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Scott-Macon is a leading independent equipment company in the Southern region of the United States

The company’s operations include the sale, rental, parts sales and servicing of a wide variety of lifting equipment including rough terrain hydraulic cranes, all-terrain cranes, boom trucks, truck cranes, crawler cranes and industrial carrydeck cranes, specialized hydraulic crawler cranes, material handlers, and aerial lifts.

Cranes for Rent - When You Should Loan Instead of Own

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Mon, Apr 4, '16

With respect to heavy equipment, a crane is one of the largest financial decisions an independent contractor or construction company can make. A crane is also one of the most productive construction and development pieces of equipment in the trades.

Unlike most earth moving equipment, there are not comparable pieces of equipment, which are less expensive, that offer a work-around solution to a crane. A fair portion of what an excavator can do, a backhoe can as well. A frontend loader can accomplish most of what a dozer loader can. But, there is not another piece of equipment with the lift and reach of a crane. 

Still, purchasing a crane is a decision that must be calculated carefully considering the cost. Likewise, renting a crane for too long can also be counter productive. In order to determine whether it is best to rent a crane or own it, contractors and companies must do a cost benefit analysis. The first step in the process is establishing the pros and cons of own versus loan.

Terex Crane for Sale - Buying vs. Renting

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Fri, Mar 11, '16

Making the decision between buying or renting a Terex® Crane depends on two variables: your needs and finances. Given the choice, many contractors and excavators elect to own a crane, while others forego the investment and rent for their needs. With no wrong options, choosing to rent or buy a Terex® crane for sale will deliver equal performance on your demanding work environment.

In some instances, owning a crane is essential to cutting costs and increasing profits. On the other hand, owning a crane and not having sufficient resources to keep it circulating around a jobsite is a waste.

Lift & Move USA Career Fair 2016

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Wed, Mar 2, '16

Scott-Macon Equipment recently attended the second annual 2016 Lift & Move USA Career Fair in Houston, an education seminar and career fair aimed at bridging the talent gap between prospective employees and the crane, rigging, and specialized transport industries.

Rough Terrain Cranes - A Productive Solution for Tough Jobsites

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Thu, Feb 18, '16
A rough terrain crane is the choice of many hardworking industries as it is capable for any jobsite.

Unlike other cranes in its class, a rough terrain crane provides reliable service without compromising on power and security. At Scott-Macon Equipment, we offer rough terrain cranes for rent or sale based on your needs.

Advantages of Rough Terrain Cranes 

A number of design advantages make rough terrain cranes capable of maneuvering over surfaces and around obstacles that limit the movement of rubber-tire truck cranes and track hoe cranes. Rather than three or more axles -- like most rubber-tire truck cranes have, -- rough terrain cranes have two, hyper-sized axles. Both axles have a differential to propel the wheels which means rough terrain cranes are all-wheel drive. Rough terrain cranes also have over-sized tires which are significantly wider and larger in diameter than those found on a typical radial-tire truck crane.

The Terex® RT555 Rough Terrain Crane

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Tue, Feb 16, '16

The Terex® RT555 rough terrain crane is the latest Terex® crane built for a wide range of applications across some of the world's toughest industries. The RT555 combines superior operational ease, serviceability, and performance to give industries a reliable rough terrain crane solution.

Whether you're looking for rough terrain cranes for rent or sale, the Terex® RT555 features advanced hydraulics with excellent ease-of-use and productivity.

Scott-Macon Equipment provides a wide selection of Terex® rough terrain cranes for sale. Additionally, we are an Authorized Parts Dealer for Terex® and other rough terrain cranes. 

The Genie Z-60 Articulating Boom Lift for Sale

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Tue, Jan 26, '16

The 2015 Genie® Z-60 continues the manufacturer's track record of building articulating boom lifts aimed at giving operators unmatched productivity in various job sites and construction zones. Its built-in versatility features, including zero tailswing, tilt/descent alarms, and 360 degrees continuous turntable rotation, allow for operation in cramped work sites.

Tadano Mantis 10010MX | Scott-Macon Equipment

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Tue, Dec 29, '15

The new 2015 Tadano Mantis 10010Mx is the benchmark for 50-ton (45-tonne) capacity hydraulic crawler cranes - worldwide. With a full 10ft radius, the Mantis 10010MX can operate in many of today's toughest fields and industries.

Tadano Mantis 10010MX Specifications 

The 10010MX is equipped with a long 111ft 6ins (34m) four-section full power telescopic boom. Its exceptional stability with tracks extended allows it to make lifts with the main boom fully telescoped and laid-out horizontally.

Terex® HC110 Lattice Boom Crawler Crane

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Thu, Dec 10, '15

The 2015 Terex® HC110 is the latest Terex® lattice boom crawler crane to deliver powerful lifting capabilities with a comfortable operator cabin. The 110-ton class hydraulic crawler crane gives hardworking industries reliable and robust lifting capabilities for various jobsites. The crane's 230 ft maximum boom length allows for greater range-of-motion and freedom for work conditions requiring extra length.

Terex® HC110 Specifications

The Terex® HC110's boom configurations reflect the broad range of applications previous trusted Terex® lattice boom crawler cranes for sale have delivered. The 25 ft inner and 25 ft outer provide boom configurations increment from 50 ft to 230 ft. Plus, the crane's dynamic Cummins turbocharged engine powers it during work and transportation situations.

The Galion 150FA Rough Terrain Crane - A Reliable and Compact Solution

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Wed, Nov 11, '15

Built to provide crane operators consistent reliability and production, the Galion 150FA excels in the toughest working environments. A trusted name in rough terrain cranes, Galion's offerings are designed to get the job done in a variety of climates. Equipped with a 60 feet maximum boom length, the Galion 150FA outputs stellar performance while able to lift up to 15 tons. Its compact nature allows crane operators to travel easily between job sites without the need for oversized transport trucks. Throughout the years, the Galion 150FA has been a constant in the rough terrain crane market by continuously providing reliable service in an efficient and compact package.

Galion 150FA Specifications

With the ability and range to work in the toughest of conditions, it's no wonder the Galion 150FA has been a mainstay when businesses are in need of a reliable rough terrain crane. Its versatility allows it to be quickly deployed and perform in an instant. Unlike larger crane offerings capable of giving businesses a logistical nightmare, the 150FA's simple yet proven design has made it a favorite among crane operators. Galion has built tough cranes and construction equipment for businesses, and the Galion 150FA continues the trend.

The Terex AC350 All-Terrain Crane - A Big Crane for All Jobsites

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Mon, Nov 9, '15

The Terex® AC350 is an all-terrain crane offering maximum productivity and flexibility. Built to work in the most jobsites, the Terex® AC350 adapts to your changing work environments. It's maximum capacity of 400 tons gives it the power to meet a wide range of lifting needs and functions. Rated as a Terex® big crane for all jobsite possibilities, the AC350 is built for all job possibilities due to its transporability and serviceability.

Terex® AC350 Highlights

In its pursuit to create the best all-terrain cranes, Terex® engineered the AC350 to offer the flexibility modern businesses and workers deserve. Its ease-of-use and roadability allows it to be quickly transported between jobsites. The AC350 is made for heavy-duty work across the most demanding industries.

Much like other Terex® cranes, the AC350 comes with easy maintenance and the best support to save on previous logistics resources. By creating one of the safest working environments, the Terex® AC350 features the necessary elements for crane operators to feel safer while producing more. No other all-terrain crane on the market can match the AC350's combination of safety features without compromising on work production. Among some of the AC350's specifications include:

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