In addition to Bobcat, Mustang, Case, New Holland, JCB and Gehl also manufacture skid-steer loaders. These machines can be fitted with various options. These include, for example, different types of buckets, a parallel lift and a mechanical quick coupler or rotator function. There are also various attachments available such as brushes or snow blades. A skid-steer loader can also be equipped with tracks instead of tires.
Skid-steer loaders are great at demolition work due to their compact dimensions. The operator is protected by a strong steel construction. Skid-steer loaders are also used in other places where space is limited, such as for material handling activities on a boat. Skid-steer loaders are even used to work in the hold of ships. Due to the large number of attachments that are available, the possibilities are endless.
Skid-steer loaders are available in various shapes and sizes. The smallest skid-steer loader is the Bobcat S70. This company is also the market leader in skid-steer loaders. The Bobcat S70 only weighs 1,290 kilos and has an 23 HP engine. The largest skid-steer loader is from Gehl and has 120 HP. This machine weighs about 5,300 kilos. It is more powerful than the smallest wheeled loaders.
The price of a used skid-steer loader depends on the type and age. A small old skid-steer loader obviously costs less than a brand-new unit. BAS World always has a large selection of skid-steer loaders in stock. Our offer consists of different models of various ages. You can buy a used skid-steer loader from BAS World for €10,000. The price of a new unit is around €30,000.