As a trainer for Diamond, I’m frequently asked “What kind of hydraulic oil should I use for my mower?” Or “What brand of oil should I use?” Diamond Mowers recommends using an ISO 46 for all of our hydraulic oil applications.
The Polar Vortex has passed, and Spring will be here before we know it. For those of you in the roadside maintenance industry, it will soon be time to put away the snowplows and sanders and dust off the mowers and mulchers.
Growing your business - moving from a single owner/operator to multiple units, or adding employees - requires you to have a safety program in place to help protect your workers, and your business, from accidents. To help get your program started, follow OSHA's 10 step plan:
Although we practice safety every day, it doesn’t hurt to be reminded of best practices. The following are tips to help you stay safe while operating a skid-steer attachment.
Wouldn’t it be great if every manufacturer sent a representative to walk dealers and customers through maintenance, repair, and installation?
Insect infestations, particularly wood-boring insects, can affect a wide range of ornamental or forest trees. These insects can thrive for some time before damage is noticed and is too late for the survival of the trees.
The Diamond Forestry Mulcher can be a productive and efficient tool for getting rid of problem vegetation. However, forestry teeth that are allowed to become dull or broken will reduce that efficiency and cost you time and money.
Springtime is here! Snow is melting away, birds are out and grass and trees are growing. For those of you in the roadside maintenance industry, it's time to put away the snowplows and sanders and dust off the mowers and mulchers.
Days are getting longer, and the weather is warming up. Spring is officially here in the US. Learn some ways that you can increase your paychecks during this time of the year.
With winter in full effect, and days getting shorter, many operators are working in both light and dark conditions to mow road ditches, pastures, and trim or mulch trees. The short days and long nights can frequently mean starting and/or finishing the day in the dark.