Turf Magazine - January, 2013

PRODUCT FOCUS

Trucks, Trailers & Accessories

There's no way around it, you need heavy-duty trucks to haul your equipment or to tow trailers back and forth to job sites. And speaking of trailers, you need them to haul your bigger equipment around, not to mention some accessories to keep your trucks and trailers neat and organized.

We're here to help you out! This month's product focus features trucks, truck bodies and truck-mounted accessories to keep your equipment safe and secure as you head from site to site.

And, don't forget, you can find additional information about the companies highlighted in red by visiting their advertisements in this issue.

Hino Trucks

Available with diesel or diesel-electric hybrid power trains, 19,500 GVW Class 5 COE trucks feature 210 hp and 440 lb.-ft. of torque from Hino's 5-liter J05E Series engine. The 195 and 195h can be upfitted to fit a range of applications.

www.hino.com

Mitsubishi Fuso

Rugged medium-duty cabover trucks feature turbocharged diesel engines and automated transmission. The tight turning radius makes them easy to maneuver, and the cab-forward design leaves more room for cargo and equipment.

www.mitfuso.com

Nissan

The Nissan Titan features King Cab or Crew Cab; two- or four-wheel drive; 138.8 or 159.5 wheelbase; three bed lengths; and four trim levels. Also available as a Flexible Fuel Vehicle designed to run on E85 ethanol.

www.nissanusa.com

Ram

The Ram 1500 Tradesman features the class-exclusive RamBox cargo management system, an estimated 25 mpg highway, and the available 3.6L V6 with eight-speed automatic transmission.

www.ramtrucks.com

Aluma

The 7712H Tilt flatbed utility trailer features 14-inch aluminum wheels, an extruded aluminum floor and front and side retaining rails. The bed is 77 inches wide by 144.5 inches long.

www.alumaklm.com

Bri-Mar Manufacturing

DP Series Deckover Dump Trailers in 10- to 12-foot lengths with 7,000- to 14,000-pound GVWR feature a Monarch Power Unit with 20-foot remote, full-length tarp rail and one-piece tailgate.

www.bri-mar.com

Rogers

TAG Series trailers are available in 20- and 25-ton capacity and feature dual-spring E-Z Flip rear ramps and two-speed landing gear, and include an 8-degree ramp and beavertail loading angle.

www.rogerstrailers.com

Ballard Equipment

The EZ Gate trailer gate and assist reduces lifting weight by 90 percent and features an award-winning design with stainless steel and aluminum components.

www.ballard-inc.com

Blizzard

The SPEEDWING multi-position plow is as easy to use as a straight blade and has wings that automatically angle forward or back based on blade position to maximize plowing efficiency.

www.blizzardplows.com

Crysteel

The Aluminum E-Tipper dump body has lightweight, fold-down sides for easy access, and appearance-enhancing accessories such as toolboxes, poly fenders and more.

www.crysteel.com

DuraClass

The Yardbird dump body features a double-wall body side, full depth rear corner posts, enclosed front corner posts, quick-release upper tailgate pins and heavy-duty tailgate hardware.

www.duraclass.com

Fisher

The XTREMEV V-plow is available in 7.5- to 9.5-foot sizes, in stainless or poly-coated steel, and features INTENSIFIER lights for maximum illumination and Minute Mount 2 on/off system.

www.fisherplows.com

Gate Flexor

The Elegator trailer gate lift system is easy to install and keeps side rails free for equipment. There are no cables or pulleys to align. Adjust for gates of different weights.

www.elegator.com

Gaylord's Truck Lids

In business since the 1950s, Gaylord's Truck Lids offers utility truck lids, butterfly lids and toolbox lids, as well as tonneau covers for classic and late-model trucks.

www.gaylordslids.com

Jenny Products

Jenny Products' line of single-stage service vehicle compressors with 30-gallon air tanks are powered by Honda GX engines and built with cast-iron compressor pumps.

www.jennyproducts.com

Rugby Manufacturing

The Wildcat Rancher body comes with toolboxes incorporated into each side, and is available in 9-foot-3-inch and 11-foot-3-inch lengths, with a 96-inch outside width.

www.rugbymfg.com

TrimmerTrap

For open or enclosed trailers, the TT-2 trimmer rack holds three trimmers with spring-tensioned side clamps that keep the trimmers in place.

www.trimmertrap.com

Western

The WIDE-OUT adjustable-wing snowplow provides 8-foot straight blade, 9-foot scoop and 10-foot extended straight blade, all in the same plow. Wings hydraulically and independently extend.

www.westernplows.com


Make sure to check out the February issue of Turf for product focuses on Walk-Behind Mowers and Weed Control.