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Old 01-28-2011, 02:37 PM
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Old 01-28-2011, 05:05 PM
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Old 01-28-2011, 05:15 PM
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15" wide tracks. Runs about the same ground pressure as the TL120, but climbs a heck of a lot better on snow piles without sinking.

Two speed is a huge advantage in the snow. We had about 10" of wet heavy snow fall on frozen ground and it was an animal...pushes snow so hard you could see the snow breaking 15' out in front of the plow.

Needs the Next Gen tracks for a smooth ride though.
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Old 01-28-2011, 10:55 PM
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15" wide tracks. Runs about the same ground pressure as the TL120, but climbs a heck of a lot better on snow piles without sinking.

Two speed is a huge advantage in the snow. We had about 10" of wet heavy snow fall on frozen ground and it was an animal...pushes snow so hard you could see the snow breaking 15' out in front of the plow.

Needs the Next Gen tracks for a smooth ride though.

Just think if you had the VTS attached to a machine that actually had power. That is when it is truely impressive..........
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Old 01-29-2011, 07:25 AM
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Just think if you had the VTS attached to a machine that actually had power. That is when it is truely impressive..........
Have you ever run your VTS in snow, or do you take it off in the fall?
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Old 01-29-2011, 09:57 AM
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working on a job last days......had a cat ctl loading. main track frame snapped at the bottom rear rendering the machine dead.......cat sent a replacement machine with VTS.....come to find out, cat is going to warranty the repair as they are experiencing more than this one particular failure with their ctl's.....
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:41 AM
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working on a job last days......had a cat ctl loading. main track frame snapped at the bottom rear rendering the machine dead.......cat sent a replacement machine with VTS.....come to find out, cat is going to warranty the repair as they are experiencing more than this one particular failure with their ctl's.....
I'm glad to hear they are warranting it AND sent you a replacement. That's good service.
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Old 01-29-2011, 11:43 AM
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Just think if you had the VTS attached to a machine that actually had power. That is when it is truely impressive..........
how bout an asv/terex 100series?? honestly though the new tracks make a world of difference.
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Old 01-29-2011, 12:44 PM
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Have you ever run your VTS in snow, or do you take it off in the fall?
I leave them on. Work really well as long as the surface isn't solid ice.
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