When you are looking at a pre-owned tractor with a loader fitted, it follows that the loader element will need as much checking over as the tractor itself. Here we take a look at the more specific checks applicable to Stoll ProfiLine and its more basic Solid loaders, these also carrying branding on OEM tractors from CNH and SDF

When we have considered what to look for when buying a used tractor front loader in the past, we have suggested that the buying basics will pretty much apply to all makes and models. No change this time. All loaders tend to need the same basic checks, with key wear points pretty much the same regardless of brand. There are, however, a few Stoll specific considerations which we outline here.

Under the paint of the Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, New Holland factory fitted loaders is the same Stoll boom that is offered by the German loader maker for its retrofit models, but the loader’s mounting brackets, controls
and hydraulic valves will typically differ from Stoll’s own designs. The same will also apply to a tractor originally supplied from the factory as ‘loader ready’ as these too will have OEM controls and hydraulics.

This is worth noting. Replacement joysticks, electronic controllers or valve chest components for OEM branded or ‘loader ready’ tractors could need parts specific to that brand or tractor model. All boom parts
will be the same but it is always worth making contact with Stoll importers, Northants based Lynx Engineering, if you are unsure.

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