Posted by Huwbot,
Today's random set is 8455 Back-Hoe, released in 2003. It's one of 6 Technic sets produced that year. It contains 704 pieces, and its retail price was US$100/£69.99.
It's owned by 2238 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay.