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New Mini Skid

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by rclawn, Sep 4, 2019.

  1. marne

    marne LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Vermeer uses proprietary parts, which are brainless overprized and already too much computers in machines, that are stupid simple or which at least should be.
    I would go with the most basic machine.
     
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  2. brichter14

    brichter14 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    One clear winner is ditch witch track design. Being open rocks just roll out instead of getting stuck or crushed up
     
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    rclawn

    rclawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,483

    1C3088D6-5E2D-4F63-BEA5-A9A225BA9B67.jpeg D4494C12-D68E-4708-B204-AF2C9DD0F6AE.jpeg Got the Dingo TX1000. Sale after tax was $32,2xx and it came with heavy duty pallet forks and a tooth bucket. I put up $20k cash and financed the rest through sheffield @ 0% for 24... I need to build my credit anyways, and it was hard to turn down the finance offer. They did charge a 2% admin fee which was around $250
     
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  4. brichter14

    brichter14 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    Nice!!! Now go make some money!

    Ps. Buy the eterra e40 as soon as you can afford it. Its the best attachment. Dig trenches, tear out stuff etc
     
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  5. jrmikka

    jrmikka LawnSite Member
    Messages: 78

    The ditch witch dealer in Mass is bad here also.
















    lol
     
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  6. rstojkov

    rstojkov LawnSite Member
    Messages: 245

    Vermeer ctx100 or bobcat MT85.
     
  7. giantlandscape.com

    giantlandscape.com LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    still love my Ditchwitch sk750. Added wide tracks to it. great for us. purchased new 5 years ago, still great.
     
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  8. Ethan Serna

    Ethan Serna LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 26

    Dont buy an Mt85 there junk. The dealer here in my area is terrible to. All under 700hours I've had 2 rollers on the track go out, muffler broke 3 times, roller on my trencher went out too. Tracks did not last but 300 hrs. I should have got a ditch witch
     
  9. David W

    David W LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    Vermeer all the way. Diesel.
     
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  10. Green Industry Pro

    Green Industry Pro LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Tyler Texas
    Messages: 745

    No experience but I see most guys with DW or Vermeer. That should say something. I've ran other Bobcat machinery and was well pleased, but never a mini skid. I don't think you can go wrong with the big 3 really, its just pros and cons of each vs features and preference.
     
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