Commercial

An Exploration of John Deere 1023E Tractor Attachments

January 20, 2016

To make the most out of your equipment, you may want to explore the several John Deere 1023E tractor attachments available on the market. Let’s take a look at some of the attachments that could benefit you on the job.

John Deere 1023E

AutoConnect Mid Mowers 

With an AutoConnect mid mower, operators can adjust the height of their cut for the utmost precision.

Backhoe

The backhoe allows operators to utilize heavy-duty buckets out in the field for more productivity.

Box Blades

Box blade attachments come with a strong frame and adjustable scarifier for maximum performance.

Buying a John Deere Round Baler: What to Consider

January 11, 2016

John Deere offers a number of round baler models that can be used by operators whether they’re looking to bale hay as a hobby or for a living. Choosing the right model to match the needs of the operator will likely result in high quality bales that increase the livestock’s rate of gain.

Deere Round Balers

However, there are some key areas to focus in on when looking to purchase a Deere round baler. From the re-engineered 459E all the way up to the powerful 569, Deere’s balers are built to produce. Let’s take a look at a few key elements to consider when beginning the round baler purchasing process.

MachineFinder in 2015: Our Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year

January 7, 2016

Shockingly, 2015 is in the books. While we are preparing for what’s to come in the new year by identifying how the MachineFinder blog can continue to be a trusted source of information for our audience, it’s important to also step back and take a look at some of 2015’s successes.

We thank all of our readers and fans for your support this year. Without your readership, social shares, and feedback, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Here’s a look at some of the most popular posts from 2015, with a brief statement for each as to why we believe they were successful. Enjoy!

An Overview of the New John Deere 5G Series Tractors

January 6, 2016

In December 2015, John Deere unveiled its new 5G Series Tractors, which have narrow, maneuverable configurations to cater to vineyard and orchard producers’ needs. Furthermore, the John Deere 5G Series Tractors meet Final Tier 4 emissions requirements, giving operators peace of mind.

John Deere 5G

“The 5G Series Tractors build on the success of the 5EN Series to offer customers more choices for their specialty applications,” said Christopher Lammie, product manager at John Deere Augusta.

Let’s take a look at some of the key features of the 5G Series Tractors and how they can improve efficiency out in the field.

An Inside Out Look at the John Deere 4730 Sprayer

December 30, 2015

The John Deere 4730 remains a very popular sprayer option within the equipment community. It’s designed to give commercial applicators and farmers a high speed option while maintaining comfort and ease of use. The 80-ft, 90-ft, and 100-ft boom configurations allow them to choose an option that matches cropping systems.

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But what else does the 4730 offer? Let’s take a look, starting from the inside of the machine.

Narrowing Down the Compact Construction Equipment Search

December 21, 2015

Compact construction equipment is often used by contractors, landscapers, farmers and a number of other customers to get things done. Those customers understand there is no time to waste, and selecting the right piece of equipment could result in a major boost in productivity.

John Deere 333E

However, deciding on the right piece of equipment for the job at hand can be a challenge. For this reason, we’ve identified (and explained) some key factors to consider when purchasing a piece of John Deere compact construction equipment.

6 Quick Tips for Starting a Cold Diesel Engine This Winter

December 14, 2015

Before winter is in full swing, it’s essential to learn the ins and outs of starting a cold diesel engine. Doing so is essential to keeping your engine in working order for seasons to come. That being said, here are six tips for starting a cold diesel engine and maintaining your equipment over time.

John Deere Diesel Engine

1. Do Not Underestimate Warm-Up Time

Giving your cold diesel engine time to warm up is essential. Ideally, you should always allow your equipment to warm up for at least five minutes before operating. Failing to do so can make the engine work harder than necessary.

Video Gallery: The John Deere 310SL HL Gives a Big Lift

December 3, 2015

How can you manage an expanding workload? The John Deere 310SL HL could be an option, as it can deliver up to 25% more backhoe lift capacity than comparable K-Series models under average conditions. With new features like Lift Mode, operators can experience an additional boost of productivity with just the push of a button.

John Deere 310SL HL

The John Deere 310SL HL gives operators a big lift while sustaining a small footprint. We put together this video gallery so that you can see for yourself. Enjoy!

Productivity and Uptime

5 Factors to Consider When Buying Commercial Mowing Equipment

November 30, 2015

Commercial mowers are much more than just weekend toys. Commercial mowing equipment owners and those interested in purchasing a John Deere commercial mower understand there are places to be, grass to cut and jobs to finish.

John Deere Commercial Mowing Equipment

Thankfully, John Deere’s complete line of commercial mowing equipment is designed to provide a solution that answers the needs of the buyer. Since time is precious, we’ve put together a list of five factors to consider when you’re looking to make a purchase.

A Few Questions to Answer Before Buying a Lawn Tractor

November 9, 2015

Home and property owners understand there are a number of yard-related projects that require their attention during the winter, spring, summer and fall. To take on these projects with confidence and ambition, many consider an investment in a lawn tractor. With so many options available, it’s important to enter the buying process knowing exactly what type of tractor will best suit your needs.

John Deere Lawn Tractors

Before going to the dealership or inspecting equipment options online, make sure you do your own personal recon, while also answering these questions: