Tag Archives: Skid Steer

Bobcat Launches New Loaders with Industry-Leading Features in Most Popular Size Class

Bobcat Company has introduced the 500 frame-size skid-steer and compact track loaders, replacing the current K-Series models, S150, S160, S175, S185, S205, T180 and T190. New machines include the S510, S530, S550, S570 and S590 skid-steer loaders, and the T550 and T590 compact track loaders. These seven new medium-size machines make up the most popular […]

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Takeuchi Announces New TS-Series Skid Steer Loaders and Attachments

Takeuchi-US, a global leader in innovative compact construction and earthmoving equipment, has expanded their product offering in North America with a new line of skid steer loaders.  These versatile skid steer loaders range in operating weight from 6,500 lbs. to 8,600 lbs., and rated operating capacity ranges from 1,500 lbs. to 3,000 lbs. Powerful, compact, […]

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Bobcat Launches New Loaders with Industry-Leading Features in Most Popular Size Class

Bobcat Company has introduced the 500 frame-size skid-steer and compact track loaders. The seven new medium-size machines make up the most popular size class in the Bobcat,® loader family and provide operators with extensive feature upgrades, including increased visibility, a more comfortable cab and easier serviceability to maximize jobsite efficiency. All seven models began limited […]

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Work Trucks Traveling to Help with Clean Up in the NorthEast

While traveling on I-81 in Virginia, Rock & Dirt's Sales Manager took this photo of Chippers and Chip Trucks. We can only assume that these trucks are traveling Northeast to help the affected parts of the country clean up after Hurricane Sandy. Some of the equipment needed for the clean up efforts may also include bucket […]

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Behind-the-Scenes of a Bobcat Company Commercial

In this video, you'll go behind-the-scenes on the latest Bobcat commercial to get a few tree planting tips, watch an auger challenge, and even enjoy a blooper at the end. To see the products featured in this video, visit us at http://www.bobcat.com/.

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Skid-Steer Loader Maintenance

A well-maintained skid-steer loader can be one of the most dependable, versatile and highly productive machines in a beef operation. You can significantly extend the life of your machine by following the manufacturer’s routine maintenance recommendations. Good daily maintenance can be further strengthened with a commitment to getting current on the kits that can enhance […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every week we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   New safety precautions will be in effect as of September 15, 2012, in an effort to reduce the […]

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Forks Tool Head Turns Skid Steers Into Forklifts

  EZ SPOT UR Attachments’ rotating forks tool head attaches to virtually any machine with the universal quick ’tach, turning a skid steer or track loader into a rotating fork lift. When attached to a double cylinder rotating base from EZ SPOT UR, the forks tool head will rotate 127 degrees to the operator’s left. […]

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Gehl Introduces World's Largest Skid Steer

Gehl introduces the all-new, vertical-lift V400 Skid Loader—the largest skid loader in the world. The V400 boasts a rated operating capacity of 4,000 lbs. (1814 kg) and a true vertical lift height of 144" (3647 mm). As the king of all skid loaders, this machine reigns over the largest jobs. The all-new V400 is a […]

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Mustang Introduces 4000V Skid Steer Loader

Mustang introduced the all-new, vertical-lift 4000V Skid Steer Loader. The 4000V has a rated operating capacity of 4,000 lbs. (1814 kg), a vertical lift height of 144-inches (3647 mm), and an industry leading 99 hp (74 kW) from its Cummins engines. The all-new 4000V is a true vertical lift machine, which means the lift path […]

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Skid Steers are the Stars of the Compact Equipment Tool Carrier Category

To construct a summer blockbuster analogy, skid steers are the Transformers of the construction and landscape industry. With its quick-attach plate and hundreds of unique attachments, this protean piece of utility equipment is like a Constructicon, able to shift gears, change implements and dig, saw, load, cut, lift and work through most jobs and jobsites. […]

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Volvo MC60C, MC70C, MC85C, MC95C, MCT85C Skid Steer Loaders

Volvo has added five models to its C Series skid steer and compact track loader lines: MC60C, MC70C, MC85C and MC95C skid steers, and the MCT85C tracked unit. The MC60C and MC70C are radial lift models, and the others are vertical lift. Volvo units have a single loader arm, which allows for side entry and […]

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