The Latest Products: October 2018

Here's a look at some of the latest products in the industry

The Latest Products: October 2018

John Deere added an onboard grade indication option for its G-Series skid-steers and compact track loaders for jobs that involve leveling and slope work.

John Deere onboard grade indication for G-Series
John Deere added an onboard grade indication option for its G-Series skid-steers and compact track loaders for jobs that involve leveling and slope work. The option provides readout of the cross slope and main-fall slope of the machine in real time through the main display monitor in either percentage or degrees. The option is available as a factory install or as a field kit for field installation. 800-503-3373;

Ditch Witch JT20XP directional drill package
Powered by a 74.5 hp Tier 4 Deutz diesel engine, the new JT20XP horizontal directional drill package from Ditch Witch utilizes onboard horsepower for thrust and rotation. The package includes the JT20XP drill and XP44 mixing system, and has a compact design for easy maneuverability among job sites. A newly designed operator’s station features ergonomic, adjustable seats and an advanced color LCD display shows engine diagnostics and informational messages. The XP44 mixing system is equipped with a dedicated 44 hp Tier 4 Yanmar diesel engine for mixing capabilities and drilling fluid delivery. 800-654-6481;

Water Cannon flat-surface-mount pressure washer  
The 100- to 300-foot hose reel flat-surface-mount pressure washer from Water Cannon is made from heavy gauge steel and has a powder-coat finish. It is available with several mounting options including a hose guide welded to the hose reel frame, making it stronger and eliminating the extra load to the bushings, decreasing wear over time. An improved hose coupling allows for straight in-hose attachment, removing difficult installations and possible kinking. The reels come completely assembled in the box. 800-333-9274;

Ranger Design Max Step van step
The Max Step from Ranger Design is a van step that attaches to the frame of the vehicle in the back, providing easy access to the cargo space or roof rack. Made with anti-slip tread plates, the Max Step is built to provide a rugged grip in any type of climate. A line of reflective tape across each step also ensures visibility, day and night. It is manufactured to TUV standards and protected by an anti-corrosive finish to guard against weathering and early deterioration. It has a 300-pound weight capacity and can be quickly fastened to vans without factory steps. 800-565-5321;

Loftness Battle Ax mulching attachment
The new models of Loftness’ Battle Ax horizontal drum mulchers feature a new rotor, tooth design and two-stage cutting chamber. It is designed for vegetation management such as right-of-way maintenance, land clearing and forestry applications, and is available with 61- and 71-inch cutting widths for skid-steers with 50 to 120 hydraulic horsepower. The 17-inch-diameter rotor has built-in depth gauges to prevent the attachment from engaging too much material at one time. Other standard features include universal skid-steer mounting, premium strength steel housing, adjustable skid shoes from 0.5 inches to 1.5 inches for below-grade mulching, a machined anti-wrap bearing protector, an adjustable push bar with welded claw hooks, an integrated pressure gauge, and a staggered tooth pattern to ensure single-tooth contact with the work surface at all times. 800-828-7624;


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