Mini Skid Brush Cutter

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by cddva, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. cddva

    cddva LawnSite Member
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    Does anybody run one on their mini skid? What brand? Pros/cons?

    Quick Attach has come out with a line of attachments for mini skids (not on website yet but they have a catalog available). I'm interested in the model they have for smaller residential brush mowing jobs (up to 2" diameter saplings). Just like to hear about anyones experience with one on a mini skid.
     
  2. JDSKIDSTEER

    JDSKIDSTEER LawnSite Bronze Member
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  3. Mule100

    Mule100 LawnSite Member
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    There are a few different brands available. I rent one from time to time and a friend just bought one. Brush master is one I think and i can't remember the name of the one built in Alabama that is made out of galvanised steel. If you look on U Tube the guy has a video of it. I like the way it works and I have cut up to three inch stuff.
     
  4. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
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    here is a link to the type i have rented. http://www.brushwolf.com/pages/modelpages/4800.html

    it has done suprising well everytime i have i needed it. i also like it for cutting slopes with the dingo. if i had more work for it i would definitly buy one.
     
  5. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    i really wanted one but couldn't get ahold of one quick enough so I wound up w/ a dr mower, which surprisingly has worked very well
     
  6. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
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    I priced out a Toro 525 Wide track diesel, brushwolf rough mower, multipurpose bucket last October. It was pushing 25K. For that price you could buy a Compact tractor with an enclosed cab, and not be out in all the mess with a Toro Dingo & a brushwolf. For what it costs & does I would rent one IF you can find a rental company that even has a brushwolf to rent for a Mini-skid steer.
     
  7. Mule100

    Mule100 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 35

    If it helps any, my buddy has his 525 wide track for sale with a bucket and stand plate for $ 14,500. It only has 284 hours on it.
     

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