Product Spotlight: Engcon Tiltrotator

The ENGCON TILTROTATOR: such a supple wrist!

The Engcon Tiltrotator is one of those innovative products that comes along every now and then and makes us all wonder how we got along before it came along. It also makes us wish we invented it! We featured the EC 204 model of this new tool at the iLandscape show and coupled it with a Hyundai R35 mini-excavator, and it was a smash-hit with our earth-moving and grade-grooming friends. 

INNOVATIVE EFFICIENCY
Once placed on the end of your dipper stick (or attached to your hydraulic quick coupler) the Tiltrotator offers incredible flexibility for positioning tools, enabling more work to be done without moving your excavator to get a better angle. With the combination of tilt and rotation, you can often work around or under pipes and other structural obstacles.  BIG SAVINGS: in work-time, fuel, machine wear (and for some jobs, personnel), make this coupler not only a joy to use, but an inventive new source of work-site efficiency and improved ROI. 

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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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Fecon Rotating Front Grapple Attachment

Fecon, loved by our customers for their Bull Hog mulchers, offers a rotating front grapple attachment for skid steer and compact track loaders. A grapple is ideal for moving fallen trees, rocks and brush piles quickly with its 60” opening, 360° rotation, and a load capacity of 9,990 lbs! Grapples are a perfect forestry attachment for tree care, landscaping applications and the like. It’s shown here on the powerful L234 skid steer from New Holland. Model FFG60 key specs: Continue reading

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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Bradco Ground Shark Extreme Duty Brush Cutter (Video)

When developing 40+ lots in South Elgin for new construction, ROCR Development, LLC used the Bradco Ground Shark Extreme Duty brush cutter on a New Holland L230 High-Flow skid steer to clear brush for site prep work. Check out this combo transforming one of the many lots on the docket for clearing:

The Ground Shark Extreme Duty brush cutters tackles medium to heavy brush and hardwoods up to 7″ in diameter, the kind you’ll likely encounter on roadside, fence line or trail maintenance projects. Need equipment for vegetation management jobs? Give us a shout.

Product Spotlight: Rammer Hydraulic Breakers (Video)

Ready for you is our Product Spotlight. This time we’re taking a look at Rammer Hydraulic Breakers from Allied Construction Products.

We rent and sell a wide range of hammers. Contact us if you’re interested or have questions. We’re here to help.

Rammer BR555 Concrete Hammer (video)

Check out the Rammer BR555 concrete breaker in action. This small range breaker fits skid steer loaders, backhoes, and mini excavators to tackle most demolition and road work. And when you to break frost, no sweat.

Give us a call at any of our three Chicagoland locations if you’d like to know more about our concrete breaker selection. We also have breakers in our rental fleet, so check out our  rental rates on our website.

Just In: Rammer Concrete Breaker Attachments

Our fall shipment of Rammer 777 concrete breakers recently came in off the loading dock. The 777 model is part of Rammer’s small range line, which fit skid steer loaders, backhoes, and mini excavators. They’re really great for most demolition and road work and they’ll come in handy when you need to break frost.

 

The small range lineup comes with the Constant Blow Energy (CBE) system, which increases productivity, and a vibration dampener that helps reduce the impact on both the machine and the operator. Less vibration means less damage to the breaker which means less cost to the owner. If you’d like to know more about our concrete breaker selection give us a call at any of our three Chicagoland locations. We also have breakers in our rental fleet, so check out our rental rates on our website.

Used Equipment Spotlight: New Holland TD5050 Tractor 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 TD5050 available for sale:

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