the new new holland skid steers!

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by leathelbuzzkill, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. leathelbuzzkill

    leathelbuzzkill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

  2. turboawd

    turboawd LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 236

    yeah, the cabs neede improvement bad. looks pretty nice now.
  3. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    They need to work harder on visibility out of the front door. Go look at the photo from inside the cab, on the right side there's a pillar there that I'm sure doesn't need to be there. Gonna have to work a little harder than that to get my vote. IMO, the door should be completely glass, no pillars, no nothing. Cat and Bobcat have some of the best designed doors I've seen, completely minimalist to provide the most visibility through the door. Visibility to the tires looks average, but not that great. I guess that's what you get when you buy a Deere/NH style vertical lift machine.
  4. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,454

    I watched the video......they even give you a free New Holland sticker on side of the machine for more brand recognition. I'd have to sit in the cab to actually feel/see if the improvements are what they say on the visability issue. Sure dolled that baby up with some chrome though.
  5. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    I got to see this skid steer at the Farm Science Review. New Holland has always made a good skid steer. I personally don't think there that bad to see out of. I have sit in many of the other brands and could not tell that much of a difference in view.
  6. GradeMan

    GradeMan LawnSite Member
    from canada
    Messages: 214

    Looks great in the cab, nicer layout for the heat but it needs a beer holder:laugh: Gotta love those rims, they wont look to shiny after a job. They at least did do something about the cab, its about time. Can wait to demo one of those.....:clapping:
  7. cat2

    cat2 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 891

    Maybe I will have to get one:rolleyes: How does the breakout force and hp compare with the Jd's
  8. cat2

    cat2 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 891

    No thanks, I just looked at the dealers and they are too far away:cry:
  9. Dirt Digger2

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

    looks like they got a paint scheme from the 50th anniversary Case backhoe
  10. GradeMan

    GradeMan LawnSite Member
    from canada
    Messages: 214

    YUP, funny eh, They should have younger people designing they're improvements. Not 300pounds gorillas

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