Small Gehl skid loaders such as the 1640E feature 850 pounds of operating capacity and a 96-inch hinge pin height, while larger ones such as the R260 feature 2,600 pounds of operating capacity and a hinge pin height of 123 inches. Gehl manufactures 13 different types of skid loaders.Continue Reading
The two major categories of Gehl skid loaders are radial-lift and vertical-lift skid loaders. Gehl claims that its V400 vertical-life skid loader is the largest skid loader in the world; it features an operating capacity of 4,000 pounds and a hinge pin height of 144 inches. The gross power of the Gehl V400 is 99 horsepower. For comparison, the compact Gehl 1640E skid loader features a net power of 24 horsepower, while the more robust R260 offers its users 70 horsepower.
Other skid loaders made by Gehl include the R150, which features an operating capacity of 1,500 pounds, a hinge pin height of 119 inches and a net power of 44 horsepower. The smallest vertical-lift skid loader on Gehl's product catalog is the V270 GEN:2, with an operating capacity of 2,700 pounds, a hinge pin height of 130 inches and a net power of 70 horsepower. Gehl offers T-bar controls on all of its vertical-lift skid loader models.Learn more about Tools