Whether you’re a new trailer owner or have had one for years, there are a lot of questions that sometimes go unanswered. Well, not anymore! It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an expert looking for a refresher course, we’ve got you covered. Here are five frequently asked questions to get anyone started on trailer maintenance and knowledge.
No matter what you drive or what you’re towing, a trailer hitch is the lifeline between the vehicle and the trailer. There are a wide variety of trailer hitches available, each designed for different applications and trailer types. It’s easy to get confused by all the options, so we’ve outlined some of the basics of the process.
Towing a trailer involves more than just hitching it up and hitting the road. Before taking off, there are a few things that need to be done to ensure a safe journey – for you and everyone else. Practice makes perfect and prepping your trailer will become second nature over time. Until then, it’s helpful to make a personalized checklist and go through it before every towing.
Gooseneck trailers have been used primarily in agricultural and commercial markets for the past 40+ years. They typically handle larger weight fluctuations and are considered Class V hitches that can handle up to 30,000 pounds (about 13,000 kilograms).
Did you just buy a new boat? Maybe you’ve had your boat for decades, but she’s been in storage for the last couple years. Or maybe your hauling, launching, and retrieving skills could use a little work. No matter the reason, it’s never a bad idea to brush up on your boat trailer handling or your launching and retrieving!