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Old 02-12-2012, 10:17 AM
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PS Is there anything about the MT 55 you don't like or any feature you have found to be a problem?
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Old 02-12-2012, 10:53 AM
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Around 500 pounds and that is more than likely with 2 guy's standing on the back platform. I just carry them in the bucket since most pavers are tumbled nowday's but I usually have them delivered and set where needed if possible. I read somwhere that a paver gets moved on average of 3 times before it's set. Not very productive, but it's true for the most part.
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Old 02-12-2012, 11:08 AM
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One of the nice things about the Bobcat mini skids is that you can use attachments from full size loaders. It doesn't have the little attachment plate that others have. I know you probably shouldn't use full size attachments on a MT55 but it works. Since I already had a set of pallet forks for my T200, I didn't have to buy a set for my MT55. I use the pallet forks from my T200 on my MT55 all the time. I would say you can safely pick up about 1000 pounds evenly distributed on a pallet. If I have a couple people standing on the platform I can pick up about 1500 pounds. I scoot full pallets of fertilizer around all the time. They weigh 2000 pounds. It won't totally pick it up but it has no problem moving them.

If there were a couple things I could change about the machine I would make the travel speed faster and pick up a bit more. The travel speed is faster than my buddies Dingo though. Other than that the MT is great. I think the Ditch Witch does travel a bit faster and pick up a bit more. I have about 300 hours on mine and I have had no problems with it. It is a pretty simple machine compared to the bigger Bobcat loaders and there is very little that could go wrong. There is no lack of power even when running attachments like stump grinders or soil conditioners.

If I didn't have such a good relationship with my Bobcat salesman I probably would have looked at Ditch Witch. The other bonus about Bobcat is that they rent all the attachments for the MT series. I'm not sure Ditch Witch rents attachments.

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Old 02-15-2012, 11:51 PM
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If any anyone is looking to buy new equipment give me a call 314-220-9165.
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Old 02-16-2012, 08:15 AM
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:09 AM
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Salesman now eh? What happen to Brickman?
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:15 AM
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Old 02-16-2012, 09:23 AM
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[QUOTE=JKOOPERS;4313214]If any anyone is looking to buy new equipment give me a call 314-220-9165.
Wow triple post phones going crazy.
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Old 02-18-2012, 01:05 PM
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:50 PM
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Im selling some mowing accounts...

Im a solo operator,downsizing my biz. I have HOA,Commercial and residential accounts located in St. Charles, St. Peters.

Price for each property = 3 mowings.

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