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Old 08-11-2013, 10:31 PM
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Excavation Question - Is toro dingo suitable?

I have about 10 yards left to excavate. Its clay and roots. There is a dead tree stump in there too. About 3 years old I think. Can the toro dingo handle this? or should I get a mini excavator or a backhoe?
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:29 PM
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Mini X

Mini-X would be the best....
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:33 PM
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Get the biggest piece of equip that fits and you can afford, just like everything else. 10yds of actual digging with one of those sounds like a nightmare
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Old 08-12-2013, 06:40 AM
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im looking at a mini x or a mid size x
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:29 PM
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Dingos don't dig! I've had a few. They do very well at pulling dirt off a pile and moving it but they don't dig.

Mid ex is the win!
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:01 AM
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well my 10k trailer with 4k ramp couldn't hold a mid x so I went with the mini x and used it a bit last night. have to return it at 5pm today. FUN so far! unloading it was a bit sketchy. I hope it gets this stump out!
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:32 AM
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well my 10k trailer with 4k ramp couldn't hold a mid x so I went with the mini x and used it a bit last night. have to return it at 5pm today. FUN so far! unloading it was a bit sketchy. I hope it gets this stump out!
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Dig around the stump first. then curl it out
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:53 AM
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Had to chuckle a bit when I saw toro dingo under the "heavy equipment" section

I owned a mini X that weighed less then 4000lbs and dug many roots out, most of them way bigger then the machine. A mini will dig a stump just takes a bit more time and you'll have to dig a bigger foot print. Not sure how big your stump is, but are you setup to move it once loose? The mini can clear it and get it free but can it get it out of the hole and moved to where you need it?
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