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skid steer towing

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by ajordan193, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. ajordan193

    ajordan193 LawnSite Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 460

    whats everyone use to haul their skid steer around with....looking for trailer pics and what you use to tow with.
  2. NateV

    NateV LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Check my pics out. Don't have one of the skid but one the truck and trailer. This is my dads stuff. His skid is a Case 60xt
  3. Dirt Digger2

    Dirt Digger2 LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,396

    heres a shot of one...this pic its hooked to a 250 diesel but i hate doing it...usually pulled with a 350 diesel dump

  4. ajordan193

    ajordan193 LawnSite Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 460

    anyone haul a 8k pound skidsteer and equipment trailer with 3/4 gas truck (V10)?
  5. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    We use an F350 for the brunt of the towing, but the ideal truck for towing was our F450. Selling it, won't be availalbe for use next year.
  6. patpls

    patpls LawnSite Member
    from Mn
    Messages: 80

    Hi Procut, I pull a 763 Bobcat around in a 12k dump trailer behind a 03 chev 2500hd. It wasn't my ideal vehical but I've been pleasently surprised. Pull probably 150 200 miles per week with the Bobcat, rest of the time getting rock or pallets of pavers , block etc, apart from only 10mpg I am really happy with the 4wdiscs. The trailer has electric brakes too, and I will swap to a dmax but theres always something else to get....
  7. sunray

    sunray LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    I pull my T-190 around on a 14 foot 12000#trailer with a2500 hd.
    It has a 8100 vortec with Allison trans and it works great, not to say a diesel won't be nice to have but you work with what you have.
  8. sunray

    sunray LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    Sorry wrong picture,here it is.
  9. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Most people around here pull skid steers behind a regular P/U truck just make sure its a heavy duty 3/4 ton or a 1 ton and make sure you have good brakes on the truck and trailer.
  10. mow king

    mow king LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 571


    Not exactly a skidsteer..but it weighs about the same as a mid-size skidsteer and its the same trailer I use.

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