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post #1 of 15 Old 05-17-2011, 03:04 PM Thread Starter
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318 with new "Buford Bucket" loader

I made some recent upgrades to my 318 including a new "Buford Bucket" loader with forks, weight box, and new tires.

The new loader will really earn its keep with all of the Spring cleanup, landscaping and road work I have to do this year.

Here are some pictures of the loader doing some cleanup work...
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Re: 318 with new "Buford Bucket" loader

That looks really nice and like it does a good job. I like the lift it gives you.
I forgot about BBs when I ordered my JB Sr. Congratulations on well rounded 318 setup!

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The 318 looks great .

Where did you get the loader from?

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I love these mini-loaders. Easy on/easy off, light and compact back in teh shed too!

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That looks really nice and like it does a good job. I like the lift it gives you.
I forgot about BBs when I ordered my JB Sr. Congratulations on well rounded 318 setup!
I'm sure you won't be disappointed with your JB Sr. either. I considered that as well.

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I would like to get more info on the Buford bucket loader.
Who sells them?

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The 318 looks great .

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Pete Liskey makes them in Kentucky.

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I love these mini-loaders. Easy on/easy off, light and compact back in teh shed too!
Yeah, the quick-attach was a must for me.

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I think we may have had this discussion, but did you look at the OR-Bilt when you bought the Buford?

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Very nice set-up!!

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I think we may have had this discussion, but did you look at the OR-Bilt when you bought the Buford?
Yes, I checked out every loader I could find, such as:
JB Sr.
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JD

All seemed like good loaders (except SSB wouldn't work for the 318). I chose the one that matched my needs and budget the closest. I also read lots of great threads here on MTF!

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I would like to get more info on the Buford bucket loader.
Who sells them?
Hi Mike, you can contact Pete at hoosierpete@hotmail.com. He makes and sells them.

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Hi Mike, you can contact Pete at hoosierpete@hotmail.com. He makes and sells them.
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