Articles by RuggedMade

Articles by RuggedMade

Saw Cutting Concrete 101: Tips for Beginners

If you're just getting started with operating a walk-behind concrete saw, we've got some basic tips and guidelines to get you on your way.

August 24, 2023
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The Role of Concrete Vibrators

Removing air pockets from a fresh concrete pour is vital to ensuring the strength and longevity of concrete once it hardens. Learn why a concrete vibrator is a must for your concrete projects.

July 28, 2023
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Scarifying Concrete: A Comprehensive Guide

A scarifier is the right machine for the job when you need to remove the top layer of concrete. Learn how the pros get it done with a walk-behind concrete scarifier.

June 26, 2023
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Fire Mitigation Fuels Firewood Assistance in the Rockies

In the Rocky Mountains, a non-profit organization uses logs harvested from wildfire mitigation to help those in need stay warm during the cold Colorado winters. Read how the Rocky Mountain Warm Hands Initiative provides free firewood assistance to those in need.

June 22, 2023
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Everything You Need to Know About Plate Compactors

Whether your project is a residential front door sidewalk or a large commercial outdoor patio, properly compacting your base material with a plate compactor is the key to success. 

May 16, 2023
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Master the Art of Power Troweling

Applying a smooth finish to wet concrete with hand trowels can be time-consuming, especially for larger pours. For professional-looking results in a fraction of the time, using a power trowel is the way to go.

May 11, 2023
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Boost Log Splitting Speed with Bigger Engine & Pump

Many people ask us about supercharging a log splitter by adding a bigger engine and hydraulic pump. We converted an RS-322 log splitter and rolled it out for a field test to measure the results.

May 2, 2023
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Take the RS-800 Design Survey

We're looking for input on the design of our new RS-800 series log splitters. Get in on the survey to help us shape the future of log splitting.

May 2, 2023
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How to Clean a Carburetor on a Honda GX Engine

If you have narrowed down your small engine trouble to the carburetor, cleaning the carburetor oftentimes will solve the problem. Pick up some pro advice on how to perform this important engine maintenance task.

March 29, 2023
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Troubleshooting Small Engines

Do you have a small engine that won't start or runs rough? By following some basic troubleshooting techniques and maintenance routines, you can solve many engine problems on your own. 

March 13, 2023
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