When Grandpa sold the team of horses and bought a tractor, it was history-making. Put a skid steer loader to work on your acreage, and you’ll be thinking the same thing from the compact size, strength, and nearly unlimited versatility of attachments. Plus, some of the newest 2020 models like these tracked loaders, put more power to the ground with less damage.
The M2-Series compact loaders offer a variety of performance, operator comfort and visibility enhancements to help increase operator productivity and provide enhanced machine uptime protection. Cab comfort is enhanced with an automatic ride control option and new front and rear cab isolators, door seals and side screen dampers to reduce vibration and noise inside the cab. A newly-redesigned top window improves visibility with a 34 percent increase in open area. M2-Series compact loader features a non-DPF (diesel particulate filter) design for simple operation, panoramic serviceability, better fuel efficiency, and less engine noise.
Takeuchi-US’ TL10V2 track loader is US EPA Final Tier 4 emission compliant and comes standard with Takeuchi’s telematics system, Takeuchi Fleet Management, to remotely monitor use and maintenance needs. At 10,130 pounds, the TL10V2 has a tipping load of 7,205 pounds, bucket breakout force of 6,520 pounds, and lift arm breakout force of 5,400 pounds. Additionally, it has a maximum hinge pin height of 10 ft. 4.8 in., dump height fully raised of 7 ft. 11.9 in. and dump reach of 3 ft. 1.4 in. The TL10V2 is powered by a 74.3 hp Kubota 3.3 liter diesel engine with a DOC+DPF diesel exhaust after-treatment system.
NEW HOLLAND C332
New Holland’s new 300 Series compact track loaders offer outstanding lift force, balance and visibility from the SuperBoom vertical lift design. Visibility and productivity are enhanced with a new 8” LCD in-cab display with reverse camera. The display comes with a suite of operator functionality to help owners get the most out of their machine. Easy ground-level servicing reduces downtime. The tracks are designed for a smooth ride and improved track life with lifetime sealed and lubricated rollers and idlers. Increased stability comes from new performance features like Creep Mode and Auto Straight line tracking for electrohydraulic-controlled machines.
CNH Industrial America LLC
Designed from the outset as a track loader, Kubota’s 68 hp SVL65-2 is the latest addition to its popular compact track loader line. Positioned in a lighter weight class than its predecessors, this model features an advanced multi-function valve, slide-up overhead front door and easy on/off self-leveling. An Advanced Multifunction Valve (AMV Valve), provides smooth operation when using simultaneous functions, such as auxiliary, boom, and bucket circuits. It boasts a wide working range with a rated operating capacity of 2,100 pounds at 35 percent or 3,000 pounds at 50 percent. Reach is 34.9 inches and a hinge pin height of 118.5 inches.
Kubota Tractor Corporation
JOHN DEERE 317G
The newly-improved small-frame 317G compact track loader provides operators with even more power and efficiency on the job site. The 317G features increased productivity and time-saving options such as an optional rearview camera and easy-to-clean cab windows. The upgraded cab offers more comfort so operators can easily maneuver the machine and remain in the cab for longer durations on the job. The upgraded 317G also includes protected auxiliary hydraulic lines that run within the boom for additional protection, an optional capability to support two sets of counter weights, and an integrated 4-point-tie-down system.
Deere & Company
The 259D3 Cat Compact Track Loader (CTL) could be just what your acreage needs. Whether mowing, setting fence posts, moving bales or cleaning up your property, with 120+ families of attachments available, this machine is poised to do it all. Cat CTLs provide optimum comfort with design innovations including a sealed/pressurized cab, premium seat choices, and a standard Advanced Display with rearview camera. The 74 hp, vertical-lift path 259D3 has a standard rated operating capacity of 2,010 pounds. The 289D3 and 299D3 models are also available if a higher horsepower and larger operating capacities are needed.