3t Excavators


Master Hire’s 3t excavators are the perfect tool for digging trenches, holes, or foundations. These are diesel powered machines with rubber tracks. The machines powerful hydraulic arm carries a tilt head bucket designed for excavating cut and fill, soil, rock or gravel. Each machine is fitted with a fire extinguisher, battery isolation and emergency stop button.

  • Open canopy operator position with high visibility
  • Hydraulic widening rubber tracks for narrow access
  • Air-conditioned cab available on some models


All our 3t diesel excavators come with a wide range of attachments including:

  • Hydraulic batter blade
  • Range of buckets including 350mm trenching bucket, 450mm general purpose bucket, 600mm general purpose bucket, and 1200mm mud bucket
  • Ripper

Optional extra attachments include – post hole borers.

Product training and guidance

Our 3t excavators are easy to use and do not require a license to operate. Master Hire’s free customer hand over includes a thorough walkthrough and training to ensure you can operate the machine confidently and safely at all times.

Delivery and Pick Up

Master Hire offers convenient delivery and pick up options. Speak to our team for delivery rates which may vary depending on location. For more information, or to enquire about our hire rates, contact Master Hire 1300 107 107.

For your safety, convenience and WHS obligations, user manuals and hazard assessments are available for a range of equipment.

Tilt Tray Truck Icon

This item can be transported on the back of a tilt tray truck.

Product Documents

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These specifications are a guide only based on the supplier’s specifications. *Note – The SWL (Safe Working Load) figure is calculated at the maximum reach and height of the boom arm.

Kubota KX033-4 Kubota U35-4
Engine Type Diesel Diesel
Engine Power 24.8hp 24.8hp
Fuel Tank Capacity 47L 45L
Track type Rubber Rubber
Operator Position Open Canopy Open Canopy
Operating Weight 3365kg 3685kg
Breakout Force Bucket (max) 3694kgf 2810kgf
Breakout Force Arm (max) 1756kgf 1920kgf
Operating Height (max) 4980mm 4844mm
Dump Height (max) 3530mm 3397mm
Stowed Height 2480mm 2480mm
Overall Length 4730mm 4750mm
Overall Width 1550mm 1700mm
Travel Speed (max) 4.6km/h 4.6km/h
Digging Radius (max) 5230mm 5281mm
Digging Depth (max) 3210mm 3007mm
SWL* 286kg 410kg