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Aug 21, 2019 4:06:25 PM

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Choosing a Skid Steer Tire for Landscaping

Thanks to their well-deserved reputation for versatility, the use of skid steers is expanding from industries such as construction and material handling to fields like landscaping. Replacing manual labor with mechanization, along with increasing the productivity and efficiency of landscaping crews, is driving skid steer popularity with landscape contractors. Those landscapers will find it exciting to learn that they can further increase the advantages skid steers offer—while also protecting sensitive surfaces like turf and reducing costs like fuel and tires—with application-specific tires.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Skid Steer Tires, Blog, Alliance Tire Group, Galaxy Radial tire, R-4 tire, R-3 tire, Galaxy Garden Pro

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Jul 26, 2019 12:56:00 PM

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Choosing a Tire for a Zero-Turn Mower

If you work in groundskeeping, landscaping, or on a golf course, you’re probably very familiar with zero-turn mowers. Thanks to zero-turn mowers' outstanding steering and the speed at which they operate, they’re one of the most commonly used pieces of equipment in the aforementioned industries. Since tires are what connect your mower to the turf, equipping your zero-turn mower with the right tires can result in a machine that is more efficient and productive while also offering superior turf protection.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Blog, Alliance Tire Group, ATG, Mighty Mow, Mighty Mow TS, turf tires, zero-turn mower tires

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Jun 26, 2019 2:48:06 PM

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Choosing a Compact Tractor Tire

Compact tractors are growing in popularity. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) December 2018 U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report, the sales of under-40 HP tractors has risen 9.2%, building on a 9% increase the year prior (and an all-time high of 158,237 units sold). With more and more of these machines on the market, it’s imperative to understand the three types of tires—R-4, R-3, and R-1—compact tractors are generally equipped with, as well as our game-changing multipurpose Galaxy Garden Pro MPC, and how to choose the correct tire for your application.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Blog, Tractor tires, Alliance Tire Group, Mighty Mow TS, turf tires, R-4 tire, R-3 tire, R-1 tire, Galaxy Garden Pro

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Jun 19, 2019 2:13:05 PM

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Choosing Between Solid and Foam-Filled Tires

More and more industries are turning to skid steers to handle difficult jobs in demanding terrain that challenges even the toughest tires. Between the sidewall-slashing and puncture-threatening debris found on demolition sites and in recycling centers, and the wicked wear caused by hard surface use, skid steer operators in the past would fill their pneumatic tires with foam to maximize uptime and prevent flat tires on the job site.

Since the recent popularization of solid skid steer tires, operators have a choice of whether to upgrade their fleet to solid tires or continue the older practice of foam-filling pneumatic tires. Here are a few reasons we believe will make choosing a solid tire (hopefully from Galaxy) a no-brainer.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Skid Steer Tires, Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, waste industry, recycling industry, Construction Tires, Solid Tires

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May 22, 2019 3:17:07 PM

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10 Reasons to Choose a Skid Steer over a Compact Track Loader

The importance and effectiveness of skid steers on the job site has grown exponentially since their inception in the 1950s (See The Skid Steer Revolution). The advent of the compact track loader (CTL) has increased the available options for operators interested in these versatile machines, which can be found on farms and job sites in every corner of the world. If you’re in the market for a compact loader but can’t decide between a skid steer or track loader, here are 10 reasons why we think rolling with wheels is the way to go.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Snow removal tires, Alliance Tire Group