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bridging 24" trench for bobcat??

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by sgilroy, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. sgilroy

    sgilroy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    what can i use to bridge a 24" wide trench for a t130 bobcat? i believe the weight is about 4000 lbs and the 60" bucket would have a scoop of crushed stone at its heaviest load.

    can i get away with 2x6 or 8s with 3/4" ext ply over the top?

    thanks,
    Scott
     
  2. GAskidsteer

    GAskidsteer LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 30

    Not familiar with your machine, but I assume since there is a "T" designation in the model #, that it is a track machine ? If so, it shouldn't be a problem.
     
  3. crazymike

    crazymike LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 452

    use the bucket by laying it flat on the ground to spread the machine weight and cross at an angle and you should be fine.
     

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