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Find articles about selling, shopping for, and buying heavy equipment, commercial trucks, trailers, and parts online. From must-have attachments to insider buying advice and costs, we cover everything you need to know before selling your equipment or making your next purchase.

This article will go over everything you need to know about 3D printing heavy duty truck parts. We’ll discuss the process, the materials required, and whether or not the endeavor is cost effective.
June 8, 2021

Remanufactured engines are a quick, easy, and cost-effective way to get a truck with a faulty engine back on the road. In this article, we’ll go over why remanufactured truck engines are a great solution and some tips that will help you find the best ones for your fleet.
June 4, 2021

Trucking isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. All truckers know how rewarding their career is: the feeling of freedom, and the independence of life on the road - heck, the pay ain’t bad either! But the life of a trucker can also be a dangerous one. Traveling across the country, often by yourself, in a semi that weighs anywhere between 30,000 and 80,000 pounds is a risky proposition, no matter how experienced you are. In this article, we’ll go over the top 10 most important road safety tips for truckers.
April 29, 2021

A spreader truck is simply a snow plow truck that can spread salt, sand and chemicals that melt ice wherever snow and ice management is needed. It may seem fairly simple, but contractors have used spreader trucks to prepare roads and other surfaces for a very long time, and snow and ice management has only grown more sophisticated as the technology advances. Fortunately, by the end of this guide you will know if you need a tailgate spreader or a hopper spreader – and what to fill it with!
December 3, 2020

Skid steer loaders and tractors are the two preferred types commercial snow removal equipment when it comes to plowing deep snow off roads, fields and various worksites. Since both skid steers and tractors have enough speed and traction to operate in the snow, and since they are so commonly found on construction and agricultural sites anyway, it only makes sense to use them as heavy duty snow removal equipment. However, there are many different snow removal attachments and other options to choose from, so follow this guide to find the best snow removal equipment for your business.
November 24, 2020

Selling heavy equipment is easier than ever with online listings, which instantly brings a worldwide audience to view your heavy equipment for sale. Although the heavy equipment sales market has become largely digital, buyers are still generally looking for the same specific information as always, and scrupulous business principles still apply. Therefore, you should follow these 8 tips to help make sure you sell your equipment quickly and at a fair price – the My Little Salesman way!
November 10, 2017

A list of the best heavy equipment engines from Cummins, Cat and Detroit. There’s a lot of different heavy duty engines to choose from to power your construction equipment, semi truck, logging truck, or other commercial vehicle, but these top picks keep selling year after year.
October 3, 2017

Follow these 16 tips to find the right piece of used heavy equipment for sale – at an affordable price – by a passionate and reputable seller who has taken care of their machinery.
August 16, 2017

Selling machinery is not a daunting task but your results can vary based upon the amount of work you put into your products' listings. Whether you are looking to sell heavy equipment, machinery, commercial trucks, trailers, or parts, here are five tips to getting better results and attracting more buyers.
July 28, 2017

Knowing how to operate a backhoe means you can lay pipes, install posts, demolish, landscape, and grade surfaces with ease. We’re sure that you have a lot of digging to do, so this guide is going to quickly show you how to control a backhoe, in plain language, without all of the technical jargon.
July 16, 2017

Skid Steer Loaders are an invaluable resource for any construction, landscaping, or material handling project. When operating a skid steer, not only can you haul materials, but with the right attachments, you can also lift pallets, dig, grade and do lots more. So get ready – because you are about to learn how to operate a skid steer in roughly five minutes or less.
June 29, 2017

We all know that excavators are great for digging holes and clearing sites, but with additional excavator attachments, you can accomplish a whole lot more.
June 25, 2017

Although there are many different brands of semi trucks to choose from, buying a semi truck is easy when you know what to look for – and also what to avoid. Following these 4 important steps will help make sure that you are buying a semi truck that will take you where you need to be, safe and on-time.  
June 19, 2017

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