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Spreading Soil with a Skid Steer

In the late 1830s, John Deere was a highly regarded blacksmith in Grand Detour, Illinois. He knew his business, finished work on time, and charged fair prices. Deere also was incessantly observant. Once he figured out how to solve a pain point for local farmers – machine a plow that would last – his business took off. By 1842, he had built and sold hundreds of plows, and had begun customizing them for different customers as needed. That tradition continues today. Every John Deere Skid Steer loader or other pieces of heavy machinery can be custom-ordered with more than 100 optional accessories. These include attachments like snowplow attachments, different bucket sizes, angle brooms, utility grapples, rotary tillers, augers, pallet forks, rollers, and many more. Few pieces of heavy machinery can be as productive and versatile. Today, it is a go-to machine for many industries and jobs, from farming, agriculture, landscaping, and construction – and John Deere is the industry leader in all regards. (more…)

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PA30 planetary drive post hole auger rental now available from Rent1

Rent1 purcahses a new PA30 planetary drive post hole auger to add to its attachment rental fleet. This new auger rental attachement is compatible with a range of John Deere mini excavators but works best with the John Deere 35D mini ex. The auger is rented separately from the bit. The auger bit rentals range from a 6", 9" and 12" depending on your requirements. Generally a 9" auger bit rental would be used if you are drilling for a 4x4 fence post hole. Remember when measuring for the ideal post hole auger bit width, you must measure the desired post diagonally. Contact Rent1 for more information relating to all types of heavy machinery rental.

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John Deere 17D mini excavator added to the RENT1 fleet of equipment rental

A new John Deere 17D rental machine marks the addition of another mini exacavator to the Rent1 fleet of equipment rentals. This is the only known rentable John Deere 17D with a hydraulic thumb in the Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland, Metro Vancouver area. This mini excavator rental is used to get through small openings for doing landscaping work or digging trenches up to 7.1 feet deep. The track and machine width can retract to 3.3 feet with the widest stance being 4' 4" for maximum stability. To rent a John Deere 17D Mini Excavator, call Rent1, your heavy equipment specialists.

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