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12-27-2023 |

Wrapping Up Strong: White Star Machinery’s 2023 Rewind

Welcome to our first-ever Year in Review blog post! As we step into a promising new year, let’s take a moment to look back on some of White Star Machinery’s 2023 highlights. WHEN YOU’RE HAPPY, WE’RE HAPPY We have cared for our customers’ equipment needs since 1910, and today, over 110 years later, we’re blown […]

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12-05-2023 |

Save More on Your Next 2023 Purchase

The IRS wants you to succeed almost as much as we do. Section 179 tax savings can help you purchase the high-quality Bobcat® compact construction equipment your business needs. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) created Section 179 so that small businesses could have extra income to buy the equipment and technology that would help them […]

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03-15-2023 |

Telehandlers and Their Uses: Hay Moving Equipment and More

Telehandlers, like Bobcat® VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carriers, are popular hay-moving equipment in agriculture because of their versatility, exceptional reach and lift capacity. For these same reasons, telehandlers are also becoming popular in construction, landscaping and snow removal applications.While telehandlers deliver many of the same functions as wheel loaders, attachment carriers and rough-terrain forklifts, they also […]

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03-15-2023 |

Ten Tips for Boosting Compact Excavator Uptime

Your compact excavator can be one of your most important investments. By making a commitment to a manufacturer’s routine excavator maintenance plan, they can generate revenue more hours of the day and more days of the year while staying on schedule.   1. Read the compact excavator’s manual. An operator’s first task is to review […]

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03-15-2023 |

UTV vs. ATV

If you’re in the market for a do-it-all machine, a utility vehicle (UTV) might be the best option for you. A balance of comfort, power and maneuverability make utility vehicles the superior choice. While it’s possible to get around your jobsite or property with an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), utility vehicles offer benefits that give them […]

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03-15-2023 |

Best Bobcat Attachments to Rent

Don’t have the right attachment for the job? Consider renting. For tasks you only do a few times a year, Bobcat attachment rentals eliminate the need for storage and let you explore whether purchasing an attachment down the road makes sense for your operation. Renting compact track loader and skid-steer attachments is often more cost-effective […]

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03-15-2023 |

6 Tips to Maintain Compact Loaders

Ongoing improvements to compact track loaders – including increased digging and lifting performance, maneuverability, and attachment capabilities – have made them more versatile and productive for you and your crew.  However, these advancements require special care that cannot be overlooked. Start with the equipment maintenance manual The first thing you and your equipment operators should […]

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03-15-2023 |

Avoid Costly Downtime with a Preventive Maintenance Checklist

We all know the revenue needle stops moving during unexpected downtime. That’s why preventive maintenance is so important to your business. Although wear issues develop with all equipment over time, you must answer one simple question about your maintenance plan: Do you want to be proactive or reactive? If you’ve had a machine break down or […]

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03-15-2023 |

How to Choose the Right Compact Track Loader Tracks

The reason for the growing demand for compact track loaders is clear. These durable, versatile and cost-effective loaders have continued their reign in the compact equipment industry because of their tracks and track patterns. The right tracks can improve your machine’s performance, minimize ground disturbance and extend your working season in wetter months. Tracks can […]

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03-15-2023 |

Get More Working Days with a Bobcat Compact Track Loader

Get More Working Days with a Bobcat Compact Track Loader What if you could extend your working season and make more money? While you can’t control the weather or change the seasons, you can control how you work despite what Mother Nature delivers. Few pieces of compact equipment can help you stay productive more months [...]
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03-15-2023 |

Stay Agile with a Properly Balanced Skid-Steer Loader

Having a properly balanced skid-steer loader is the key to quickness and productivity. It leads to improved turning, reduces engine power requirements, slows tire wear and extends drivetrain life. Here’s a simple illustration: Stand up and put most of your weight on one foot. When you stand flat-footed, with your weight distributed equally between your […]

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03-15-2023 |

How to Find the Best UTV for You

A utility vehicle (UTV) just might be the most productive and versatile vehicle you ever own. To choose the best utility vehicle for your job application, it’s important to evaluate the machine’s comfort, ease of use, safety and overall capabilities. To help you make the most of your next purchase, we broke down what to […]

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03-15-2023 |

4 Considerations Before Using Compact Excavators in Small Spaces

Today’s compact excavators are designed to overcome challenges when working in confined spaces where larger equipment cannot fit. Before bidding on a project and working in confined areas, evaluate these 4 considerations.   With some jobsites getting tighter, it’s important to rely on compact equipment, specifically Bobcat® compact excavators, that can access confined spaces and […]

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03-15-2023 |

Competitive Comparison: Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator

Find the best compact excavator for your construction or landscaping work in this side-by-side comparison of two high-performance models – the Bobcat E50 and the John Deere 50G. If you’re comparing the Bobcat E50 to the John Deere 50G mini excavator, here are the top things to know: You’ll get a lot more horsepower from […]

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03-15-2023 |

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size

Compact excavators, otherwise known as mini excavators, are on jobsites everywhere, from landscaping to demolition to excavation projects. As more contractors understand the many benefits of adding a compact excavator to their fleet, they are looking to manufacturers to deliver additional machine features and specifications to fit their jobsite demands. With all the different sizes, […]

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03-15-2023 |

Competitive Comparison: Bobcat T76 vs. Cat 289D3 Compact Track Loader

If you’re comparing the Bobcat T76 to the Cat 289D3 loader, here are the top things to know: You’ll get a more maneuverable machine and a higher fuel capacity from the Bobcat T76 vs. the Cat loader – with no sacrifice in rated operating capacity (ROC) or horsepower. The T76 boasts a higher hinge-pin height […]

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03-15-2023 |

Competitive Comparison: Bobcat T770 vs. Kubota SVL95-2 Compact Track Loader

Competitive Comparison: Bobcat T770 vs. Kubota SVL95-2 Compact Track Loader If you’re comparing the Bobcat T770 to the Kubota SVL95-2 loader, here are the top things to know: You’ll lift 275 pounds more with the Bobcat T770 vs. the Kubota SVL95-2. The Bobcat T770 has a faster 1-Speed and 2-Speed than the Kubota loader. The […]

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03-15-2023 |

What Makes the E42 and E50 Mini Excavators Different?

Compact excavators, also referred to as mini excavators, are versatile machines found on jobsites everywhere. Able to tackle a variety of tough projects, including excavating, landscaping and demolition, compact excavators are essential machines for building your fleet. We’re always evolving our machines to help customers accomplish more. That’s why we’re excited to unveil the new […]

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03-15-2023 |

Top Homesteading Projects for Beginners

Whether you own two acres or ten, your land is ripe with possibilities. Homesteading gives you the unique opportunity to get in touch with your roots, reconnect with nature and live a healthier, more self-sufficient lifestyle. Get a jump on your homesteading journey with these five projects that are perfect for budding homesteaders. Create a […]

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03-15-2023 |

Competitive Comparison: Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator

Competitive Comparison: Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator The Bobcat E35 and Cat 303.5E2-CR excavators face off to find the best machine for your construction work. If you’re comparing the Bobcat E35 to the Cat 303.5E2-CR mini excavator, here are the top things to know: You get more dig depth and longer arm reach […]

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