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Dane Kissack - Overcoming Obstacles

Dane Kissack - Overcoming Obstacles

Just four months after recovering from an ACL surgery on February of 2017, Dane Kissack was back on the rodeo road for the summer run. Kissack’s first run back in North Platte the most important run of 2017, gaining not only a great deal of confidence but also winning the rodeo after just a week of practicing slow at home. Following a great kick off to the summer, Kissack continued to succeed pocketing $7500 over Cowboy Christmas in July with his biggest rodeo in Mandan, ND winning $2500. …
4th Aug 2017 K. Peterson
Environmentally Friendly Savings in One

Environmentally Friendly Savings in One

3 years of Boar Wheel customer based results repeatedly show that, on average, customers with 19.5” wheels and tires are getting 1.5-MPG better fuel economy when towing. For every 1,000 miles traveled while towing, this means a reduction of 291.9 pounds of carbon emissions*. For every 10,000 miles spent towing, this means reduced carbon emissions of 2,919 pounds, all while saving an estimated $326 in fuel expenses**.Reduces Fuel Consumption while towing: Reduced carbon emissionsReduced …
20th Jul 2017 J. Hawkins
What Toilet Paper Can Teach Us About Tires

What Toilet Paper Can Teach Us About Tires

Yes, you read that right. There are tire lessons we can learn from our TP habits. It might seem like a stretch but let’s just break this down.Cost: What toilet paper do you buy, the cheap single ply stuff or the more expensive two ply? Research has shown (yes there are people out there that actually research this) that most people use twice as much single ply TP so they don’t get their hands dirty. So if you break that down, 200 sheets of 2 ply = 400 sheets compared to 300 sheets of 1 ply …
14th Jul 2017 J. Hawkins
CAN A TRAILER BE LABELED "HEAVY DUTY" WITH 16" TIRES?

CAN A TRAILER BE LABELED "HEAVY DUTY" WITH 16" TIRES?

Marketing teams at trailer manufacturers are creative people. They’re always coming up with some great names for their trailers. Personally, I like a lot of them. Max Duty, Super Duty, Xtra Load, Extra HD. All these descriptions are meant to imply the toughness of the trailer and it’s ability to handle heavy loads, easily. These marketing personnel truly do a good job, not doubt about it.When you really break it down though, are these names a fitting description of the trailers true potent …
31st May 2017 J. Hawkins
Without a Change, Expect the Same Results

Without a Change, Expect the Same Results

I love this quote by Albert Einstein. It's a basic truth that applies to so many parts of our lives. We could apply it to our relationships, money management, diet choices, or any problem we're facing really.When I read this quote in thinking about 16" wheels and tires on trailers, I'm struck by how well it applies. Too many trailer manufacturers have been addressing the well-established trailer tire failure problem by using the same products they have for decades. 16" trailer tires, in a …
25th May 2017 J. Hawkins