QT Equipment News

Compressor Maintenance for Winter

September 29, 2016

As the weather starts turning colder, there are things to make sure of when running a rotary screw air compressor mainly to do with fluids in the compressor itself. ...Continue Reading

Expansion of Service Coverage to Pennsylvania

July 1, 2015

We are excited to announce that we've expanded our service coverage area to Pennsylvania. Our newest team member, Ben Kwisnek, joins us after 14 years in the natural gas i...Continue Reading

Vacation Service for Major Fleets and Independent Mechanics

April 27, 2015

If you have a team of great technicians and your business is rolling, it is hard to find time to take your trucks out of the field for inspections and preventive maintenance. The best time to handle these...Continue Reading

QT Equipment Awarded Top 100 PMG Distributor by Graco

March 2, 2015

The awards keep rolling the first of the year.  We received an award from EnPak for being an Elite dealer and we are now getting an award from Graco for being one of the country's top 100 PMG distributors by ...Continue Reading

QT Equipment Awarded EnPak Elite Dealer for 2014

February 26, 2015

It's no Oscar, but we were still very excited to receive an award from Miller EnPak for being an elite dealer in 2014.  We moved a record number of EnPaks last year. The recent redesign with the 60 CFM compressor and 3 year warranty was well received...Continue Reading

Cold Weather Tips for EnPaks and Rotary Screw Compressors

February 20, 2015

For many of us in the country, we are going through another brutal stretch of cold weather. The cold can really cause problems for hydraulic systems and rotary screw air compressors. Here are a few tips that may help you out until we get a break in the weather. PTO / Pump Setups: When you turn your tru...Continue Reading

Compressor Maintenance Tips

January 2, 2015

The first of the year is a great time to make sure your air compressor is in good shape. When properly maintained, a good air compressor should give you years of performance in the field. Below is a quick maintenance guide for the compressor systems we sell and maintain most often*. We also recommend an ...Continue Reading

IMT Lead Times and Inventory on the Ground

December 16, 2014

IMT’s lead times are currently longer than we’ve seen since 2007-08 timeframe. If you ordered a unit today (12/17/14) for factory install, you would take delivery late April / early May. Current IMT Lead Times: Dominator Bodies: 16 Weeks...Continue Reading

Do Service Trucks Count for Bonus Depreciation?

December 1, 2014

For the last several years, new service trucks absolutely qualified for Section 179 bonus depreciation for many companies. In 2010 through 2013 the limit was as high as $500,000. You could deduct 50% of the cost of new equipment up to your net taxable business income for the year. Because this was meant to help smaller busine...Continue Reading

IMT Price Increase

November 20, 2014

IMT has announced a price increase before the end of 2014. Price increase will be: 2% on Dominator Service Bodies and Telescopic Cranes 3% on Lube Trucks and Articulating Cranes...Continue Reading

VIDEO: Custom Freightliner Service Truck Walkaround

October 22, 2014

This customer went through our list of options and basically hit "select all" and added a few! Excuse the shaky video (we're truck builders not movie makers) but here is a walk around of this unit before it got delivered. ...Continue Reading

ANSI Certification for Cranes

September 11, 2014

We frequently get questions about ANSI certification on cranes. To clarify… ANSI certification applies to the manufacturer when your crane is built. ANSI certification for your crane is not to be confused with an OSHA required crane inspection (or similar). Your crane manufacturer needs to adhere to ANSI standards when th...Continue Reading

Ford F-750 2016 Changes

September 5, 2014

The Ford F750 has been a staple in our inventory for years. We usually spec derated to 25,999 GVW with an 11’ Body (84” CA) with air brakes. Lately we’ve been going with the automatic transmission exclusively. ...Continue Reading

Miller EnPak, 2014 Deliveries and the Redesigned F-750

August 27, 2014

2014 DELIVERIES: Any new factory orders after September 15 will probably be January deliveries. We have demos and stock bodies scheduled through December that we can deliver in 2014. Current inventory can be found at ...Continue Reading

Backup Cameras and Articulating Cranes

July 14, 2014

LEAD TIMES: Lead times from IMT have extended to 14 weeks on mechanic trucks for standard product and 17 weeks for anything that needs engineered. We have had 8-12 week lead times for the last several years. Lube Truck lead times are currently 22 weeks. We ...Continue Reading

New Florida Service Team Member!

June 14, 2014

We are excited to announce the newest member of our Florida Service Team. Mike Wielkopolan* joined QT after 20+ years of experience in the diesel & truck equipment industry. Mike proudly served our country in Desert Storm and has a broad range of chassis & equipment repair experience. Please contact Mike at 813-442-2689 ...Continue Reading

Inventory & Lead Times: Service Trucks, and Telescopic Cranes

May 19, 2014

The brutal winter most of us have experienced is finally (knock on wood) over. Our customers are getting back to work in a big way and we look forward to helping you with Service, Parts, Crane Inspections and New Equipment. TEAM ADDITIONS: We have added another field service technician in West Virginia. Scott Spencer has spent...Continue Reading