The Tucker-Terra 1100
Less is more with the Tucker-Terra Model
1100 from Tucker Sno-Cat. This new grooming
machine is an attractive option for snow clubs
looking to stretch their grooming budgets.
By Jim Timlick
Tucker Sno-Cat Corp. has long been regarded as one of
the most successful manufacturers of snow grooming
vehicles in the world. That reputation has been earned,
in large part, by the Medford, Ore.-based company’s
willingness to listen to what customers have to say.
Such open-mindedness served as the inspiration for the
family-owned company’s latest grooming machine, the Tucker-
Terra Model 1100. The 1100 model offers the same kind of
performance as Tucker’s Model 2000 series but at a significantly
Sales manager John Meilicke says development of the 1100
model began a few years ago after company representatives
kept hearing a common refrain from some customers – they
loved the 2000’s performance but wondered if they could get
it in a more economical package.
“Every season, we’d go into these meetings with our customers
and their budgets were not going up, yet the price of
equipment was going up due to EPA standards…and certain
other demands we had to meet as a manufacturer,” he said.
“We developed the Model 1100 to meet the needs of those
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