Explore the Highlights of the John Deere 350G LC Excavator

April 13, 2016

When you have a big job on your hands, it helps to have an excavator you can rely on throughout the work day. The John Deere 350G LC is one example of a piece of equipment designed to impress, whether you’re tackling a small task or a large project.


Here are some of the features you can expect to experience when operating the John Deere 350G.

Powerwise™ III

The Powerwise III feature of the John Deere 350G allows the machine to balance engine performance and hydraulic flow. There are three productivity modes that allow operators to choose a digging style suitable for the job.

John Deere Farm Set Options for Farming Fanatics

April 11, 2016

Children are known to let their creativity take them to amazing places. With the addition of a John Deere farm set to the toy collection, parents can provide their little ones with an opportunity to unleash that creativity in an agriculture-focused manner.

Farm Sets

But, what set is right for your kids? To assist you in the selection process, we’ve taken the time to put together a list of some of our favorite John Deere farm sets. Enjoy!

John Deere Fun on the Farm Playset

John Deere Fun on the Farm Playset

Meet the John Deere 700K SmartGrade™ Dozer

April 7, 2016

Just when you thought your John Deere dozer couldn’t get any smarter, the 700K SmartGrade Dozer hit the market. With features like the fully integrated grade-control system, 6.8L Final Tier 4 certified engine and preloaded machine dimensions – customers can experience more precise grading performance and eliminate vulnerable external masts and cables.

700K SmartGrade Dozer

In this post, we will introduce some key features and benefits of the 700K SmartGrade Dozer to get you more acquainted. Enjoy!

Introducing the 700K SmartGrade Dozer

The 700K SmartGrade Dozer was designed to improve overall productivity on the jobsite. The machine features a grade-control system that is fully integrated into the machine cabin, structures, and software.

Video Gallery: Inspiring John Deere Construction Stories

March 24, 2016

We’re always interested in hearing the many unique constructions stories out there. Whether sharing machine uses, spreading knowledge, sharing techniques or revealing a learning experience, we genuinely enjoy hearing construction stories from loyal John Deere customers around the world.


For this reason, we’ve put together a video gallery of two recent and fascinating construction stories that we thought you might appreciate as well. These videos explain how hard-working teams are leveraging John Deere construction machines as part of their daily strategy. Enjoy!

RIVER-SPORT Rapids: Making Quite a Splash

Video Gallery: Big Features of John Deere Heavy Equipment

March 17, 2016

Good news – the John Deere heavy equipment lineup has been beefed up in a big way! When customers need heavy equipment, they also need powerful options, advanced machine monitoring, remote diagnostic capabilities, world-class parts and a reliable support team.

john deere heavy equipment

Ideas for John Deere heavy equipment come from a variety of places, including their Customer Advocate Group. In this video gallery, you’ll learn more about the process of building these production-class machines. Enjoy!

What Can a John Deere G-Series Skid Steer Offer Customers?

March 16, 2016

In an effort to improve uptime and reduce operating costs for customers, John Deere announced four new Final Tier 4 G-Series Skid Steers on Feb. 12. Every John Deere G-Series Skid Steer has an optimized boom design that allows for lift heights up to 10 feet.

John Deere G-Series Skid Steer

“With the addition of these new G-Series models, John Deere now offers a full line of skid steers and compact track loaders to meet the quality, performance and price point needs of today’s customer,” said Gregg Zupancic, product marketing manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry.

8 John Deere Monster Treads Toys for Outdoor and Indoor Play

March 7, 2016

John Deere Monster Treads are the perfect toys for little ones who like to get down and dirty. These products have large wheels with treads that can take on the terrain of the outdoors. Additionally, John Deere Monster Treads are modeled after real machines to give kids a life-like feel.

John Deere Monster Treads Gift Set

Let’s take a look at eight of the John Deere Monster Treads available for purchase.

1. John Deere Monster Treads Semi Truck with Muddy Tractor


John Deere Monster Treads Semi with Tractor

This John Deere Monster Treads toy comes with a fifth wheel trailer that carries a “muddy” tractor. It’s designed to topple over any obstacle that gets in the way during playtime.

Using the John Deere 210G LC Excavator to Clean Up America’s Rivers

February 15, 2016

Chad Pregracke is the founder and president of Living Lands & Waters. The organization is dedicated to cleaning up America’s rivers with help from the John Deere 210G LC Excavator. We think Pregracke’s story is pretty great and wanted to share it with you.

John Deere 210G LC Excavator

In this post, we will highlight some awesome videos where Chad explains the purpose of his organization, his huge accomplishments over the years, and how the John Deere 210G LC Excavator has helped. Enjoy!

Where It All Started

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!

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.