Skid-Steer Loaders

August 2010 Vol. 65 No. 8
John Deere's 332D skid-steer loader.

New Holland Construction
Super Boom Skid Steer Loaders from New Holland combine stability with the reach of the Super Boom vertical lift linkage for more lift capacity per pound of total machine weight. The long wheelbase and low center of gravity provide added stability on uneven terrain. Visibility to the rear is outstanding due to the large rear window, low engine hood and no rear frame towers to block your view. Looking forward, the low boom cross member lets you see the cutting edge of the bucket when the boom is down. Metal screens on each side provide protection and excellent side visibility. The fully detailed deluxe cab interior provides a quieter, more comfortable place to work. High-visibility backlit controls at-a-glance instrument panel with logical labeling for easy operation. The entire cab and boom assembly lift forward and up for full access to the engine or transmission. construction.newholland.com

Bobcat
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The S850 skid-steer loader boasts a rated operating capacity of 3,875 pounds and with an operating weight of 10,008 pounds, the S850 is now the largest Bobcat skid-steer loader. Powered by a 92-hp water-cooled diesel engine, the S850 has a lift height of 144 inches. Standard auxiliary hydraulic flow is 23 gpm at 3,500 pounds per square inch, while an optional high-flow feature reaches 37 gpm for maximum attachment performance. The panel monitors key loader functions, while the keyless start helps prevent theft. The new 5-inch, full-color LCD screen offers better readability and interaction. Hydraulic quick couplers are mounted directly to the front plate of the lift arm to provide a solid mounting, while quick coupler hoses run through the loader arms for better protection. A guard bar extends in front of the coupler for added security. www.bobcat.com

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