and medium projects including drainage, trenches, building footings and pool excavations. Dozer blade is useful for backfilling trenches. It has an economical, low noise diesel engine, and is compact and manoeuvrable for limited access applications. The machine must be transported on a special purpose plant trailer. No license is required to operate the machine.

    Included in hire package:

    • Ripper
    • 305, 457, and 980mm buckets

    Optional attachments:

    • Post-hole borer (with a range of auger sizes), plus auger extension
    • Rock breaker

    Mandatory Safety Equipment

    Suitable gloves Safety glasses Hearing protection Hard Hat Steel cap boots

    Please note, make and model of machine supplied may be different to the specifications below. If you require exact figures, please call our office.

    Download and print a pdf copy of the Bobcat E17 specifications, Cat 301.5 specifications, Kubota U17 specifications.


    Specification Value
    Power Diesel 9.9Kw
    Drive Tracks
    Weight 1,711 kg
    Max Speed 3.2km/hr
    Overall width 980mm
    Dump height 3371mm

    Please read our General Safety Information Guide before operating this equipment.

    Please read our full Hire Contract Conditions here before hiring from Mega Hire.


    In addition, please note the following specific conditions:

    - Certification is not required to operate this machine, however you must feel competent to do so

    - Employers hiring for their employees have a 'Duty of Care' responsibility under the Act

    - Mega Hire will provide instruction, however it is the customer's responsibility to operate this machine safely

    - This equipment can only be used on flat solid ground according to manufacturer's guidelines

    - Operators Manual to be read prior to operating this machine (available from the product page on megahire.com.au)

    CAUTION: Check for underground hazards. Dial before you dig - ph 1100, or visit www.1100.com.au

    Multiple orders can usually be combined into one delivery (depending on size and number of equipment).

    Mega Hire deliver to the greater Brisbane area (click on the map below for an ineractive google map). We typically deliver in the morning of each day (excluding Sundays). We will contact you to inform you of a time window for delivery.

    Delivery and pickup sites must have a safe area to unload, demonstrate the equipment and complete the paperwork.

    More information on our delivery and collection service is available here.