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new to me loader

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by fireside, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    The newest addition to the fleet. Nice clean machine best of all everything fully works.It will be getting a coat of paint and lettered. The swinger is my yard machine but i do have soft cover for it. We did use it during the blizzard to do 30 accounts it saved me big time.



  2. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    A few of the boy's with there toys. My oldest runs the skidsteeer like he's done it for years! As you see he's pretty proud of the skidsteer


  3. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    I have to look for a pusher or a road plow to make a pusher. I can't want for the snow to fly again to try out the loader.
  4. mass1589

    mass1589 Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 338

    nice stuff!

    more pics of the swinger!that looks like a great little machine to do cleanup work
  5. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    The swinger is a great machine it will run in mud and has great ground clearance. In the snow it will drive thru 2' with no problem. It also will not damage a lawn like the skidsteer.
  6. dieselboy01

    dieselboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    Very nice loader fleet!!
  7. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,224

    nice machines good luck with the new loader .
  8. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,798

    those are good machines good luck with it
  9. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Fat Alices make great snow rigs.Looks like a keeper.
  10. ringahding1

    ringahding1 Senior Member
    Messages: 264

    Awesome! I need one of the KAGE plow/pushers for my new bobcat. They are asking $5800 for a new 8'.
    I went there the other day to check em out, nice facility/operation they have there.
  11. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Great machines and family!
  12. jvm81

    jvm81 Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 387

    let those little boys run wild
  13. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,008

    Nice addition to your fleet!
  14. Chineau

    Chineau Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    What year looks like mid 70's how many HP, 2.5 yd bucket make and model. Sweet rubber looks okay do you have a parking lot to work it in.
  15. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    Yes i have 5 lots with in a 1/2 mile of each other. This was bought to make my life easier. I was doing it with what i had with no problems. The weather pattern changes we have seen have made a loader very important. All our storms used to be 3" or 4" now we get fewer storms but we get dumped on.
  16. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    They do run and play hard. i have lot of property for them to just go. My boy's also understand that to play you must work and work they do. My oldest is planning on plowing with the loader this winter(that will be a fight) he plows with the skidsteer now he also runs a cat 330 excavator last fall he dug a foundation.
  17. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,066

    I'm thinking 1980.
  18. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    what size pusher are you looking to get? i have a couple of 16 footers that i am no longer using.
  19. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    I'm looking for a 10' loader box. A 12' would be the max. I want to use it during the day and i plow a lumber yard so space is tight sometimes.
  20. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,174

    What's it like plowing with those tire on the skid?