Here’s our advice to you, Ed Martin; Take some time to enjoy your retirement!

When you grow up in a farm family with ten siblings, you learn rather quickly how to become highly resourceful. Whether that means putting in sweat equity out in the fields or competing for your fair share at the dinner table. If the farm tractor breaks down, you get a quick course in Mechanics 101. So when Ed Martin first stepped foot into Martin Implement some 40 years ago, a year removed from high school, his learning curve towards becoming a seasoned equipment mechanic was more truncated than most peers his age. Continue reading

Please Welcome Robert Wessel and Dan Tippett to our Parts and Service Team!

Welcome Dan (left) and Robert (right)

Robert replaced Greg Guimond as Parts Manager for our Orland Park dealership at the end of May. His background as Operations Manager for the logistics company that supplied the regional Sam’s Club stores instilled him with a sense of urgency for delivering under tightly mandated deadlines. Overseeing a staff of thirty plus employees helped Robert hone his leadership skills and nurture a can do attitude. He’s a great fit for our Martin Implement team and shares in the company’s belief in delivering exceptional and personable customer service. Robert is eager to make your acquaintance and to find out how we can best serve your parts needs. He can be reached at (708) 326-9553 or by email at robertw@martinimplement.com. Continue reading

Trending Attachment: Rotary Cutters for Skid and Compact Track Loaders (Video)

Sometimes a bucket is all you need, but there are hundreds (if not thousands) of specialty attachments available for skid steers and compact track loaders. We carry an extensive inventory of go-to attachments like trenchers, grapple buckets, tillers, and brooms – tools that you use often on your projects. Our standard duty rotary cutters are designed to clear light to medium density brush and hardwoods up to approximately 3″ in diameter. Powered by a skid steer or compact track loader, with cutting widths of 60 inches of 72 inches, they make quick work of site preparation jobs.

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Product Spotlight: Grasshopper 727 EFI FrontMount Mower

We’re spotlighting the 727 EFI FrontMount™ zero turn mower from our Grasshopper mower lineup at Martin Implement! Enjoy year-round versatility with Grasshopper’s FrontMount™ series.

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Bargain Buy Opportunity: Toro SGR-6 Stump Grinder

The Bargain Buy Opportunity is a recurring segment where we
highlight featured items from our bargain buys lineup.

Toro’s smallest stump grinder, the SGR-6, is compact and maneuverable,
allowing you to reach stumps in tight spaces and turn them into mulch.
Our new, never been used 2010 Toro SGR-6 Stump Grinder is available for sale:

Specs on the stump grinder
Model 22601
6.5 hp Honda Engine
Cogged belt

Cutting Depth – 6″ below grade
Centrifugal Clutch
Cutting Height – 10″ above grade
Cutting Wheel – 9.5″ diameter (12-tooth)
Dimensions – 
22″ W x 50″ L x 42.3″ H
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Announcing Our Bargain Buys Page!

You’ll want to bookmark our Bargain Buys page for deals on used and closeout equipment. It’s updated frequently, so be sure to check back often for best value picks from our wide selection of discounted equipment.

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Tech Tip: Hydraulic Maintenance for Skid and Compact Track Loaders

We can’t say it enough: skid steers and compact track loaders are some of the most versatile pieces of equipment on a job site. That versatility comes from the heart of these machines — their hydraulic systems. The hydraulic system drives the machine, powers the loader and the many attachment options, gives dynamic braking, lubricates components and cools them. Because a reasonable amount of maintenance cost concentrates on the hydraulic system, proper maintenance and care of a machine’s hydraulic system is crucial for the longevity of it, and for keeping costs and downtime to a minimum. Continue reading

Ready ‘n Rolling: 0% Financing, Up to 60 months on New Holland Equipment!


Are you prepared for the upcoming season? Get ready and rolling today with the equipment you need to augment your fleet and tackle your projects. New Holland announced a financing offer you can take advantage of, and it includes 0% financing for 60 months PLUS cash back! From New Holland blue, eligible tractor models for the 0% for 60 months PLUS cash back promo include Boomer compacts, WORKMASTER compacts, WORKMASTER, PowerStar and T4 through T5 utility tractors; also T6’s.

From the construction area, compact track loaders, skid steers, wheel loaders to backhoes are at 0% for 48 months, OR you can choose cash back. It’s your opportunity to get in the seat of a new 200-series compact track loader or a C-series backhoe loader. Attachments powered by skid steer loaders and compact track loaders make them go-to multi-tools on the job site. Continue reading

Kubota 0% Interest Financing This Season!

Build or expand your fleet and save during Kubota’s expanded Orange Opportunity sales event. During this event, select models of the newest Kubota excavators, compact track loaders, skid steers, wheel loaders and backhoes can be financed for up to 0% for 60 months with no down payment or choose an instant rebate! Continue reading