Skid Steer Loader Hire in Townsville

Are Skid Steer Loaders Different to Bobcats?

Well yes and no. Plenty of people in the plant and services space in Townsville, argue this point all the time. Bobcat - is the name of a manufacturer of skid steer loaders, that would likely have the largest market share in this class of machine across Australia. But a skid steer loader is the actual name of the machine and Bobcat is a brand of skid steer loader. This subject is a real hot button issue for a lot of people.

There are two types of skid steer loaders. The first is a posi track - a small loader mounted on a set of small tracks. These machines are agile, but best applied on loose aggregates or wet materials. Alternatively, you might be needing a wheeled skid steer loader for hire in Townsville, which means you have a job where the machine needs to get into tighter space, or work on firmer ground.

Most other manufacturers of skid steer loaders, such as Caterpillar and Case, dislike the fact that people from the industry call these machines Bobcats. But at iseekplant - its important that we call our categories something that is commonly searched for online, and commonly understood amongst people who have an earthworks requirement in Queensland.

Don't know whether you need a bobcat or skid steer loader?

Still confused? Don't worry - we have plant and construction service experts who can help determine the best option for your earthworks project. We're solutions experts with all the answers in plant and services. Also check out our extensive list of suppliers. Call us today on 1300 691 912 or email projects@iseekplant.com.au and we'll sort you out.

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18th June 2020

Bobcat S550 Skid Steer Loader Review & Specs

If you are seeking a do-it-all machine for your next job, you might want to consider the Bobcat S550 skid steer loader. With true 360-degree pivot capabilities, it is one of the most manoeuvrable pieces of equipment available and can turn its hand to an incredible number of varying tasks.

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18th June 2020

Bobcat T590 Skid Steer Review & Full Specs

Bobcat has a strong heritage in the compact loader segment, having invented the world’s first back in 1958. In the decades that have followed, they have continued to hone their offering, while still remaining true to the original concepts of tough, agile and versatile machines that can tackle a wide range of projects. The T590 Skid Steer, part of the M2-series, is no exception.

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20th October 2020

Bobcat S590 Skid Steer Loader Review & Full Specs

When it comes to operators who prefer machines with power, reliability and comfort, the Bobcat S590 skid steer loader is a popular choice. Bobcat has always been a leading company that produces high quality equipment. This skid steer loader is testament to the brand and does not disappoint.The Bobcat S590 is known for being in a class of its own. Operators can attest to the fact that this machine can deliver powerful breakout forces and better cycle times, plus more. This Bobcat is a very flexible machine that can be used for a variety of purposes. It can be used for demolitions and other optimum equipment usage with its built attachments.

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