TAG: Bobcat

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

September 4, 2019By
Skid-steer (Photo: Bobcat)

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

Bobcat: Bob-Dock Attachment Mounting System

August 1, 2019By

The Bob-Dock™ attachment mounting system, a loader option available for select M2-Series loaders, enables operators to change most hydraulic attachments without stepping outside the cab to remove or connect hoses. To connect an attachment, an operator lines up the loader with the attachment’s Bob-Dock adapter plate. The operator then presses the Power Bob-Tach® switch inside the cab. The Bob-Tach system secures... read more

Bobcat: R-Series E35 Compact Excavator

July 24, 2019By

Part of the R-Series, the Bobcat® E35 compact excavator is a popular choice in the 3-ton size class. Zero Tail Swing provides unrestricted rotation, greater flexibility and reduced potential for damage to the machine and surrounding property. It’s available with an angle blade option, long arm option or clamp-ready extendable arm option. The E35 excavator can be upgraded with an... read more

Bobcat Co. unveils 2 new UTVs

June 5, 2019By

Bobcat Co. introduced the UV34 and UV34XL utility vehicles (UTVs) with a new chassis for increased durability, an enhanced suspension system, increased towing capacity and more integrated accessories, according to the company. The UV34 and UV34XL feature diesel engines are designed to excel in harsh and challenging working conditions. The Bobcat UV34 features a hp of 23.5; a total vehicle... read more

Challenge conquered

March 29, 2019By
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Four contractors overcome various installation challenges to reveal design masterpieces 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