When you’re clocking in early and clocking out late to keep up with a hefty workload, you can’t afford equipment downtime. In the second installment of our Top Shop series, the parts and service staff at Robert H. Finke & Sons Inc. Equipment outside Albany, New York, share tips on the essential parts they recommend operators keep on hand to minimize downtime as well as the importance of knowledgeable service technicians when repairing and servicing your machines.
Transporting compact loaders involves several steps that should not be overlooked. Selecting the right transport and towing vehicles, properly loading the machine and practicing proper fastening techniques are steps that should be followed by you and your employees when transporting your loader.
As spring begins, Bobcat® compact loader owners should start thinking about maintenance on their machines. A maintenance checklist — including testing the battery, checking tires, fluids, oils and fuels — and following attachment maintenance procedures should take place several weeks before you operate your loader on a jobsite.