If you are looking for a solution to reach the heights of your construction site quickly, then long-reach excavator sticks are the ideal pick. These machines can do it with minimal effort — from digging basements, trenches, and foundation pits to excavating landfills and reclamation sites.

Long reach excavator sticks are essentially a hydraulic arm attached to a telescopic boom and mounted onto an excavator. They are used to dig and lift objects from a distance, as they come with movable heads that allow you to pick up things that would otherwise be out of reach.

Types Of Long Reach Excavator Sticks

One common type of long-reach excavator stick is the telescopic boom extending rig. This tool is used for lifting heavy loads. They have been designed by adding a linkage mechanism between the bucket and crane linkages to achieve extended lengths upwards of 50 feet.

The most common is the telescopic boom extending rigs that feature double-acting cylinders on both ends. The one with only one piston per end would be called single-acting.

Another common type of long-reach excavator stick is the specialty boom extension. This usually includes specific attachments such as rams, clamps, or hoists for handling materials with different weights and dimensions. These attachments can also help you move objects over longer distances without damage due to vibrations or sudden movements during operation.


Advantages of Long Reach Excavators Sticks

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Long-reach excavator sticks are handy for digging in areas that are hard to reach. They’ve been designed with the help of a unique mechanism that allows them to extend their length.

The main advantage is that they can reach places other heavy machinery cannot go. This is especially useful in rebuilding and construction projects, as well as in situations with limited space.

Long-reach excavator sticks are perfect for any project or scenario where you need to dig in areas that would normally be impossible for other equipment. 

Saves hours in hydraulic hose connections

Hydraulic hoses can be difficult to connect, especially when working in tight spaces. On top of that, incompatible parts also make the connection problematic and devastating. Long-reach excavators with sticks allow you to work without having to deal with those pesky hydraulic hoses getting in your way and slowing you down. Instead, they keep all the hydraulics safely tucked away inside the machine, where they can do their work without getting tangled up or breaking down.

Saves hours in slurry hose connection

The slurry hose is a particular type used to connect to the machine and allow it to be used in wet conditions. This can include using slurry, a mixture of clay, sand, and water.

To connect a long-reach excavator stick, you must first attach this to your machine. You then slide it into place using the handle and let go. At this point, you should be able to see that your machine has been appropriately connected with no leaks or problems occurring during this process.

The long-reach sticks are perfect for those who need to connect their equipment to a slurry hose. The stick allows you to extend the length of your bucket, making it easier to connect your bucket to your hose.


Salient Features of Survey-Grade Long-Reach Excavators

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Survey-grade long-reach excavators are designed for precision and accuracy. They are used to clear large areas of land, dig ditches, and perform other tasks requiring high precision and accuracy levels. Some of the salient features of survey-grade long-reach excavators include:


Long-reach excavators are designed to handle the most challenging jobs. They come with cylinders and hydraulic systems, which allow you to lift the arm of your machine and move it around. The long-reach excavator sticks are the extension of this arm, giving you more freedom and flexibility when working.

The cylinder contains a piston that moves up and down inside a cylinder. As it moves in this motion, it drives gears which set the hydraulic pump in motion. These cylinders are usually made of steel or aluminum. Steel is stronger but more expensive than aluminum. Aluminum is way lighter than steel, making it easier to transport and handle.

The most basic type of cylinder has two pistons: one for each direction of travel. A more advanced model has four pistons: one for each order and one for trimming the boom (advancing/retracting).

Pre-plumbed hydraulic lines

Excavator pre-plumbed hydraulic lines connect the excavator’s engine to its hydraulic pump. The purpose of these lines is to ensure that there is no pressure loss in the system as the excavator moves around or performs different tasks.

Hydraulic fluid flows through these lines to distribute power from the engine to all working parts of the excavator, such as its bucket, tracks, and other attachments. The fluid comes out of a reservoir mounted on top of the engine and goes through a pump to pressurize it before being sent to its destination. 

The pressure may vary depending on where it’s going—if it needs to be high pressure like pistons or low pressure like hydraulic cylinders. This process ensures that all hydraulic components receive adequate power without any leaks or loss of fluid caused by imperfections in the system.

Slurry hose brackets

Excavator slurry hose brackets are the structure that is used to secure an excavator’s slurry hose and keep it from moving. The bracket attaches to the excavator arm, holding the hose in place with a bolt inserted into the bracket hole. The bolt keeps the hose in place and prevents it from moving around using your machine.

The importance of these brackets depends on what type of work you do with your machine. If you use your excavator for landscaping or construction, these brackets will be significant. When working with heavy equipment like this, having a stable foundation is essential because it helps prevent accidents or injuries while working on site.

Choose HAWK for Your Long Reach Excavator Stick Kits

HAWK Excavator is the name you can trust when it comes to long-reach excavator sticks. The kit includes an arm, boom, bucket cylinder, hydraulic tubing, EM bushings, CE bucket, and seal kit. 

HAWK is committed to providing top-quality products and customer service. When you buy from them, you’re not just buying a product—you’re investing in the future of your business. That’s why they ensure that every one of HAWK products is built with quality in mind. You can expect that it will last for a long time. And when it does break down, HAWK has a team of experts ready to help you get back up and running as quickly as possible.

So if you’re looking for long-reach excavator stick kits, HAWK is the provider to trust.