Common Machinery Mistakes After a Long, Cold Winter


| 4/14/2017 11:59:00 AM



Megan WildWhen spring comes around, the work you do starts to change. Now is the time to start hauling out some of the big guns — and some of them may not have been used all winter!

Depending on where you are, that could mean your large equipment has sat idle for months. If you leave anything sitting long enough, you’re bound to run into some problems. Those issues can be exacerbated if you don’t take some precautions. Fortunately, those steps are pretty reasonable and common-sense. Here are the common problems:

Tractor in wheat field

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Failing to Do a Full Check

Check everything out before you start work. You don’t want to get out there and realize you have no heat in the cab! Make sure you double-check anything you’ll need, even if it’s something as simple as a radio.