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1,500 pound skid steer loader 49 H

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Wheeled mini loader rental for bigger excavating or material-handling jobs

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1,500 pound skid steer loader 49 H

The term Bobcat has come to stand for nearly any small loader rental, whether tracked or wheeled. This wheeled, enclosed-cab model in the the Bobcat 500 series comes standard with a 40 inch bucket. It has an operating weight of just over 6,200 pounds, a 1,650 pound operating capacity and 3,300 pound tipping load rating. Powered by a 49 HP diesel engine, this Bobcat rental provides a solid 17.1 gpm flow to a range of hydraulic attachments.


OpenRental ID: 4666
Operating capacity: 1,650 pounds
Operating weight: 6,213 pounds
Power: 49 HP diesel engine
Width with bucket: 68 inches
Height : 77.8 inches
Pump capacity for attachments: 15 gallons per minute
Tipping load: 3,300 pounds
Turning radius: 80 inches
Dump Height: 86.8 inches

Questions & Answers

Can I grade with it?

Yes, you can grade, scrape and level with this machine.

How much can I lift?

the bucket holds roughly a 1/2 yard of material, and it can pick up 1,650 pounds easily, up to 3000 pounds before tipping.

Can i move a boulder with it?

Yes,depending on the shape and weight of the boulder, you should be able to pick up most rocks that need moving. However, optional forks or a grapple bucket attachment rental can make moving things like rocks or logs even easier.


Measure area, make sure it's the right size for your job.

Most rental centers will require a 3/4 ton truck or bigger to tow this machine.

Identify and mark water and sprinkler lines in the work areas -- while the tracks go easy on lawn and garden surfaces, at 6,213 pounds this tracked loader is heavy enough to damage shallow utilities.

Do's & Don'ts

DO: Keep onlookers at a distance, machine has plenty of blind spots -- especially behind you.

DON'T: Turning with your load in the air can cause tipping and risk potential damage and personal injury

DO: Keep your load low when traveling

DO: Keep your bucket low and the load on the downside of any hill to prevent rolling over.

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