Mini loader chosen for tug duties
12 December 2012
An Avant 420 was the machine of choice when Brian James Trailers of Daventry was looking for a replacement tug for moving completed trailers around its busy storage area. The company manufactures a wide range of high
The company manufactures a wide range of high quality trailers designed for carrying everything from construction plant to racing cars and previously it had used a conventional forklift equipped with a towing frame for shuttling trailers around its site.
The 420 model selected is powered by a Kubota 14 kW (20 hp) engine and features an off-centre boom to provide the driver with an unrestricted view of the job in hand.
Weighing in at 980kg, the machine is equipped as standard with a ROPS safety frame with a plexiglass roof cover and a speed range from 0-12 km/h.