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GEHL Radial Lift - Skid Loader - R260

Max Lift Capacity - 2600 lbs., Horsepower - 72 hp

The brand new GEHL R series radial-lift skid loader is designed for comfort, easy operation and powerful performance. The spacious cabin offers joystick and foot controls, armrests, side-folding restraint bar and enhanced 360-degree views of the workspace.  

Skid Loaders can be used for a various of different projects. These projects can be as small as digging up a new garden in the yard or bigger such as construction work on a road.

Gehl skid loaders: Better technology for hauling, loading, lifting, digging, trenching...

These R series loaders are equipped with an integrated digital display featuring customizable views and real time engine regeneration information. The newly designed hydraulic system allows for unprecedented lifting capabilities. Available attachments include buckets, tree shears, augurs and mowers.

Gehl skid loaders: Key features of the R series

  • New, redesigned operator area with spacious entry, enhanced controls, digital display, improved visibility and unsurpassed creature comforts
  • Tier IV emissions compliant Yanmar engines
  • Enhanced hydraulic performance with improved cycle times, increased auxiliary flow and impressive breakout forces
  • Compact frame and proven radial lift boom design
  • Thumb-controlled, fully proportionate auxiliary control switch is located on the control grip in all control configurations
  • Relief under pressure coupler block makes attachment changes simple and quick

Work site efficiency with Gehl 

With over 40 years of skid loader manufacturing experience, Gehl has taken performance to the next level with the R Series skid loaders. Top-of-the-line Yanmar Tier IV engines meet emissions standards and provide the muscle needed demanding jobs with ease. An amped-up hydraulic system incorporates intuitive design for precise controllability. Attachments for the R Series skid loaders can be switched out quickly so operators can focus on productivity.



  • Overall Operating Height, Fully Raised - 161"
  • Height to Hinge Pin, Fully Raised - 123"
  • Overall Height to Top of ROPS - 81"
  • Overall Length with Bucket - 143"
  • Wheelbase - 49.5"
  • Bucket Width - 70"
  • Dump Height - 94"
  • Standard Specification Tire Size - 12.00 x 16.5 HD


  • Make - Yanmar
  • Model - 4TNV98CT-NMS Tier IV
  • Net Power @ rpm - 72 hp @ 2500
  • Gross Power @ rpm - 70.2 hp @ 2500
  • Displacement - 202.6
  • Maximum Torque - 216 ft.-lbs. @ 1625

Hydraulic System

  • Auxiliary Hydraulics, Standard - 23.5 gpm
  • High-Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics, Option (L/min) - 35 gpm
  • Reservoir (L) - 8 gal.


  • Rated Operating Capacity - 2,600 lbs.
  • Fuel Tank - 21.5 gal.
  • Travel Speed, Maximum - 8 mph
  • Travel Speed with Two-Speed Opetion, Maximum - 11.9 mph
  • Operating Weight, Approximate - 8,200 lbs.

Norris Sales offers Gehl R-Series skid loaders at our locations in Conshohocken, PA (near Norristown and Plymouth Meeting) and Sicklerville, NJ (near Glassboro and Williamstown). 

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Better technology for hauling, loading, lifting, digging, trenching
beneficial for loading flatbed trucks and back-filling

Gehl R Series Skid Loaders