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Any word on next gen bobcat skid steers?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by dirtybiz, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,125

    That's because before the changes to that frame size came out, they used massive tanks, something like 40+ gallons, I rented one once, man that tank took one hell of a lot of go-go juice. :dizzy:
  2. dozerman21

    dozerman21 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    Do you think a 440CT would be pretty similar? Any knowledge on how the Series 3 Tier III engines are on fuel?

    20 gallons in 9 hours with that much HP is very impressive. Is that hard excavation with the throttle wide open?
  3. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,566

    i have ran a 420ct and put eleven hours on it and used right at half a tank of fuel and that was moving heavy muddy clay and then backfilling some stump holes...
  4. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,140

    Thats spreading topsoil dropped by dump truck, I get the same running a preparator. However that is not "hard digging".

    I have no complaints with the fuel usage on that machine. Its a little powerhouse and it does not kill your fuel budget. I cant say the same for the 465. That machine uses fuel. As far as the 440CT I am not sure and the same goes for the Series 3 machines. They have been selling a few of the Series 3 machines 3-465's and 3 440's that I know of. I have yet to run into one the new owner to ask. I still have not demoed one. Take one out for a test drive for a day and let us know. Since your a new 650 owner they should be more than accommondating.:cool2:
  5. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
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    I found the operators shirt interesting. Bobcat 50 year anniversary shirt. "Unleash the Power". Please I just ate.:rolleyes:
  6. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,566

    now that is just plain rude!!!!!:nono: hahaha
  7. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,140

    You know exactly what I mean T-190 owner.:waving:
  8. mrsops

    mrsops LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,875

    hey ksss is it just the t190 that you feel his underpowered or all bobcats?? i remember you saying that the bobcat s220 that you demo you were very impressed with?
  9. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,566

    hey now i dont officially own a t190 i just rent one!!!! mr oooo powertan is so awesome nothing can beat it cuz it is just so freakn awesome!!!! hahahahahahahaha
  10. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,140

    The 220 I demoed had good power. I have run a T250 also that had decent power. The 220 I was overall impressed the most with.

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