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New Bobcat S650

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by NorthDakota, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    We just picked up two new Bobcat S650's. When i took this picture it had 1.3 hours on it.

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  2. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    Sweet machine. More pics!
     
  3. Knockah22

    Knockah22 Senior Member
    Messages: 240

    Good looking machine! How do you like it so far? Pros/Cons? Good luck this season. More pics please!
     
  4. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    looks like its really butt heavy??
     
  5. 04chevy2500

    04chevy2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    i agree it does look like theirs quite a bit in the rear. how is the lifting capacity? height, weight? looks great though. hope it serves you well
     
  6. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    I like it so far...I have only ran a couple of hours....and just sweeping. The Pros that I see so far.....View the cab is lest obstructed with the arms being lower, all the controls are out in front of you the two pillars of the cab, larger fuel tank...I believe its like 26 gallons! Brighter lights, quieter, It has a rear defrost, we have ride control on ours and that makes the ride very smooth! The seat is very comfortable to with a smooth ride and differnt adjustments.


    The cons so far ....I think will be that it seams there is a lot more behind the cab..We measure the machine and it is about the same size as are S250's. I havent noticed any problems with yet, but I am aware. Oh ya and the heater is tooo hot...but I guess I can just turn it down or turn the air conditioning on. :) One minor last con...is we are the first to have the new designed machine in our area, so the dealer is learning on our machine while doing the add on and service.


    I will try get more pictures tomorrow or next week. maybe with the other s650 and the s250.
     
  7. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

  8. 04chevy2500

    04chevy2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    looks to be an interesting machine. did u get the pilot controls or the foot pedals?
     
  9. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Great looking machine.
     
  10. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    foot pedals.
     
  11. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Just foot, or advance controls? selectable foot or hand?

    Any other extras on it? ride control or such?
     
  12. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    Just the regular foot control....some of the options....A/C, Ride control, am/fm radio, strope lights front and back, high flow....I am trying to think of what all was on the bid.
     
  13. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Congrats on your new machines!....I ran a t630? ( new track version w/radius arms) the other day at the local dealer. I didn't get to really test it out, but I will say the cabs are very nice.
     
  14. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    add....bobtach to the options too.
     
  15. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Stobe light is factory option in those? I can guess the back ones are in the white reverse or a another light? but the front, where are those?
     
  16. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    Back ones are in the red lights and the front are in the headlights above the windshield....The back ones are always on the front ones have a swith so they can be turned off during a windy storm (reflection off the snow blinds you)...the strobes were added by the dealer.
     
  17. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Interesting, Thats what I was worried about front ones flashing back, or just pissing an operator off. Don't like the idea of rears on all the time either. I've seen flashers in the white rears, that I thought was nice other then being white. Do alot of heavy lifting in the summer?
     
  18. NorthDakota

    NorthDakota Member
    Messages: 89

    I work at a collage so it is nice to have rearson all the time...hopefully we don't run anyone one over, especially while backing up while class is getting out...our s250 have the strobes in the white lights...not sure why the change, but what ever.....Ya you cant have the fronts on all the time...I usually have them off and night, but I like to turn them on when I working in the busy streets. Our bobcats are mostly used for for landscaping in the summer, we also run a steets sweeper and stump grinder


    I have some pics of all our equipment on my profile page.
     
  19. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,754

    Looks like a really nice skid steere. Would make a really effecient sidewalk machine
     
  20. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    How big are your sidewalks??? :laughing: