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Old 08-27-2014, 11:22 PM
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Ctl or mtl in mud

How does a mtl compare to ctl in deep mud? The tracks on a mtl are not as aggressive but seem like they would float better?
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Old 08-28-2014, 12:23 AM
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I've owned both and there is not any difference in the mud.
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:17 AM
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Yep, I've been working in some slop and didn't notice a big difference between my rc100 and the 289d demo.

The rc100 might have had a little bit better traction pushing into piles while working in the mud. Mtl's are low disturbance machines. I like mine when doing retention pond maintenance and the bottoms are deceptively spongy.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:20 PM
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Mtl owned both.
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Old 08-29-2014, 02:55 PM
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Track pattern makes a difference. The camoplast on my TL140 are night and day above the stock tracks in mud.
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:47 PM
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The real question maybe which undercarriage would you rather have to clean out. I think that one goes to the CTL.
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:44 PM
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The real question maybe which undercarriage would you rather have to clean out. I think that one goes to the CTL.
To be fair, the newer open style mtl undercarriages are much easier to clean than the old carrier type.

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Old 08-29-2014, 10:32 PM
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Had them both, CTL is easier, except anyone using the same style as Bobcat's undercarriage. Cat, Deere, Takeuchi and Kubota, much much easier.
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:15 PM
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The real question maybe which undercarriage would you rather have to clean out. I think that one goes to the CTL.
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Had them both, CTL is easier, except anyone using the same style as Bobcat's undercarriage. Cat, Deere, Takeuchi and Kubota, much much easier.

Having owned both........Yes and yes
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The MTL floats on top where the CTL wallows like a pig, therefore they have to be easy to clean a CTL.
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