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ToolCat in some SNOW !!!!

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Jon Geer, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

  2. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

  3. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    dude that thing looks itty biytty next to that pusher
  4. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

  5. bigearl

    bigearl Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Why buy one if your not going to beat the SH!T out of it .
  6. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    Because life is short, just enjoy it. The equipment can handle the MINOR abuse it has just received.

  7. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    PJ will like this vid! He has a tool cat too!
  8. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

  9. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    Neat! I gotta get me one of those Tool cats for next year! I wonder how well they work traction wise with the orange box pusher Bobcat offers for it?

    Last edited: Dec 5, 2008
  10. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    right on Jon, that thing is awsome... btw, you wernt beating it up at all, just warming it up, and why not! :salute:
    Keep on making good movies!
  11. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Earl was agreeing with you. Is that the type of site your going to use that on or was this just a maiden voyage? I will be interested in how the Toolcat does take the abuse over time, I really hope they stand up for you.
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2008
  12. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    That Toolcat looks great. Fun Vids to watch also.
  13. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Nice videos as always!
  14. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    The ToolCat has an 165 driveway route, those videos were taken when we were done plowing.

    Thanks everyone. More to follow after we get todays snow and some sleep.

  15. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    The guy we bought it from had a 10 foot Protech pusher on it last year, she plowed just fine.
    Even with the down pressure of the SwingWing, she has plenty of traction.

  16. 3bladz

    3bladz Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    How fast will the toolcat travel down the road? Does it slow down when going up hills?
  17. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    Current mods to the pumps, she will get 20 mph, adding the new wheels and tires will get her 25 mph. I have had a pump mod and new drive motors done in the last week, and she does not hinder up any inclines to terribly bad. She slows slightly, but that is about it.

  18. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 Member
    Messages: 86

    They are pricey machines. I bet they are handy though.
  19. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    I may sound a little aggressive, but i have had one of these little peice of sh!t's for a while and the Bobcat shop has had it in their possesion more than i have. and i have my doubt's about it hadeling a 10' pusher...but i cant argue that one way or another, but i will say that the drive motor's will stall long before the motor "bog's" even with the axle matching on or off it don't matter, and it's normal :nod:


  20. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    Changing the tires is so that I can get more ground speed, not for traction (maybe a little). If the things would do 40 mph I would have 10 or more of them. I just wish they had more ground speed.wesport