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Re: Hi-Flow Conversion 5/12/2009 3:56:35 PM   (Total replies: 1)
The tool, glad to see you got some practiced. I still want a s205 decked out, but the economy may say differrent. May end up seeing you yet for the same job. Shoulda wouda.

Re: may be buying a 753 with a 709 backhoe, couple questions 3/7/2011 6:30:42 PM   (Total replies: 1)
I run a s185 w/709 hoe and load it on my 16' tilt w/4' stationary. I put hoe straight down and it takes up most of the space, I dont swing boom but have the room. I would replace any hoses that looked iffy

Re: Snowblowers on Skid Steers...good or bad ? 3/7/2011 6:15:42 PM   (Total replies: 1)
I dont know the task for your skid, but I run a blower on a s185 and it is good for 2' type snow. I have cleared drives that are 3-4 ' deep but could use a larger blower, which would require hi flow for me, some day.Blower sb200x72

Re: New member, spooky feeling 3/3/2011 8:23:30 AM   (Total replies: 1)
Ihave same type trailer, mine does same thing, but only in first foot of the steeper beavertail ramp. I tried a wood wedge to lessen angle and this helped, I PLAN ON a little welded modification.

Re: High Flow and Standard Flow 3/2/2011 7:40:40 PM   (Total replies: 0)
I was on my second machine and I remeber the dealer asking me about hi flow. He said probably only need it if you are a landscaper, I was a builder,part time operater. I do snow removel,snow bucket and blower. I neeed Hi flow and dont have it, love my s185 gold package, purchased new. T o upgrade now is big bucks plus a new larger capacity blower.

Re: Other Costs 3/10/2009 8:24:12 PM   (Total replies: 1)
Thats for sure I need another job now, home constuction is dead in our area, that is one of the reasons I am running my machine more, plowed all winter, it payed the mortgage.

Re: Other Costs 2/23/2009 11:00:02 AM   (Total replies: 1)
Same thing, I have a high liability coverage for my , its like a house payment each month, also insurance on the equipment itself. For loss, and I operate in 3 cities close by, for which I need 75-$100 bussiness permit for each if in city limits, per yr. Then depending on how big you have basic costs of running business, look at quick books expense format, paper,stamps,phone,equip,tools,matinance,shop,bookkeeping,payroll,etc. MY operating cost for year run from 20-$35,000, that is where I ...

Re: Tips for spreading dirt 1/22/2010 6:45:46 PM   (Total replies: 1)
If you are blowing out truckloads of dirt, like a major project, or large piles for a house backfill. I dive into pile edge and push alot, bucket full or more too roughly where you need it , Then as above , back drag back. I f you see a project in progress watch the operater and that should give you some insite.

Re: Snow removal again 2/18/2009 9:05:52 AM   (Total replies: 0)
Go to and get some ideas. Move snow is all they do I EASLY RUN A 96" SNOW bucket on my s185 and you have 20 more hp. They make a snow pusher that is segmented and the segments trip, and also will move up over a 9" obstical vertically such as curb stop at full speed ahead.

Re: Best way to remove concrete? 5/12/2009 4:03:45 PM   (Total replies: 1)
Ihave plucked out sidewalk pretty easy with my s185 and bucket. Cracks as I tear it out, might kerf it with concrete saw and get it out in pieces.

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