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Tragic Skid Steer Accident Involves Little Boy

When it comes to construction equipment, whether its a behemoth hydraulic shovel or a compact skid steer loader, safety is everything. And any kind of injury is distressing, and any death is heartbreaking -- but especially when it involves a little boy.

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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Man Killed in Bobcat Skid Steer Loader Accident

by Dr McCaslin | Aug 11, 2019 |

Skid Steers, Skid-Steer Loaders, Skid Loaders, bobcat, SSLs

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You might have noticed in the news recently that there had been another fatal accident related to a Bobcat. What led to this tragic fatality?


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That’s Not What a Skid Steer Loader is For!

by Dr McCaslin | Apr 24, 2019 |

Skid-Steer Loaders, SSLs

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Most of the time when we think of skid steers and crime, we think of theft -- someone has stolen a skid steer loader. However, sometimes you’ll find that skid steers are actually involved in crimes. In this blog post, we look at three examples where skid steers were used in the commission of crimes -- and that’s not what they are for!

 

 


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The Facts about Large Skid Steer Loaders

Large-frame skid steers weigh over 2,200 lbs and typically have more than 70 hp, and are accounting for more and more of US skid steer market. In this Shop Talk blog post, we are going to discuss the uses, benefits, and drawbacks of larger SSLs.

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