High Flow vs Standard Flow Brush Cutters

  Are high flow brush cutters always better? Our experience says NO. When all things are equal on two brush cutters except the motor, there isn’t as big of a difference as many would think. In the industry, low flow versions of brush cutters are usually lighter built in many ways, reinforcing the idea that […]

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Power Rake Development and release

The industry has been asking for a more powerful and more durable power box rake / soil processor for skid steers and compact track loaders that is available in wider sizes. This project has been in the works for a number of years and is being released to the market on June 1, 2017. We […]

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Severe Duty Brush Cutter Update

4/1/2017 first production run completed and shipped out. Available to order now.   12/15/2016 Testing on the new severe duty brush cutter has progressed well through the fall as we have tried to expose it to as many different applications as possible. While the summer testing mostly focused on thick green grass and working in […]

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Stump removal case study, Athens TN

Ross Reynolds of Athens, Tennessee wanted to extend his pasture ground and reclaim some of his farm that was wooded. (Note: Stump Grinder’s deflector was removed in order to spread the chips)   After clearing all the smaller trees he was left with many 12” to 40” stumps still needing to be removed. Using a […]

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What is the best stump grinder for a skid steer?

For the contractor that uses a skid steer to clean up his tree jobs, the stump grinder attachment is a no-brainer! It keeps him from having to send out a second crew, it’s more cost effective, and the skid steer can load the chips and level the ground after removing the stump. What has to be […]

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Testing new piston motor mini ex brush cutter

Released for sale 4/1/2017. Now available to purchase. 2/2/2017 Final testing on our Severe Duty Brush Cutter went better than expected! Check out this video of it taking out every tree we tried it on!  The redesigned deck shape is definitely an improvement over the previous test, and we’re making one more small tweak in […]

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Coming Soon – Severe Duty Broom update

Development of our new Severe Duty angle broom is progressing well. Our prime focus has been to provide an angle broom for heavy use in rental or asphalt resurfacing. Similar to what we did on our pickup broom, we heavily researched what the market was requesting and the results were again similar to the pickup […]

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New Multi-Blade field test

Having snow this year is giving us more opportunities to demo the new Multi-Blade. All we can say is that the engineers definitely hit it right on this unit! Between the variable down pressure and the oscillation, the blade seems to stay glued to the ground on uneven terrain. When cresting a rise in the […]

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Can an attachment affect skid steer fuel consumption?

  Absolutely it can! Let’s take a Brush Cutter to start with. The Blue Diamond extreme duty brush cutter uses 4 cutting blades which provide 33% more cutting ability than a 3 blade and 100% more than a 2-blade unit. The finish look when mowing is visibly different when using these different setups, which means that the […]

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Gear Box Versus Direct Drive Brush Cutters

When skid steer brush cutters first hit the market, they were based primarily on a tractor bush hog design with a right angle gear box, shear pins and a clutch plate. This design was full of both unnecessary features and weak points. Users quickly found that being able to raise and lower the cutter meant […]

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Tips for putting brush cutters on mini excavators

Aug 25/2016 When looking to purchase a mini excavator brush cutter, there are a number of things to consider: Is your machine heavy enough to carry the brush cutter at full reach? 36” minimum operating weight recommendation – 6,000lbs. 42” minimum operating weight recommendation – 7,300lbs. 50” minimum operating weight recommendation – 12,000lbs. Is the […]

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Helpful hints for Brush Cutter use and maintenance

Aug 2016 Brush cutting is a tough and sometimes unpredictable business. I remember early on, when we first started into the brush cutter market, almost 10 years ago now, a customer told me “if you do any amount of brush cutting…. you will break something”. That being said we have spent years improving our design […]

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Blue Diamond reintroduces hydraulic breaker line

July 1 2016   Absolute superiority is the only way to describe this breaker!   After 5 years of very thorough research of the industry, we began to fully understand the drastic unmet needs of the industry.  The Quest to develop a breaker that would satisfy these needs drove us to extremes to be able […]

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Extreme Duty Stump Grinder

6/15/2016 After a number of years offering a stump grinder for a skid steer we made a decision, either build a highly efficient and effective unit or drop the idea completely. Many options are available on the market today yet it seems most customers are not happy with what they have. This new model features […]

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New Severe Duty Brush Cutter

6/15/2016 Blue Diamond Attachments is set to release the incredible new Severe Duty Brush Cutter by mid summer. The testing has been wrapped up and a small production run is in motion now to streamline the actual assembly process. These first few units will be distributed to our highest volume brush cutter dealers for customer […]

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The new multi-blade by Blue Diamond Attachments!!

    When was the last time you were able to make money with your snow blade in the middle of June?   It is now a reality with the new multi-blade by Blue Diamond Attachments! For the last 2 years, snowfall in many parts of the country has been lower than expected. Although we […]

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Rental Recommended Attachments

What attachments are suitable for rental use? When purchasing attachments for use in a rental application, there are many things to consider such as: Durability.  Lets face it, these attachments do not get looked after like something the contractor owns! Look for attachments with well routed and well protected hydraulic and electrical components. Be sure […]

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Stump Removal Case Study

Trevor Gooden of Gahanna OH wanted to clear about ½ an acre of woods to extend his property. After dropping the trees he was faced with about 40 stumps from 12” to 24” to remove. He had looked at grinding them or digging them out with an excavator but he would still be faced with […]

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New Model Rock Bucket Grapple!

This is a must see!! Innovation, customer suggestions and extensive field testing have brought many new features to this rock bucket grapple. These will be known as the “Severe duty” line. The Severe duty line offers our new “no pinch” hose routing along with other new features such as…. open back either side of the […]

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New Model Snow Pusher Released

Blue Diamond has released the new HD snow pusher. This commercial grade snow pusher fills the gap between the standard duty and the extreme duty. The main upgrades include adding more structural tubing in the back and gussets to spread the quick attach area pressure between the 3 cross tubes. The side plates are 1/4″ […]

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