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Final Drive Maintenance for the New Year

New Year's resolutions, as sincere as they may be, are often not kept. However, we'd like to suggest a resolution all you equipment owners out there: maintain your final drive motors.

 

 


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Santa's Compact Excavator Fleet

Carving a massive manufacturing and distribution center out of a land covered in snow and ice is not minor feat -- especially when you consider yearly expansions that are necessary to meet global toy demands.

 


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So Many SSLs in Texas!

by Dr McCaslin | Dec 12, 2019 |

Skid-Steer Loaders, SSLs

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I recently drove with a friend for about 5 hours from East Texas to Austin, and along the way I was surprised at just how many skid steer loaders I spotted. One has to wonder exactly how many there are in Texas!

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Of Turkeys and Bobcats

by Dr McCaslin | Nov 26, 2019 |

Skid-Steer Loaders, bobcat final drive, bobcat, SSLs

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If you own a Bobcat machine or a skid-steer loader, you have a turkey to thank. And with this week being Thanksgiving (a holiday almost synonymous with turkeys), we thought it might be a good time to discuss some interesting facts about both.

 


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Winterizing Construction Equipment

It's suddenly gotten pretty cold here in Texas where we are located, but we have customers from all of the country that have to deal with cold weather issues at temperatures far lower than what we ever get. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to take a look at how to keep your equipment running in genuinely cold weather.

 

 


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Quick Look: Kobelco SK150LC-3

by Dr McCaslin | Nov 07, 2019 |

Excavators, Kobelco

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In this Shop Talk blog post, we are going to talk about the Kobelco SK150LC-3, a powerful hydraulic excavator used in construction projects around the world.

 

 


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Results of Hydraulic Contamination

Hydraulic contamination is a serious problem for final drive motors, and even more so for newer models that have tighter clearances. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to discuss some of the results of hydraulic contamination and how to prevent them. It's easier than you may think!

 


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Compact Excavators and the Zombie Apocalypse

If you’re thinking ahead, you probably know that you need to be prepared for the zombie apocalypse. If you plan to build shelters and clean up zombie bodies, then you need to make sure your compact excavator is ready for the first outbreak and beyond.

 

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World's Biggest Hydraulic Shovel?

The world's biggest hydraulic shovel has been the Bucyrus RH400 for many years -- read on to learn more about this monstrous hydraulic machine!

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Bobcat Final Drive Failures and Case Drain Filters

A good number of the failed Bobcat final drive motors we see come in are related to the case drain filter. Here's why -- and how to keep it from happening to you!

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