Vermeer's workhorse mini-skid steer, the S800TX, is now available with a gas engine. The 40-hp (30 kW) Kubota EFI gas engine offers a number of benefits — as compared to conventional carbureted engines — such as lower fuel consumption, easier maintenance, improved starting due to the elimination of the choke and cleaner emissions.
The S800TX has an 840-lb. (381.1 kg) SAE-rated operating capacity with a 2,400-lb. (1,088.6 kg) tipping capacity. The high horsepower engine delivers 88.5 ft.-lb. of torque, equipping customers with versatility and power to do more with the one machine — from landscaping to trenching up to 48 in. (122 cm) deep.
The enhanced operator station features a single, pilot-operated joystick for smooth operation. The spring-cushioned platform keeps operators out of the mud and debris and provides additional support when working in rough terrain. The platform offers optimal viewing of attachments during operation. The operator presence system is integrated into the platform, in which the ground drive and attachment motion is suspended if the operator steps off the machine.
The universal attachment plate allows for quick change of a variety of attachments, making the S800TX a versatile machine for a variety of applications. An optional dual auxiliary system provides the operator with dedicated high-flow and low-flow circuits to operate certain attachments more smoothly and with more precision.
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