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Old 03-16-2010, 06:43 AM
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Originally Posted by SP1000 View Post

Currently own an NH LS 160 04 model, had some seat sensor problems and not enough power for a few jobs and top boom bushes seem to ware out pretty fast, other than that it's been pretty good. Looking at upgrading to a LS175 current model with pilot controls, or S220. I have only used a 773 and a 420 Case in the past.

Using it for grass slashing, grapple bucket, trencher, post hole digger and pallet forks. Dirt driveway grading. I'll be test driving them in a couple of weeks but would like to know if either have any problems, buying new.
If power is an issue why not just go for an LS 190 or a Bobcat A300? Just saying a LS175 or S220 still dont have a heavy tip load for heavy lifting or huge power. Pilot controls are the way to go in my opinion.
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