Construction

Video Gallery: Training Guide to Your John Deere Construction Attachments

January 12, 2017

One of the great things about owning John Deere construction equipment is that there’s always new attachments that you can add to get the most our of your machinery. In order to maximize your investment, your crew not only needs the tools and attachments, but they need the proper training as well.

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In this video gallery, we’ll take a look at some of the key attachments you can add to your construction equipment and how they should be used on your job site.

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Our Top 15 MachineFinder Facebook Posts in 2016

December 29, 2016

As we approach the New Year, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2016 and the progress made in the agriculture industry. We know it was another busy year for many farmers, growers, and producers as we’ve seen much of the hard work that went into the planting and harvesting seasons across our fans’ social media profiles.

Not only is our Facebook page an important channel for our online marketing efforts, it also provides us with an outlet to stay connected with our valued customers and John Deere fans.

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15 John Deere Winter Hats to Keep You Warm This Winter

December 14, 2016

The winter weather has never been known to keep John Deere customers and fans indoors. Thanks to a number of different John Deere winter hats, those that live to be outside can do so in comfort.

Whether you’re looking to buy a hat for yourself or as a gift for the upcoming holiday season, we have you covered. Here are some options:

 

Charcoal Cuffed Beanie With Patch

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John Deere fans can keep warm with this thick material hat that features a rubber logo patch on the front.

Ladies Multi-Stripe Cuffed Beanie

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A Look at the John Deere 870G LC: The Largest John Deere Excavator

December 12, 2016

From the moment the 188,716-lb. John Deere 870G LC was introduced to the market with its 31 ft. 5 in. digging depth, it quickly became known as the largest John Deere excavator to date. While it’s impressive to the naked eye, it offers much more to operators than just a big piece of equipment to marvel over.

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Let’s take a closer look at some of the key areas and benefits of the John Deere 870G LC and see for ourselves what all the hype is about.

Video Gallery: Facing Real Situations With John Deere Virtual Reality

December 8, 2016

John Deere leverages virtual reality with its Operator Training Simulators. These are a cost-effective and safe way to train both future and existing operators in a “hands on” setting.

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With the John Deere training simulator, operators experience extremely realistic lessons to learn the proper techniques, control, and procedures on the virtual job site.

To better explain the features and benefits of John Deere simulators, we wanted to share this video with you. Here you will see a real-life example of a construction company utilizing virtual reality as part of their training process.

Video Gallery: Even More Inspiring John Deere Construction Stories (Part 3)

December 1, 2016

Sharing construction stories is a great way to exchange knowledge and learn new tactics that can be applied to your own job site. Whether talking about different equipment uses, techniques and styles, or even failed strategies, there is a lesson that can be taken from every story.

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There are endless John Deere construction stories, and we really wish we could share all of the success with you. In an effort to share some of our favorites, we’ve put together this three part video gallery series. Here, we will recap some of the successes that John Deere helped construction customers achieve. Enjoy!

Video Gallery: More Inspiring John Deere Construction Stories (Part 2)

November 22, 2016

Every work site takes on unique challenges and tasks that can be learned from and applied to other jobs. This is one of the many reasons why we enjoy sharing unique construction stories and successes. Whether you’re operating ADTs, loaders, dozers or scrapers, there is something that can be learned from the success of other construction sites.

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We recently put together a video gallery sharing a series of videos that overview some of our all-time favorite John Deere construction stories. As a follow up, we’ve put together part 2 with even more inspiration. Enjoy!

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John Deere 470G LC Excavator Specs and Key Features

November 16, 2016

Professionals who are seeking more productivity and efficiency out of their excavator may want to consider the John Deere 470G LC. This machine is designed to help operators get more out of their workday with optimized hydraulics, a powerful Final Tier 4 diesel engine, and ample horsepower.

John Deere 470G LC Excavator

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 470G LC.

Powerwise™ III

The John Deere 470G LC has the Powerwise III engine/hydraulic management system, which allows operators to balance engine performance with hydraulic flow on the job. “High Productivity” mode delivers faster hydraulic response and more power, while “Power” mode allows for a balance of power and speed during normal operation. “Economy” limits top speed to help operators save fuel.

What Is a John Deere Gator and What Are the Types?

November 15, 2016

A John Deere Gator™ is a utility vehicle that is designed to help property owners haul material and travel across terrain ranging from smooth, to very rough. Deere’s current offerings all feature a cargo box in the rear for storage. The number of wheels on the Gators ranges from 4 to 6, and depending on the model, they can host up to four occupants.

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John Deere currently offers four different series of Gators, including:

  • High-Performance Utility Vehicles
  • Crossover Utility Vehicles
  • Traditional Utility Vehicles
  • Military Utility Vehicles

Meet the New BV6, BV8, and BV9 John Deere Snow Blades

November 7, 2016

John Deere compact track loaders, wheel loaders, and skid steers are all capable of taking on a variety of projects around the job site. Thanks to the expansive line of Worksite Pro™ attachments, owners of these pieces of equipment have the ability to add even more versatility to their equipment. The Worksite Pro lineup recently expanded further as new John Deere snow blade models were added.

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Each of these new snow utility V-blade models (John Deere BV6, BV8, and BV9) gives operators more flexibility while also improving performance and productivity. But, what else do they have to offer? Let’s take a closer look.