I want one.....

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by BIGBEN2004, May 24, 2008.

  1. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. dozerman21

    dozerman21 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Somebody just did a thread on this the other day... "Locust Skid Steer".

    I would try one, but I personally don't think the benefits would be that great for most situations. I think the visibility looks bad and the boom looks slow. Unless you were strictly loading trucks, I don't see how the advantage would outweigh the disadvantages. Even then if you just loaded trucks, I would choose a big enough skid or payloader to handle the job instead.
     
  3. turboawd

    turboawd LawnSite Member
    from midwest
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    you might as well get a mini telehandler. which you can do a lot more with than that machine.
     
  4. SiteSolutions

    SiteSolutions LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Operator skill and a 4-in-1 bucket would beat that crazy setup any day. Did you notice how tiny the bucket in the video is compared to the rest of the machine? It probably takes a month to load a big trailer dump like that.
     

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