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Can I Drive a Front End Loader On The Road

Who Makes The Best Front End Loader?

Caterpillar makes some of the best front end loaders, also called wheel loaders, in the market. It’s the most popular brand when it comes to wheel loaders.  John Deere also makes some great models with proven reliability. Other trusted wheel loader brands include Komatsu, JCB and Case.  In this post, we compare front end loaders … Read more

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How Much To Charge For Skid Steer Work?

Employed skid steer operators make between $30,000 and $40,000 a year depending on location. The average hourly rate is $17. As an independent contractor, however, you could charge much more for skid steer work. Some skid steer owners charge as much as $100 per hour just to clear snow or brush. Of course, you are … Read more

Loading Heavy Equipment Poses Many Dangers

How To Load A Skid Steer On A Trailer?

While loading a skid steer onto a trailer, proper planning and analysis is essential to prevent tipping, slipping and other accidents.  Many heavy equipment operators treat loading equipment onto trailers as routine. But it is a hazardous job that can result in injuries and even fatalities as this Department of Energy report points out.   In … Read more

Buying or Renting a Skid Steer 

Who Makes The Best Skid Steer?

Bobcat is the most popular skid steer brand. So popular that many people refer to skid steers generally as Bobcats. But it’s not the only high quality and reliable skid steer in the market. Other proven brands include Caterpillar, JCB, Case, John Deere, New Holland and Kubota.  These are companies that make lots of other … Read more

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How To Operate A Skid Steer?

Skid steers are generally easier to operate and maneuver compared to bigger equipment like a backhoe or excavator. But you still need to learn how to operate one. A skid steer’s compact size can actually be a tipping hazard if you are not careful or skilled enough.  In this guide, we do a walkthrough on … Read more

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