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What brand of skid steer bucket is recommended

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Jasper304, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. Jasper304

    Jasper304 Junior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 1

    I'm looking for a 96" - 101" skid steer snow bucket, and I am curious what others have that they would recommend. Virnig heavy duty bucket is what I'm leaning towards, but the price difference between them and what is offered on ebay is near 1600.00 . Any insights would be appreciated.
     
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,598

    I drive past Virnig's shop a couple times a week. A couple years ago I bought one of their V plows and it was really well built. I wouldn't hesitate to run any of their attachments.
     
  3. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,987

    Last edited: Nov 16, 2013
  4. rhkfwain

    rhkfwain Senior Member
    from FWA, IN
    Messages: 304

    I would suggest Virnig without hesitation. I spent 25+ years in the skid steer loader attachment industry and at one time sold Virnig Attachments through my company. Excellent products at very fair prices. You might be able to find something less expensive but you won't find a better value than Virnig Attachments. (I no longer have any ties with the company so I have nothing to gain by recommending them).
     
  5. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Berlon & Virnig both make a good skid steer bucket.
     
  6. BMWSTUD25

    BMWSTUD25 Senior Member
    Messages: 630

    We have been very happy with our 100" Bobcat brand snow bucket. It amazes me how many other uses we have found for it other than snow. For that matter I can't begin to say how impressed I've been with all of the bobcat attachments I own. 17 attachments, 8 of them are Bobcat brand
     
  7. cda817

    cda817 Senior Member
    Messages: 284