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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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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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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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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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Strategic and Salvage Tillage is on the Increase in All States

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Apr 26, 2019 at 10:18 AM

Please note: this post originally appeared on The Land

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All About Virnig's 4-in-1 Multi-Purpose Buckets

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Apr 16, 2019 at 9:47 AM

The Virnig line includes a wide variety of skid steer bucket attachments. High dump buckets? Check. Skeleton rock buckets? Check. Low-profile dirt buckets? Check. Utility buckets, concrete buckets, and light material buckets? Check, check, and check.

It seems that there’s a bucket available for a wide variety of jobs. But what if you need a bucket that can do more? What if you could have one bucket that goes above and beyond in terms of functionality and versatility? A multi-purpose, 4-in-1 bucket might be right for you.

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6 Tips for Using Your Skid Steer Angle Broom

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Apr 9, 2019 at 9:33 AM

Skid steer broom attachments are useful in all climates and all seasons. Whether you’re using your power sweeper to clean streets, clear debris from a construction site, or remove snow, following these tips will help you. Specifically, they will help keep your broom in good working condition, extend the life of its wear parts, and protect the ground you’re working on. Here are six tips for using your broom attachment.

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10 Tips for Using Your Tree Puller Attachment

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Mar 14, 2019 at 12:46 PM

Wintertime provides a great opportunity to pick out trees, bushes, and fence posts that need to go. But frozen ground means those jobs have to wait for another day. For those of you waiting for the ground to thaw, patiently or not, these tips will prepare you to get the most out of your skid steer tree puller.

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