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Suggestions on new skid steer(S300 or simliar)

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by cbmoore, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Germany
    Messages: 1,892

    Mechanically, that makes sense. What about the Case 90XT/450, though? It's a brute of a SSL and yet has more points than a vertical-lift machine.
  2. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,151

    The 450 does more grease points. However, the majority of those are due to the mounting the tilt cylinders and not due to structural design. This differs from a vertical lift machine that has additional grease points at the linkage in the rear tower (if so equipped). It is still a radial lift machine with essential one grease point in the upper tower. The remainder grease the tilt cylinder mechanism, and are very low wear compared to the main structural grease points. One day I would like to own a 450. I just wish they had a higher lift capacity, at least around 2800 ROC. They are considerably less expensive than a 465 with all the capability except the lift and reach.

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