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Carnegie Rental provides reliable and affordable bobcat hire in Melbourne. Offering an extensive range, our bobcat loaders are powerful machines ideal for moving sand, dirt, gravel and other landscaping and earthmoving applications.

High quality and heavy duty, our bobcats feature efficient operating systems, ease of use and comfort while ensuring excellent performance. They also come with industry standard safety features.

Skid steer/ Bobcat (900-1100mm width)

This mini skid steer (proprietarily known as a bobcat) is run off of a diesel engine, with four-wheel drive control. It is ideal for spreading soil, earth moving, gardening and site cleanup, and features a 4-in-1 bucket and Full Roll Over Protection (ROPs) canopy for operator safety, this machine makes a difficult job easy to complete, while saving you time and money. Available in both 900mm and 1100mm machine width, they are large enough to help with any commercial job and small enough to fit into any tight gaps.

For larger sizes, both the Huski 5 bobcat and the Gehl bobcat are recommended 

Width 900mm
Overall length 2445mm
Overall height 1825mm
Dumping height 1835mm
Max load 320kg
Ground clearance 180mm
Machine weight  1120kg
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1. How much does it cost to rent a bobcat/skid steer?: The cost of rental/hire for most bobcats/ skid steers within Australia can range between $260- $500 over a 24 hour hire period, depending on the machine quality, size and rental service. 
2. How much does it cost to have someone operate a bobcat/ skid steer?: Going from little to extensive tasks, most bobcats/skid steer drivers will charge at least $600, with contracted jobs going up to $10,000 relying upon the size of the construction and its specific difficulty.
3. Do I need a license for a mini bobcat/ skid steer ?: According to Worksafe (23/10/18), a certificate is no longer required to operate an earth moving or particular crane (EPC) occupational class of machinery; meaning that anyone from the public is welcome to come and use our entire range of excavatorsmini loaderstrenchers and bobcats, without needing licensing. 
4. What does a bobcat/ skid steer do ?: A bobcat/ skid steer is a hydraulic construction/ digging machine that consists of a boom arm mounted bucket, attached to a rotating cabin above driving tracks. It is used primarily for digging wide trenches, holes and general earth moving. Excavators are preferred when a wide range of motion is needed. For a smaller machine designed to move earth, a mini loader is recommended. 
5. How to use a bobcat/ skid steer :(Please refer to the linked video) A bobcat/ skid steer uses a simple system of joysticks and handles to both drive and operates its wheels, arms, and attachments. The skills required to operate one can easily be learned within 10 minutes use. 


Skid steer/ Bobcat (900-1100mm width)
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Mon to Fri: 7am - 5pm 
Sat: 7:30am - 1pm 
Sun: Closed
If you hire on Saturday you get Sunday Free!


21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744


1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488


We service all suburbs including:
Bentleigh, Brighton, Caulfield, Chadstone, Malvern East, Toorak, and many more!
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Date published: 5/6/2019
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