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Hey what do you think about

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by bobcat s-160, Mar 2, 2007.

  1. bobcat s-160

    bobcat s-160 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 164

    Hey what do you think about the new 300 series john deere skid steers? do you think they will be any good?
  2. Wesley's Lawn

    Wesley's Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    My buddy has a new one, I dont know the JD numbers well but its the same as a S250 and he says he swears by them. I watched his JD and a Bobcat S250 run side by side and they were pretty much neck and neck but it seemed that the JD could lift a little higher.
  3. js580sl

    js580sl Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    Landscaper we do a lot of dirt work for and plow for bought a 325 Deere and its unreal. Poor rear visabilty is the only problem. Extremely well balanced, smooth, and powerful.
  4. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    We have a 320 that we only use in the winter. The two guys that ran it both liked it but both said they would probably prefer a Bobcat. We got a great deal on the 320 and it's easier buying a JD because we deal with that dealer a lot. The cab is nice on the JD's, the door goes up above your head.