Compact Equipment

SEP 2018

Compact Equipment is a magazine dedicated to equipment owners and operators of small, nimble, tool-carrying construction, landscape and ag equipment — such as skid steers, mini excavators, compact tractors, generators compressors and beyond.

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4 Compact Equipment SEPTEMBER 2018 24 Unique Wheel Loader Tech By Keith Gribbins We survey the compact industry to find the most innovative options around. 28 Winter Wheel Loaders By Pam Kleineke Transform your machine for snow removal with the right prep and attachments. 32 Wheel Loader Showcase Compiled by CE Staff Check out the latest wheel loaders on the market. 36 A Cut Above By Giles Lambertson Sit-on trenchers offer a versatile view on the jobsite. 40 Grade-A Advice By Pam Kleineke Three grade control experts share their thoughts on everything from buying to maintaining a system. 44 The Right Power for the Job By Dawn Geske Keys to understanding how to choose an ideal towable generator. COMPACT EQUIPMENT (ISSN 1552-1281) publishes 10 issues per year by Benjamin Media, Inc. 10050 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH 44141. Copyright 2018, Benjamin Media, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted by any means without written permission from the publisher. ONE-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION RATES: complimentary for qualified readers in the United States and Canada. Single copy rate: $10.00. Subscriptions and classified advertising should be addressed to the Brecksville office. Periodicals postage paid at Cleveland, OH and additional mailing office. POSTMASTER: send address changes to COMPACT EQUIPMENT 10050 BRECKSVILLE ROAD, BRECKSVILLE, OH 44141 CANADIAN SUBSCRIPTIONS: Canada Post Agreement Number 40830553. Send change of address information and blocks of undeliverable copies to: KML Logistics Group Inc., 118 Herald Ave., Oakville, ON L6K 1S2 Canada C O N T E N T S VOLUME 17 • NUMBER 8 SEPTEMBER 2018 COMPACTEQUIP.COM TM PROMOTING THE USE OF COMPACT EQUIPMENT BY THE OWNER/ OPERATOR AND BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL IN THE COMMERCIAL, PRIVATE AND RENTAL MARKETS. ON THE COVER: The Mustang 608 comes standard with the Power-A- Tach hydraulic attachment system that features a skid steer interface, allowing operators to utilize attachments they already own. F E A T U R E S RISING UP WE DETAIL THE MATURING SMALL WHEEL LOADER MARKET D E PA RT M E N T S 24 6 Publisher's Message 8 News 16 Business Matters: Preventing Workplace Violence 20 Attachment Central: Mulchers 48 Power of Hand Tools: Diesel Air Compressors 50 Talking Shop: Wheel Loader Maintenance 54 By the Numbers

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