Dreaming of Spring: Service Your Mower Now!

We don’t know about you, but we’re already thinking ahead to spring – the beautiful flowers, lush green lawns, and freshly plowed fields are calling our name! With that in mind, we encourage you to start thinking ahead to spring equipment care before they become necessary.

Your mower has been sitting in the cold (and potentially wet) all winter; it needs some TLC before you can hop back on for the new year of work. Here are a few key points to which you should attend before tackling the new year! Continue reading

How to Keep Your Equipment Running Like New

When it comes to running a farm, your equipment is like your backbone. Without the use of your machines, your business would suffer greatly. However, equipment is expensive; any equipment you buy should be maintained properly so it lasts as long as possible!

Today, we want to compile a list of ways to keep your equipment in tip-top shape through easy regular maintenance. Remembering these steps will greatly reduce the number of equipment failures you experience, and keep you from having to prematurely purchase new equipment. Continue reading

Do’s and Don’ts of Snow Removal

Winter is fast approaching this year; undoubtedly, you’ve already begun hearing about (or seeing) snowfall in your area. Snow, while pretty, can be hazardous when you’re trying to navigate through it on the road or remove it from your driveway.

Today, all of us at Eagle Power Turf & Tractor wanted to compile a list of do’s and don’ts to safely remove snow from your driveway or street and still enjoy the winter weather! Continue reading

Tips to Prepare your Farm Equipment for Winter

The frosts have already begun, and fall is definitely here! That means that winter isn’t far behind. What steps should you be taking to make sure your equipment is prepared for the cold winter months? We’ve put together some useful tips used by the folks at CASE Construction to keep your equipment safe during the winter and guarantee a smooth startup come spring. Continue reading

Choosing Essential Equipment for Your Farm

Over the years, farming has become more and more technology-driven. Now, mechanization accounts for roughly 25% of operating costs on a farm. With so much money going toward equipment, you should know exactly what you need to keep your farm not only operational, but profitable. We’ve compiled a list of important pieces of equipment and how each one can be utilized to its full potential on your farm. Continue reading

Husqvarna riding mower

Product Spotlight: Husqvarna Lawn Equipment

This week, we wanted to give the spotlight to the equipment you’ve relied on all summer long; your mower! Not just any mower, though; Husqvarna has been an innovative, driving force in the equipment manufacturing industry for over 325 years. Now, we get to showcase their beautiful, functional, efficient equipment for you to bring home.

Here at Eagle Power Turf & Tractor, we are proud to carry a full line of Husqvarna’s lawn care equipment. From a range of mowers to leaf blowers and hedge trimmers, we’re here to help you make your lawn truly spectacular all year long. We’ll spotlight just a few of Husqvarna’s top sellers here today, but be sure to visit their web site at www.husqvarna.com for a full equipment list. Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Use OEM Parts – and 2 Reasons to Avoid Them

Within the commercial heavy equipment industries, OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts are generally the go-to replacement parts for machine repairs or maintenance. But why? What sets OEM parts apart from generic, aftermarket brands? Here are 4 reasons you should be using OEM parts, and 2 reasons OEM parts might not be the best choice for your business. Continue reading

stihl mower

STIHL – The Best Outdoor Power Equipment

Start up any STIHL outdoor power tool and you’ll quickly see why STIHL is the number-one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld power equipment in America. Whether it’s a chainsaw, sprayer, edger, or other reliable STIHL product, the quality in your hands is evident.

At Eagle Power Turf and Tractor, we’re happy to sell and service STIHL’s extensive product line. As your local STIHL dealer, we’d like to review for you the range of handheld outdoor power equipment available from STIHL. Continue reading

Team Spotlight: James Scherer

James Scherer The team spotlight series here at Eagle Power Turf & Tractor highlights some of our great members we have the pleasure of working with every day. Get to know our awesome team that helps ensure Eagle Power Turf & Tractor remains the trusted and respected authority in outdoor power equipment rentals, sales and service for PA, Maryland, and Delaware.

Next up on the hot seat is Service Manager Jim Scherer. Find out what Jim had to say below!

Q: What is your favorite city and why?
A: My favorite city is Memphis Tn. Great food, music and no open container laws on Beale Street

Q: Tell us something that might surprise us about you. Continue reading

JCB Mini CX 4x4

Tips for Buying a Used Tractor

There are dozens of reasons to purchase used equipment. Some common ones we hear are:

  • Used equipment comes at much lower initial cost than new.
  • Used equipment holds its value when well-maintained.
  • There’s no depreciation when you drive (or haul) it off the lot.
  • Used equipment can come with protection plans just like a new machine.

The key to getting the most out of a used tractor is to know what you’re looking for. We’d like to share a few guidelines for purchasing a used tractor to help you get the most bang for your buck. Follow these tips and you’ll be an expert in no time. Continue reading