Cold Weather Starting Tips for Construction Equipment

It’s common for the Chicagoland area to experience periods of arctic weather each winter, so we’ll need to remember and take precautions to protect ourselves and our equipment from these elements. Just as you need an extra layer and hot coffee to get you started, a few easy steps will keep your equipment running smooth and happy even when the temps are crazy. Continue reading

Rental Special: Rent a Fecon Mulcher Track Loader Combo for 1 day, get 1/2 off the 2nd day

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We hooked one up to a Kubota SVL95-2s high flow compact track loader to clear lots for new construction!

We get people calling from all over asking to rent the Fecon Mulcher attachment because it’s hard to find a mulcher that can tear up 8-inch trees while attached to a track loader. Those results plus portability make it an in-demand attachment. Due to their popularity, our Rental Department has worked up a new special on them. From right now until the end of February, rent a Fecon mulcher compact track loader combo for one day and get half off the second day!*
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Product Spotlight: New Holland C237 Compact Track Loader

For this product spotlight we’re bringing you the new C237 compact track loader from New Holland, for sale at Martin Implement. Haul heavier pallets and bigger boulders with strong breakout force and 3700 pounds of rated operating capacity.

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Parts Special: 10% OFF Warning and Safety Lights

We’ve got discounts on warning and safety lights, the beacon and strobe lights you add when you need to increase the visibility of your equipment. Especially in those low light, high traffic, and inclement weather situations. And when you’re towing, transporting, plowing or when on roadside, jobsite, industrial or warehousing projects. Buy now; you’ll save 10% off your purchase. Continue reading

Used Equipment Spotlight: 2009 Kubota RTV1100 Utility Vehicle

We’re spotlighting for you this RTV1100 utility vehicle from Kubota for sale at Martin Implement. It’s our Used Equipment Spotlight, a recurring segment in our blog where we highlight featured items from our fleet of used inventory:

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Introducing George Willer

George came aboard as Parts Manager for our Orland Park dealership in November. His tenure in the parts business spans over thirty years with managerial and sales positions in both the automotive and truck industries. Additionally, his family operated a small farm where he became familiar working with tractors and production equipment. George is well versed in having the right inventory on hand and understands the sense of urgency required to meet pressing demands.

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Those 2017 – 2018 Midwest Winter Snow Forecasts

aggregated-weatherChicagoland got its first measurable amount of snow on November 10, after a trace in October. That gets us thinking about the winter snow forecasts for our region. Here are some of the weather experts predictions for the winter season. It seems the weather could lie in the hands of a possible La Nina.

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Used Equipment Spotlight: New Holland 2015 L230 Skid Steer Loader

We’re spotlighting for you this 2015 New Holland L230 skid steer loader, for sale at Martin Implement. It’s our Used Equipment Spotlight, a recurring segment in our blog where we highlight featured items from our fleet of used inventory:

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New Holland Sectional Snow Pushers

new-holland-sectional-snow-pusher-on-l228-skid-steerThey’re called sectional snow pushers because of their individual moldboard sections. Each moldboard section is independent of the others, allowing each section to shift up and down and respond to uneven surfaces.

The pusher is simple to operate. When you drop the pusher and go, it automatically adjusts and then continues to readjust to surface height, for exceptional traction, less drag, and max pushing power.

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