lifting a dingo

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by tnmtn, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Messages: 1,022

    i was wondering if any dingo owners ever use forks on another machine to pick up their dingo and load it in a flatbed or other truck? i imagine i could carry a pallet and load it on the pallet frist then use the forks. but this would mean carrying around a pallet just in case. if anyone has any other suggestions i would enjoy hearing them.
  2. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,573

    Why not sling it using the lifting points? Just thinking off the top of my head...
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2008
  3. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Messages: 1,022

    not sure mine has lifting points. i'll look tomorrow. but it would require a pretty good lift height to have it slung below forks or a bucket.
  4. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,573

    Lifting points should be made onto the machine so they will be on any machine..

    it would, unless you find some shorter slings, I have a couple but that isnt goin to help you..
  5. all ferris

    all ferris LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,309

    We do this occasionally when when we are doing a raised paver patio. We put the dingo inside the retaining wall and use it to move fill inside. I have never put the dingo on a pallet - we just drive the dingo on the forks and drive it off.
  6. SiteSolutions

    SiteSolutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,114

    A good size mini ex will pick it up and set it on a truck, or inside a foundation, etc... I would imagine a loader would do the same with appropriate sling/strap/chain etc
  7. raschmid07

    raschmid07 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    Unless you have a steel pallet, I would think that a Dingo would crush a wood pallet.
  8. crab

    crab LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 633

    i do it all the time,just set youre forks inside of the tracks and lift it up,you should also have at least 2 hooks chain on,i use a 11 foot chain and then a choker an put in the back of the trucks!no problem.
  9. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,556

    we do it all the time, with our tracked units. we either drive them onto the forks (no pallet and then set them on the flatbed or use a pallet and drive them into the back of a dump truck on occasion. need a pretty heft skid or telehandler to do it because the sk650 is quite heavy.
  10. bobcat9957

    bobcat9957 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    Never done it with a dingo but we have a ASV RC 60 and have 2 long straps we just drive it on the straps and pick it up by them. We use it in foundations etc.

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