Product News: Construction Equipment and Supplies
Front-Mounted Snowblowers fit Bobcat tractors.
Press Release Summary:
January 4, 2010 - Available for CT120 and CT235 tractors, Models FCTSB49 and FCTSB62 feature cutting widths of 49 and 62 in., respectively. Discharge chute rotates hydraulically, so operator can redirect snow as needed. To operate front-mounted snowblower, tractor must be equipped with mid-PTO, loader joystick, and control valve. Snowblowers are suited for homeowners with acreage, landscapers, or buildings and ground maintenance specialists that need to clear snow from driveways, sidewalks, or parking lots.
Original Press Release
Front-Mounted Snowblowers Now Available from Bobcat for Easier Snow Removal
Press release date: December 1, 2009
o Model FCTSB49 - approved for use on the CT120 to CT235 and features a 49-inch cutting width.
o Model FCTSB62 - approved for use on the CT120 to CT235 and features a 62-inch cutting width.
o Model FCTSB72 - approved for use on the CT225 to CT450 and features a 72-inch cutting width. The model will be available at a later date. For the name of the nearest Bobcat dealer, visit www.bobcatdealer.com. For more information, visit www.bobcat.com/utility_machines/tractors. For additional information about Bobcat Company and its products and services, visit www.bobcat.com/our_company/media_center QuickLook: Front-mounted snowblower implement
o Three models available.
o Model FCTSB49 - 49-inch cutting width, approved for use on the CT120 to CT235.
o Model FCTSB62 - 62-inch cutting width, approved for use on the CT120 to CT235.
o Model FCTSB72 - 72-inch cutting width, approved for use on the CT225 to CT450, available at a later date.
o The compact tractor must be equipped with a mid-PTO, loader joystick and control valve.
o The snowblower requires a lift kit and PTO kit to mount to the tractor.
o Not compatible with the current tractor front-end loaders, tractor grille guards or front weight kits - these items need to be removed to allow use of a front-mounted snowblower.
o Loader mounts do not have to be removed from the tractor to use a front-mounted snowblower.
o The snowblower and lift kit are fastened together by two quick-release pins, so the snowblower can be attached to or removed from the tractor in minutes. Bobcat® and the Bobcat logo are registered trademarks of Bobcat Company in the United States and various other countries. ©2009 Bobcat Company. All Rights Reserved.