will a L3540 with LA724 loader move a pallet of sod

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by rotgg, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,407

    Post some pictures of that dingo loading a 10 wheeler!
  2. NC Greenscaper

    NC Greenscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 446


    Will your dingo lift and move a pallet of sod around the yard. I know the tipping cap. is about 1500#. What is it physically capable of lifting.
  3. Jerry Lee

    Jerry Lee LawnSite Senior Member
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    no way, maybe with a thousand pounds of weight strapped to its rear end, even than i dont think the hydraulics will handle it. if ur looking to actually move this stuff and possibly load it onto a flatbed or truck than what you need is a 82 horse CAT 279C with a fork attachment.
  4. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions LawnSite Silver Member
    from OH
    Messages: 2,331

    sods nothing, try a pallet of versalok...
  5. yellowdoo36

    yellowdoo36 LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Messages: 2

    with the kubota's just take the model of the loader and multiply by 2. that gives you an estimate of what it will lift. LA 514 = 1028, LA 724 = 1448. thats just an estimate but it does get you close. that is also with rear ballast.
  6. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,407

    The 3 point hitch on a 3540 will lift 2700 lbs. @ 24" behind the lift arms! Buy a set of rear forks and you will be in business.

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