11 June 2019
We meet driver Erwin van Eerd at a beautiful new-build location in Best Brabant. Erwin has now spent more than 350 hours on the new Doosan DX170W-5 delivered by Staad. Of course we are curious about Erwin's experiences so far on this great investment.
Erwin: " I come from a different brand of machine, but I have asked various other Doosan operators how these machines run. At Van de Boomen we still have one more Doosan and they are extremely satisfied with it, both with the capacities of the Doosan as about the support at Staad. In my search for experiences I received many positive reactions. I myself am really not tied to one brand, but of course you want to be able to work fine. This Doosan DX170W-5 is very fully equipped, with, for example, a Groeneveld grease lubrication system type Twin with 21 lubrication points, GPS preparation, Freshfilter overpressure, an Engcon EC219 tiltrotator, steel mudguards, extra LED work lamps, sun-resistant window film, a stainless steel entry, extra storage boxes and all of this completely sprayed in company color to a detailed Doosan sticker. If you can't work with this anymore, then you shouldn't want to be a machinist.
The cabin of this Doosan is spacious and comfortable, there is also enough space behind the seat for a cool box. During the sale and construction of the crane, we were kept well informed and extensively informed in advance about the (im)possibilities. The machine was delivered exactly as agreed in advance. That's great, then you can enjoy playing from day 1. There are still some small things that I want to fine-tune at the first turn, but that will be the driver's own: you still look for optimal ease of use. I am extremely satisfied with this machine and compliments to Staad on how this delivery went. "