New Backhoe and Loader Attachments available for John Deere Compact Utility Tractors
The 260B Backhoe and 120R Loader are compatible with 1023E and 1025R compact utility tractors and feature improvements based on customer feedback.
John Deere has released two new (and improved) attachments for their line of compact utility tractor implements--the the 260B Backhoe
and 120R Loader
. The new additions are compatible with the 1023E
models of compact utility tractors.
First up, the 260B Backhoe is equipped with a dedicated high-back seat, opposed to the swivel tractor seat, a new ROPS-mounted grab handle, and integrated step on the stabilizer arm. The controls now feature protective rubber boots, and a large, easy-to-read decal with installation and removal instructions. The 260B features a cushioned boom cylinder for smoother operation, and a new thumb kit. Additionally, integrated stabilizer locks and boom and swing lock pins are operable from the operator’s seat, and the improved backhoe lock pins simplify attaching and detaching.
Next up, the 120R Loader attachment offers improved visibility without compromising strength. It features a 754-pound lift capacity and 6 foot lift height so you can tackle everything from moving dirt to carrying heavy materials like gravel. Who needs a skid steer or backhoe? The 120R is equipped with the John Deere Quik-Park mounting system, which allows for simple attachment/detachment. The curved boom design helps improve visibility and a new and more robust knee joint will improve durability. Additionally, end-of-pin lubrication on cylinder and pivot pins allow for quick and easy access to servicing grease points.
"When designing our latest backhoe and loader models, we listened to customer feedback, making key changes to improve operator ease and productivity. The 260B and 120R retain the features that customers loved from previous models, and include updates to simplify tasks, including implement attachment and detachment, and routine maintenance."
- DeMark Cole, Product Specialist for Compact Utility Tractors
By Curtis Sund
on June 16, 2017
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