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Choosing the right compact or large excavator to fit your needs will help you be more productive and efficient on the job. View our competitive comparisons, learn maintenance guidelines and other tips to help you get the most out of your investment.  

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How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size Bobcat E35 compact excavator studio image

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Size

With all the different sizes, options and configurations, how do you find the machine that’s right for you? Consider these factors to get started.
How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Arm Bobcat E35 compact excavator

How to Choose the Right Compact Excavator Arm

Learn how to choose the right compact (mini) excavator arm from the multiple configurations by Bobcat of standard arm, long arm and extendable arm for your needs.
Section 179 Tax Deduction for Compact Equipment T76 compact track loader on a white background

Section 179 Tax Deduction for Compact Equipment

Leverage IRS Section 179 for small business tax benefits to deduct the full purchase (or lease) on qualifying compact equipment during the tax year. Learn more.
Timesaving Forestry Attachments for Your Next Project Compact Track Loader Cuts Down Trees With Forestry Cutter Attachment

Timesaving Forestry Attachments for Your Next Project

After you’ve stacked your fleet with powerful, maneuverable and reliable machines, make sure you have the right forestry attachments – or land-clearing attachments – for the job.
Product Q&A: Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communications Bobcat Excavator and Bobcat Compact Track Loader Working Together On A Jobsite

Product Q&A: Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communications

Make the most of your working hours and better understand the health of your machine with this telematics solution: Bobcat Machine IQ.
5 Ways Bobcat Equipment Can Increase Your Productivity Operator Digs A Hole With A Bobcat E35 Mini Excavator And The Depth Check System

5 Ways Bobcat Equipment Can Increase Your Productivity

Having trouble finding skilled labor? Here are five ways to elevate your productivity without adding to the payroll.
R2-Series: The Mini Excavator That Will Revolutionize Your Work Operator Digs With Bucket Attachment On Bobcat R2 Series Mini Excavator

R2-Series: The Mini Excavator That Will Revolutionize Your Work

Our R2-Series compact excavators go beyond the plain vanilla features you find on other machines, and come packed with super-responsive hydraulics, amazing lift capacity, eye-popping arm- and bucket-strength and a spacious interior.
Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator Illustrated Bobcat E35 Mini Excavator vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator Dig Depth

Bobcat E35 vs. Cat 303.5E2-CR Mini Excavator

See the Bobcat E35 and Cat 303.5E2-CR mini excavators face off and find the best machine for your construction work.
Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator Bobcat E50 Vs. John Deere 50G Cab Visibility

Bobcat E50 vs. John Deere 50G Mini Excavator

We took a side-by-side look at two top models: the Bobcat E50 and the John Deere 50G. See which one came out ahead.
5 Benefits of a Large Excavator Rental Operator Moves Dirt With Bobcat Large Excavator

5 Benefits of a Large Excavator Rental

Find out if a large excavator is the best option for your next project with these three important considerations.
The Future Is Bright: Electric Compact Equipment Blue Illustration Of A Compact Excavator

The Future Is Bright: Electric Compact Equipment

New electric prototype machines and concept machines are the next way Bobcat is changing the industry. With these new solutions – featuring a battery electric powertrain along with traditional hydraulics.
Bobcat E42 vs. Kubota KX040-4 Mini Excavator Bobcat E42 Mini Excavator Tail Swing Compared to Kubota KX040-4

Bobcat E42 vs. Kubota KX040-4 Mini Excavator

Let’s take a look at two popular mid-size compact excavator models – the Bobcat E42 vs. the Kubota KX040-4.