2018

4 Unusual And Handy Attachments For Skid Steers

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A skid steer is one of the most versatile and convenient pieces of heavy machinery on any construction site. It’s rare to see a job site without one. That’s because these handy little machines function well for so many different applications and on tough terrain. They can be used with wheels or tracks, giving them great traction even in muddy, wet, dusty, gravelly, and sandy conditions. Part of what makes them so versatile is that the drivetrain is powered by a hydraulic motor, and they’re lightweight compared to larger excavators.…

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Why Buy Used Construction Equipment?

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Construction equipment can be punishingly expensive, particularly for small businesses or those just starting operation.  This can be a very large investment and can hamstring a new operation, and lead to less budget left for employees, marketing, debt repayment, and other basic business expenses.  A great solution for many is to buy used.  Here are a few reasons to consider looking at used construction equipment for your business. Cost As mentioned before, the cost is a primary driver for buying used equipment and can’t be overlooked.…

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Protecting Yourself If The Rental Equipment Is Damaged

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Renting construction equipment is often the more frugal choice for projects that need machinery you don’t have. Renting is cheaper than buying in most cases, and it saves you from trying to find storage space for the machinery when you no longer need it. Rental construction equipment faces the risk of damage just like any other piece of equipment, but because you are using it on a contract, you have different options and concerns than if you were using equipment you owned.…

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