Instead of a loader or excavator, look to attachment-rich tool carrier
Model WMW 100 tool carrier works as a conventional excavator or loader, yet accepts a variety of interchangeable attachments or tools to allow wide range of functions. Select from attachments such as hydraulic rotating mower, drill, grading blade, crane arm, ripper hook, submersible pumps, pallet forks, various buckets, and more. Overall size is 118 ins. high, 91 ins. wide, and 196 ins. long. When working as a digger, machine weighs 21,495 lbs. and buckets measure 14 to 41 ins. wide. As a loader, machine weighs 22,046 lbs. and buckets boast 91-in. width. When equipped with 47-in.-long forks, loading capacity ranges from 2,205 to 7,055 lbs. Machine maneuvers easily in congested city streets to minimize traffic disruption. Runs on 4-cylinder, 88-hp. diesel engine. Travels in forward or reverse at speeds up to 17.4 m.p.h. Inching pedal control regulates speed, while working independently from rotation speed of engine. Windows surround cab, including the ceiling, to provide operator with panoramic view. Comes in several configurations, with outriggers or a bulldozer blade. Options range from hydraulic hammer to air conditioning in cab. Product line also includes 6 other tool carriers.