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Simplicity 9020 Ark Loader Brantly Backhoe

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#16 TomLGT195 OFFLINE  

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Posted February 14, 2016 - 07:07 PM

Nice setup. very good price. IMO. enjoy

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#17 Eric OFFLINE  

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Posted February 14, 2016 - 08:28 PM

Well I can't argue with a man that reads his manuals. Glad to see that your pump was designed with the exact issue in mind, nice piece of equipment you have there. It is always a nice thing when manufacturers build equipment to a higher standard, not the case so much anymore! Have fun with it, I have always wanted a backhoe.

#18 MiCarl ONLINE  

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Posted February 14, 2016 - 08:43 PM

That looks like the same seat on my Speedex.  Very comfortable, at least if you sit on the bottom.


Make up a pivot mount for it with a little height and you should be golden.

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#19 Cat385B OFFLINE  

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Posted February 14, 2016 - 08:58 PM

Oh, seeing this makes me want to drag a project tractor out of the shed. Not that it's equipped with a loader or a hoe, though. Nice machine for a very nice price. Enjoy that and feel free to post pics and give us updates every time it gets fired up!

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#20 chieffan OFFLINE  

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Posted February 15, 2016 - 08:48 AM

We have only had a couple stumps to take out in out yard as there was nothing here when I bought the place 16 years ago.  The couple we did have, I dug out a low spot next to the stump for the chain say to fit in and cut the stump at ground level.  A shot of Tordon and it was gone if a few years.  I have my own chain sharpener and keep a junk chain for that kind of work.  Looks like a heck of a machine if you have the need for one.  Price made it a good buy too.