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BIGBEN2004
02-09-2008, 10:34 AM
How come no one here talks much about the A300, doesn't anyone on here own one? They seam like a great ideal but their must be flaws to them or more guys would run them. What do you guys think are the good points and most importantly all the bad points to the machine? Just curious not that I am going to buy one or anything.

http://www.bobcat.com/loaders/product_lines/all_wheel_steer

Landrus2
02-09-2008, 10:42 AM
Want some good advice ask
bobcat_ron.:drinkup:

bobcat_ron
02-09-2008, 10:43 AM
I think the big thing right now is the CTL models, the AWS is nice, but the CTL's just seem to get more done. Dumbest thing Bobcat ever did was discontinue the A220 for those that wanted just a Radius Path loader.

BIGBEN2004
02-09-2008, 10:50 AM
Yea thats my thing why don't they offer the all wheel steer on other models. It would make more sense. Not everyone needs the lift capacity of the 300 or the size of it.

tnmtn
02-09-2008, 11:38 AM
i have a B300 that has the all wheel steer and i agree they should have kept the A220. maybe sales weren't that strong. one for sure advantage is how long your tires last when working on pavement. no need to skid to turn. also easier on yards. my machine weighs 9000# and does very llittle damage to yards when turning. i guess a big downside would be the inability to run tracks on them.
good luck,

MowingisMaddness
02-15-2008, 11:35 PM
I have one and love it...

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=215935&highlight=a300

YellowDogSVC
02-16-2008, 01:30 AM
I know a guy who really liked his a220.
Maybe Bobcat just kept the A300 since the Toolcat fit the niche for a smaller machine?
For what the AWS was designed for, I don't think they needed multiple models like skid steers.