Bigger isn’t always better; some projects require smaller equipment. This month’s guide to Compact Equipment features units that have just as much power and torque as their bigger counterparts, just in a petite size to get you into those narrow jobsites. 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 635 has a lifting capacity of 2,400 pounds, a self-leveling telescopic boom and joystick control for boom and auxiliary hydraulics. Many cab options are available.


The T590 compact track loader features a rated-operating capacity of 2,100 pounds and an operating weight of 7,948 pounds, and is complemented by a variety of attachments.


BOMAG’s line of vibratory tampers includes a wide range of models that combine low operating weights with superior compaction performance to optimize both productivity and ease of operation.

Branson Tractors

The 4520C has a large, spacious cab; a deluxe seat that is fully adjustable from every angle; a cast iron power train; 47 hp; and an excellent turn radius.


The Tier 4 Final TR270 Alpha Series compact track loader is a 74 hp model with 7,270-pound bucket breakout force, 232-foot-pound torque and 24.2 GPM standard hydraulic flow and 32.4 GPM high-flow.

Kubota Tractor Corp.

The BX-series includes four models featuring three-cylinder diesel engines, four-wheel drive, two-range hydrostatic transmissions with differential lock and one-lever loader operation.

Mahindra USA

The Mahindra eMax features a reduced emission tier IV diesel engine, twin Hydrostatic pedals for easy control, and easy-attaching loader, mower and backhoe configurations.

Power Trac

Power Trac’s PT-425 is a 25 hp machine with 30-plus front-mounted attachments available. Measures 45 inches wide and lifts 800 pounds 5 feet high.


Skid steer loaders come in four radial lift path models and five vertical lift path models, and range from 50 to 85 hp. Hydraulic joystick controls feature hydraulic and electronic control of attachments.

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