Get the Edge: Poly vs. Steel Cutting Edges

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Poly cutting edge: see and hear the difference

Steel or poly edge: which one you got? They each have advantages, but when the cards are down it’s hard to argue against a poly edge.  We want you to know that we’ve got what some customers call the best cutting edge around. That might sound like a small thing to brag about, but if you’re in the snow plowing biz your cutting edge is where your money meets the road. A little extra cash spent on a cutting edge can go a long way towards a better plowing experience. Continue reading

Cold Weather Starting Tips for Construction Equipment

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Late model machine? You might think twice about using a starting aid this winter.

This year has started out as one of the coldest in a long time for us. The last time the average annual year-to-date temperature was this cold in November/December was 110 years ago in 1904. We’ll need to continue to take precautions to protect ourselves and our equipment from these elements. Just as you need an extra layer and a warm coffee to get you started, a few simple steps will keep your equipment running smooth and happy even in crazy temps. Continue reading

Used Equipment Spotlight: New Holland C190 Compact Track Loader (Video)

The Used Equipment Spotlight is a recurring segment where we
highlight featured items from our used inventory.

Check out our 2008 New Holland Compact Track Loader, available for sale:

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Snow Removal Biz Productivity Related Apps/Tools

smartphone_snow_webThere have been a number informative articles and posts on mobile tools for the snow business, some as recently as today. An article run recently by Green Industry Pros jumped out at us. It’s called Mobile Tools for Snow-Removal Businesses. It talks about the use your phone or tablet as a powerful business tool, and notes some apps in particular that can help in the snow-removal arena. Continue reading

Feeling Used? These SnowWolf Solutions are Made to Withstand the Wear

Looking for a deal on heavy duty snow removal equipment that will withstand the wear and tear out there? You should check out our selection of used SnowWolf equipment. If buying new isn’t important to you, then these units can be a smart buy. Take a look at some of what we’ve got in stock (click each unit for pricing and extra photos):

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Used Equipment Spotlight: 2008 Cat TL943 Telehandler (VIDEO)

The Used Equipment Spotlight is a recurring segment where we
highlight featured items from our used inventory.

Check out our 2008 Caterpillar TL943 Telehandler, available for sale or rent:

For photos and pricing click HERE 

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0% Financing & Christmas Cash with The New Holland Year-End Clearance

Happy Holidays from New Holland! They just announced their Year End Clearance Event. During this event, you can come away with 0% financing or cash back! You pay no interest on Boomer, Workmaster & PowerStar tractors for 72 months! On top of that you get up to $1000 Christmas cash just for buying eligible New Holland tractors.

Skid steers, track loaders through backhoes are at 0% for 60 months. We think skid steers are like the Swiss Army Knives of the job site, armed with attachments to help you crank through all kinds of jobs. This makes right now a good time to get in the seat of a 200 series Skid Steer because you’ll pay no interest for five years. Continue reading

Merry Holiday Toy Giveaway

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You’ve got a chance to win this pair of Ford collectibles if you enter our giveaway

It’s December 2014, which means it’s time to announce our merry holiday toy giveaway! Enter to win a FREE classic Ford toy.

This miniature tractor and service truck set will be a perfect stocking stuffer for kids or classic tractor fans. You can’t win if you don’t enter so fill out the form below for a chance to win, and on December 12th, we’ll let you know if you’ve won. If you’re a winner of one of the 12, we’ll send you an email, and you can pick up your toy at any of our three Chicagoland locations. It’s easy: on 12-12 you’ll find out if you’re one of the 12.  Continue reading

Parts Special: 15% OFF Equipment Seats!

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If you’ve got an old and busted seat on your equipment, consider replacing it. Sitting in a shabby seat is uncomfortable and tiring for any operator, and for some, shabby = crabby.

If you’re looking to replace your seats, the timing is right on because we’re bringing back our seat special. Our Parts Department is offering you new equipment seats for 15% off!  We have an inventory of common seats for just about any piece of equipment, and we can also order any special request.

Do your equipment and your operator a solid – get a new seat that’ll keep your crew happy, not crabby, at a discounted price until December 31st. If you need help with what seat you might need, give us a call and we’ll be glad to help you out!

Tech Tip: Fuel Filters and the Winter Season

Keeping your fuel system clean is key in harsh winter conditions

We had a customer come in with a skid steer loader that wasn’t performing the way a low hour skid steer should.  The machine had under 400 hours, but the owner wasn’t happy with the way it was running, so he came to the experts here at the shop.  It didn’t take our guys much time to find the culprit: a dirty fuel filter! Continue reading