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Rented a Bobcat to spread out ~15 cubic yards of recycled asphalt (instead of gravel)





Don't you think that bobcat is a little heavy for your rig? I figure the bobcat is around 9000lbs and then the trailer is another 2500lbs...

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I think the Bobcat is about 6000lbs.


so long



You're right, just looked up the specs: http://www.ritchiespecs.com/specification?type=con&category=Skid+Steer+Loader&make=Bobcat&model=S150&modelid=92187


My friend and I rented a skid steer a couple years ago and I remember it weighed 8800lbs without the bucket. That was a heavy SOB!

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I have a 6" lift, 35" tires and 3.42 gears. Thinking about a re-gear for towing. My boat is about 5.5k lbs. It pulls it, but struggles a bit as I'm in so cal and there are 7% grades en route to a few of the lakes I go to. Should have done the max tow package; too late now and looking at a trailer break and re-gear. Anyone of you with a lifted truck do the re-gear and tow? How's the difference?


Brakes seem to be working much harder with larger tires too. Might need to do something there as well.



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from last week




What is the length of your trailer??


We are trading in our 21.5 foot travel trailer for a 31.2 foot travel trailer and am picking it up this Saturday. Feeling a little intimidated in towing the new one.

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