Excavator Safety Tips for Before, During, and After Operation

August 1, 2017

While there are many safety features on John Deere excavators, there’s no guarantee they will always get the job done. Good judgment is always required to make full use of the features and ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.

Excavator Safety

Here are some excavator safety tips you should consider when putting the equipment to work.

Excavator Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Seat belts are provided for comfort and security.
  • Before going to work, be sure the mirrors are clean and set properly.
  • Make a quick check of the controls. Be sure the control levers are operating properly.

Made-To-Last John Deere Gator Attachments for Property Maintenance

July 31, 2017

If you’re looking to take your daily operations to the next level, you may want to consider John Deere Gator attachments for property maintenance. With a series of attachments, you can make your Gator more versatile and efficient on the job.

John Deere Gator Attachments

In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the John Deere Gator commercial property maintenance attachments you can consider for your equipment.

Power Lift Kit

With the Power Lift Kit, operators have one less thing to worry about – it allows the Gator to raise and lower the cargo box as necessary, no manual labor needed.

John Deere Relative Flow Blockage System: Everything You Need to Know

July 27, 2017

The John Deere 1870 Air Hoe Seeder includes a variety of core features for precision placement and depth, and pressure control. But, one of the most exciting features is the Relative Flow blockage system that lets operators monitor the relative flow rate of seed and fertilizer right from the cab.

John Deere Relative Flow

Unfortunately, blockage in the air hoses happens periodically. When a problem develops, having the ability to catch these blockages early will ultimately help prevent a small problem from turning into a larger one. Relative Flow blockage from John Deere allows customers to monitor seed flow from one essential page.

Adding Versatility with John Deere 5055E Attachments

July 26, 2017

The John Deere 5E Series of tractors is designed to take on the toughest jobs you have, with an ample amount of horsepower and multiple transmission options. As you look to make the most of your John Deere 5055E, you’ll find that there are several attachments that can make your tractor even more versatile.

John Deere 5055E

Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere 5055E attachments that can turn your machine into the most productive piece of equipment you own.

How to Create a Striped Lawn Your Neighbors Will Envy

July 25, 2017

Have you ever been to a sporting event and thought to yourself, “how do they make the grass look striped?” No, they don’t spray paint the grass a darker or lighter shade of green for the appearance or plant the grass in a manner that causes it to grow in different directions. The truth is, you can turn your very own lawn into a replica of the stripes you see on some of the world’s greatest athletic surfaces with just a few easy steps.

Striped Lawn

Here are some of the steps you should take when creating a striped lawn:

John Deere Reveals New 620G/GP and 622G/GP Motor Graders

July 24, 2017

John Deere has announced two new additions to its G-Series motor grader lineup – the 620G/GP and 622G/GP. The models were on display at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, and attendees had the opportunity to check out their new features.

John Deere Motor Grader

A dual joystick option was added to all of the Grade Pro models, as well as ripper-stow automation, and courtesy lighting. The 620G/GP and 622G/GP are specifically designed for contractors working in cities and towns that may need more fuel-efficient graders for their job.

The History of Fanggs: John Deere Bucket Teeth

July 20, 2017

Fanggs remain a John Deere exclusive bucket tooth and have been field tested to provide exceptional performance across a wide variety of applications. Don’t know how tough and reliable Fanggs teeth truly are?

John Deere Fanggs

Today, owners and operators who leverage this equipment will experience important benefits like:

  • Less digging effort and faster cycle times
  • Tougher and longer wear life
  • Improved break up of soil for better bucket fill
  • Profiles available for most John Deere, Cat, Hensley, and H&L bucket teeth

But, where did it all start? In this post, we’ll be telling the history of Fanggs. Enjoy!

How You Could Benefit from the John Deere 960 Baler

July 19, 2017

When it comes to baling, operators want the most efficient, reliable equipment on the market to get them through the season. The John Deere 960 baler is one of the most durable and productive options for professionals who want to get the job done right.

John Deere 960 Baler

Let’s take a look at some of the key features of the John Deere 960 baler and how it makes a difference out in the field.

Learning About the S700 Series With the John Deere Virtual Combine App

July 18, 2017

As mentioned in one our recent posts, John Deere has introduced a new line of combines (the S700 series) for 2018. The S700 series models are loaded with smart features that are all designed to improve productivity and data capabilities when the harvesting season comes around. While you can spend time reading up on the features to gather knowledge about the machines, John Deere also offers another way to learn more, thanks to the Virtual Combine app.

John Deere S700 Combine

The app provides those interested with a unique way of learning more about the equipment, and it could be the closest you can get to the combines without actually stepping foot inside the cab.

John Deere 260B Backhoe: Key Features and Benefits You Should Know

July 17, 2017

Mid-2017 1023E and 1025R tractor owners have a new backhoe option at their disposal thanks to the introduction of the John Deere 260B. Built upon the concept and design of previous models, the 260B has been created to improve power and productivity that operators need to tackle a variety of projects around the property.

John Deere 260B Backhoe

In this post, we will take a closer look at some of the key features and benefits that the John Deere 260B backhoe has to offer.