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Old 07-29-2013, 07:59 PM
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No Bueno! LOL
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:10 PM
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No Bueno! LOL
Yup.....that's a problem.
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:28 PM
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Damn that's shot! How did you get it on the trailer?
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:47 PM
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Had too use a chain and the bucket too pull it up on there. It is still actually connected but barely.
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:12 PM
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I operate it about 80% of the time. The tracks would have went longer if not for another operator running the track off and then try too run it back on and tore the whole inside of the track off. Thats also where it finally broke.

As far as more productive than a wheel machine thats not really a far comparrison. CTLs do minimal damage too lawns, never too wet too work, Grade better and no flat tires. I rarely bill my machine out by the hour so productivity is really good as far as income generated per hour of machine time. I have no interest in having too spend 8 too 10 hours a day on a skid steer too make a living which makes my use not applicable too most other contractors. It is a tool just like a chainsaw too me. All my equipment is used globally too accomplish each job in the most efficient manner. I have several contractors with wheeled machines that hire me too help them rather than use there machines due too productivity and low ground pressure of my machine. A wheeled machine has it's place obviously and they excell in areas that CTL's don't which is why many have both.
Where I was going with this, is that $2.17 per hour is easily made up in your extra production. Even for me, the only reason I want tires is for snow work but since there is no money in it anymore I might as well just go to the dark side full time.
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:55 PM
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I bought the Camoplast tracks and when I sold the machine they were wearing well. I was happy with them and would buy again...good grip and rode descent. A lot of OEM dealers carry them now, so they must be holding up ok.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:26 AM
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Went with Bridgestone Polortread here and for me they are working great and showing better wear then originals one with the pad tread type.

Mainly dirt work or more like mud work!!!! Better traction and the rougher tread is great in the mud ,but is also wearing very well in the dry hard dirt during the summer months here.I though the tread would be chunking out or worn badly.They still look good and close to a 1000 hours on them and a year old.

I'm impressed for my use,others will vary i'm sure!
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:48 AM
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Went with Bridgestone Polortread here and for me they are working great and showing better wear then originals one with the pad tread type.

Mainly dirt work or more like mud work!!!! Better traction and the rougher tread is great in the mud ,but is also wearing very well in the dry hard dirt during the summer months here.I though the tread would be chunking out or worn badly.They still look good and close to a 1000 hours on them and a year old.

I'm impressed for my use,others will vary i'm sure!
What machine? Last time I looked they weren't available for Takeuchi. ..
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:50 PM
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What machine? Last time I looked they weren't available for Takeuchi. ..
I just watched the video on their website and they show a Takeuchi with what I can only presume is their tracks on.
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:52 PM
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I just watched the video on their website and they show a Takeuchi with what I can only presume is their tracks on.
Cool, I may look into those next time.
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