Compact Equipment

Size does matter, and sometimes you have projects that you work on that require compact equipment. If you're looking for a smaller unit to get into compact spaces, we've got you covered.

And, don't forget, you can find additional information about the companies highlighted in red by visiting their advertisements in this issue.

Avant Tecno USA

The Avant 640 compact, multifunctional, articulating loader with more than 100 attachments available has a lifting capacity of 2,400 pounds and the DLX Cab with heat, A/C and stereo.


The E35 compact excavator with extendable arm option provides an additional 30 inches of reach, while the extendable arm cylinder is operated through a rocker-style thumb switch located on the joystick.


BVP Series single-direction plate compactors are powered by air-cooled Honda gasoline engines with low oil alert. A bolt-on exciter is easy to remove, keeping maintenance time and cost to a minimum.

Branson Tractors

The 2400 model is available in manual or hydrostatic transmission and features 24 hp. Branson offers other tractors with horsepower ranging from 24 to 80 hp.

Ditch Witch

The SK750 and SK755 compact tool carriers feature a 24.8 hp and 32.8 hp diesel engine respectively, up to 800 pounds of lift capacity, 81-inch lift height and compatibility with 70 attachments.

FINN Corporation

The BB 5-Series Bark & Mulch Blower is ideal for bark, mulch, compost and soil blend applications. It is straightforward to operate, maintain and troubleshoot.

General Equipment

The 671 DIG-R-TACH Series 16 features two-speed chain/sprocket drive and a 5 to 20 GPM hydraulic flow range. Ideal for skid steer loaders, small excavators, knuckleboom cranes and small backhoes.

John Deere Construction & Forestry

The 50G 36 hp compact excavator model features a wide variety of improvements, many of which affect the cab design to improve visibility and operator comfort, and therefore productivity.

Kubota Tractor Corp.

The BX-Series sub-compact tractor line has four models with 3-cylinder diesel Kubota engines, four-wheel drive, two-range hydrostatic transmissions with differential lock and foldable ROPS.


The Kwik-Trim compact, mobile tree trimmer has a 53-foot reach, easily maneuvers in tight areas and can be transported with just a pickup and trailer.

Turf Teq

The 1305TR2 walk-behind self-propelled tractor features multiple attachments including a Power Rake, Power Edger, Power Broom, Brush Cutter and Plow. Powered by 13 hp Honda engine.


Ventrac's 4500Z tractor offers 30-plus propane-powered attachments built for snow removal, mowing, stump grinding, aeration, trenching, leaf removal, sod cutting and more.

Bush Hog

The light-duty, compact road grader for compact and subcompact tractors is available in 48- and 60-inch sizes and has bolt-on, replaceable and reversible cutting edges. Skid shoes also replaceable and adjustable.

The June issue of Turf will feature a Product Focus to Trimmers & Edgers and Hydroseeders.