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The Pintle Hitch Advantage: What is the Best Choice?

Giving Drivers the Confidence They Need to Move Forward When a driver needs to connect multiple trailers or pull a trailer over difficult terrain, what hitch option is the best choice? Does it matter what weight is being transported? ...

Single Trailer Jacks: What Sets Us Apart?

Hauling a single trailer around can be a pain when your trailer jack fails and isn’t cut out for the job. It’s no fun cranking on an old, rusted jack, wasting valuable time and energy.  Or maybe you had one fail on you, leaving you cursing at the sky while your trailer is out of commission. ...

The Difference Between a Truck and a Tractor

When you see a big rig on the road, what exactly are you looking at? Why do truck drivers and mechanics sometimes say tractor instead of 18 wheeler or truck? And what’s the difference? While there seems to be little difference between them, the truth is they all have specific meanings that matter more than most people think. For instance, a truck can be simply defined as: ...

COUPLING SAFETY BULLETIN

This Safety Bulletin provides important information in order to maintain safe trailer towing operations. It specifically addresses improper practices which causes damage to products and may lead to accidents, due to abuse and/or poor maintenance practices. ...

SUMMER MAINTENANCE

As we enter summer, it’s a great opportunity to easily address some Preventative Maintenance (PM ) on couplings and drawbar eyes, in your operation . . . ...

AUTUMN IS UPON US

Time to prepare for the cold, wet, winter months. The beginning of autumn is a good time to address coupling/pintle hitch maintenance, before the inclement weather conditions make maintenance a more difficult task. ...
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