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Old 11-22-2013, 05:12 PM
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Pretty sure your old blue chevy lives 3 houses down from me now. I think JB must have sold it perhaps? I certainly have a sense of seeing that truck before....lol
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Old 11-22-2013, 07:15 PM
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We actually don't use it all that often. We've only racked up about 350 hours to date. But it's nice to have when needed. I hate renting equipment.
cool deal man. I just got a 4720 and love it . Using it a ton for tree work right now, cant wait to plow snow with it, seems like it would be helpful for mulching large areas with a 84in mulch bucket
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:57 AM
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My duramax is rotting apart as well, but mine is older than yours. My 01 still runs like a top but the salt kills trucks. They rot from the inside out. Just keep your eye on it and you'll be fine. I'm redoing the rusted parts on mine real soon before the cancer spreads.
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We may have to eventually have some areas redone. I hope to keep it in service for a while. I just hate to dump a bunch of money into it and decide to trade up. We'll see.

Sucks how fast they rust. We have always been good about thoroughly washing after every event. Even found a car wash with heated bays.
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:58 AM
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Pretty sure your old blue chevy lives 3 houses down from me now. I think JB must have sold it perhaps? I certainly have a sense of seeing that truck before....lol
Could be. Not sure if JB sold it or not. Look for a dent in the bed on the right/rear where the 4x4 sticker is. If so, it was mine.
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:01 PM
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cool deal man. I just got a 4720 and love it . Using it a ton for tree work right now, cant wait to plow snow with it, seems like it would be helpful for mulching large areas with a 84in mulch bucket
Nice, 4720 is a pretty big machine. We kinda want a light materials bucket for the occasional mulch job or snow moving. Just can't quite justify it.
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Old 11-23-2013, 04:57 PM
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After having the Ditch Witch and the Kubota, if you could only have one or the other which one would you choose? I'm going back and forth between getting a mini-skid or tractor and am having a hard time deciding.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:49 PM
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After having the Ditch Witch and the Kubota, if you could only have one or the other which one would you choose? I'm going back and forth between getting a mini-skid or tractor and am having a hard time deciding.
They both have their place, but ultimately I would have to say mini-skid if I could only have one.

One reason is the size of a mini-skid. Much easier to transport, fits almost anywhere, etc.

Tractor typically has more capabilities. Lift capacity/volume, bigger implements, fast transport speed, etc.

We find the mini-skid convenient to bring along to small jobs where it wouldn't be worth taking the tractor.

It really depends on what you intend to use it for. Hopefully that helps narrow it down some!
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Old 11-24-2013, 09:31 PM
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I have a kubota tractor and some times I wish I bought a mini skid instead. The tractor serves its purpose exactly how it's supposed to, but is somewhat clumsy in very tight areas
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:17 PM
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We've had a couple plowable snow events so far. Here's a few pics





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Old 12-16-2013, 04:37 PM
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Good to see you got some snow too! Hope everything went smooth, did you get to use the Kubota this storm?
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