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Inspection tips: five things to look for when buying a used motor grader.

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Some things to look for when inspecting a motor grader. A wide variety of motor graders are bought and sold at Ritchie Bros. onsite auctions and online at IronPlanet each year. If you’re planning to buy a used motor grader, make...

Inspection tips: five things to look for when buying a used truck tractor.

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Some things to look for when inspecting a truck. Truck drivers depend heavily on their trucks. It's their livelihood and, for long-haul drivers, it can be their home away from home. This extremely interdependent relationship between...

Inspection tips: 5 things to look for when buying a used excavator.

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Factors that can affect the value of this machine. If you're looking for a used hydraulic excavator, check out the selection available at Ritchie Bros. unreserved onsite auctions and for sale online at IronPlanet.com . But before you...

Inspection tips: 5 things to look for when buying a used articulated dump truck.

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Factors that can affect the value and durability of this machine. If you're looking to buy, add or replace an articulated dump truck, see the selection available at Ritchie Bros. unreserved onsite auctions and for sale online at...

How to: Save thousands by financing equipment and make Section 179 work for you

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How financing and taking advantage of the approved Section 179 deduction can boost your bottom line If you’re American and you purchase trucks or equipment for your U.S.-based business, you might know about a U.S. tax deduction called...

Starting a mobile business? Buying a food truck? Five things to consider when you buy a van truck, bus or travel trailer.

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The number of mobile businesses are staggering, especially for food-based businesses such as food trucks, catering vans and bustaurants – buses transformed into restaurants. A study earlier this year by the University of Michigan and...

Try before you buy -€“ five equipment inspection tips

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What are equipment buyers most eager to try before they buy? According to our most popular equipment inspection articles: (1) farm tractors , (2) truck tractors , (3) excavators , (4) dump trucks and (5) forklifts . Some used...

Equipment inspection tips: pipelayers, sidebooms and booms

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With the recent oil and gas industry boom, pipelayers, also known as booms or sidebooms, are in high demand. For those contractors that can’t afford to put off a project while they wait for delivery of a new pipelayer, there are two options:...

Equipment inspection tips: trailers – dump, reefer, flatbed and more

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Jerry Rice and Joe Montana may have been one of football’s most notable dynamic duos, but when it comes to the transport of equipment, construction material, natural resources or consumer goods, it’s the combination of truck and trailer that...

Equipment spotlight: loader backhoe

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As housing needs increased after World War II, demand also increased for an efficient, compact machine that could handle many tasks on the construction site – everything from excavation work to ground preparation. 1 The loader backhoe was...
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