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cat counter weights

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by CAG, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. CAG

    CAG LawnSite Senior Member
    from ct
    Messages: 344

    does anyone know where you can order counter weights for a cat skid steer other than the dealer.. also just wondering where would they mount on a 242 model.. thanks chris
  2. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    The weights hang on a rack on the back of the machine. If you don't want to buy Cat weights, just buy some weights from a tractor dealership and fab up a custom rack.
  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,129

    I bought 4 40 pounders from my Deere place for $200, gotta paint them Cat yellow though.
  4. Construct'O

    Construct'O LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Sw Iowa
    Messages: 1,387

    If those are the green ones that you used to tighten your tracks you better sandblast them first before painting them yellow.By the way why are you adding weight ?????? :usflag:
  5. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,142

    I thought the weights were added in your wallet on a CAT? Thats what I always heard.:confused:
  6. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    Yep, Cat does add weight to your wallet, they're cheaper in the long run :laugh:
  7. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,129

    Nope, I don't need the weights for my Cat, the mini hoe needs it when the hammer goes on it though, but that's a project for another thread.

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