“Backhoe loaders are designed with the specific purpose of being versatile on any jobsite,” says Jon Beckley, Terex global product manager for backhoe loaders. "They are perfect for contractors with applications requiring the versatility of a wheel loader and the functionality of an excavator."
Additionally, Beckley says, contractors are relying more heavily on attachments to increase what one backhoe loader can accomplish on a jobsite. He says contractors should consider investing in a 7-in-1 bucket attachment.
Originally developed by the Drott Company and known as the 4-in-1 bucket, this attachment has been referred to over the years as a multi-purpose or the double four bucket. Today, many contractors call it the 7-in-1 bucket to highlight this attachment’s seven main functions:
- Spreading and leveling