Parts Special: 20% OFF a Complete Set of New Holland Filters

Construction equipment filters

Bulk up with the full set and save © CNH Media Collective

It’s nearly fall, and we’ve got at least one baseball team in contention. If we’re talking baseball playoffs, that means winter is on its way. So wouldn’t it be great to bulk up NOW on filters and get all you need to be set past fall? From NOW until September 30th, 2017 you can get 20% OFF a complete set of New Holland filters from our Parts Department. Having the whole set means you can cruise through scheduled maintenance without losing a step, just like one of our teams cruised through their season. And please, don’t take shortcuts with your filters, a down machine isn’t making you any money, and a broken machine is doing much worse than that. Continue reading

Ask The Experts: How Do I Determine When I Need To Replace My Rubber Tracks?

Ask the Experts is a recurring segment where we share expert advice from our professional staff. In our latest Ask the Experts segment, we go over how you determine when you need to replace the rubber tracks on your compact track loader or mini excavator.

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Parts Special: 10% OFF Complete Sets of Skid Steer Tires & Rubber Tracks!

Choose from high-quality tire and rubber track sets from our parts department to improve traction and performance on any make or model. Through August, they’re 10% off if you buy the full set.

The idea behind rubber tracks is that they increase traction while minimizing ground impact. The ample surface area means your machine’s weight is more evenly distributed, allowing for greater “flotation,”  which provides an advantage with challenging terrain. Also because of the greater weight disbursement, compact track loaders (and smaller utility loaders like the Toro Dingo) are good choices for landscape and construction work at existing homes.
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Ask The Experts: How Do I Determine When I Need To Replace My Skid Steer Tires?

Ask the Experts is a recurring segment where we share expert advice from our professional staff. In our latest Ask the Experts segment, we go over how you determine when you need to replace your skid steer tires.

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Honda Extends Warranty Up to SIX YEARS on Select Lawnmowers for Homeowners!

The Honda HRX mower.

6 Year Manufacturers Warranty when you buy a Honda mower? Yes, it’s happening now during the spring One Year Extended Warranty event! This gives you a chance to have your non-commercial Honda lawnmower under warranty for up to six years!

The Honda HRS and HRR-Series mowers come with a 3-year warranty plan plus an additional year of extended coverage. The popular HRX-Series mower comes with a 5-year warranty plus the extra year. Pretty nice deal, right? All you have to do is purchase your mower before May 31st, 2017 and register your new mower within 30 days. After that, we’ve got you covered!  Continue reading

Adieu Monsieur Guimond!

It’s likely not a coincidence that a person with French ancestry, like Greg Guimond, would wind up settling in the town of Bourbonnais. And so perhaps it was also preordained that Greg’s travels would lead him to a long and prosperous career at Martin Implement Sales. Greg found his calling in equipment parts, not long out of high school. After cutting his teeth in the business with local Massey Ferguson and Ford dealers, Greg came north to Orland Park in 1984 to be part of the Martin Implement team. Within six years, he was running the show as Parts Manager for the dealership. Continue reading

Big News About Our Online Parts Inventory!

Did you know that we maintain an extensive inventory of critical use parts that allow us to complete most orders within 24 hours? Yes, and our dedicated team has vast experience in sourcing parts. We’re familiar with almost any type of equipment—from vintage machines to the latest models and their digital controls. We pride ourselves in the ability identify the right part, right away, so we can have you up and running as quickly as possible. Continue reading

Ask The Experts: How to Properly Load & Secure Equipment for Transport

Ask the Experts is a recurring segment where we share expert advice from our professional staff. In our latest Ask the Experts segment, we go over how to properly load & secure equipment for transport:

  • Strategies for loading onto a trailer
  • Positioning equipment for proper load distribution
  • Selecting the correct gear for securing the load

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Cold Weather Starting Tips for Construction Equipment

Many Midwest cities had record-breaking mild temps in December,
but forecasts show a widespread arctic blast is on its way, and it’s uncertain how long the blast of cold air may last. 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