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Welcome Claus Toerper to the DLE Family

March 31, 2022

As the After Market / Precision Land Management Specialist for the Peace Region, Claus will be responsible for helping clients update, calibrate, configure and take full advantage of their PLM machinery and tools.  Optimizing your PLM settings allows you to fully take advantage of advanced systems and maximize the yield of your crop. With over […]

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And the Winners of the DLE’s 2021 Calendar Photo Contest are…

November 22, 2021

In October 2021, we ran our inaugural DLE Calendar Photo contest. We hoped that our great customers would send us some pictures and, WOW, did you guys not disappoint! We were stunned by the number of great photos that all of you have of our equipment and it was genuinely difficult to pick our winners. […]

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Kobelco SK140SRLC-7 Review

February 25, 2021

The new ‘7’ series Kobelco SK140SRLCs are here and do they ever live up to the hype!  Building upon the outgoing ‘5’ series, the 7 Series features a new design that offers increased power, speed, and safety along with easier controls, and enhanced comfort.  Anyone in the market for a 14 ton excavator needs to […]

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Kubota BX23s Review – How it compares to the BX25D

February 11, 2021

Summary Increased utility – Skid Steer Type coupler to allow for additional implements Fast-changing of implements – Compatible with LA340s SwiftTach Loader and BT603 Swift Connect Backhoe  Improved operator comfort – Backlit lighting and enhanced ergonomics improves comfort and usability  Easier maintenance accessibility – One-piece hood opens fully to quickly gain access to the engine […]

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Kubota X Series RTVs vs Kubota’s Standard RTVs

August 11, 2020

Kubota has always made some great quality RTVs that are reliable and last a long time.  However, it’s been a few years since the new X Series RTVs have come out and there are many advantages to the newer “X” series generation that should make older Kubota RTV owners take a second look. Let’s check […]

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Special message about COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Douglas Lake Equipment is still open and ready to serve our customers. It’s a trying time in our industry, our communities and around the world. That being said, Douglas Lake Equipment is committed to remaining open to ensuring that we do our best to help our customers with the services they need and in a […]

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Farm Journal Study shows New Holland Genesis T8 with SmartTrax Outperforms Competition

June 18, 2019

Markets are tough and farmers need to maximize as much output from their land as they can get. A two-year study by Farm Journal testing track vs Wheel units in the field has concluded that the New Holland Genesis T8 is able to produce 5 more bushels per acre vs the wheeled competition. This independent, […]

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Three most underrated items to consider when evaluating excavators

May 30, 2019

Excavators, both big and small, aren’t overly complex machines. At its core, they’re meant to dig or move material. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t nuances to each machine and when looking to purchase an excavator, there definitely are some details you don’t want to overlook. Typically, when shopping for excavators, we start by looking […]

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BCCA 91st Annual General Meeting

May 18, 2019

Come and join us at the BC Cattlemen’s Association 91st Annual General Meeting. Douglas Lake Equipment will be exhibiting the latest in equipment that will help you with your logging needs. Douglas Lake Equipment will be exhibiting the latest in equipment that will help you with your logging needs. We’re looking forward to seeing you […]

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To Track or Not to Track. That, actually, is the real question.

April 26, 2019

If you’re looking to move, dig or push heavy loads, there’s nothing better than a Skid Steer or a Compact Track Loader. They’re compact, agile and – best of all – really versatile. Landscaping, construction, rental applications, forestry and on the farm are all popular applications for these machines. Add in all the different types […]

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