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Re: Which Skid Loader to Buy??
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I have to agree with those mentioning that budget will be the determining factor. Those of us on really limited budgets look at different things than those with more liberal budgets. It's just the way it is.
FWIW- I bought an ancient Bobcat 444. Belt drive, Onan gas engine, beat to heck, truck tires on it. I'm very, very happy with it. I did have to replace the Onan but I still have under $3800.00 in it. I've been watching and there's nothing else out there I could touch for the money that didn't need a ton of work AND it's small enough to fit in my 1890 dairy barn with the 6'6" ceiling. I'd love to have a bigger one too but the $$$ just isn't there.
I strongly recommend whatever brand you choose that you research local dealers and support. I passed up a couple of really old off brands simply because parts were needed and entirely unavailable according to my research.
And check the stupid tires too! Tires are outrageously expensive these days.
This post was edited by Bret4207 at 04:37:58 11/15/12.
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