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Does anyone run a opico skidster or sherpa loader?

 

Only just come to my attention. Look like a nice handy piece of kit with a timber grab! Can load truck and trailer etc

 

My back would love me! 

 

Are they any cop? ANy others to look at? Cheers

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I've got an opico skidster with a timber grab   , handy little machine, but rips up grass if your too hashy , plan to put a diesel engine in it at some point , not too good on ground clearance and can get bogged down  on soft stuff,  but very handy and fast on the right job , lifts to a decent height too 

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Don't run 1 but did contemplate buy a couple of years ago but landed up buying a Tobroco Giant 204 because it fitted in better with work I do.

Tobroco do a skid steer which is a Opico on steroids. 

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On 29/11/2019 at 22:23, Joe d said:

I've got an opico skidster with a timber grab   , handy little machine, but rips up grass if your too hashy , plan to put a diesel engine in it at some point , not too good on ground clearance and can get bogged down  on soft stuff,  but very handy and fast on the right job , lifts to a decent height too 

What sort of weight will it lift and how wide are they?

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On 29/11/2019 at 22:26, woody paul said:

Don't run 1 but did contemplate buy a couple of years ago but landed up buying a Tobroco Giant 204 because it fitted in better with work I do.

Tobroco do a skid steer which is a Opico on steroids. 

Fancy something that can load a trailer and back of truck. Get a 12-6 ifor tipper or dropside and still have room for a load and the machine to go on. Anything bigger I'd just take the massey

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5 minutes ago, dumper said:

You can always look at kanga or the avant skid steer this has extending boom 

Will do

Trying to find some.second hand values but thin on the ground

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9 minutes ago, dumper said:

You can always look at kanga or the avant skid steer this has extending boom 

The Avant is a longer machine also a bit of a knack needed to drive them as both joy stick controls do loader and drive its a bit like tapping you head and rubbing tummy. 

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36 minutes ago, dumper said:

There looks to be a reasonable kanga on e bay (buyer beware!)

Balls...

Think I've just been looking at it? 4 in 1 bucket and rotivator? 5 and a bit grand?

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