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Old 06-24-2012, 09:32 PM
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It likely has been maintained to the letter of the mfg recommendations.

That's the way my rental department (shop foreman) is ran, If a machine isn't 100% it doesn't get rented or sold. The last thing I want is to cause a contractor or even homeowner down time from faulty equipment.....
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I've purchased some from rental houses with great results. Now a competitor of mine has bought tons of stuff. Sod cutter. Rescue saws, chainsaws, mortar mixer, concrete mixer, etc. they lover the stuff he picked up a wackier tamp last week for $350.00 I was pissed cuss I need one bad
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:39 PM
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Be careful and check out the equipment! The big "green" rental place sells a lot of their equipment with problems. I bought a rollback truck from them - Blown head gasket. Drivers daily logs I found under the seat noted the issues. They denied it and refused to do anything about it. An equipment dealer bought 10 skidsteers from them and ended up sending 8 to the auction because of major issues. Not all rental places are the same, but some sell equipment for a reason!
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Old 06-12-2014, 10:22 PM
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One of my associates bought a Case backhoe from a rental firm in 1997. I ran it myself for a couple of years until I hurt my back. He still uses it, but not every day. He just replaced the pump in the transmission. Everything else has been normal maintenance.
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Old 06-12-2014, 10:47 PM
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Bought my mini ex from united. Where else are you going to get a printout of every oil change and greasing? Tight machine, wouldnt hesitate to do it again
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Old 06-12-2014, 10:51 PM
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Bought my mini ex from united. Where else are you going to get a printout of every oil change and greasing? Tight machine, wouldnt hesitate to do it again
United is literally the next block over from my house. If I could find a used CTL w/ cab from them I would buy it.
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Old 06-12-2014, 11:17 PM
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Most of what i saw was bare bones, no cabs etc. whats nice about them is they have a master list and can grab stuff from other locations all over the country. I called every major rental house and told thrm what i wanted and united found it for me and set it up
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