Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Skunks Making County Comeback

One year ago, the Kimball County Commissioners purchased a new 2020 John Deere 770 G motor grader. Murphy Tractor and Equipment’s Max Miller, vice president, and Travis Fix, sales representative, met with the current board of commissioners to review the information about the grader.

The grader has 1,012 hours recorded on it with 9,107 miles; the machine has never had anything hot, including oil, hydraulics. The data indicates an idle time of 15% and 63% of the time that particular grader is in working gears.

According to Miller, reviewing the data provides the best return on expenditure...