The Bobcat 1.7 Tonne Excavator comes on its own trailer for ease of transportation. It can be used across a wide range of industries including construction and agriculture as well as for the smaller jobs at home or around the farm.

Providing an unmatched combination of features for a machine of its size, from ZTS (Zero Tail Swing); its impressive digging forces and working range; the smoothness of workgroup functions; the fast hydraulic performance in terms of low cycle times and its reliability, durability, and easy service access.

The ZHS functionality on the E17z provides the peace-of-mind of 320° of free rotation when working close to walls and other obstruction, without sacrificing on operator comfort or performance.

  • 13.3HP

  • 1.7 Tonne Capacity

  • Zero Tail Swing

  • 3.9M Maximum Reach at Ground Level

  • Short and Long Term Hire Options Available


Please contact us for a quote.


  • Hogan Manual Quick Hitch
  • Hogan Ripper Tine
  • Hogan 300, 450mm GP 1000mm Mud Bucket Pack


The benefit of using Michell Machinery Hire is that we have our main business, Michell Machinery which includes a full service team, workshop, on site mechanics, field technicians and an extensive spare parts department.

  • Dry and wet hire available
  • Wet hire is available with skilled operators
  • Full access to spare parts and in house servicing
  • Workshop and field technicians available 24/7

If you need assistance or have a breakdown, our team of qualified field technicians are available to assist all year round.

Check out the FAQs for our extensive machinery hire range or get in touch with us below.


Visit our branch in Dubbo, phone our office on the number below or complete the enquiry form to discuss your machinery hire requirements.

We are open Monday to Friday between 8am – 5pm and 8:30am – 12pm on Saturdays.



  • Dry and Wet Hire

  • Option to Purchase After Hire

  • Short & Long Term Hire Available

  • Servicing the Central West