Author Archives: Monster Tires

Safety Tip Checklist for Mini Excavator Maintenance

  Safety Tip Checklist for Mini Excavator Maintenance Mini excavators are popular in a wide range of industries for their versatility, power, and performance. Big-name manufacturers of mini excavators include Caterpillar, Case, Bobcat, John Deere, Kubota and Komatsu, and each offer a range of mini excavators to meet specific worksite needs. No matter the brand [...]

Cons of Investing in Gray Market Heavy Equipment

Cons of Investing in Gray Market Heavy Equipment For heavy equipment manufacturers, gray marketers can pose a serious problem to their bottom lines. In the early 2000s, well-known heavy equipment manufacturers - like Yanmar and John Deere - did eventually sue to curtail the importation of these equipment, but there is still an underground market [...]

Mini Excavator vs. Skid Steer: What's the Difference? & Which One Is Better?

Mini Excavator vs. Skid Steer: What's the Difference?

Mini Excavator vs. Skid Steer: What's the Difference? & Which One Is Better and Which one will be best for your Application (Residential or Commercial) Better is relative – first, we need more information When it comes to clearing areas of land and working on construction project sites, you’ll inevitably face the choice of what [...]

How Are Rubber Tracks Made?

Benefits of Rubber Tracks

How Are Rubber Tracks Made? An Overview and Key Benefits of Heavy Equipment Rubber Tracks Rubber tracks are the go-to tracks for most mini excavators, and other heavy equipment, operations. This is because they offer many benefits that their steel track counterparts do not such as: reducing ground disturbance, and minimizing damage to sensitive surfaces [...]

Backhoe Tire & Skip Loader Tire Install

Backhoe Tire Installation & Replacement Guide

Step-by-Step Backhoe Tire and Skip Loader Tire Installation and Replacement Guide Having downtime on the job site is never a good thing. Getting your equipment up and rolling again is crucial to getting the job done right. A blown tire or worn tires can have a very negative impact on job site performance. Getting your [...]

T750 Compact Track Loader Rubber Track Replacement

Brand New Rubber Skid Steer Tracks (CTL Tracks)

Step by Step Compact Track Loader Rubber Track Replacement Guide When you notice cuts, splits, cracks, missing lugs, and visible steel cords in your rubber tracks, it’s time to replace them. If you decide to keep running your rubber tracks past this amount of damage, it will be too late and you may experience unexpected [...]

Top Four Signs of Wear and Tear on CTL Rubber Tracks

Damaged Compact Track Loader Tracks (Steel Cords Showing)

When to replace CTL Rubber Tracks and Common Problems that Cause Rubber Tracks to Fail When it comes to working on a construction jobsite, project completion time and jobsite safety are two very important factors to consider. The replacement of your compact track loader's rubber tracks can increase the safety of your jobsite and decrease [...]

Foam Filled Tires Vs. Solid Skid Steer Tires

Comparing Foam Filled Tires to Solid Tires on a Skid Steer

Comparing Foam Filled Tires to Solid Tires on a Skid Steer General Benefits of Solid Tires Compared to Foam Filled Tires for a Skid Steer Skid steers are popular among contractors in a range of industries. They are used on heavy-duty applications including construction, scrap-yards, waste management, and demolition sites. As the name suggests, skid [...]