Cat Scale

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  1. farmerjohn64

    farmerjohn64 Road Train Member

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    Hi,

    How do you weigh a split axle trailer on the CAT Scale?

    Best regards, John
     
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  3. Dick Danger

    Dick Danger Medium Load Member

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    You put your steers on the forward platform, drives on the middle platform, and you trailer is already on the back one.
     
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  4. farmerjohn64

    farmerjohn64 Road Train Member

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    Thank you
     
  5. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    If ya want to split ur axles tell the scale master when ur up there u want to split ur trailer axles and weigh them seperatly
     
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  6. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    That will only give u total axle weight not independent weight on spread axle
     
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  7. Dick Danger

    Dick Danger Medium Load Member

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    Unless the total is over 40k he won't have more than 20k on either axel.
     
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  8. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Depends on how the freight is loaded. And him being new its good to figure out how ur axles distribute the weight
     
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  9. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    and if u are running a 53ft spread, im convinced they distribute weght differently than a 48 ... ive had 21 and 19 on a 53ft spread before
     
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  11. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Go up for a reweigh and tell them u have a spread axle and want to split the trailer axles and weigh them seperatly.
     
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