Residential

John Deere X300 Attachments to Consider for Your Tractor

February 10, 2016

One of the perks of owning a piece of John Deere machinery is knowing that there are typically attachments you can add to enhance your investment. The John Deere X300 is no different, with a number of attachments ranging from snow blowers to extra blades.

John Deere X300 attachments

Let’s take a look at some of the attachments you can add to your tractor.

Two-Stage Snow Blower

The X300 Series supports a 44-inch two-stage snow blower, meaning you can put your tractor to use, even during the winter months.

John Deere Equipment Battles Winter Storm Jonas (Fan Photo Gallery)

January 28, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas will not soon be forgotten by those that were affected. According to The Weather Channel, Jonas stands alongside some of the most prolific winter storms that the East Coast has ever encountered. Thanks to the storm, some parts of West Virginia were buried under more than 40 inches(!) of snow, while other states and major cities were left with digging out to do as well.

Screenshot

In fact, Jonas was the biggest snowstorm ever witnessed in several popular locations, including:

  • Allentown, Pennsylvania: 31.9 inches
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport: 29.2 inches
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 30.2 inches

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.

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.

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.

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:

Transforming the Mowing Experience the John Deere X590

October 26, 2015

In Spring 2015, John Deere announced that it would be adding to its residential mowing lineup, including the John Deere X590 model to make the job easier for homeowners.

“We know weekends are precious,” said Kim Ridel, product marketing manager at John Deere, at the time of the announcement. “Whether you enjoy the time spent on your mower smelling the fresh-cut grass or you just need to get the mowing done, John Deere has the right mower for you.”

Let’s take a look at what comes with the John Deere X590 and how you could turn mowing into one of your favorite weekly tasks.

Revisiting Four Notable John Deere Manufacturing Milestones

September 8, 2015

For more than 175 years, John Deere has been manufacturing agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, along with diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment. Over the course of nearly 200 years, you could imagine that their factories have hit some interesting manufacturing milestones.

John Deere Manufacturing

In this post, we’ve highlighted four of these John Deere manufacturing milestones that we believe stand out from the pack. Enjoy!

John Deere Turf Care Manufacturing Milestone

Overall

A Glance at the New Line of 2016 John Deere Agricultural Products

August 31, 2015

On an annual basis, John Deere agricultural customers and enthusiasts anxiously await the announcement of the next product line. Well, that time has once again come and gone, and we are here to serve up a quick recap of what was unveiled. From new track tractor models to tillage technology, there is certainly a lot to be excited about heading into 2016.

Main

Let’s take a closer look at these new 2016 John Deere products and learn what kind of value each has to offer.

9RX Series Tractors

rsz_9rx_tractor