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Finish grading using a compact tractor

Discussion in 'General Industry Questions' started by Polkchop, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. Delmer

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    I think you’re thinking of the Deere 110 ‘s. I may be wrong.
     
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    Totally agree! but I did learn some new or different methods,nice to learn about other options;)!and different kinds of equipment:cool:!to use:D!
     
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    This is a 210 skip loader. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Yup. Around here ,if you pull that on a two axel ,single wheel car trailer or a 14k gvw trailer , you’ll get a nice visit from the DOT man !
     
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    Yeah, the 110's are even smaller the landscape crowd around here pays even more for em' which makes them really hard to find a good deal on a used one... plus once they've had em' a few years they're shot :(
     
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    Oh yeah. Road hard and totally abused. Landscapers and turd herders use them a lot around here.
     
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    A skip loader is like hen's teeth in my area, I don't think I've ever seen one working. o_O
     
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    I think he is talking about JD110 and a JD210 those you can put on a 2 wheel trailer:)! I do not know how a skip loader got into the forum:confused:! same model numbers totally different equipment! the forum was about finish grading with a compact tractor:rolleyes:!also JD110 and a JD210 are not compact tractors or subcompact:p! they are mowers that you can put a blade on;)!
     
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    ooops! they are lawn tractors! not lawn mowers:eek:!
     
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    o_O Damn. We’re all over the place with this thread aren’t we ! Lol. Compacts, lawn/garden, skips and even hoes !
     
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    :confused::confused::confused:I am LMAO it is all true can we say what you can not use to finish grading:D Do not go there!:cool:
     
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    Yeah, for some reason even around here the grading guys won't part with them, it took us over a year of looking to get our ford 345d.... and I do prefer the jd210's over it... they're a lot quieter!! these ford's are loud rattlers ;)
     
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    I use a old Farm tractor, get multi use of it that way. Grade work, plow work, bush hog as I do not believe many skip loaders came with PTO.
     
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    Our new holland has the PTO and we have run a brush hog on it when we pulled the gannon box off but like most of the smaller ones you really need something on the rear if you're going to use the loader in the front :eek: I've had the rear in the air a foot before I could feather the loader down... which on the NH is tricky to say the least!!!


    I also have a little 20hp british diesel I like for running the rock rake and smaller implements on.
     
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    Yep, I had to go out of state to get mine.
     
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    Skip loaders here fell out of favor some time back, big investment for a specialty/minimal hours use tractor where a small dozer and as noted basically farm equipment does as well for less money. Do not believe they ballast the rears on these when new, rely of tractor dead weight and a implement attached for that ballast. With Ag tractors the rubber tends not to be suited for industrial but are often ballasted to keep the rear hugging ground. Kubota's are often seen in dress off positions with grade contractors here or the heavy work will be completed and the finish work sub-contracted to a Landscaper type company using smaller machines suitable.
     
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    Totally covered all the gravel:cool:! well put and understood ;)!no if and or buts:rolleyes:!
     
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