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Good price or not??

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Tomt, Oct 13, 2004.

  1. Tomt

    Tomt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    I am buying my first skid steer to use for hurricane Ivan clean up. I have found a used 2000 Cat 216 for $13,500.00.
    It has about 1300 hours, and is a rental unit At a Cat Rental center.

    My thoughts are that a Cat rental facility would also maintain it better than many individuals would.

    I need to get a skid steer by end of the week.

    I need specific info not brand vs. brand debate. I have also looked at Bobcat.

    Thanks in advance for the help. :help:
  2. MP350

    MP350 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    I just went through the same thing last month, the price is about right from what I have seen in the last 2 months. Right now it's hard to find a good used skid steer, I finally got mine in Miami, good luck.Don't forget the grapple bucket it will run about $2500 & trailer will run about $3000.
  3. Tomt

    Tomt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    Thanks for the feed back. That is the type info. I needed. :waving:
  4. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    The 216 is a great unit. You will not be dissapointed.
  5. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Germany
    Messages: 1,892

    Cats are good machines. Keep in mind the 216 is a 1350 lb. rated machine... somewhat small for cleanup work. If you find yourself needing more lift, take a look into the 226 or 236 models.

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