Labor-saving All Stars: Fecon Forestry Mulchers

In this new series on Fully Equipped, we dive a little deeper into the benefits of some of our favorite labor-saving machines. 

First up: FECON MULCHERS

MULCHING MAKES IT BETTER Here’s the thing: the FECON BULL HOG mulchers can cut brush, stumps and trees up to 8 inches in diameter (cutting them down to ground level).  Trees and brush truly get mulched –which means you eliminate the need to do a lot of follow-up work. Chain saws, chippers, and the people required to run them…all disappear from your job-costs, just like the BULL HOG erasing a gnarly stand of trees and tangled brushes.

RIGHT MODEL FOR THE JOB Fecon and Martin Implement offer BULL HOG models that can work beautifully when hooked up to a compact track loader (with high-flow hydraulics). We also carry their FMX BULL HOGS, which are designed to use when you have to have the greater reach of an excavator. Attaching these mulchers to tracked machines allow you to maneuver in more variable terrain than you can access with a PTO / 3 Point setup on a tractor.  Check out the FMX50 in action on this video — you don’t want to try this with a tractor! 

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Put a Hyundai To Work! 8 Days A Week Deal Is ON for MINI-Excavators

Hyundai mini-excavators: Eight days a week!  Ooooh!

Starting February 1st and running through April 30, 1919, when you rent a Hyundai mini-excavator from us, you’ll get 8 Days A Week. That’s right: one day of additional use for every week the unit is rented*.  

We have several Hyundai Minis in our rental fleet, the R35, R55, and R80. You can watch the R35 in action on a video we did awhile back at a Joliet home / job site. You’ll see some new drain tiles needed in tight quarters, but the Hyundai mini was more than up to the task. Get in tight, reach, dig…done!

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Parts Special: 20% OFF Transport Safety Equipment

Construction equipment load binders and chains

Protect your investment with the proper tie-downs

Safety should always come first when transporting equipment to and from the job site. If you don’t properly secure your machines, you’re risking fines, damage to the machine, injury or worse.
Having too few straps and tie-downs is a mistake, but so is overlooking worn out and damaged ones. Replacing chains and binders is a smart move and replacing them this month is even smarter because we’re knocking 20% OFF all transportation accessories. Continue reading

Now’s Your Chance: Become a “FINNsider”!

Since we have so many FINN-ATICS among our customers, we wanted to let you all know that the fine folks at Finn have found a way for you to get the first-word on all their news, DIRECTLY from Finn HQ in beautiful Fairfield, Ohio.  

Click here and sign up to become a FINNsider — here’s what you’ll get:

  • The latest scoop about new FINN products and industry innovations
  • Access to tools, articles, and webinars showing how FINN can help grow your business
  • Exclusive access to FINNsider promotions
  • FINNsider alerts — bringing you FINN news and events as they happen
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Just in: New Holland E37C Compact Excavator

The New Holland E37C Compact Excavator: it sparks joy! 

NEW HOLLAND E37C: DIG AND PUSH!
When you get down to the essentials for a “mini” excavator, the New Holland E37C is pretty much everything you could hope for. Compact footprint, plentiful power, impressive R-E-A-C-H, tight swing radius, and superior versatility. It’s all down to New Holland’s brilliant design and engineering, which manages to unite manageable size with impressive reserves of power. You’re also going to be ready to go on a variety of jobs right away: the dozer blade and auxiliary hydraulics come standard with this model.

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Cold Weather Best Practices Checklist

WHEN THE POLAR VORTEX IS BACK, AND EVERYONE’S CLOSED BUT YOU…At Martin Implement, We’re Prepared To Help 

The Midwest and the greater Chicago area has always been a great place to live if you like a REAL WINTER: snow, sleet, ice — and now and then, a truly epic cold-front.  Since so many of our customers are the folks everyone else turns to when the cold gets Arctic, we make sure at Martin Implement that we’re ready to serve our customers who are out on the front lines.

In that spirit, we thought it would be timely to share a few reminders as another Polar Express rolls into town:

FIRST AND FOREMOST: CALL US IF YOU NEED HELP. We’re open here at Martin Implement, and like the furnace repairman, we know that THIS is our customers’ hour of need. If we can be of help, remember that we have on-site service available 24/7.

KNOW YOUR EQUIPMENT: A blizzard is a good time to catch up on a little reading, so it may make sense to review the cold-weather capabilities and precautions that will keep your equipment in service without unnecessary wear or damage. Our handy cold weather best practices checklist is right here — it also has our phone numbers.  

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Just In: The New Toro Dingo TXL 2000

STEP UP TO THE NEW TOP DOG

The Toro Dingo line is an all-time favorite here at Martin Implement.  This is a machine that’s so easy to use, and at the same time, so powerful and versatile, it’s hard to imagine what life was like before these doggies showed up in our lives. And now there’s a new leader of the pack, the DINGO TXL 2000.

S – T – R – E – T – C – H – !
There are two versions of the TXL 2000: the version pictured, with Telescoping Arms,has an incredible reach of just over 10 feet. (A 123.4″ hinge-pin height, to be exact). That means you can easily clear the side of a standard dump truck, or backfill behind a retaining wall. With a full 44” of telescoped reach, you can also completely unload a flat-bed truck from one side. The Non-Telescoping version is no slouch either: with a hinge-pin height of 98.6″and a dump height of 64.1″.  Either way, you…can…put it on the board: the new TXL 2000 takes the stand-up skid-steer category to new levels of productivity and versatility.

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Product Spotlight: The New Holland C245 Compact Track Loader

BOOM! THERE IT IS: THE NEW HOLLAND C245 IS A GENTLE GIANT

When does a compact track loader officially become a work-site monster? 
Maybe when it can lift and dump right into the center of a standard-height semi (from either side). 
Or when it has loader and bucket breakout forces at 9,200 and 7,500 lbs. each?
…When it has a 4,500 lb. operating capacity and a whopping 9,000 lb. tipping load??
Or maybe it all comes down to being so musclebound that it looks like the C245 is ready to star in the next Transformers flick.   Yeah, that’s definitely part of it!

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Used Equipment Spotlight: 2013 Caterpillar TL943C Telehandler

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

Check out our 2013 Caterpillar TL943C Telehandler available for sale:

For photos and pricing click here

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The Latest 0% Hyundai Financing and More!

HAPPY HYUNDAIS!
The folks at Hyundai are putting in a full team effort to get you the construction equipment you need, with financing terms that will fit your budget. These amazing 0% financing deals (and more) are now running through March 31, 2019.*

NEW HYUNDAIS
If you’re in the market for a new Hyundai excavator, mini excavator, wheel loader, or compaction roller, qualified buyers can receive 0% financing for 24 months on all new Hyundais.  If you want to finance for a longer period while using your new Hyundai to break earth and turn profits, you can get 1.5% for 36 Months, 2.25% for 48 Months, 3.5% for 60 Months or 3.9% for 72 Months.  Continue reading