Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-20-2011, 11:46 AM
JCLawn and more's Avatar
JCLawn and more JCLawn and more is online now
LawnSite Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: MI
Posts: 4,811
The Unimog

http://www.expo21xx.com/agriculture2...or/default.htm Does anyone know if they sell this thing in the US? Its one awesome truck.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-20-2011, 06:30 PM
StihlMechanic's Avatar
StihlMechanic StihlMechanic is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Zone 7/8 in Tejas
Posts: 1,136
There are a few companies that import these to the US. I have seen some old swiss army surplus unimogs on ebay for 8000-10000 before. They are pretty cool.
__________________
The internet: where everyone is an expert on something.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-21-2011, 03:51 PM
dbear dbear is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Hilton, NY
Posts: 610
I remember JI Case marketed a couple of models in the '70s, but they never really took off.


Here's a US site for used ones:
http://www.rockymountainmoggers.com/links.html
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-21-2011, 05:25 PM
knox gsl's Avatar
knox gsl knox gsl is online now
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: knoxville, tn
Posts: 3,572
They could be bought through select Frieghtliner dealers, not sure if still true. I did see some at the Salt Lake City Freightliner shop back on 2005.
__________________
I've never been skydiving, but I have zoomed-in on Google Earth really fast.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-21-2011, 05:57 PM
thunderthud's Avatar
thunderthud thunderthud is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 127
They left the US because of the latest emissions standards.

I've wanted to buy one for a while. I didn't have a use for one until a couple years ago, and by then, the used units were more than they were new.

Rosenbauer had an unregistered 4 door they imported to build a fire truck on, and would not budge on the price.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-21-2011, 06:03 PM
ecurbthims ecurbthims is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: sudbury ontario
Posts: 436
freightliner uses mercedes benz credit ,so it makes sense they can get them through those channels .
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-21-2011, 08:49 PM
Gatewayuser's Avatar
Gatewayuser Gatewayuser is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 1,727
Yes you can buy them used here, they make all sorts of attachments for it too. Basically its a tractor that you can drive around, it was made so farmers would have to leave their equipment in the fields. Fyi they are slow and go around 55mph and will make you deaf if you go that fast. Make awesome plow trucks! You can even buy a backhoe attachment for it.
__________________
9th year in business, still going strong!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:04 PM.

Page generated in 0.08009 seconds with 9 queries