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Skid Steers vs. Compact Track Loaders: Which Machine Will Get Your Job Done?
Much ink has been spilled over the years detailing the pros and cons of skid steers and compact track loaders. But know this: Both dig, grade, move materials, run attachments and load trucks.
March 30, 2021
Video: Kioti Aims At Exploding Compact Construction Market With First Skid Steer, CTL
Kioti is excited to enter the construction equipment market with its new skid steer and compact track loader. Details and initial specs can be found here.
December 23, 2020
Tractor maker Kioti unveils its first CTL and skid steer
Designed, engineered and manufactured by Kioti, the new compact track loader and skid steer will give dealers the opportunity to serve a larger, new market.
December 17, 2020
Bobcat’s Redesigned S62 Skid Steer and T62 CTL Replace Loader Arms and Revamp Durability
The redesigned R-Series skid steer and compact track loader from Bobcat offer a durable design with more power for any job. Watch the video on Equipment World.
December 11, 2020
Kubota’s new BB30 Series box blades for skid steers, CTLs handle rough to precise grading
Kubota's BB30 Series box blades for skid steers and compact track loaders offer rough or precision grading finishes for all different job types. Details here.
December 3, 2020
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What it’s like to play Pac-Man with remote control skid steers
Caterpillar built the largest game of Pac-Man ever played. Remote-control skid steers took the place of Pac-Man and the ghosts and a giant trench maze replaced the arcade cabinet.
October 22, 2020
Digga Bigfoot turns mini-skid steer, skid steer, CTL into trencher
If you want to turn your skid steer, compact track loader or compact utility loader (also known as a mini skid steer) into a trencher, Skid Steer Solutions is now offering Digga Bigfoot Trencher attachments. The trenchers, manufactured by Australia-based Digga, come in three models, with max cutting depths ranging from 3 to 4 feet. […]
August 4, 2020
Skid Steers Are Earning New Respect on the Jobsite
Wacker Neuson uses its All Access design theme on its skid steers, including the SW32 (shown). Features include improved service access with a cab that can be tilted forward even with the loader arms down and a wide rear door that provides easy access to daily check and PM points. The large entrance door and […]
July 24, 2020
Bobcat Unveils 4 New R-Series Skid Steers and CTLs: S64, S66, T64 and T66 are Stronger, More Durable
Bobcat‘s next generation lineup of skid steers and compact track loaders is expanding with four new 60 frame size, vertical lift models: the S64 and S66 skid steers and the T64 and T66 compact track loaders. The new loaders join the Bobcat R-Series S76 skid steer and T76 CTL unveiled in September 2019 and launched […]
June 10, 2020
Gehl shows 165E electric skid steer concept at ConExpo
At this year's ConExpo, Gehl demonstrated their concept electric skid steer the 165e. Learn more about Gehl's new skid steer here on Equipment World.
April 1, 2020
New Holland intros 11 models of skid steers, CTLs with new 300 Series
The 11 new New Holland skid steer and CTL models range from 60 to 90 gross horsepower, 1,600 to 4,500 rated operating capacity and more.
March 5, 2020
Celebrating 50th skid steer anniversary, Deere to show historical JD24 model at ConExpo 2020
John Deere’s first skid steer boasted 37 horsepower, a multidisc transmission clutch on each wheel, traveled 7 mph and had an 18-gpm auxiliary hydraulic system. Fifty years after that JD24 Loader was produced, Deere’s skid steer line is now in its 11th iteration with the G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders. To commemorate the […]
March 4, 2020
Case unveils B Series CTLs, skid steers with improved E/H controls, new 8-inch split-screen display
Case Construction Equipment’s is launching its B Series compact track loaders and skid steers with an emphasis on operator controls. The five CTLs and eight skid steers mirror the size and model offering of Case CE’s previous Alpha series, and include both radial and vertical lift patterns. Now available, the B Series debuted at the […]
February 7, 2020
JLG, AUSA to launch SkyTrak 3013 compact telehandler in challenge to skid steers
The new SkyTrak 3013 “ultracompact” telehandler is light enough to be hauled with a small tow-behind trailer and is designed to challenge the place of skid steers on small material-handling jobs. The new telehandler is the result of a 10-year partnership between JLG and Spain-based equipment manufacturer AUSA, with plans to debut the machine at […]
January 22, 2020
Manitou, Gehl, Mustang offer new 2-year, 2,000-hour warranty
Manitou North America and its brands—Manitou, Gehl and Mustang—have increased the warranty period on U.S.-built compact products to 2 years / 2,000 hours, whichever occurs first. The warranty applies to machines sold and registered within North America. Manitou, Gehl and Mustang equipment covered under the new 2-year / 2,000-hour warranty includes skid steers, compact track […]
January 17, 2020
Deere now selling Level Best laser graders for its skids, CTLs
John Deere dealers are now offering Level Best laser grade-control box blades for the company’s skid steers and compact track loaders. Deere says the Dual Mast PD Series attachments will boost its machines’ productivity. The series is composed of three models: the PD-72, PD-84 and PD-96. The model numbers refer to the box blades’ width […]
December 4, 2019
Backhoe is Cat’s first Smart Attachment for new D3 Series skid steers, CTLs
On its new D3 Series of skid steers and compact track loaders, Caterpillar is launching its Smart Attachment platform. Cat says the new Smart Attachments are an industry first, and with advanced machine technology, the new D3 Series skid steers and CTLs automatically recognize these smart work tools and tailor machine controls and operator information […]
November 8, 2019
ASV offers 2-year/2,000-hour CTL, skid warranty; guarantees no derailment
ASV has introduced a new warranty for its compact track loaders and skid steers, including what it says is the industry’s first guarantee of no track derailment on its Posi-Track CTLs. The new warranty is for two years or 2,000 hours, whichever comes first. The no-derailment guarantee includes travel and mileage rates offered if ASV […]
November 5, 2019
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