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Discussion in 'Car Hauler and Auto Carrier Trucking Forum' started by longcat, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. longcat

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    Does anyone know what is the manufacturer of Sunbelt Rentals new rollback? It apparently runs the bed flat to the ground using gears!
    My boss showed me a video, but I was in a rush to get ahead of the snow, so I didn't pay much attention. I'd really like to scrutinize that video and go over the specs before I go to work in the morning, if anyone has an idea. I'm asking in this forum because car haulers remain the smartest group on the road, or the internet.

    I don't haul cars anymore, now it's equipment. I ran stinger steered 10 cars for more than 20 years, but the money sucks now, and I love going home at night (usually).
     
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    By the way, one of the most knowledgeable guys around regarding Miller equipment is Randy Olson the tow truck sales manager at Peak Wrecker Sales in San Antonio, TX. He was the Vice President of marketing at Miller Industries for many years, now he is running Peak Wrecker which is a division of Peak Trailers Sales
     
  4. longcat

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    Thank you good sir! My wife actually found it about 10 minutes ago and I came back here to tell about it.
    My problem now is figuring out the weight distribution when pulling a 35 ft tag (30ft deck). The hydraulic receiver should help, being able to suck it in/ push it out, at least for steering. I load 17 ton excavators on that tag regularly. That's as big as I'll go before going to a lowboy.
    Thanks very much!
     
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    longcat Bobtail Member

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    The tag is a tri-axle.
     
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    Thanks for letting me know about Randy. If they're seriously going to buy one of these, well, the more you know...
    I'm just a truck driver, even though I'm one of the few they listen to, let's ask Randy.
     
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    This exchange of info is why this forum was created.

    I love it!
     
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    Deep pockets optional? That a rollback for cars type of thing or for heavier stuff like small excavators?
     
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    brian991219 Road Train Member

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    Industrial carrier for equipment and such. Not well spec'd for car although it could haul them in a pinch.

    Detroit Low Loader makes one for cars, used often for high end exoctic and lowered cars.
    Low Loader Car Carrier
     
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    So basically it's a roll off setup with a flatbed rather than a container?
     
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