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How's the TL80

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by G.McNeill&Son, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. G.McNeill&Son

    G.McNeill&Son Member
    Messages: 48

    Were looking at purchasing the Terex TL80 loader. We basically only use it for snow. Does anybody have any input. We have local dealers that seem to be willing to work with use. So I think dealer support should be good. Top speed 22mph, 1.3yrd bucket, about 11,000lbs, 60hp. Any input will be greatly appreciated, Thanks
  2. lawnkale

    lawnkale Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 155

    that machine spec matches the jd 244j. we run several and love them. 12' arctic pushers and we can put anywhere tight and also do big lots. we own couple and rent a couple...were paying 1600 for rent per month... hope this helps
  3. plowinli

    plowinli Member
    Messages: 59

    How many hours are included in your montly rental? We are looking into renting a 244j this year and our guy is offering us 1,250 per month but no hour are included.
  4. lawnkale

    lawnkale Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 155

    not sure cause we never have gone over in years.... we plow on average 150 hrs/season
  5. Jim15

    Jim15 Member
    from MA
    Messages: 78

    We have an 05 Ingersoll Rand WL440 we bought last winter (repainted TL 100 Terex made for Ingersoll Rand). Roughly 75 HP and weighs 13,500 lb. Handles the 1.5 yd. bucket full of slabs of concrete and loads it into 10 wheelers and triaxles at 10 -11 ft like a champ. Snow, even easier of course. We used it for snow removal/ push back piles last year, looking for a 2 yard snow bucket for it this year. Great machine, I would go with at least the TL 100, personally we would like to be in at least the TL 120, the TL 160 would have been the perfect size but they dont make it any more.