Experts’ Tips: Selecting the right attachments for skid-steers

August 15, 2019By
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Choosing the right equipment and attachments gives contractors better efficiency and versatility on the job. James Jones, operations manager at the Phoenix branch of Gothic Landscape, says using skid-steer attachments helps save labor. “We are in such a labor crisis that if we can add more equipment, maybe instead of having eight crew members, we could have five,” Jones says.... read more

ASV Holdings Inc.: RT-40 Compact Track Loader

April 5, 2019By

The RT-40 is a powerhouse in a small package. At just 4-ft. wide, it comes with a turbocharged Kubota diesel and tops out at over 7 miles per hour. This machine produces 84.5 foot-pounds of torque, and with ASV’s Posi-Power system, it provides high tractive effort for superior pushing and digging power. Tack on the low 3.5 psi ground pressure... read more

Experts’ Tips: Avoid these track loader mistakes

March 22, 2019By

CHALLENGE: What are some ways to avoid mistakes when using track loaders? ASV Buck Storlie Product line manager DO use three-point turns instead of counter-rotations whenever it’s possible. DO perform regular maintenance on the machine and clean the undercarriage of mud and debris. DO pay attention to track tensioning, which should match what’s in the equipment manual. DO stay aware... read more

Experts’ Tips: Skid-steer loaders

February 20, 2019By

Experts share their suggestions for skid-steer loader efficiency. read more

New Stuff: March 2017

March 15, 2017By

1. Posi-Track VT-70 Company: ASV ASV introduced its first midframe vertical-lift compact track loader, the Posi-Track VT-70. The machine features a vertical lift loader linkage for applications requiring extended reach and level loads, such as loading pallets. The VT-70 offers best-in-class rated operating capacity, cooling systems and hydraulic efficiency, according to the company. 2. 35-hp debris loader Company: Billy Goat... read more

ASV intros compact track loader

December 13, 2016By

ASV unveiled the Posi-Track RT-120 Forestry compact track loader. The RT-120F is designed with a high cooling capacity to let the machine use the largest attachments at maximum levels of power and torque for long periods of time without bogging down or overheating, the company said. “ASV is on a mission to earn recognition as the industry leader in the high end... read more