Model FTX148 - Mulching Tractor
The FTX148 offers both big machine performance and unparalleled operator comfort in a compact utility size. The FTX148 provides the right combination of purpose built mulching tractor and versatile multifunction carrier. Capitalize on almost twice the performance of a typical skid steer mulcher, while being only slightly larger in size for transportability, tight work spaces, and low ground pressure.
- Unparalleled Operator Comfort
- Fuel Efficient in its Class
- Programmable Mobile Control System
Aggressive power, agility in all terrains, and all-day comfort are the reasons the FTX148 should be on your next clearing job. Industry leading cab design, operator safety and comfort priorities, along with superior serviceability make this the tractor for the growing contractor. Fecons Power Management System and the variable speed motors in the Bull Hog provide an unbeatable mulching and land clearing combination. Big machine hydraulic flow and the versatility of the loader arm configuration offer performance usually seen in much larger machines. Advanced electronics and the Power Management System mean the best fuel efficiency and lowest cost of operation in its class. Achieve more revenue-per-day with the FTX148 from Fecon.
Side door entry, 3 point egress, and an accommodating operator seat and cab design make this the machine you look forward to running all day. Cleaning and daily maintenance checks are easy through oversized engine doors and removable panels on all sides of the FTX148.
The FTX148 offers two undercarriage designs each with advantages depending on the application. A crosslink system, which utilizes an independent suspension, and steel reinforced rubber belts for wet or swampy conditions. The rubber track option offers a light footprint and faster ground speed. The traditional steel track undercarriage offers durability for tougher applications where overall weight is not a factor. This track option is ideal when ultimate traction is needed for jobsite conditions.
- Visual and Audible Warning Systems
- Guarded Air Intake and Exhaust
- Special Application Outfitting Available
FTX148 Standard Features
- Cross-Link or Rigid Steel Undercarriage
- AM/FM Radio with CD and MP3
- 2 - 12V Power Outlets in the Cab
- Operators Cab with Side Door Entry
- 3 Points of Egress from the Cab
- Loader Arms for Versatility and Reach
- Excellent Serviceability
- Fecon Power Management
- Reversing Hydraulic and Engine Fans
- Pressurized & Filtered Cab Air System
- Front and Rear Work Lights
- Wide Spacious Cab Dimensions
- Hydraulic Tilting Cab for Access
- Swing Out Brush Guard
- Quick Attach Coupler System
- Built in Auxiliary Controls
- Plus+1 Control System
- Battery Disconnect Switch
- 100 amp Alternator
- Swing Down Radiator Guard
- Rear Auxiliary Circuit
- On Board Diagnostics
- Quiet Cab design
Maintaining right-of-way for roads, highways, power lines, communication lines, and other utilities has its share of challenges. The demands of the job the difficulty of the terrain, finish, and maintenance requirements, will determine the equipment selected for the job. Proper selection of attachments and undercarriage options can prove to be very profitable decisions for any type of right-of-way clearing machines.
Terrain, density of the vegetation, soil stability, moisture, species to be treated, environmental concerns and obstacles to work around are some of the considerations when choosing the right machine for the application. The successful land-clearing contractor will usually approach the job with a variety of units including tracked or wheeled mulching machines, excavator mulchers and skid steer tractors equipped with mulching attachments as well as other tools to handle the many tasks found on the average land-clearing site.
Seismic exploration on forested land demands performance. “It’s about linear feet or kilometers per day” and requires reliability and horsepower! Fecon machines are purpose built for the unique and challenging set of circumstances for clearing the woody vegetation for seismic exploration.
Right of Way Clearing
Selecting the compact tractor or the large mulching tractor can be determined by first looking at the type of work to be done and the type of terrain most commonly found in the area you’re working. Proper selection of attachments and undercarriage options can prove to be very profitable decisions for any type of right-of-way clearing machines.
Silviculture is the process of maintaining and improving forests. Many operators wish to mulch logging slash or standing vegetation and trees to prepare land for reforestation. One can use milling attachments of varying widths and power classes to reduce and incorporate slash and mulched material into established planting berms, or for establishing ideal planting conditions in between thinned forest stands