Product Focus: Compact tool carriers

Boxer 700HDX compact tool carrier

Mini skid-steer with expandable undercarriage
The Boxer 700HDX mini skid steer from Morbark features a hydraulically expandable undercarriage that can stretch from 35 inches to 43.5 inches, allowing the operator to retract the undercarriage to go through passages as narrow as 36 inches wide, then expand for increased stability while in operation. With a 24.8-hp. diesel engine and 11.3 gpm hydraulic auxiliary flow, the 700HDX provides all the power you need for tough jobs, sources report. The 700HDX has a redesigned platform with added creature comforts, hydrostatic drive, piloted joystick controls, rubber-isolated engine and hydraulic components, tightened boom tolerances and more.

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Narrow-track mini-skid steer

Toro Dingo 1000

Toro offers the Dingo 1000 Narrow Track mini-skid steer that features the Toro-exclusive vertical lift loader arm design for increased load capacity and greater reach at full height. With a rated operating capacity more than 1,000 pounds, it can lift more than any compact utility loader on the market, Toro sources report. It has an 81 inch hinge-pin height that easily clears side of a 30-yard refuse container or one-ton truck. The unit has an exclusive traction control design that is intuitive, easy to operate and effortless.

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Vermeer CTX50

Mini skid steer for small spaces
Whether it’s on a commercial work site or home project, the Vermeer CTX50 mini skid steer can maneuver in and out of small spaces. Featuring a 600-pound ISO-rated operating capacity and a tipping capacity of 1,715 pounds, the CTX50 is well-suited to the needs of the rental customer and landscape contractor. The CTX50 is track-driven, with a spring-cushioned operator platform for added safety and comfort. Versatile and equipped with a 72-inch dump height, this mini skid steer saves labor and time, Vermeer sources report.

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Ditch Witch SK1050 mini-skid steer

Mini skid-steer loader conquers heavy-duty landscape jobs
Designed to conquer a variety of complex landscape and irrigation projects, the Ditch Witch SK1550 is the company’s largest and most powerful mini skid-steer model. Powered by a 44-horsepower Tier 4 Yanmar diesel engine, the machine directs 34.5 horsepower to the attachment, allowing it to complete tasks typically suited for traditional skid-steer loaders, including tree handling and sod transfer. The SK1550 offers a leading 1,558-pound rated operating capacity to lift heavier loads, more than 50 percent higher capacity than other mini skid-steers in its size class. The durable design provides a smooth ride and offers superior maneuverability on rough terrain. A 332-square-inch ergonomic operator platform comes standard with dual-lever ground-drive controls, allowing the operator to independently control each track for precise mobility. The unit is equipped with a 4.7-mph ground drive speed for increased jobsite cycle times.

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bobcat MT55 track loader

Mini track loader
The Bobcat MT55 mini track loader tackles big jobs in close quarters. It turns quickly in its tracks and treads lightly over soft ground. Use it for trenching, digging, carrying materials, demolition, site preparation, snow removal, utility installation, sweeping, stump grinding and more. Equip the MT55 with either the Common Industry Interface (CII) or the exclusive Bob-Tach mounting system. The CII allows users to pair the MT55 with many attachments, while the Bob-Tach mounting system delivers rapid and superior attachment to bobcat attachments. The unit can be set up as a walk-behind or with an optional ride-on platform that attaches quickly and easily.

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Sherpa 100 electric mini skid steer

Electric mini-skid steer
The Sherpa mini-skid steer from Triple Equipment is the first manufacturer to introduce an electric-powered unit. The 100ECO is just as powerful as its combustion engine-powered counterpart and is particularly suited for interior work. At only 29.92 inches wide, it can easily fit through a standard doorway even while leaving the door on its hinges. It weighs just 1,600 pounds and charges via 120-volt AC power. Two hydraulic wheel motors propel the unit and it offers 1,851 pounds of breakout force. It can be outfitted with a variety of forks, buckets and other attachments.

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