/ V519 Compact Telehandler #161
Thanks for the reply! Looks like a nice setup there. I know there was discussion as to hydraulic flow and pressure in previous posts - is your brush hog a high flow or standard flow? Using a telehandler seems to just make a ton of sense to me if the side slope stability is good (as it would seem to be with the low CG). I'd love to demo one - maybe time to sweet talk my dealer.
Wow - great pics and insight into the "hillability" of the Versahandler. You've really got me thinking now. I have rented a couple of other brands of teles in the past, but always for conventional uses, never tried them on slopes. I appreciate your input, and apologize for my slow response - I was on vacation last week and tried very hard to stay offline as much as possible.My V417 handles steep ground just fine. That is another advantage of an extendable boom, extend it to shift more weight to the front wheels when needed.
Coming up out of the dry creek, notice the tree root with bark on it, ahead of the rear wheel:
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The boom is extended with the 946 pound grapple on it.
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Drove over the root:
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And up the steep creek bank:
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