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Old 09-24-2002, 09:30 AM
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DaddyRabbit DaddyRabbit is offline
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Drove or rather, held on to a JCB 1110 last week.

I had the experience of driving a JCB 1110 track skid steer last week and rough ride doesn't beging to describe it. It weighs 10k lbs w/the tracks being 17'' wide. The salesman told me it would be fine for residential landscaping but when I saw this sasquatch I knew that was out the window. It didn't have the servo controls we've come to love soo much, instead it had the foot controls like a NH. It had plenty of power from an 90h/p perkins diesel. I guess once you've operated Cats all the rest seem passe' by design and ride. The Cat's new 257 track steer is miles ahead of this beast with comfort and ergonomics.
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Old 10-02-2002, 04:08 PM
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I agree Cat & ASV rule the class, they are so smooth. Unfortunatly the other once use rigid undercarriages and tend to shake your bones and rattle your teeth.

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