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Old 09-22-2008, 11:39 PM
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will a L3540 with LA724 loader move a pallet of sod

will a kubota L3540 with LA724 loader move a pallet of sod around and if not what tractor and loader would be required
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Old 09-26-2008, 08:05 PM
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i work at a sod shop so i want to know whats the best for sod .
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Old 09-26-2008, 08:48 PM
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I think before you can answer this question, you would have to know how much a pallet of sod weighs, which I dont. Just guessing from the looks of some of the pallets I have seen, your tractor and loader might be at the might can do it, but maybe not the best choice. Why not call your sod dealer and just ask him how much a pallet weighs, and then check with your kubota dealer to see if your machine will handle that weight.
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Old 09-26-2008, 10:48 PM
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I believe a pallet of sod weighs in the neighborhood of 2000-2500 lbs. So check the specs, but I think it can.
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Old 09-27-2008, 06:52 AM
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Im not sure how much the sod weighs. I have a 3540 with the 724 fel, (pictured above) it loads a 1600 lb pallet of fert no problem.
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:49 PM
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it will NOT pick it up... it will slide it around, but that's it.
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Old 09-27-2008, 08:58 PM
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Kubota-

The Kubota with a front end loader is not made to
move sod! It will slide the pallet. I have a Bobcat S185
and it even struggles with a pallet of sod.
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Old 09-29-2008, 06:26 PM
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will a kubota L3540 with LA724 loader move a pallet of sod around and if not what tractor and loader would be required
NOPE!!If I am correct a 4240 kubota will only lift 1960 at the pivot pins.Thats why I bought a Kioti Dk40se,the loader will lift around 2900 lbs.
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Old 10-12-2008, 04:28 AM
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my 3030 will move a pallet of sod if I take off most of the sod.
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:43 PM
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our dingo will lift more than the kubota 4230...
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