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Mar 27, 2019 2:04:27 PM

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The Difference Between a R-4, L-4, and L-5 Skid Steer Tires

One of the defining characteristics of skid steers—and reasons for their popularity—is their versatility; they are capable of handling a wide variety of jobs and terrains, ranging from light-duty landscaping to demanding demolition work. As the applications in which skid steers are used has expanded, so has the number of tire choices available to today’s skid steer owners. While severe duty solids (SDS) tires are growing in popularity for the harshest jobs, many skid steers will be best served by an R-4, L-4, or L-5 tire. Keep reading to learn the difference between these tires and discover what the right tire choice is for your application.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Primex Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Alliance Tire Group, R-4 tire, L-5 tire, L-4 tire

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Nov 28, 2018 2:43:23 PM

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Choosing an Application-Specific Skid Steer Tire

The fantastic versatility of skid steers has led to their use in numerous applications across a broad spectrum of industries. Because of this, skid steer tires are now offered in different constructions and a wide variety of patterns. One of the best steps you can take to maximize the productivity of your skid steer—and your entire operation—is to make sure your machine is equipped with a tire designed to handle the terrain where it will operate and the tasks it will be asked to perform. Keep reading to learn how to choose your next skid steer tire by application.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, waste industry, recycling industry, Construction Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

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Oct 31, 2018 1:05:00 PM

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Scary Sites and Galaxy Solid Tires

It may not be ghouls and goblins lurking around dark corners that scare today’s skid steer operators; rather, it’s debris, downtime, and punctures that keep them up at night. And while dark basements, haunted woods, and creepy old houses provide the chills this time of year, these scary work sites unnerve operators all-year long. Luckily, skid steer operators can make these sites a little less frightening by equipping their machines with solid tires.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Farming, waste industry, recycling industry, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Construction Tires, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

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Jan 18, 2018 3:42:19 PM

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When Is It Time For New Skid Steer Tires?

Whether it’s sharp turns, harsh conditions, or spinning wheels, skid steers are tough on tires. While it can be tempting to try to get every last hour out of your skid steer’s tires, the fact is that being proactive with replacement can save time, money, and aggravation caused by downtime and inefficiency. With that in mind, here are a few tips for knowing when it’s time to replace the tires on your skid steer.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Tire Maintenance, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Construction Tires, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

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Oct 6, 2017 9:49:15 AM

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Galaxy Hulk SDS: A Solid Beast

With its deep tread, high lug-to-void ratio, and cut- and chip-resistant compound, the Galaxy Hulk has been the go-to tire for years among skid-steer operators looking for long tire life and reduced downtime while working in the harshest environments. Although the popular saying if it’s not broke, don’t fix it could have kept us from tinkering with this timeless tire, we couldn’t help but add a solid version of this classic to our lineup—as part of our expanding SDS solid line—to meet the changing needs in material handling, construction, and farming.

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Topics: Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Solid Tires