The Narrow SCL1000 Travels Quickly, then Reaches High and Far
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The SCL1000 features a wide 9.8-in. track that comes standard on the overall narrow, 36-in. machine. The integrated track design is engineered for durability with the undercarriage welded to the mainframe of the body. The grease track tension design includes sealed oil bath rollers for less maintenance and greater durability. The wide track design, with a rating of 4 psi, is low impact and minimizes damage to grass and landscaping.
Kubota’s SCL1000 boasts a powerful 24.8-hp turbocharged Kubota diesel engine with quiet operation, high altitude performance and no diesel particulate filter requirement. A hydraulic pump directly connected to the engine reduces maintenance. The loader arms reach high and far with a hinge pin height of 84.7 in. and a reach of 26 in. at a 45-degree dump angle. The SCL1000 has a best-in-class travel speed of 4.9 mph.
Kubota’s SCL1000 is engineered with cushioned loader boom cylinders and an adjustable platform suspension system that increases operator comfort for maximum productivity. The loader comes standard with a keyless start with passcode protection, 12-volt charging port and a 4.3-in. LCD color dash monitor that provides easy-to-read consolidated machine monitoring. The attachment line includes compact buckets, pallet forks, a power rake, a trencher and a skid auger.
There are six compact buckets available for the SCL1000, including both standard and high capacity options. Standard capacity buckets include the CL136L, CL142L, CL236L and the CL242L, which are either standard 36- or 42-in. bucket options and available with bare edge, bolt-on edge or bolt-on teeth. High capacity buckets include the CL148H and CL248H, both of which offer 48-in. bucket options with bare edge, bolt-on edge or bolt-on teeth. The CPF12 pallet fork comes in 36-in. and 42-in. fork length options and helps contractors and material handlers in a variety of industries efficiently move loads from trailers, flatbeds or racking systems. The pallet fork boasts a 1,200-lb capacity, Category II hitch and spill guard.
The CTR compact trencher is available in three sizes with 30-, 36- and 48-in. trenching depths, and ranges in chain widths from 4 to 10 in. A compact mount for breakers is also available and is performance-matched for the BR360 and BR460 breakers for optimal efficiency. This unit is ideal for demolition of concrete and rock and as a rental tool where optimal power is required.
Also available for the SCL1000 is a compact power rake, the CSR10, with a 48-in. working width and heavy-duty Category II hitch. The power rake features tubeless tires with sealant and easy, adjustable hydraulic angling. There is a center pivot that allows narrow width access. Side plates can be added to angle the CSR10, making seedbed prep a breeze. The CSR10 helps with landscape and construction applications.
Lastly, a compact skid auger makes are a great add-on for the SCL1000, which has a pendulum mount and features a reversible planetary gearbox with a 2-in. hex output shaft to attach to a variety of augers. Landscapers and contractors will find the CSA10 is a durable tool for digging holes for footings, fences, signs or trees. The SCL1000 and attachments are available at Kubota authorized dealers.
Advice to Buyers
“Understanding your organization’s needs is a critical part of a machine purchase,” says Patrick Baker, product manager at Kubota Construction Equipment. “Some customers utilize stand-on compact loaders to replace a wheelbarrow and shovel, while others are heavily dependent on the machine’s hydraulic capabilities in order to power skid rakes, concrete breakers or trenchers. No matter what side of the spectrum you are on, comparing machine features and specs is always a good place to start.”