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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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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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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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Skid Steer Attachments: Buy or Rent?

Posted by: Andy Walz on Feb 19, 2019 at 11:31 AM

Knowing when it's right to buy heavy equipment and when it's right to just rent it isn't always obvious. Both renting and buying come with their own set of benefits and costs, so how do you come out on top? Consider these factors ...

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What's the Difference Between Open Front and Closed Front Skid Steer Brush Cutters?

Posted by: Nick Bruns on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:44 AM

When you’re clearing brush, it's important to have the right equipment for the job. With the wide variety of skid steer brush cutters available on the market, knowing how to narrow down your options based on your needs is essential.

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