April 17, 2011
The new LBX Link-Belt 250 X3, 300 X3, and 350 X3 excavators were on display at the show. The machines are Tier 4 compliant and feature an upgraded, luxury cab environment with features such as a top-of-the-line 7-inch color work monitor, rearview camera, and auxiliary audio jack for MP3’s or iPods. Enhanced hydraulics result in a 3- to 5-percent improvement in cycle time.
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