Armed with the right attachment, compact utility tractors can tackle lots of different projects. Whether you’re a farmer, large land owner or even a contractor, these machines offer enough toughness and power to perform commercial work and a variety of attachments to diversify your operations. Let’s take a look at some awesome attachments available from John Deere, Kioti, Massey Ferguson and more.
Frontier SB12F Front Mount Snowblower
The new John Deere Frontier SB12F Front Mount Snowblower is a heavy-duty snow thrower that reduces operator fatigue and increases productivity while maneuvering through tight spaces. Using this attachment, operators can perform snow removal jobs while focused on what’s ahead, instead of behind them, with the front-mounted design. With 80 in. of clearing capacity, the SB12F is built to handle all types of snow removal jobs and is ideal for both large residential and commercial jobs. Snow placement can be achieved with more accuracy with the in-base Hydraulic Chute Rotation, which can rotate 245 degrees so that snow can quickly and conveniently be placed where it needs to be, from the seat of the tractor. Lastly, the adjustable and replaceable steel skid shoes are included in the base equipment on the SB12F. For more info, visit deere.com.
Kioti KB2475L Backhoe Attachment
Transform your CK tractor into a powerful digging machine with the Kioti KB2475L backhoe attachment. Designed to conquer tasks ranging from excavation to landscaping and agriculture, the KBL2475L backhoe can be easily installed and removed as you transition between jobs. Dominate your toughest projects with a bucket digging force of 2,817 lbs and a digging depth of 89.7 in. The KB2475L is compatible with a wide range of heavy-duty buckets ranging from 9 to 36 in., all of which feature replaceable teeth to enhance performance. The responsive two-lever hydraulic control with exceptional feathering characteristics allows you to operate with ease. Big or small, you can depend on the KB2475L backhoe to get the job done quickly and efficiently. For more info, visit kioti.com.
Massey Ferguson Compact Loaders and Backhoes
Massey Ferguson offers fully integrated compact loaders and backhoes on its MF GC1700 Series tractors as well as other compact tractors in its lineup. Compact loaders feature a universal skid steer tool carrier for use with a wide variety of implements, while a third function makes it possible to operate hydraulically powered tools. The MF GC1700 Series compact loader features a 74-in. lift height and 622-lb lift capacity. Backhoes are available for the same tractor in 10-, 12- or 16-in. bucket sizes with a max digging depth of 76 in. and a max reach of 107 in. The four-point mounting system and quick-attach backhoe design allow for full use of the three-point linkage without removing the subframe. The bucket digging force for the MF GC1700 Series is 2,184 lbf. For more info, visit masseyferguson.us.
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IronCraft Snow Cannon
IronCraft’s Snow Cannon series of tractor and skid steer snowblowers move even the heaviest, wet snow quickly and efficiently. Durability is designed into each model, including welded augers with high-tensile strength ribbon flighting, a heavy-duty gearbox and replaceable skid shoes. A manual pin-style deflector provides users with set-it-and-forget-it convenience. A five-blade fan evacuates high volumes of snow quickly and features tighter tolerance to the housing for increased velocity. The heavy-duty gearbox transfers PTO power from the tractor into the driveline, ensuring consistent power input to the auger and fan assemblies. Three tractor-mount versions and skid steer models are in stock at the factory and available through dealers nationwide. For more info, visit ironcraftusa.com/snow.
Ignite Attachments 3-Point Finish Mower
Ignite Attachments offers 60- and 72-in. models of three-point finish mowers for compact tractors. Both models feature a wide, triple-blade design for a professional-grade cut and superior maneuverability. These fully floating, three-point, Category 1 hitch attachments allow these mowers to follow ground contours, preventing gouging and providing an even cut. PTO input speed is 540 rpm for both models. The 60 in. has a PTO horsepower range of 23 to 40 hp, while the 72-in. model has a range of 32 to 40 hp. Both models come with adjustable heights from 1.5 to 4 in. — in .5 increments with rear clipping discharge. Ignite Attachments finish mowers are compatible with most major compact tractor brands and are delivered directly to you. For more info, visit igniteattachments.com.
Diamond Mowers TR Boom Drum Mulcher
Diamond Mowers’ TR Boom Drum Mulcher is a must-have for any municipal fleet or contractor faced with cutting, processing and eliminating vegetation in hard-to-reach places. Offered in 30- and 50-in. cutting widths, this boom head comes equipped with a Rexroth 63cc adjustable displacement hydraulic motor — larger than the industry standard — that provides impressive torque to power through material up to 8 in. in diameter. Additional features include an abrasion-resistant AR 400 liner to minimize wear from debris, an optimized infeed system that produces aesthetically desirable chip sizes and a removable bolt-on door that contains and controls thrown chips better than chain guards. Engineered for more than 2,000 hours of annual use, the unit comes standard with Twin Chisel Planer Teeth. It also features Diamond’s innovative Q-Connect system, which enables a single operator to switch attachment heads with minimal time and effort. For more info, visit diamondmowers.com.
Steiner Professional SnowBlower
This winter, power through the season’s heaviest and deepest snowfalls by equipping your Steiner 450 with the Professional Snow Blower Attachment. Measuring 48 in. wide with optional wing extensions that reach 52 in., the Professional Snowblower allows operators to clear a standard sidewalk with one swift pass. Featuring four blades and a 16-in. serrated auger, this blower attachment can churn through thick snow and break up small ice chunks with ease, while the attachment’s easily adjustable, 223-degree rotating chute allows operators to clear snow off paved surfaces with power and precision. Do more this winter with the Steiner Professional Snowblower attachment. For more info, visit steinerturf.com.
Werk-Brau PickUp Brooms
Werk-Brau’s hydraulically driven pickup brooms are ideal for cleaning, clearing and picking up dirt, debris, grass and more. Available in 6-ft widths with a 14.3-cu-ft hopper and 7-ft widths with 16.1-cu-ft hopper, each broom is fitted with heavy-duty, 10-in., 360-degree swivel casters. The hopper is dumped using the loader dump function. The polypropylene brush with wire filaments provides long service life even in adverse conditions. The hydraulically driven brooms are powered by a single, low-flow, hydraulic motor capable of 8 to 11 gpm of flow. Optional dual hydraulic motors capable of 20 to 44 gpm of flow (standard) and dual hydraulic motors for low flow (16 to 28 gpm) are available. The loader mounting kit for universal skid steers includes a mounting frame with pin-on ears for simple mounting, dismounting and storage. Broom speeds up to 200 rpm are attainable. For more info, visit werk-brau.com/brooms.