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Thomas Skid Loaders

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Gatewayuser, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    What do you all think about Thomas skid loaders.
    Say I do a grading job with a skid loader and the job costs $5000 do I need a licence besides my business licenses. And what kind of insurance should I add? I took skid loader operation for grading and other things, landscape construction and surveying so I know what I'm doing. Any comments would be very helpful!!! :waving:
  2. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Germany
    Posts: 1,891

    They are supposed to be built very tough. As their construction appears to verify that, I can't argue otherwise. Nevertheless, I have seen a total of about... three Thomas loaders in my lifetime. They do have quite a bit of horsepower and breakout force; their heavy weight likely means they have plenty of tractive effort (perceived "push power," if you will) as well. As for licenses... :runs and hides: Not a clue about that, mate; sorry.

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