The Essential Compact Utility Loader Maintenance Guide

You know what they say: Happy Compact Utility Loader…happy life!

A NEW SERIES
This is the first entry in a new Fully Equipped Series, where we’ll review and share (details) on maintenance recommendations for specific types of machines. User Manuals sometimes get filed away where they’re tough to retrieve, but you know as well as we do, that maintenance on these big machines is much more than just changing the oil every 100 hours of use.  So we thought it might be helpful to do a series on these machines and, over time, build up a handy archive here on the pages of Fully Equipped. There’s even a full video on this one (below), and a full checklist you can download at your leisure.

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Product Spotlight: The New Toro Dingo TXL 2000

STEP UP TO THE NEW TOP DOG

Dingo TXL 2000 with Telescoping arms. As Hawk Harrelson would say: S-T-R-E-T-C-H!  

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 radial lift 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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Labor Saving All Stars: Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loaders

You can almost hear it roar: King of the Dingos, The TXL 2000.

MASTERS OF MULTI-TASKING
There are some machines that seem to “come out of the bullpen” day after day. Ready for anything. Nimble, powerful, adaptable, and so easy to jump on and use that you find yourself becoming attached to the things. That’s pretty much the whole plot with Toro Dingo lineup: the new TXL 2000, the TX1000 (wide and narrow), and the TX525 and TX427.  The more you use them…the more uses you discover. 

YOU SURE CAN GET ATTACHED TO THESE DINGOS…
The stand-and-drive setup is always easy and efficient, and our customers have always loved the simple and intuitive controls. It’s a machine you’ll learn quickly and love to operate once you do. But it’s the other end of the machine where “attachment” truly becomes a thing of beauty.  Just a few possibilities:

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Used Equipment Spotlight: 2016 Toro Dingo TX525N Compact Utility Loader (Video)

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

Check out our 2016 Toro TX525N Dingo available for sale:

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Put a Toro Dingo 323 and Attachments on the Job

Toro Dingo 323 getting ready to go out

Our customer, a general contractor, does floor repair and tile work on commercial properties indoors. This encompasses floor demolition and removal in relatively confined spaces.

They now use a Toro Dingo 323 utility loader rubber tire unit equipped with a dual fuel system that switches between gas and a propane, which provides the versatility of working indoors or out. The narrow tires allow access through standard 36” doorways. The customer added a concrete breaker, backhoe, pallet forks, and a bucket to perform this type of work.

Visit Us at the Chicagoland Speedway this Weekend!

Heading to the NASCAR triple-header at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet this weekend? We are, and we’ll be in the New Holland booth by the Champions Park main gate, so stop by and say hey. They’ll be a lot of NASCAR racing for you to take in including the big Sprint Cup Series Race on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday. Lots of equipment to take in too. We’ll be bringing the best landscape and construction equipment for you all three days, like our New Holland L228 skid steer equipped with SnowWolf gear and our newest Toro Dingo, the TX 1000. Continue reading

Just In: The New Toro Dingo TX 1000!

Are we excited? Yes, last week we received our newest Toro Dingo TX 1000 equipment! It’s the strongest Dingo yet, from the strongest Toro lineup ever.

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More Details on the Toro Dingo TX 1000 Compact Utility Loader (Videos)

Toro shared some more video content on the new Toro Dingo. The videos give you more insight in to what’s coming with the new Dingo TX 1000 Compact Utility Loader, the strongest Dingo yet. We’ll have it this summer at Martin Implement Sales. Give us a call or stop by if you want to know more.

See video on the TX 1000 Dingo’s easy operation

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See the Dingo TX 1000 high drive track system in action

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See video on the vertical lift loader arms of the Dingo TX 1000

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The Dingo TX 1000 efficiency and maintenance

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The Toro Dingo TX 1000 Compact Utility Loader (Video)

You’ll want to check out the video that Toro shared. It gives you a comprehensive overview of what’s coming with the new Dingo TX 1000 Compact Utility Loader, the strongest Dingo yet. We’ll have it this summer at Martin Implement Sales. Questions? Give us a call.

When Is That Last Frost Date Already?

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The ground is thawing, and conditions are opening up for ground work, but when will be the last spring frost? Here’s a couple of last frost date estimates, all in different formats: Continue reading