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Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by bobcat s-160, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. bobcat s-160

    bobcat s-160 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 164

    what is the most hours you seen on a skid steer? What brand was it
     
  2. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,868

    100,000

    Bobcat of course.
     
  3. Plowfast9957

    Plowfast9957 Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    The landscaper who does yard installs for us has a 7775 Deere. Last I knew It had 7200 hours on it. He still has it as a yard machine. Still runs and looks excellent.
     
  4. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    Actually I heard 140,000 hours.

    :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2007
  5. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    Wow!

    I just did some research and found that there is a New Holland Skid that has been running 24/7/365 since 1943. I guess that makes it a New Holland WAY better then a Bobcat.

    FYI that is over 551,000 hours.

    I knew there was a way for me to get some math on this. ;)
     
  6. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,868

    Can't be.

    Bobcats are better.

    They just are. :drinkup:
     
  7. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    Well considering that the New Holland skid was running in the Netherlands during WWII I think it is way better then a Bobcat.


    Amsterdam was bombarded during WWII yet this New Holland skid was running strong. Was there a Bobcat cleaning up a devastated city during WWII? I think not. Can a Bobcat take a direct hit in a war? I digress.

    LOL
     
  8. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,868

    OK, you got me. :nod:

    I thought New Hollands were made in New Holland though, not Old Holland. :jester: xysport :D
     
  9. bobcat s-160

    bobcat s-160 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 164

    A new holland couldn't make it past 4,000 hours. you can't keep motors in them. I talked to a guy with 2 brand new, new hollands and the motor went out of both of them. I heard of a bobcat with 12,000 hours on it and i think that is good. O bye the way new hollands suck!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :realmad: So what do you new holland guys have to say about that? :rolleyes:
     
  10. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    I would say:

    Come back and talk after you graduate high school.

    Thanks.
     
  11. dirthog

    dirthog Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    New Holland

    seems strange we have a couple of thousand of them out and have very little trouble with them only replaced three motors that i know of
     
  12. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    Please do not feed the troll. :)

    The OP is most likely a kid who's father just got a job at Bobcat. Good intentions, bad game-plan.
     
  13. bobcat s-160

    bobcat s-160 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 164

    No I don't work for bobcat and know my dad doesn't work there either. We have a farm and raise beef cattle. We have a bobcat and a john deere. A dairy farmer has all new hollands and has alot of trouble with them, so he is trying a bobcat. :gunsfiring: New Hollands
     
  14. pinepointe

    pinepointe Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    Why don't you people BUY eqpt. that is made by someone who only builds heavy eqpt. You simply cant build a lawnmower and a skid steer on the same line, and that is what New Holland does. As far as Bobcat they build a good skid steer they just need heavier compents such as pins and buishings
     
  15. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,868

    Apparently I missed something, Since when does NH build lawn mowers?

    I'd love to see a pic of one.
     
  16. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745


    Screw that, I want to see lawnmowers and skid steers coming off the same line.

    There should be a documentary of such a process for sure.
     
  17. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,868

    Glad someone caught that too. I'd love to see that as well.

    Can you imagine the tooling for that? I wonder how they do that, 1 SS then a mower? Or do you think maybe they just make SS's for a day and then switch over to mowers?

    Might want to add in the observation that NH makes a crapload of farming equipment. It might not be heavy construction equipment, but I would classify it as heavier than lawnmowers.

    But then, what do I know, I just post to check SnoFarmer's weather and see my name in every thread.
     
  18. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745

    What if there is a mishap on the production line like at the coin mint, where it is a quarter but struck with a dime die. If a half lawnmower / half skid steer mishap happens does that make it more valuable like the coin mishaps?

    Something like a skid steer with lawn mower blades under the bucket could be worth a fortune. I better keep an eye out for one.
     
  19. ThisIsMe

    ThisIsMe Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 745


    Huh?

    What does Bobcat make that is heavier then the heaviest from the other major players?

    Cat
    JD
    New Holland.

    Does Bobcat make anything larger then :

    A 530hp tractor?
    A 180,000lb excavator?
    A 300hp Bulldozer?
    A 5 yard loader?

    Then again these are coming off the same so called "lawn mower" line. I.E New Holland makes them. :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2007
  20. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,868

    OK, I had a major brain fart on my other post about heavy equipment manufactured by NH. Sorry for the confusion.

    Here are some links to heavy equipment that NH manufactures. Funny thing is I don't see anything about lawnmowers. As for purchasing a SS manufactured only by someone that manufactures heavy equipment, that would be impossible as a SS is not classified as heavy equipment.

    Wheel Loaders: http://construction.newholland.com/products/series.aspx?navid=167&RL=ENNA&lineid=447&seriesid=2709

    Excavators: http://construction.newholland.com/products/series.aspx?navid=167&RL=ENNA&lineid=447&seriesid=2705

    Graders: http://construction.newholland.com/products/series.aspx?navid=167&RL=ENNA&lineid=447&seriesid=2713

    Here's some pics of heavy equipment that NH manufactures.

    E215-001-03_S.jpg

    G200-001-01-S (Custom).jpg

    W170-001-01_S.jpg