Hydraulic Hose Maintenance

Tips on Maintaining your Hydraulic hoses

Posted by on 8 September 2017

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Your hydraulic equipment works hard. It’s designed to do that, but even the toughest machine can’t perform well – or long – without proper preventive maintenance. Taking good care of your hydraulic hoses is an essential part of any regular service program.

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072417 Wheel Loader Tips

Tips on getting the most out of your wheel loader

Posted by on 24 July 2017

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One of the most popular attributes of wheel loaders is their versatility. That certainly makes them more valuable, but it can also make your purchasing decision more complicated. It would be easy to select the ideal machine if it only had to perform one task. But to get the most productivity from your multi-tasking wheel loader requires some trade-offs.

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RC Liebherr Excavator provides demo with shears and breaker

Posted by on 30 June 2017

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If you’re considering a new purchase for your heavy equipment fleet, you want to know what that machine can do. Understanding that need to see for yourself, Liebherr created a series of photos showing their 960 excavator using shears and a breaker. But wait – is that a giant whose feet you see in the background?

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Tracey Road Equipment, Inc. Announces its Newest Location: Queensbury, NY

Posted by on 9 June 2017

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Tracey Road Equipment, Inc. Announces its Newest Location: Queensbury, NY

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Kobelco Dig Depths

Kobelco Provides Excellent Dig Depths with New Compact Excavator

Posted by on 8 June 2017

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What could a new Kobelco compact excavator do to boost your productivity this summer? A lot, if your projects require zero tail swing radius, long reach, and/or deep digging. The Kobelco SK 17 and SK25 are designed specifically for rugged use and maximum maneuverability in constricted areas.

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Hyd System Maint.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership With Hydraulic Systems Maintenance

Posted by on 26 May 2017

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Every step you take to lower the total cost of ownership of your construction fleet directly benefits your bottom line. Regular inspections and maintenance are a big part of that, to keep machines in tip-top condition and operating productively on the job. Surprisingly, however, hydraulic systems are often overlooked when it comes to routine maintenance.

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Tracey Road Equipment Announces New Location In Batavia, NY

Posted by on 19 May 2017

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March 1, 2017: Jerry Tracey, CEO of Tracey Road Equipment, announces the opening of a new location in Batavia, NY. As a result of our increasing success, our continual commitment to customer service, and a growing customer-base, Jerry set sights on expanding the Tracey Companies throughout New York State. The New Tracey Road Equipment location, formerly “Boyles Motor Sales Inc.”, will allow Tracey Road Equipment to now serve Western NY including Buffalo and the surrounding areas.

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Fleet Maintenance

Fleet Maintenance | Should You Outsource Service or Do It In-House?

Posted by on 4 May 2017

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One of the issues truck fleet managers have to periodically re-evaluate is the maintenance program. Is it better to handle repairs and maintenance in-house, or outsource service?

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Plan Ahead With Spec’ing Your Next Truck To Manage Fleet Costs

Posted by on 29 March 2017

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It seems as if most everything is a trade-off. In the case of downspeeding, torque is both a positive and a potential source of concern. But downspeeding is here to stay, so when it’s time to spec your next truck,  a clear understanding of the torque-downspeeding relationship will help you manage fleet costs by making the most productive and efficient choices.

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031717 JJ Dump Bodies

Understanding J&J Dump Body Types | SE, UL & MH, What Does It All Mean?

Posted by on 17 March 2017

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To anyone not familiar with heavy equipment, one dump truck seems pretty much like another one. But professionals who actually use these vehicles on jobsites know there’s a lot more to. There are different types of dump truck bodies, each designed to serve a specific purpose. J&J dump bodies offer sophisticated choices that allow contractors to spec the best fit for their type of projects. That boosts both productivity and profitability.

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