Yes Toro the creator of the Mini Skid Steer has done it again!!! Offering the FIRST VERTICAL LIFT BOOM! With the highest lift capacity of 1000 pounds. I've been using a TX420 (see blog link below) for 3 years now. I would have never expected to say I love it as much as I do! I own a skid loader which hasn't been to a job site for the same about of time the Dingo has been in the family. : (
Sure it might not lift as much or move as fast. I love how easy it is to take to the job site, store on-site and the fact that it can go into some of the smallest spaces. DID I happen to mention no one else offers a narrow track with any kind of lift like TORO? No well I just did. Yes just one more feather in their cap.
This all new TX 1000 comes in at a great price with a great deal of lift. As we all know lift is everything. Sure others might have a bit more speed which will increase productivity hands down. Have you ever gone roller skating? Do you remember that feeling when you take your skates off? Ya just think about standing on driving platform making a wrong move. You'll be like one of those people on the electronic bulls. I feel it was smart move on Toro's end to be responsible with a safe 4.7 mph speed. Us older guys/gals don't have the legs we once did. Thanks TORO!!
The last thing I really love about the Toro Products are just how strong of a dealer network they have. Sure this might not be the best choice for you if you don't have a dealer close to you. But many of the other products on the market don't have as strong a network. When making a choice you should take this into consideration in case you need service or parts. I've been extremely happy with how many dealers I have to work with in my area.
Related Blog: Equipment - "Dingo" Walk behind Mini Skid Steer
Expected to arrive in Toro Dealerships Mid March 2015
TX 1000 NT $29.950 MSRP Narrow Track 33.7"
TX 1000 WT $31,950 MSRP Wide Track 41"