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  • American Pride Rental Equipment and Sales (AMPRIDE) is a local equipment rental agency in Sarasota, Florida - owned and operated by John Castoro ( Previous owner of ASAP Equipment Rentals ). Established in 2007 - Ampride has long been the best kept secret for small businesses and homeowners offering the highest caliber customer service and equipment at nationally competative pricing. AMPRIDE continues to this day to offer what larger retailers and agencies cannot or will-not provide to thier customers and that's what allows them to thrive in a saturated market. There is no substitution for the true value AMPRIDE's experienced staff provides when selecting the equipment you need. With 40+ years experience - AMPRIDE is able to provide expertise that provide cost effective solutions that easily translate to client savings and profit.
  • It is as they say, "A man, is only as good as their tools." , and that is why AMPRIDE offers a vast selection of the most reliable and efficient industrial and commercial grade equipment available. Nothing is more important than knowing equipment will operate without worry and knowing that should an something ever occur, it will be resolved with an expedient and fair solution. That is why AMPRIDE services what they sell and rent on a regular schedule and offers on-site mechanic services to ensure you stay operational.

    With a large inventory of parts and a full service center, AMPRIDE is ready at all moments to keep equipment and tools working for you. Our partnerships with leading manufacturers and agencies allows us to get what you need - where and when you need it. From a common filter to a proprietary hard-to-find part, we know where to get it - and we can install it!
  • American Pride Rental Equipment and Sales is commited to being a great company people can depend on with a realistic and people concious approach to everyday business. AMPRIDE is a small company operated by real people who come from all varying trades and backgrounds and are pationate about what they do, and respect that thier customers feel the same way about thier business. It's this mutual respect that allows AMPRIDE to understand that It is not a perfect world, and there is rarely a black and white solution to every objective. Whether it's; renting or purchasing equipment and tools, understanding their application, their operation, or financing of - AMPRIDE knows that there are many factors that influence business on a situational basis. AMPRIDE's open-minded approach to consultation, negotiation, and application offer real world solutions that work for most.


financial services

Your credit score does not determine your eligibility for financing, it only determines whom we process your information with.  We are on a secure server and your information is 100% safe and do not share our information with sources outside our network.

servicing & repairs

No matter if you bought your equipment or tools from us, we are ready and willing to be your service and repair provider.  Our expert mechanics are certified to work on the equipment you need to keep operational.  Don't delay or miss a day - we can often get you repaired and operation within hours.


The key to success is more than just getting the job done, it's getting it done safely and efficiently.  Get yourself certified and  up-to-speed with our training courses.  Experience a more efficient and safer work environment with ease of mind that comes with proper training.

quote requests

Can't find equipment, tools or parts on our online inventory?  Well that's okay, because we have more than we can show online, and if we don't have it in our inventory - rest assured we know where to source what you need.  Forget the tireless search, let us do the work and get you the best possible price you can (or can't) find.


Pride comes with knowing how things work, and with over 40 years of experience in our pocket, we can surely show you how it's done.  Have a big project coming up and not sure what equipment you will need to get the job done?  No problem, our staff is willing and ready to help guide you to succes and you'll have our support until the end.

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