The Best Machines to Rent: Here’s the Ultimate Rental Equipment Showcase

Kubota-track-loader-(studio)Kubota SVL95-2s Compact Track Loader

The latest model in the Kubota compact track loader lineup is the SVL95-2s, replacing the SVL90-2, and offering more power, improved multi-tasking efficiencies and increased hydraulic horsepower and capacity that puts this model in an elite group of high-flow machines. Powered by a Tier 4 Final turbocharged, liquid-cooled diesel engine, the SVL95-2s is a best-in-class machine that delivers 96 hp with common rail fuel injection and diesel particulate filters to match performance and increased fuel economy with greatly reduced exhaust emissions, says Kubota. And, with an increase in operating capacity, the SVL95-2s offers 3,200-lbs ROC, which is up 6 percent over the previous model. Cost to rent for a week: From $1,085 to $1,663.

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John-Deere-(Studio)John Deere 314G Skid Steer

The all-new John Deere 314G skid steer adds a new rental-friendly choice to the compact end of Deere’s broad lineup of earthmoving equipment. Rental industry professionals helped design the new G-Series, with four models under 6,500 lbs so they’re easy to transport, easy to operate, easy to service and easy to keep on rent, says John Deere. The 51-hp, 1,760-lb ROC 314G is full of simple, reliable, customer-requested features. Its vertical-lift boom design provides great lift height, stability and versatility for rental operations, and the G-Series boasts a new cab design, decreased noise levels and proven reliable FT4 engines. Cost to rent for a week: Rental rates vary by region and a product in the 314G size class can rent for $600 to $700 per week.

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Gehl-RT175-(studio)Gehl RT175 GEN:2 Track Loader

Answering the demands of equipment owners and renters, the Gehl RT175 GEN:2 track loader offers the industry-exclusive IdealTrax Automatic Track Tensioning System and a drive management system that efficiently transfers horsepower into tractive effort for productive performance. The IdealTrax Automatic Track Tensioning System eliminates manual track tensioning and increases the life of the tracks, sprockets and bearings, due to the relief of track tension when the engine is shut off. The drive management system on this machine, utilizing Horsepower Management Technology and Drive Sensitivity Adjustment, efficiently transfers engine horsepower into effective performance to get the job done right and on time. Cost to rent for a week: $950.

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Takeuchi-mini-excavator-TB210R-(studio)Takeuchi TB210R Compact Excavator

Takeuchi-US highlights the all-new TB210R for the rental industry, featuring a minimal tail swing design. Couple that with a retractable undercarriage, a backfill blade that can go from 40.2 in. wide down to 29.5 in. wide and a new foldable ROPS/TOPS canopy that can reduce the machine’s overall height, and you have a machine that can gain access to and work in confined applications. Upgrades to the TB210R include pilot-operated joystick controls with an ISO/SAE control pattern change valve, selector valve and pilot accumulator. Pilot controls deliver fine control and responsiveness for reduced operator fatigue, while the addition of the ISO/SAE pattern change gives customers choices. Cost to rent a week: $495, according to a quote from Star Equipment.

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Yanmar-mini-excavator-(studio)Yanmar ViO17-A Mini Excavator

The Yanmar ViO17-A is the smallest zero tail swing mini excavator in the Yanmar compact excavator product lineup. The ViO17-A is designed from the ground up to optimize the power, fuel efficiency and smoothness of operation, says the company. The new Tier 4 ViO17-A gets significant power to the ground by utilizing three hydraulic pumps, a feature that is normally only found in larger excavators. The increased hydraulic power is created with less engine horsepower, so the overall fuel economy for the machine is superb. Pilot hydraulic controls are available as standard equipment on the ViO17-A, and they may be effortlessly switched between backhoe (SAE) and excavator (ISO) control pattern. Cost to rent a week: $800.

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New-Holland-compact-excavator-E55Bx-(studio)New Holland B Series Compact Excavators

Comfort and versatility are part of the design. New Holland B Series compact excavators not only allow you to excavate, grade and backfill with one machine, they allow you to save fuel and time while doing it. New Holland compact excavators put big digging power into tight spaces. The center swing boom arm lets you dig, fill and grade along near-perpendicular angles like footings, curbs and foundations. The boom light is now positioned snugly under the boom, not on the side where it could be damaged. And, zero tail swing means you operate in confidence, knowing your machine always operates within the track footprint. Cost to rent a week: $650 to $1,000.

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Terex-Backhoe-Loader-(studio)Terex TLB840R Backhoe Loader

Unlike previous equipment releases, Terex configured its latest backhoe loader with the rental business owner in mind. The TLB840R is configured to meet the rental market’s need for a low acquisition cost, high-performance backhoe, designed to give rental business owners a more immediate return on investment without sacrificing quality. The TLB840R backhoe loader is equipped with a powerful 74-hp, Tier 4 Final four-cyclinder Deutz electronic fuel injection diesel engine, a four-speed synchro shuttle transmission and a hydraulic system to excel at digging, reaching, lifting and loading tasks. This unit is equipped with 9,441 ft-lbs of bucket breakout force, a loader lift capacity of 7,291 ft-lbs and a bucket capacity of 1 cu yd. Cost to rent a week: $850.

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Case-backhoe-(studio)Case 580N EP Backhoe Loader

The Case 580N EP backhoe loader is a lower-horsepower version of the company’s popular 580N machine that maintains the same ground level backhoe lift capacity (2,858 lbs) and breakout force (11,517 lbs) with greater fuel efficiency and a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution. The 580N EP features Case’s particulate matter catalyst — a combination of a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) and a high-efficiency, flow-through filter that requires no fluids and no diesel particulate filter (DPF) maintenance. The 580N EP comes with a series of options that further extend the efficiency of the machine — speed-selectable automatic Ride Control, Comfort Steer, ProControl swing dampening system and universal coupler. Cost to rent a week: Not available.

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Ditch-Witch-SK752-compact-tool-carrier-(studio)Ditch Witch SK752 Compact Tool Carrier

To help rental customers stay comfortable and productive on any jobsite, the Ditch Witch SK752 mini skid steer features an improved operator station with customer-driven control placement and ground clearance for better visibility. The SK752 features a Kubota diesel engine, providing power to the attachment for a wide range of utility, landscaping, plumbing and other underground construction tasks. The machine is also equipped with an advanced attachment latching system. For more productive loading, the SK752 features an 860-lb rated operating capacity and an 83-in. hinge-pin height. Cost to rent a week: Not available.

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Cushman-4x4-(studio)Cushman Hauler 4×4

With a robust 28-hp EFI gas engine, user-selectable four-wheel drive and a range of up to 100 miles, the Cushman Hauler 4X4 has the power and capacity to take on the toughest jobs on the worksite, while also delivering fuel economy thanks to electronic fuel injection technology. The Hauler 4×4 features an industry-leading 800-lb cargo capacity and provides up to 1,200 lbs of total vehicle payload, making it ideal for light maintenance, heavy-duty applications and everything in between. User-selectable four-wheel drive gives operators extra power when it’s needed most, and a fully independent suspension ensures a smooth ride even over rough terrain. Cost to rent for a week: Not available.

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Polaris-UTV-(studio)Polaris Ranger 570 Crew

The Polaris Ranger helps customers get jobs done with more power, more capability and the “hardest working, smoothest riding” utility vehicles for the jobsite, says Polaris. The Ranger is the industry’s No. 1 selling utility vehicle, and the Ranger 570 Crew is the most sought after rental model. This four-passenger model is equipped with the 44-hp ProStar 570 fuel-injected gas engine. Now with 20 percent more towing capacity (1,500 lbs) and standard 2-in. receiver, the Ranger 570 Crew allows you to tackle the toughest jobs. Additionally, a 1,250-lb payload capacity is highlighted by a rear box with gas-assist dumping operation that can tote up to 500 lbs. Cost to rent for a week: $500.

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Toro-UltraMix-SW15-(studio)Toro UltraMix Mortar Mixer Line

The UltraMix lineup delivers excellent mixing performance, thanks to an exclusive symmetrical drum and patented paddle configuration. The unique design boasts more paddle and drum contact with the mortar, and the Toro-exclusive paddle design moves mix horizontally, as well as in a circular motion. This ultimately maximizes productivity for busy masonry contractors by providing an ideal mixture while reducing mixing time. The reinforced paddle rubber features two layers of woven fabric for added strength, minimizing tearing and increasing overall paddle life. Cost to rent a week: Rates will vary, depending on the market; an 8-cu ft UltraMix (most common size) rents for $100 per day and $300 per week in the Atlanta market.

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Small Footprint, High Lift

JCB-telehandler-525-60-(action)JCB’s 525-60 Hi-Viz Telescopic Handler

Although it boasts a maximum lift height of 20 ft and a maximum load capacity of 5,500 lbs, JCB’s 525-60 Hi-Viz telescopic handler is just 5 ft, 10 in. wide and 6 ft, 3 in. tall. Single or double auxiliary services can be specified, allowing the use of a wide range of dedicated JCB attachments and increasing versatility. The 525-60’s side-engine mount design permits a low-boom pivot point for maximum stability, improved serviceability and increased visibility. A new 74-hp, 2.5-liter JCB diesel by Kohler four-cylinder engine provides lifting performance. A two-speed hydrostatic transmission provides travel speeds of up to 16 mph. Equipped with a 21-gpm hydraulic pump, the machine delivers auxiliary hydraulic power to accommodate a side-shifting carriage. Cost to rent a week: $700.

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Genie-GTH-636-telehandler-(action)Genie GTH-636 Telehandler

The Genie 6,000-lb capacity GTH-636 is the right size for the jobsite, delivering all of the performance of a full-size machine in a compact package. With a maximum lifting height of 36 ft and a forward reach of 21 ft, 11 in., the telehandler offers a maximum lifting capacity of 6,000 lbs. Its operating weight is 17,600 lbs, and the telehandler provides an outside turning radius of 13 ft, 4 in. The telehandler is versatile with a rugged chassis and boom, standard QA and auxiliary hydraulics, a right-side mount engine and a new boom support for enhanced visibility. Cost to rent: Book rate for compact telehandler rentals typically run between $250 to $500 for a day rental, $750 to $1,500 for a week rental and $2,000 to $4,000 for a month rental.

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Implements of Construction

EDGE-high-reach-clipper-attachment-(action)Edge High Reach Clipper Attachment

The Edge heavy-duty High Reach Clipper designed for commercial and rental use is made of 5/8-in. high-strength steel for maximum durability in cutting trees and branches up to 9-in. in diameter. The rotator features 110-degree rotation for greater maneuverability and clipping at various angles, even at ground level. The robust mount features five stabilizer bars, providing stability and control during operation. A wireless remote control allows the operator to activate the solenoid valve for rotation, without the complication of wires getting tangled in brush. It features a Velcro strap for securing in a convenient location. The receiver, a sealed 12-V battery and a charger are secured to the unit inside of a protective steel storage box. Cost to rent a week: $400 to 500.

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Utility-Core-MC450-(action)Utilicor Technologies MC-450 Coring Attachment

The new MC-450 coring attachment fits all skid steers, as well as many compact tool carriers like the Ditch Witch SK 850 and Vermeer S800XT. This keyhole coring attachment cuts pavement cores up to 18 in. in diameter for all keyhole repair applications and is the perfect rental option for any utility contractor looking to perform quick and efficient pavement core cuts needed to daylight or pothole infrastructure buried under pavement. Its narrow (30-in.) width eases into tight spaces or gets up close to buildings or other structures. Simple quick connect hydraulic fittings make for easy installation and intuitive operating controls let you “plug and play.” Cost to rent a week: $1,000.

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