First off I would love too take this time and thank everyone here at Lawnsite for tolerating all my questions about skid steers over the past year. I will be demoing a TL 140 next week weather permitting. I really am leaning toward a tracked machine and one that is more suited for digging. I have limited experience with skid steers so my thinking is get a joystick machine as I feel that is the future of controls in skid steers. That why I will learn on them rather than the Bobcat style controls.The machine is 45 k with AC. I do feel that most Skid steers today are very comparable in quality and durability. All have there strong points and weak points. The price is a definite plus and also Takeuchi is based in Atlanta. Once again I thank everyone for the past advice and also for advice on this post. What would you guys recommend me do while I have the machine too really put it through it's paces?