View Full Version : "NEW Thomas Mini-skid"
11-30-2001, 06:15 PM
Thomas Equipment has come out with a new mini-skid.
it looks like an orange Ramrod, but they have made alot of changes.
* New bigger drive pumps
* Nicer controls (not jumpy, very smooth)
* Hose covers
to name a few
Plus, Thomas quality control and service!!
Production starts in Jan.
Can't wait to play with one
12-13-2001, 11:52 AM
got a pic?
02-08-2004, 10:13 AM
check out http://www.thomasloaders.com/
tried one out last week, right after testing a RamRod. Found the controls to be the jumpiest of any machine yet (Ramrod, Dingo, Kanga, Thomas) that I've demoed. 2 speed pump is nice and the single joystick for the boom/attachment plate is easy to operate. Pricing is inline with everything else but both the wheeled and track machine are limited to a noisy Kohler air cooled 25hp engine.
02-09-2004, 08:21 AM
Has anyone seen the new vermeer mini skid steer. I saw one at the ne grows show Friday. It seems like a well built machine. There was also a dingo with the backhoe attachment. It was nice looking and if it does what they say, it would be very useful.
02-09-2004, 09:33 AM
saw the new vermeer at the Landscape show in Toronto, impressive little unit, semms to be 2500 bucks more than the rest and no tracks available.
I watched someone use a dingo with a backhoe once, awefully hard to move the dingo around with the backhoe on the front but once in place it did a great job of digging.
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