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Takeuchi TL130

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by gallden, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. gallden

    gallden Member
    Messages: 59

    05' Takeuchi TL130 Cab w/ Heat & A/C. 1366hrs, New Tracks and Sprockets, 4n1

    Does anyone know anything about this machine. Can it pick up a pallet of salt? 2500lbs?
    Any info is appreciated. Looking at it for around 21lk
  2. StuveCorp

    StuveCorp Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    I have the Mustang version and it can lift well over 2500 pounds. If that TK is in decent shape that is a fair price. They are good machines, the ride isn't as nice compared to a ASV style.
  3. gallden

    gallden Member
    Messages: 59

    Hey thanks so takeuchi makes the mustang? Do you mean the ride of the machine is rough? Are takeuchi controls typically of the pilot variety??
  4. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

    Rated Operating Load 1,620 lbs.

    Tipping Load 4,630 lbs
  5. StuveCorp

    StuveCorp Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    Yeah, TK makes the Mustang and Gehl track loaders. Guys that run a suspended undercarriage machine(like an ASV or Cat) think the TK's ride rough, I don't think it's that bad. I think the TK controls are pilots and are very low effort with no lag.
  6. gallden

    gallden Member
    Messages: 59

    According to that tipping load that was mentioned it wont pick up 2500 lbs.
  7. StuveCorp

    StuveCorp Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    For Compact Track Loaders they take the Tipping Load but only use something like 35% to get the Rated Operating Load. I forget what the reason was but the Tipping Load was 4600 pounds. I have moved double stacked Versa-Lok block pallets around the yard and was a little over 4000 pounds, you can feel it and it has to be level but will do it.
  8. gallden

    gallden Member
    Messages: 59

    Thanks stuve
  9. excav8ter

    excav8ter Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    Don't buy it for it's ride.... buy it for what it can do! The TL130 is a great machine. I love mine.

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,286

    As someone said track machines are rated at 35% of their tip rating while wheeled machines are rated at 50%. So technically it would safely lift 2315lbs. My 247 is rated to lift 2000lbs but will lift around 34-3500lbs then the hydraulics stall out.
  11. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Because track machines are capable of going on steeper slopes, softer/more unstable soils, ect.

    Tak makes a good machine, but they are a rougher ride compared to other solid mount track machines I've run....and louder than most also. That machine can handle pallets of salt just fine.