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whats the best skid steer...

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by zim bob the landscaper, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. aungst

    aungst LawnSite Member
    from pa
    Posts: 9

    I forgot to tell you price $10,000 will get you one with 800 hours on it!
  2. StihlBR600

    StihlBR600 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 705

    What i would be looking for in a skid steer would be weight, power, lifting capacity. The new Deere's are pretty sweet
  3. icex

    icex LawnSite Senior Member
    from WV
    Posts: 389

    Look at Cat Skid steers. You can get them reasonably from catused.com. Our Cat 236b with 560 hours was $16,000 and included a set of forks from the cat dealer.
  4. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,412

    This thread is over 5 years old. I doubt he is still looking for a machine.
  5. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,101

  6. flairland

    flairland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 640

    Ron, if you were any closer I would be very interested in your machine. Seems like a good deal.
  7. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Germany
    Posts: 1,891

    Why are you getting rid of yours, Ron?
  8. aungst

    aungst LawnSite Member
    from pa
    Posts: 9

    i have the asv and a new holland skid steer,selling both and buying asv 100 with mulching head. changing direction
  9. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,101

    5 or 6 jobs with it a year doesn't justify sitting around at home anymore when I can make more money and keep more in my pocket working for someone else and not having a payment on a machine and all the other expenses for the support equipment i.e trailer, truck, fuel, rental, insurance.
    Another reason is I would average 500 hours yearly, now I get 100 per year.
    Ditch the b*tch and move one.

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