Just bought our 1 st flatbed trailer.

Discussion in 'Flatbed Trucking Forum' started by pumpkinishere, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. pumpkinishere

    pumpkinishere Light Load Member

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    We bought our first flatbed trailer yesterday. Now time to invest in all the supplies we need. E5825C9B-F643-4F4C-B4CB-05A87B62A142.jpeg
     
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  3. pumpkinishere

    pumpkinishere Light Load Member

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    I need a side rack like god prefers diesel has now just getting my husband to build one will be another story. Lol
     
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  4. bonder45

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    Looks like a solid unit.
     
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  5. God prefers Diesels

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    I know you didn't ask, but I have:

    18 - winches
    4 - pocket winches
    10 - 30' straps
    10 - 35' straps
    4 - 2" ratchet straps
    1 - winch bar, but getting a backup
    1 - strap winder
    100 - 31" bungees
    50 - 21" bungees
    10 - furniture blankets
    10 - 4x4's
    10 - V-boards
    10 - Peerless 3/8 x 20' chains
    10 - Crosby ratchet binders
    30 - little edge protection
    24 - big edge protection
    10 - regular steel edge protection
    10 - steel edge protection with loop
    4' tarps
    8' tarps
    Push broom

    Still added stuff, and upping my edge protection game.
     
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  6. pumpkinishere

    pumpkinishere Light Load Member

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    Is there a place you can buy most of those items? Or will I need to go to various places to get the stuff?
     
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  7. pumpkinishere

    pumpkinishere Light Load Member

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    Do you have chains? Or do you look for loads that don’t require chains?
     
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  8. pumpkinishere

    pumpkinishere Light Load Member

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    I see you have chains
     
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  9. Speed_Drums

    Speed_Drums Heavy Load Member

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    Congrats.
     
  10. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Always carry chains. You can get by with 12 chains and binders. Grade 70. I like the 3/8 but 5/16 work fine to. 20fters.
     
  11. JonJon78

    JonJon78 Road Train Member

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    What state are you guys from?

    TarpStop has 4 locations and they carry everything Gary, Indiana- Perrysburg,OH- Taylor,MI- North Jackson, OH

    TMI trailer in Walton Kentucky has lots of flatbed supplies.

    Mytee products is another place in Ohio
     
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