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How to Choose the Right Compact Loader

It wasn’t long ago that you either had a shovel or a very large loader, but nothing in between. Whether you are planning a purchase or lease a Compact Loader,  there are several variables to consider.

The Case for Renting a Bobcat to Get the Work Done

Got a big project coming up and need a temporary addition to your fleet? Regardless of economic conditions, renting a Bobcat compact track loader, skid-steer loader or compact excavator can be a smart decision. Review these advantages of renting and why it can be right for you.

Tips to Prepare Your Compact Loader for the Busy Season

Your busy season is right around the corner. To help ensure maximum productivity and to minimize unexpected downtime, you should follow a preventive maintenance checklist for your Bobcat compact loader. Testing the battery, checking tires and tracks, fluids, oils, and fuels as well as following attachment maintenance procedures should all be items on your list before operation.

Your busy season is right around the corner. To help ensure maximum productivity and to minimize unexpected downtime, you should follow a preventive maintenance checklist for your Bobcat compact loader. Testing the battery, checking tires and tracks, fluids, oils, and fuels as well as following attachment maintenance procedures should all be items on your list before operation.

7 Factors to Consider When Purchasing A Compact Tractor

In the past, compact equipment was more forgiving of variances in fuel quality – so when fuel-related issues come up today, you might think there’s something wrong with your machine. The truth is your fuel could be to blame. And this is even more true when weather conditions drop below 25o.

Fuel Quality Impacts Every Compact Machine in the Industry. Are You Prepared?

A compact tractor is a do-it-all workhorse for homeowners with acreage, farmers, landscapers and grounds maintenance crews. With many sizes and configurations on the market, there’s a compact tractor to match your work style. Here are 7 decisions to make when selecting a tractor for your work.

UTV or ATV? Which one is right for you?

If you’re in the market for a do-it-all machine, a utility vehicle (UTV) might be the best option for you. A balance of comfort, power, and maneuverability make utility vehicles the superior choice. So what’s the difference between an ATV and a UTV?

Diversify your business with attachments

Looking to grow your business? Before adding a dedicated piece of equipment to your fleet, consider outfitting your skid-steer loader, compact track loader and compact excavator with Bobcat® attachments. Now the question becomes, what kind of attachments will I need?

To Purchase, Lease, or Rent? That is the Question.

The adage states, “A man is only as good as his tools.”

That’s especially true when you have a big job to do and a deadline is coming quickly. There’s equipment on the showroom floor that  would help you achieve the task. The question is whether you should purchase, lease, or rent that equipment? 

What Oil Do You Need? Matching the Oil to Your Machine

Your compact equipment relies heavily on fluids to meet Tier 4 emissions requirements, as well as performance and service life requirements set by manufacturers, such as Bobcat Company.

8 Attachments You Need to Turn Your Equipment Into a Snow Removal Machine

When snow flies this winter, make sure your fleet is prepared. With heavy snowfall comes the opportunity for expanding your business. Using the right Bobcat attachments, you can turn your Toolcat™ Utility Work Machine, mini track loader, skid-steer loader, compact track loader, small articulated loader or compact tractor into an excellent snow removal machine.

Section 179 of US Tax Code: What does it mean for your business?

Most people think the Section 179 tax deduction is some mysterious or complicated tax code. It really isn’t and it can help you add new Bobcat equipment to your fleet. Of course, the equipment must be purchased and put into service before the ball drops in Times Square. We suggest you act quickly.

Supply Chain Tightening

Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail, told CNN that consumers may see shortages in backpacks, laptops, tablets, stationery, and sports equipment. The same could be true with Bobcats and other construction equipment. We at Summit Handling recommend that you plan ahead if you will be looking to purchase or lease a new Bobcat in within the next 12-18 months.

The Case for Renting a Bobcat to Get the Work Done