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Old 06-19-2012, 11:35 AM
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Well its clear the only solution is to....

Keep the wheeled skidsteer
Get a tractor

AND

Get a tracked machine !
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Old 06-19-2012, 12:57 PM
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Krazy were not trying to talk you out of it but help you out. I would at least look for a bigger tractor I have 50 hp I believe and it's as powerful as my garden tractor. Lol

It's hard to beat a ctl bush hogging. The biggest thing for me is being able to see what I'm cutting and not worrying about getting stuck. Hogging with a tractor you have to worry about rubbing over debris, flat tires, etc.

Just some food for thought
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A ctl would be more versatile for all jobs. Plus you could get a 2-speed ctl. You could also sell the mustang and put that money toward it
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:10 PM
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Well its clear the only solution is to....

Keep the wheeled skidsteer
Get a tractor

AND

Get a tracked machine !
That's an ideal setup. You have year round machines lol. The only thing I use wheeled skids for is snow
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:45 PM
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What the he!! Snow???
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:52 PM
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Yes sir. Well we didnt get any last year lol. Im looking to buy an s250 before winter.
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Old 06-19-2012, 02:23 PM
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Heck, I don't think there was much difference here then LA in terms of snowfall last winter.
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:32 PM
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thanks fellas. I've been watching videos on youtube of skidsteers with bushhoggs. All I can is wow. I've actually pondered getting some over tire tracks and a bushhogg for my mustang skid and eventually upgrade to a tracked machine with enclosed cab,pilot controls.
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Old 06-20-2012, 02:01 PM
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You probably be fine with your tires on your mustang for most bush hogging jobs. You will want a front door though. I bought my bush hog used for $700 last year. Hard to find one for that price, but $2500 probably buy you a nice used one.
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:05 AM
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so what does a 200ac contract cost? thats gonna be a long few days. Are you charging it by the hour or ac?
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:41 AM
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so what does a 200ac contract cost? thats gonna be a long few days. Are you charging it by the hour or ac?
I charge by the Acre. That way as pieces sell, its easier to adjust price.
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