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V60 Large Capacity Skeleton Grapple vs. Other Grapples [Product Comparison]

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Sep 30, 2019 at 1:08 PM

Within the Virnig line, there are nine different types of skeleton grapples, and each of these types comes in different models. In addition to skeleton grapples, we also offer scrap grapples, root rake grapples, fork grapples, and hay-handling grapples. Without boring you with the math, I’ll tell you this: that’s a lot of grapples.

In this blog, we’ll focus on skeleton grapples and, specifically, take a more in-depth look at the V60 Large Capacity Skeleton Grapple. 

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All You Need to Know About Skid Steer Pallet Forks

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Sep 12, 2019 at 1:08 PM

Like a lot of attachments, skid steer pallet forks make quick work out of what would otherwise be heavy, time-consuming labor. And let me tell you, getting a loaded pallet from point A to point B is a lot easier when you have the right equipment to do it. A skid loader outfitted with a pallet fork attachment can be just the thing you need. 

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3 Reasons Construction Jobs Are Better with Virnig Skid Steer Attachments

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on Sep 5, 2019 at 8:27 PM

Construction jobs come in every shape and type imaginable. Still, they have one universal question in common: how long will it take? From the morning you begin setup to the moment your clean-up crew calls it a day, it’s common to use many types of construction equipment. Construction crews know the quality of their heavy equipment has a lot to do with how a job goes. 

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How to Identify a High-Quality Broom for Skid Loaders

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:32 AM

How do you compare skid steer broom attachments? To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to tell the difference between a high-quality broom attachment and a poor-quality one. Even when there’s a couple of them sitting side-by-side at the dealership, it can still be tough to tell. When it comes to owning and operating a power sweeper, differences in quality start to stand out fast. 

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How Steel Grade Impacts Skid Steer Attachment Quality

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on Aug 13, 2019 at 9:36 AM

My wife and I recently dined at an excellent restaurant. The “Wow Factor” of the food was off-the-charts. While eating, something occurred to me: The meal was delicious for the same reasons that Virnig attachments are so superior to the competition—they both use CHOICE INGREDIENTS and SKILLED CHEFS.

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6 Maintenance Tips for Your Skid Steer Attachments

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Jul 8, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Every Virnig skid steer attachment is built to deliver superior, long-lasting performance. To ensure years of trouble-free service, we do ask one thing of our customers: Please give the same care to your attachments as you give to your skid steer. Attachments give skid steers the capabilities to move earth, clear brush, build fences, plow snow and much more. So, every auger, bucket, grapple, cutter, trencher, and tiller deserves the same attention as your machine.

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All About the Virnig Power Rake [Video]

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Jun 26, 2019 at 12:29 PM

Power rake attachments are a must when you’re looking to rake, grade soil, and remove debris. Sure, all of this can be done manually, but expect to put in a lot more hours — and effort — to get the job done. On the other hand, having the right equipment for the job helps you make the best use of your time and stay safe while you’re at it. With the Virnig Power Rake, operators notice better performance and benefit from its additional features.

Here’s how one customer reviewed our power rake attachment:  

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Is Low-Quality Construction Equipment Impacting Your Bottom Line?

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on Jun 10, 2019 at 12:39 PM

Time is money. You've heard the saying before. In an industry like construction, where so many variables can get in the way of completing jobs, it’s an even bigger deal. Every construction job has plenty to coordinate around: equipment, workers, other crews, budgetary constraints and the weather. Not to mention the unpredictable surprises lurking underground or inside the walls of a building. These factors aren’t always within our control, but we can control what equipment we purchase.

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Celebrating Virnig Manufacturing’s 30th Anniversary

Posted by: Bryan Virnig on May 21, 2019 at 9:48 AM

This month is a special time for us at Virnig Manufacturing, and not just because of the changing seasons. May 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of Virnig Manufacturing. 30 years ago, I don’t think anyone could’ve predicted where we are now, but I’d like to take this opportunity to share a bit about the Virnig story.

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Hydraulic Maintenance for Your Skid Steer Attachment - What You Need to Know

Posted by: Nick Bruns on May 9, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Hydraulic fluid is the lifeblood of a skid loader. The hydraulic system powers a loader’s tracks (or wheels), lubricates certain areas, and keeps components cool. It also powers hydraulic attachments.

When a hydraulic system is not performing at optimal levels, operators will notice diminished performance. Not all attachments are hydraulic, but for those that are, hydraulic maintenance is essential. Here’s a look at what owners and operators need to know about maintaining attachments with hydraulic function.

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