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Ultimate Hardscaper Skid Steer

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by MowingisMaddness, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. MowingisMaddness

    MowingisMaddness LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    Ultimate Hardscaper Skid Steer

    My baby, 2006 A300, will pick up full pallets of material to the top of its reach cycle. Flip a switch to go between all wheel steer and skid steer mode.

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    MowingisMaddness

    MowingisMaddness LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Birdjr

    Birdjr LawnSite Senior Member
    from nnj
    Messages: 450

    Nice machine how do u like the aws mode?
     
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    MowingisMaddness

    MowingisMaddness LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    All Wheel Steer
    Unless I am in a tight spot, it is all I use...
     
  5. Birdjr

    Birdjr LawnSite Senior Member
    from nnj
    Messages: 450

    good luck with ur new machine!
     
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    MowingisMaddness

    MowingisMaddness LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    I purchased my A300 early last fall, and it has been solid as a rock...
     
  7. Adam's Lawn and Garden

    Adam's Lawn and Garden LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 306

    Do those have the new computer joystick controls or the old style? I like the new ones from the time that i have used them.
     
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    MowingisMaddness

    MowingisMaddness LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    It has the new joystick pilot controls. I still like the older controls for grading, because I have the most hours logged in that configuration. The joysticks respond a little slower, but I think what you gain in ease of operation is worth the trade off.
     
  9. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,701

    Depends how heavy those pallets are! A pallet of paleo is 3900lbs plus pallet its 2 tons. I'd be carefull lifting that if I were you!
     
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    MowingisMaddness

    MowingisMaddness LawnSite Senior Member
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    My unit has foam filled tires, adds about 1600 lbs of counterweight. It can load and unload 4000lbs off a semi...
     

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