TAG: Kubota

Versatile vehicles

July 24, 2019By
UTV (Photo: John Deere)

With trailers full of mowing and maintenance equipment, some landscape contractors may ask themselves, “Why add another piece to the puzzle? What’s the point of adding a UTV to my fleet?” Utility vehicles, or UTVs, are versatile machines that can be used in many applications. They can haul materials such as soil, stone, brick or mulch. They also can be... read more

Kubota intros new compact tractor series

April 24, 2019By

Kubota Tractor Corp. introduced the B01 Series compact tractors with the B2301 and the B2601. The series is ideal for first-time operators as well as seasoned professionals, the company said. “The B01 Series pays tribute to Kubota’s long history of delivering quality and value to our compact tractor customers,” said Jacob Sherman, Kubota product manager, compact tractors. “This new series... read more

Experts’ Tips: Safely mowing steep grades

April 23, 2019By
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The challenge: How can landscape pros insure safety when mowing on slopes and steep grades? read more

Experts’ Tips: Striping using a walk-behind

April 10, 2019By
Striping with a walk-behind (Photo: iStock.com/Nastco)

The Challenge: Striping using a walk-behind John Deere Carl Agee Product marketing manager DO ensure the mower is equipped with a striping kit and that it provides smooth steering, allowing the operator to maintain straight lines. DO keep cut widths consistent on each pass and keep in mind that varying the applied pressure will change the contrast of the stripe.... read more

Experts’ Tips: Stand-on mowers

February 20, 2019By

Stand-on mowers Bob-Cat Co. Ron Scheffler Senior product manager When working with stand-on mowers, make sure to plan for fuel fill-ups. Whether you have a reserve tank or a fuel gauge on your mower, always make fuel checks part of your daily routine. This includes having an emergency gas can on your trailer. When you stand on the machine, be... read more

Brand U: A Kubota convert

February 20, 2019By
Kubota mower (Photo: Kubota)

Frank Seems, owner of Seems Landscape Design in Belmar, N.J., just recently started purchasing Kubota mowers when he determined they were better quality and a better price than what he had been using. “I’m not one to change,” he says. “I like what I like. But we don’t have many dealers around here that were dealing parts or service anymore... read more