Here are a few products to make clearing materials a breeze and get your job done faster.
Cut overgrown grass, brush and small trees with Bobcat’s Brushcat rotary cutter attachment. Transforming undergrowth into mulch, the attachment is designed for clearing trails, pastures or new construction sites. Available in five models, the rotary cutters have a standard 3-inch cutting height and are compatible with select Bobcat skid steers, compact track loaders, all-wheel steer loaders, Toolcat machines and the V417 VersaHandler telescopic tool carrier. For more information, visit bobcat.com.
Toro’s 8000 Series Direct Collect Z mowers have a rear-discharge design and are equipped with a large-diameter blower. Operators can choose 100-percent bagging, 50-percent bagging/50-percent mulching or 100-percent mulching. The mowers travel 7 mph, are available with 42- or 48-inch cutting decks and are equipped with either a 20.5-horsepower Kohler Command Pro or 23-horsepower Kohler Command Pro EFI engine. For more information, visit toro.com.
Clear the way
Manage ice on sidewalks and other small areas with SnowEx’s push sprayers: the SL-80 and SL-80SS. Both are electric powered and include an adjustable-height boomless nozzle, which sprays most salt brine and liquid ice melters up to 48 inches wide. Available with a powder-coated steel frame (SL-80) or stainless-steel frame (SL-80SS), the sprayers are powered by a 12-volt electric pump and rechargeable battery. For more information, visit snowexproducts.com.
Now available with a gas engine, the Vermeer S800TX compact skid steer has a 40-horsepower Kubota EFI engine. The S800TX has a 2,400-pound tipping capacity and trenches up to 48 inches deep. The operator station features a single, pilot-operated joystick and a spring-cushioned platform. An optional dual-auxiliary system provides the operator with dedicated high- and low-flow circuits. For more information, visit vermeer.com.
Move heavy hardscape materials with the Bradco hardscape grapple by Paladin Attachments. Mounted on a skid steer, compact tool carrier or compact tractor, the hydraulically powered attachment can be used to transport concrete paver sections, small boulders and limestone steps. The grapple’s arms and rubber grips automatically adjust to the shape of the material, and a cylinder check valve prevents loss of clamping force even if the power is lost. For more information, visit paladinattachments.com.
Push snow straight ahead without leaving windrows or damaging surfaces with the Land Pride SSP15 and SSP25, which are available in three sizes to fit skid steers or tractors. The 15 Series is available in 72-, 84- and 96-inch widths, and the 25 Series has 86-inch, 10-foot and 12-foot widths. All models come equipped with AR400 skid shoes that are adjustable, reversible and replaceable. For more information, visit landpride.com.
Move heavy loads with a riding mower using the OxCart utility cart. With a power-assist lift, OxCart has a side-dumping feature that rotates 110 degrees from either direction. The cart also has run-flat, tractor-grade turf tires, a full mandrel-bend steel axle and offset dump pivot. For more information, visit oxcart.com.
Stack & screen
Process materials with one of Lake Erie Portable Screeners’ three roller bed conveyors. The screening equipment can be used with the company’s Pitbull 2300 screening plant to produce three grades of material at once. Users can adjust the stacking and radial stacking models from 5 to 11 feet high and feed material directly into a loading vehicle. The ground conveyor is mounted on a rugged steel frame that rests directly on the ground. For more information, visit pitbullscreeners.com.