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Tips and guides to help you find the right bobcat & skid steer loader

Here's some tips and guides on how to find the right bobcat & skid steer loader for your job

1. What are average bobcat hire rates?

The average hire rates for a Bobcat are around $125 per hour with an operator and around $100 per hour on dry hire. However, this is highly dependant on the project, length of time, whether you need a bobcat operator, size of the machine and more. Visit our Skid Steer Loader Hire Rates Guide to see more information on the hire rates of Bobcats.


2. Should I hire a track or wheel skid steer for my job?

Depending on the type of job that needs to be done, a Tracked Skid Steer is best suited jobs on for hard/flat surfaces and a Wheel Skid Steer is best suited for challenging terrain. Read our articles on 'What skid steer is right for your job' or 'Are tracks of wheels better for a skid steer loader' for more information!


3. What should I look for when inspecting a skid steer?

Key things to look for when inspecting a skid steer are; reviewing the historical records, examine the canopy or cab, inspect the buckets, check loader arms and cylinders, inspect wheels and tyres, observe hydraulic system, examine the engine and under the machine. To access further information on what you should look for when inspecting a bobcat, check out our Skid Steer Inspection Guide.


4. What are common skid steer loader attachments?

Common attachments for a Skid Steer loader are; Augers, Bachhoe, Dozer Blade, Saw, Trencher, Sweeper/Broom. Check out our article to gain more information on common Skid Steer Loader attachments.


5. What is a bobcat?

A bobcat is a multipurposed machinery that is used for digging and compiling an adverse range of materials. These materials consist of; dirt, sand, grade, jackhammer cement and load trucks. Click here to learn more about Bobcats.


6. What is the difference between a bobcat and a skid steer?

A Bobcat is a popular brand of a Skid Steer Loader. So esentially, there is no difference between a Bobcat and a Skid Steer!


7. Is Bobcat made by Caterpillar?

Bobcats are made by the Bobcat Company. But skid steer loaders are made by various brands such as; Caterpillar, Komatsu, JCB and Case.


8. Who makes the best skid steer?

The following brands make reputable and popular skid steer loaders; Bobcat. Caterpillar, Komatsu, JCB and Case. Read more about the best Skid Steer Loader brands.


9. How do I hire a bobcat through iSeekplant?

Need to hire a Bobcat in your area? Get an easy quote from iSeekplant’s quote tool. Alternatively, get in touch with us today and our friendly team will be happy to help! Email us at projects@iseekplant.com.au or call us on 1300 691 912!

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