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wacker st-50

Discussion in 'Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders' started by searcyfarms, May 13, 2022.

  1. searcyfarms

    searcyfarms Well-Known Member

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    anyone with experience with one of these my biggest concern out of the gate would be dealer support - other thoughts ?
     
  2. Txhayseed

    Txhayseed Senior Member

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    Ive never been a wacker fan period. Dealer support is kinda a lame duck term when it comes to wacker. Lots of wacker dealers out there but most are just that.. A sign, some product for sale but skilled mechanics...eh not so much.
     
  3. searcyfarms

    searcyfarms Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the message, i was kind of thinking the same thing and with something that expensive and using it for a business you better have support - i dont know a thing about those engines either like the kohler/briggs diesel ? wonder how those are holding up ? Looks like a novel attempt to make something competitive but how well do they really work? Especially for mulching work
     
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    Txhayseed Senior Member

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    Kohlers seem to be holding up but it would not be my first choice in a power plant. We have had some powered dumpers with the kohlers. They dont seem very refined for trying to compete in the compact equipment market. Idles ruff very clanky even for a diesel. Very lightweight in build and components. Probably fine for a zero turn lawn mower or turf equipment. But in a skid steer/mini x I would prefer something with a better pedigree behind it. If your planning on running a mulching head I would go with a Proven power package and machine for sure.
     
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