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  1. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    2014 Bobcat S630. It has 1325 hrs. Full service from dealer done at 1248 hrs. That includes every filter and fluid changed. We bought this in December of 2021 for snow removal with the plan to sell in the spring. We have two others and don't need a third. Machine runs great! Tires are brand new...
  2. Truck & Equipment Repair
    I need to change the bushing so that the BCIS works. I am having a hard time disconnecting the seat bar to access the bushing. Any suggestions?
  3. Employment
    Greetings all. I am 53 year old, I've been snow plowing since I was 16, operating a skid steer for at least the last 10 years. I retired for a while, but the season is a lucrative one, so I'm seeking the ideal location in Schaumburg or Hoffman Estates IL. 24/7 Availability. I'll operate your...
  4. Truck & Equipment Repair
    I have a bobcat t630. We also have a snowblower attachment. Sometimes when we are snowblowing, after you engage the snowblower the down hydrolyics won’t work. You press the pedal and the blower will only go up. You disengage the blower and all works fine.
  5. Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures
    A few pics from yesterday..
  6. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    New bobcat s70 with bucket broom and snowblower. It can clear miles of sidewalks.
  7. Introduce Yourself to the Community
    I need to acquire a new skid steer for snow removal operations. I think I'm going to go with a bobcat S595. Right now bobcat offering 0% financing 60 months. Purchase price would be just under $50K with payments around $830/month. The power lease for this machine is $530 per month for 36...
  8. Commercial Snow Removal
    Has anyone used a T-450 for snow removal? I have ran several Cat track machines in the past and they do great. Years ago I tried to run a T300 and it would hardly move. Looking to get some feedback as to how the T450 did. Wondering if its worth putting on a plow site. Did you run a blade or a...
  9. Truck & Equipment Repair
    hello everyone ,I have recently purchased an 843B melroe bobcat (1992)for my acreage and my company , I bought it off the auction with a steering issue , The bobcat goes forward and backward with very small speed and the minute it hits an incline it can't go over it also more importantly the...
  10. Truck & Equipment Repair
    Good morning My name is Anthony and I am in So Cal and of course I am new to the site and to Skidsters and am in need of some help The problem Bob Cat 453 Engine runs but will not move nor lift or tilt the bucket. Push green button to engage but nothing. All gauges and lights work, checked...
  11. Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum
    -Isuzu Diesel Motor -1,900 lb Lift capacity (more if you add rear counterweight) -4,000 Hours -Very Clean and well maintained unit -LED Work Lights -Has enclosed cab (door and side curtains) -Auxilliary hydraulics with flat faced couplers -Reversing fan and regular fan -Comes with bucket and...
  12. Bidding & Estimating
    new member here, been doing residential snow removal for a few years now nothing crazy just regular basic services, an opportunity has risen where i can get the ability to do this restaurant chains snow removal about 7 locations if i wanted them all, the biggest lot is maybe about an acre or so...
  13. ATV / UTV Snow Removal
    Hey everyone, Yes, I am new here. I've had my landscape business for 5 years and this is my 3rd year doing snow removal. two years ago I bought a Kioti DK45SE with meteor blower. My tractor has cab and heat and everything and makes about 45 Horse power and 40 to the PTO. That being said, I...
  14. Residential Snow Removal
    We have a 1 km (0.6 mi) driveway with over 250' of rise in probably 1/4-1/3 of the length. A typical snowfall is 4-6", but I've seen 2' overnight twice (in one week). Back then all I had was a snow shovel! Wait for grader... Snow season is pretty well beginning of November to early April...
  15. Truck & Equipment Repair
    So the bucket stopped moving. After some time of frustration and searching forums I found that it could be a fuse. The fuse for switched attachments. Replaced it and it worked fine. After two weeks it blew again. When i tried to replace it the second time, it blew at contact. So i'm guessing...
  16. Heavy Equipment
    Does anyone here use Bobcat skid steers for plowing? If so, what do you think about tires vs. tracks? Also, what is the smallest size Bobcat that you would consider viable for light commercial plowing (banks, super markets, etc.)? Do you have any input on whether it is worth spending extra...
  17. Heavy Equipment
    Hello all! A big thanks to the fella who began this post: http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=110456 It got me to investigate why I was having the same problem as he was with slop between the bob-tach and the attachment. I own a bobcat S205 I have created a little shutterfly site to...
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