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Michigan Cat Rental??? Loader prices???

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Plow man Foster, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    Hey guys i was just wondering What the going price was for Wheel loaders For the winter season..... What do you guys pay??
    Also im looking to rent from Mich. Cat Havent had a chance to call them yet... How much do they charge??
  2. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 477

    Many variables. Best bet is to check some of the smaller family owned companies that sell equipment. There prices are usually better
  3. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,247

    I second Viper. I called around to a few smaller, family owned rental companies and am getting equipment for half price over what I paid the Cat rental house last year.

    The owner said he was just happy to have equipment out during the winter. Not to mention, he has a couple brand new machines set aside for us. He said the plastic was still on the seats!
  4. KBTConst

    KBTConst Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    Last time I rented a loader case was alot cheaper than cat and just as nice.
  5. Matson Snow

    Matson Snow PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,985

    You had time to make this Post......But, No time to call Michigan Cat......:confused:
  6. Maclawnco

    Maclawnco Senior Member
    from OH
    Messages: 695

    Ohio cat wanted 12k for the winter for a 930 something but was already renting everything they have available. You might be too late...
  7. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    I made that post at like 10PM!!!!! If you know A CAT sales rep that will answer their phone to chat about rental at that time i Will GLADLY accept their number From you!

    Well while it was on my mind i had a chance to call them and they said it would cost about 4k a month -30% if you guarantee for at least 4 months. Which can easily be done. Not too late he said even if they dont have one at the location that i want to pick it up at, they can have one by latest the next day. If its an emergency they can just give me a brand new one off the floor.

    10% for insurance unless i insure it myself which i would prob. do.
    what do you guys do?