Who just bought a 279/89 D series?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by PTSolutions, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Is it a in stock unit or something they had to order ? Friend is ordering a 299 D xhp and Cat said he would be lucky to see it by the end of January
  2. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    What is XHP ?
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  3. Digdeep

    Digdeep LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Its CAT's highest hp high flow machine- 106 net hp and 40gpm@4000psi. I also think it's their most loaded up machine- b/u camera, speed sensitive ride control, 2spd, return to dig, work tool positioned, blue tooth radio, etc. are all standard. You can get those features with the other models as part of packages.
  4. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's probably 125k at least ain't it
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  5. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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    they gave him a really good number on it with steel tracks and roof top oil cooler under 100k
  6. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's a good number he got.

    My bobcat dealer quoted me $106k for a rigged out T770 w/ forestry package and 60" mulcher head.
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  7. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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    There was no head in that price.
  8. Nico963

    Nico963 LawnSite Member
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    Here's his thread...


    Treemover just got quoted $50,500 wide track 259 with 78" bucket.
  9. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    That's what she said.
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  10. treemover

    treemover LawnSite Senior Member
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    We never closed the deal on the 259. Couldn't lift what I wanted, poor tilt center performance and I feel like the leg/knee room between the controls is cramped. Kubota dealer came in at 46,500 for loaded up 75. I already know I am not a big fan of one sided hvac vents.
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