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Old 03-10-2012, 08:30 PM
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Bobcat Attachment Recommendation?

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I'm renting a Bobcat to load a pile of brush about 10 FT Wide and 40 FT long into a dumpster. The pile consists of huge vines, stickers, branches, etc... Last time I used a bucket to do this and it was pain. I had difficulty getting large loads into the bucket. Would forks be better? Any suggestions?

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Old 03-10-2012, 09:29 PM
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rent a grapple bucket with the machine.
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:34 PM
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I specialize in stuff like this. if you could rent an ex or mini ex with a thumb you would get more in the container. If the pile isn't near the container, use a grapple as KSSS said but if it's a big container 30 yd or 40 yd, get the biggest skid you can or you won't be able to push the material down.

IF you are limited on container space, rent a brush mower (rotary) and mow the pile down some then load the shreds with a grapple. You will get about 2x as much into the container doing that.
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Old 03-11-2012, 03:32 AM
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Old 03-11-2012, 08:19 AM
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Mini with thumb or Brush grapple on Loader is my vote.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:13 PM
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that's a light duty grapple. I would opt for a heavy duty. I use a light duty on my toolcat but not my skid. Also, having independently closing grapples makes a difference in picking up mismatched brush.
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Old 03-11-2012, 03:59 PM
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I use bobcat heavy duty grapple. If you look at the one posted it already bent
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Old 03-11-2012, 11:18 PM
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Thanks everyone. That looks like what I need. Appreciate it.
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