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Toro Introduces Dingo TX 1000 (Mar 17)

March 17, 2015 – The newest member of the Dingo family – the Toro TX 1000 – has a rated operating capacity exceeding 1,000-lb., which is the strongest in the category. When the loader arms are fully extended, the hinge pin measures 81 in. (206 cm) from the ground to allow the TX 1000 to easily reach over the side of dumpsters and one-ton trucks to maximize jobsite productivity.

Its vertical lift loader arm design keeps the load closer to the machine to allow operators to lift more weight with greater confidence. Additionally, this feature increases the reach at full height to make dumping more efficient. The vertical path of the lift arms also is exceptional in vertical applications with the auger or concrete breaker. Another feature on the new TX 1000 is the weight-to-power ratio. The narrow track model is 2,610 lbs. (1,184 kg), and wide-track is 2,790 lbs. (1,266 kg) and can lift more than any CUL in the category, according to the manufacturer.

“We are extremely excited for the Dingo TX 1000 to increase the jobsite productivity of contractors. The new design innovations are intended to exceed operators’ expectations,” said Sean O’Halloran, marketing manager of The Toro Company. “We listened to what was important to operators of compact utility loaders, and our end result is a highly-engineered, feature-rich machine that is the leader in a number of specifications across the product class.”

The Toro-exclusive traction control design is intuitive and effortless, providing operators all-day productivity.

Other operator-centric features have been engineered into the new TX 1000, including thigh and hip padding on the operator station for a comfortable experience and an auxiliary foot control integrated into the suspended platform which frees the operator’s hands to focus on ground speed and attachment positioning.

In terms of productivity, the Kubota 1305 liquid-cooled, diesel engine boasts 24 gross hp at 2,600 rpm with increased displacement and high torque – giving the TX 1000 maximum power. The machine also is equipped with dual fuel tanks to reduce downtime in the field. Other time-saving features include an easily accessible engine for routine maintenance tasks, belt-free design to minimize maintenance and ground speeds of 4.7 mph in both forward and reverse to maximize productivity.

For more information, visit www.toro.com/dingo.

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