Heavy Equipment Buying Guides

Our buying guides help you purchase your next piece of equipment, commercial truck, or trailer. From size to price to the best brands to specifications, we break it all down to provide the information you need to know.

Is a new or used excavator in your future? Use this guide during the buying process for help narrowing down your ideal excavator.
September 15, 2021

Before looking at new and used mini excavators for sale, it pays to know which factors to consider. This buying guide is designed to help you make an informed decision.
September 13, 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

Grinders and shredders are often used interchangeably when talking about heavy equipment, but the two designs are totally different in practice. Since buying a grinder when a shredder is needed (or vice versa) is a mistake that can set your business back thousands of dollars, it’s important to know what kind of heavy duty tasks each is designed for. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the different types of shredders and grinders as well as their general applications so you’ll know which one to select.
December 12, 2017

Skid Steers, otherwise known as a "skid steer loader" or "skid loader", are compact vehicles with powerful lifting arms that can be outfitted to perform everything from landscaping jobs to demolition work. But there are a lot of specifications and details to consider before making a purchase. From size to lift path to hydraulics system to attachment considerations, our skid steer buying guide will provide the details you need to know before committing on the perfect skid steer.
June 21, 2017

Backhoe loaders are extremely versatile agricultural, industrial and residential workplace machines with a wide range of capabilities. With this being said, backhoes for sale vary in function, condition, and past use. Knowing how to choose the right backhoe loader is crucial to ensure years of quality work.
June 2, 2017

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