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Market Special – SIMCO 2800 Drilling Rig Owners – ENTER TO WIN!

The 2800 model drill rig was added to the SIMCO product line back in 1976. With two versions available at that time, one for auger drilling and another for wet rotary drilling, they both came with some common features  – an 11’ stroke mast for 10’ tools, variable speed drill operation, hydrostatic top drive, hydraulic […]

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SIMCO Drilling Rig Slide Base: Tool Handling Made Easier

In a previous article, we discussed the advantages of in/out, side-to-side, and wiggle tail slide bases for positioning your rig prior to drilling. Any of these can help the crew re-align the drill head with tools in the hole, or reposition the drill over multiple drill spots. But another benefit to keep in mind with […]

Permalink to Drilling Professionals Know How to Find the Answers

Drilling Professionals Know How to Find the Answers

As we approach SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc.’s 50th Anniversary, the SIMCO team has been reflecting on past and present drilling rig customers and the work that went into making them successful. More than making a hole in the ground, each drilling pro sees a challenge that needs to be answered, and each one answers with […]

Permalink to SIMCO Safety Series: On-Site Safety Awareness

SIMCO Safety Series: On-Site Safety Awareness

In this installment of the SIMCO safety series, we’ll be covering steps to take before rig-up and drilling can begin to keep your crew and equipment safe on the job. While knowing your immediate surroundings is imperative for drilling operation safety, it’s even more important to prepare before even arriving on-site. Proper location inspections and […]

Permalink to Now Is The Perfect Time To Trade In Or Upgrade Your SIMCO Rig

Now Is The Perfect Time To Trade In Or Upgrade Your SIMCO Rig

It doesn’t matter if your specialty is water well drilling, taking geotechnical soil samples, pavement test core drilling, or geothermal drilling, purchasing SIMCO Drilling Equipment is an excellent return on investment for any business. Now is the time to take advantage of updating your fleet with a used SIMCO rig or refurbishing the SIMCO rig […]

Permalink to Improving On The Versatility Of The SIMCO 2400

Improving On The Versatility Of The SIMCO 2400

As seen in your most trusted publications such as World Wide Drilling Resource, Water Well Journal, National Driller, Drill Bits Magazine, and Geodrilling International, the reliable, easy to operate, and low-cost to maintain SIMCO 2400 just got better! When cost effective auger drilling and soil sampling are needed to be done in hard-to-access locations, this […]

Permalink to SIMCO SAFETY SERIES: Safety in SIMCO Rig Cargo Containment

SIMCO SAFETY SERIES: Safety in SIMCO Rig Cargo Containment

It’s easy to fall into a rut and get out of the habit of checking the small safety details every day. Unfortunately, failing to check the load on your truck can cause a number of serious problems including property damage, severe injuries, or death. That’s why it’s important to perform a quick check of cargo […]

Permalink to A Slide Base Is Just One Feature That Sets SIMCO Drilling Rigs Apart

A Slide Base Is Just One Feature That Sets SIMCO Drilling Rigs Apart

One of the benefits of working with SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc., is the fact that we are always improving and innovating our drilling rig options. One feature available for most of our drilling rigs is the In-Out slide base and / or Side-to-side slide base. Adding this option to a SIMCO 2400 or 2800, gives […]

Permalink to SIMCO 2400 SK-1 Ideal for Waterway Drilling

SIMCO 2400 SK-1 Ideal for Waterway Drilling

SIMCO rigs are known for their power, versatility, and customizable features. But the SIMCO 2400 SK-1 is uniquely qualified for a very specific application, providing flexibility and efficiency. In Florida, recreational waterways are seeing an increased  need to install and upgrade boat docks, ramps, retaining walls, piers and safety markers. This is a task that […]

Permalink to SIMCO Core Drilling Rigs Provide Smooth Power Where You Need It

SIMCO Core Drilling Rigs Provide Smooth Power Where You Need It

Core drilling with SIMCO rigs, whether the 255 PTC, 2400, 2800, or 7000 model, gives you an advantage over other drilling rigs time and time again. Even hard material and rocky surfaces are no match for SIMCO power. Whether you’re working small diameters for mineral exploration or need up to 18” diameter pavement coring capability, […]

Permalink to SIMCO All-Hydraulic Feature Puts Control in Your Hands

SIMCO All-Hydraulic Feature Puts Control in Your Hands

SIMCO provides top-of-the-line options for all of our drilling rig packages. From water well drilling to core testing and more, the diversity of our drilling rig packages gives SIMCO customers strategic advantages over the competition. One advantage available to our customers is our all-hydraulic, infinitely adjustable rotation speed drill heads. The ability to precisely control […]

Permalink to With SIMCO Drilling Rig Packages, Truck Configuration Counts

With SIMCO Drilling Rig Packages, Truck Configuration Counts

The days of throwing a drilling rig on any truck bed, no matter the size, shape, or configuration, are long gone. Domestic and international regulations for emissions and GVWR vary widely. “Higher emissions standards in the United States creates a requirement for clean diesel fuel, which isn’t available in the majority of the rest of […]