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BrandonV
07-16-2012, 04:21 PM
well it finally arrived! This was the unit I won in the Extreme Dream competition. It's really a super nice unit. I'd like to express my extreme gratitude to New Holland and Turf Magazine for giving me this great award.

KrayzKajun
07-16-2012, 05:34 PM
Sweet machine. Congrats.
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GWhunter
07-16-2012, 07:12 PM
Dang you say you won it? It's a major award.

Congrats
Matt

Hansen's Lawn Care
07-16-2012, 09:56 PM
Awesome! Congratulation dude, sweet skid...

ma71t
07-16-2012, 10:10 PM
A major award!! Hmm F R A GILÉ must be italian…

Hansen's Lawn Care
07-16-2012, 10:33 PM
A major award!! Hmm F R A GILÉ must be italian…

LOL...hilarious, and great movie.

ksss
07-16-2012, 11:19 PM
Good for you! Its nice to know that someone actually wins.

BrandonV
07-17-2012, 06:35 AM
Yeah I tell everyone I'm not a looser anymore.
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ProTouch Groundscapes
07-17-2012, 08:12 AM
dude thats an awesome machine, i should enter those more often

stuvecorp
07-17-2012, 10:26 AM
That is cool someone on here won it, congratulations! It should be a nice machine for you.

swanny
07-18-2012, 07:46 AM
Here's one just like yours: http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Holland-L218-Brand-New-/330765714133?pt=Skid_Steel_Loaders&hash=item4d032c42d5

:)

BrandonV
07-18-2012, 11:38 AM
yeah I thought it was worth a shot. I'm in the process of seeing what I'm going to have to pay in taxes on the retail value (37k) I tried loading out biggest dump truck with it and unfortuatnly it raises high enough to get over but wouldn't be able to fill it full... I was hoping it would then I'd sell my bobcat 2410 (what we currently use to load mulch with, and for all intents and purposes is a bulletproof tractor)

unfortuatnly between our 287, sk650s, 2410, th215 and several ag tractors I don't have a nich for this great little tractor in a business mindset. I told my wife I was going to list it last night becaus after driving it around the shop a little I was starting to tell myself "just keep it for you to play with" that's never a good plan.:hammerhead:

BrandonV
07-18-2012, 11:40 AM
here's a youtube
http://youtu.be/7n7G-IzcR5I

btw this thing will fly in high gear, I've never had a 2-speed loader but it's unreal

swanny
07-18-2012, 11:50 AM
You could hardly see the tires spin after it took off in 2 speed.

Btw: I'd stick 2 speed in your description...could make the deal for someone.

mzm
07-20-2012, 05:51 AM
new holand is a nice machine if i had to trade my takeuchi for anything it would be a new holland

BrandonV
07-28-2012, 12:04 PM
well it doesn't seem like anyone was interested in the unit, so I'm thinking I might sell my bobcat 2410 (maybe ebay people prefer old stuff?) and use the proceeds to get a high dump bucket (didn't know they existed) then I should be able to load mulch with it!

swanny
07-28-2012, 12:58 PM
Ebay's not the best avenue for advertisement, imo. Craigslist seems better. The market is a bit dead right now...if you can wait till the fall I think you can get what you want for it.7666666666666

swanny
07-28-2012, 01:02 PM
sorry...cat just jumped on the keyboard. Put an ad up in my neck of the woods on Craigslist and someone wouldn't think twice about driving down there to get it.