Brush Expert Fecon Awarded Membership in Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Heavy Equipment Procurement Program

Brush Expert Fecon Awarded Membership in Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Heavy Equipment Procurement Program

Fecon has been awarded membership in the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Heavy Equipment Procurement Program, which establishes competitive pricing on equipment used by city and county…

Fecon Adds Dealership Locator to Website

Fecon Adds Dealership Locator to Website

Fecon has recently updated its website by adding a Dealership locator tool. This new functionality allows viewers to search for attachments, tractors, rental or any,…

Thanks! We Have Much Love for Our Advertisers, So Here’s a Quick and Fun Nod to Our Supporters

Thanks! We Have Much Love for Our Advertisers, So Here’s a Quick and Fun Nod to Our Supporters

It takes a village to publish every issue and every post under the Compact Equipment umbrella, and that village includes our advertising supporters. 2020 has…

Dealer Watch: Fecon Adds Luby Equipment as Dealer in Missouri, Illinois

Dealer Watch: Fecon Adds Luby Equipment as Dealer in Missouri, Illinois

Fecon announces the addition of Luby Equipment as a new distributor for Missouri and Illinois. They sell new and used Construction Machinery from locations in…

Land Clearing Tractors  vs. Forestry Track Loaders, Grinding through the Price, Power and Application Differences

Land Clearing Tractors vs. Forestry Track Loaders, Grinding through the Price, Power and Application Differences

VS Over the last few years, compact track loaders have been finding more and more work in vegetation management applications. Aided by their dedicated track…

Long-Arm Mulchers: Let’s Deep Dive into Mini Ex Mulchers with Three Top Manufacturers

Long-Arm Mulchers: Let’s Deep Dive into Mini Ex Mulchers with Three Top Manufacturers

Do you need a brush cutter with extra reach and dexterity? Maybe you want to cut out-of-control brush that’s hanging on the wrong side of…

Keep Your Cool: How to Pick an Auxiliary Hydraulic Cooler for Your Track Loader or Skid Steer

Keep Your Cool: How to Pick an Auxiliary Hydraulic Cooler for Your Track Loader or Skid Steer

High temperatures, high-flow attachments and demanding jobs can all play a part in overheating the hydraulic systems of skid steers and compact track loaders —…

The Best of CONEXPO: We Pick the Top Machines and Booths Showcased at the Giant Construction Tradeshow

The Best of CONEXPO: We Pick the Top Machines and Booths Showcased at the Giant Construction Tradeshow

America’s biggest construction tradeshow — CONEXPO-CON/AGG — only happens every three years, so each one you attend is a badge of honor. The 2020 iteration…

New Fecon BLACKHAWK Mulcher Head Shreds Faster

New Fecon BLACKHAWK Mulcher Head Shreds Faster

Fecon introduces the BLACKHAWK knife-tool mulching head, which quickly and efficiently shreds standing vegetation and processes material on the ground. Designed specifically as a knife…

Conquering CONEXPO: These Are the Must-See Machines at the Giant Trade Show Next Week

Conquering CONEXPO: These Are the Must-See Machines at the Giant Trade Show Next Week

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is so big it only happens every three years. In 2020, North America’s largest construction trade show — representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting,…

Ohio-Based Vegetation Management Experts at Fecon Host Senator Rob Portman

Ohio-Based Vegetation Management Experts at Fecon Host Senator Rob Portman

Fecon recently hosted Senator Rob Portman, delegates from the United Way of Warren County, and students involved with Fecon’s apprentice program for a roundtable discussion…

Let’s Learn to Rent a Skid Steer or Track Loader like a Pro

Let’s Learn to Rent a Skid Steer or Track Loader like a Pro

Renting compact machinery and other equipment is here to stay. It has been an option for decades but became a virtual necessity for construction contractors…

Dealer Watch: Fecon Appoints Brandeis Machinery & Supply for Indiana and Western Kentucky

Dealer Watch: Fecon Appoints Brandeis Machinery & Supply for Indiana and Western Kentucky

Fecon recently announced the appointment of Brandeis Machinery & Supply as their dealer for Indiana and western Kentucky. With locations in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Evansville,…

Visionary Implements: We Pick the Best New Attachments Released in 2019

Visionary Implements: We Pick the Best New Attachments Released in 2019

Wielding hydraulic tools like a breaker, backhoe, bucket or broom, a tool carrier can be the ultimate do-everything machine on a project site, but a…

Fecon Introduces Hydraulic Cooler for Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

Fecon Introduces Hydraulic Cooler for Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

New Fecon hydraulic coolers, which are designed to be mounted on compact track loader (CTL) and skid steer rooftops, enhance the performance of the carrier…

Five to Try: Rental Insights for Skid Steer and Track Loader Attachments (Auger, Backhoe, Brush Cutter and Beyond)

Five to Try: Rental Insights for Skid Steer and Track Loader Attachments (Auger, Backhoe, Brush Cutter and Beyond)

The magic of a skid steer or track loader comes from its ability to run a variety of attachments using compatible quick-attach plates. Augers, backhoes,…

Mulcher Maintenance: Simple Steps to Keep Your Mulchers from Eating Away at Your Profits

Mulcher Maintenance: Simple Steps to Keep Your Mulchers from Eating Away at Your Profits

Mulcher attachments are very versatile and have become popular tools in many industries. Whether they are clearing brush for new construction, thinning forests or maintaining…

Rise and Grind: Find the Right Skid Steer/Track Loader Stump Grinder and Get to Work

Rise and Grind: Find the Right Skid Steer/Track Loader Stump Grinder and Get to Work

There’s an attachment for every application. Need to install an irrigation system? Grab a trencher. Demo some concrete? Pick up a breaker. Remove a tough…

Measuring Mulchers: How Do You Choose the Right Rotary Brush-Cutting Attachment?

Measuring Mulchers: How Do You Choose the Right Rotary Brush-Cutting Attachment?

Mulching attachments are becoming increasingly popular among a wide range of industries. They extend the versatility of compact equipment such as track loaders and compact…

Clearing Rights of Way the Right Way: Tackling 28 Miles of North Texas Wildlands with Cat and Fecon Equipment

Clearing Rights of Way the Right Way: Tackling 28 Miles of North Texas Wildlands with Cat and Fecon Equipment

Legend has it that in 490 B.C., a Greek soldier named Pheidippides ran 25 miles from Marathon to Athens, announcing the defeat of the Persians…