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Old 03-26-2014, 08:01 PM
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Are Toro Dingo's easy to operate?

I was planning to rent a dingo for an upcoming job mostly moving several yards of top soil and mulch form place to place. Are Dingo's easy to learn and good choice for this application?
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:04 PM
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Yes and if you have limited access it is a great choice. I don't own one but rent somewhat frequently.
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:39 PM
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Get the larger light materials bucket or you will be at it for quite some time.
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:52 PM
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If you can operate a walk behind mower, you can operate a dingo.
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:49 PM
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If you can operate a walk behind mower, you can operate a dingo.
Pretty much. OP, take into consideration the dingo will damage the turf if you're doing a lot of back and forth.
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:55 PM
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I was planning to rent a dingo for an upcoming job mostly moving several yards of top soil and mulch form place to place. Are Dingo's easy to learn and good choice for this application?
For a little bit more you can rent a bobcat and get it done much quicker. Unless you have gates to get threw, dingos are not the most efficient. If you operate walk behinds you can operate a dingo. Look into the bobcat for lots of soil. Bobcat bucket is about 5 times bigger than the dingo bucket.
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:34 AM
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Bobcat is a bit overkill for this job and it does have tight spaces.

I'm not too concerned about damaging sod but I thought the dingo had a light foot print?
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:38 AM
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Around 2400lbs I believe. If it is wet lay out some cheap osb from lowes. Build it into the price
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:47 AM
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Bobcat is a bit overkill for this job and it does have tight spaces.

I'm not too concerned about damaging sod but I thought the dingo had a light foot print?
How many yards are you moving?
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:48 AM
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If you rent the dingo with the wide tracks you barely do any lawn damage
It those require some skill. Like when you first operate your first rider
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