Going to do some building in a fairly remote area. Toying with the idea of buying a mid sized backhoe/loader. Something smaller than a Case 580 but bigger than the little toys about 5000lbs? I know some of you have some experience with this so I thought I'd ask. Budget is less than $5k for something like this. Older is ok as long as its repairable or useable, can do some fixing up myself but don't have the time to rebuild a complete machine. Am I dreaming? :-) I'm in AZ.
What sort of machines would fit the criteria, at least I could be on the look out.
Thanks guys Marty