Whether you're loading trucks, digging trenches, demolishing structures, or placing pipe, you'll get more done with our 380G LC Excavators — with heavy-duty boom, rugged undercarriage, durable 3.2-m (10 ft. 6 in.) arm, and extra counterweight. Its rugged EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV PowerTech™ diesel engine meets rigid emission regulations, enabling you to work, everywhere there's work — without compromising power, reliability, or ease of operation. Customer-inspired refinements include a comfortable, spacious cab. And an enhanced LCD monitor with simplified navigation that lets an operator easily dial-in a wealth of machine information and functionality. Exceptional power, smoothness, and ease of operation — the 380G LC delivers all you've come to expect in a John Deere excavator. And then some.
Features & Benefits
Generous flow, arm force, and swing torque help speed cycles. So you can do your best to stay on schedule or ahead of the weather. When the task calls for a little extra, simply press the power-boost button on the right-hand control and muscle through.
A rugged EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV PowerTech™ diesel engine meets rigid emission regulations, enabling you to work, wherever there's work — without compromising power, reliability, or ease of operation.
Highly efficient, heavy-duty cooling system keeps things cool, even in tough environments or high altitudes. Optional reversing fan back-blows cooler cores to reduce debris buildup. It's a welcome addition that helps increase uptime.
A new hood design ensures optimal visibility to the sides and rear, even with the increased under-the-hood space requirements of EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV components.
Thick-plate single-sheet mainframe, box-section track frames, and industry- exclusive double-seal swing bearing deliver rock-solid durability. Reinforced D-channel side frames provide maximum cab and component protection.
Operators will also appreciate the comfortable fabric-covered high-back seat and generous legroom in the spacious, well-appointed cab.
Ergonomically correct short-throw pilot levers provide smooth, predictable fingertip control with less movement or effort. Pushbuttons in the right lever allow fingertip control of auxiliary hydraulic flow for operating attachments.
Wide expanse of front and side glass, narrow front cab posts, large overhead glass, and several mirrors provide virtually unobstructed all-round visibility. If you need to see more, choose the camera option that displays the action behind on the monitor.
Swing open the side panels and you'll discover many of the numerous ways this excavator can minimize maintenance, increase uptime, and reduce daily operating costs.