Skid steer and compact track loader

Check out our attachments page to find out why attachments are useful for certain earthmoving projects.
Ask yourself, “What kind of surface will I be operating on?” If you’re using this equipment on soft ground or loose gravel, or if you’re operating on dirt in a season when it rains a lot, then tracks will provide the grip needed to complete your job and avoid getting stuck. If your job is on hard ground such as pavement, then you can take advantage of the increased speed of wheeled equipment.
Track loaders (and compact track loaders) operate on tracks instead of wheels. This provides better grip for soft ground surfaces like mud and gravel, prevents the machine from getting stuck, and minimizes ground pressure to reduce site damage.
The main difference between a skid steer and a track loader is that skid steers operate on wheels instead of tracks. Skid steers can usually move much faster and provide better mobility for moving around construction sites or driving on roads.