Originally Posted by superdigger
The machine will be used mostly to dig swimming pools, 8 ton machine is needed for the reach and ability to load
tri-axle trucks. I already own a Bobcat E42 for tight jobs, 8 ton will be used only when there is room.
That makes sense then. The 8 ton will have a bigger bucket and a little more reach than a 6 ton and if you alrteady own a E42 the 8 ton will be a perfect fit. I love Takeuchi excavators but in my opinion the Kubota is my favorite in that class. Komatsu would be next.