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Winter 2018 Outlook

  • 1 November 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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The inevitable road conditions of snow and ice have arrived. Are you ready to deal with the winter road conditions and cold temperatures? Read more about what to expect for the 2018 winter.

Get the price you want for your piece of equipment

  • 16 October 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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When we opened our doors in 1975, we were the first truck and trailer consignment centre in the Edmonton area. At that time, Elmer and Doreen Schmidek felt that there had to be another option to selling equipment besides privately, at an auction, or trading in at a dealership for a reduced price. They felt that the consignment option provided an alternative that gave sellers more control over the price they got for their equipment.

New test results lead to security tips for tie-downs and load wrappers

  • 16 October 2017
  • Author: Kaitlyn
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There are a few options that eliminate the need for the driver to throw load wrappers or tie-downs, such as using the loader to drape them over the load. Another option that makes them easier to throw is to reduce their weight, by replacing the heavy steel cable with a light weight rope, such as those made from ultra-high molecular weight poly-ethylene (UHMWPE) fibre. For an equivalent strength rating, these ropes are between 1/6 and 1/8 the weight of steel cables.

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