Spring is just around the corner and many of our thoughts turn to riding, towing and traveling. Every Gooseneck trailer that has been parked or stored for the winter should undergo a methodical inspection and maintenance routine before hitting the road each year. Safety should always be a primary concern, but comfort is essential as well, especially for those carrying live cargo such as horses. Here are a few tips for preparing your Gooseneck trailer for Spring towing.
After a long trailer hauling trip, you are most likely wanting to put your boots up and call it a day. You worked hard to prepare for the trip and preparing your trailer for the road. However, before you start dreaming for your next adventure, it is important to properly clean-up and store your trailer. This will ensure that your next trip is a success too! Here are a few tips for those returning home from a trailer hauling trip.
Studies have shown that the leading cause in roadside breakdowns is tires. As temperatures cool across the country, Gooseneck trailer tire pressures will decrease as well. Those who haul their trailers during the winter should perform periodic checks on both their vehicle and Gooseneck trailer tires. As the patterns of the weather transition to cooler temperatures, it is crucial to check tire pressure on all vehicles.
Winter is upon us and many Gooseneck trailer owners are parking their trailers for the season. This season can be harsh on trailers. Storing your trailer improperly over the winter can result in a perfectly fine trailer being a moldy-rusty-leaky mess. Here are few simple tips to add to your Gooseneck trailer maintenance checklist to ensure that you don’t need to go shopping for a replacement trailer when spring arrives.
Anybody who owns a horse knows that is impossible to properly care for one’s animals without the essential tools and equipment. The cost of these materials can up, which is why it is crucial to correctly clean and protect your equipment. This is particularly important for larger equipment, such as trailers. Large equipment spends most of the time out in the elements. Weatherproofing and cleaning your Gooseneck trailer can help prolong its life, thus saving you money in the long run. With the cooler weather upon us, it is time to weatherproof your trailer if you have not already done so. Here are a few helpful tips for properly caring and maintaining your Gooseneck trailer.
Your Gooseneck trailer can be hauled all year long, even during the dead of winter, as long as you do so safely. Learn how to ready your rig for hauling during the winter. Before you set out on the road with your cargo in tow, you need to ready your rig for winter conditions. Here’s how you do this.
First time trailer owners are often a little uncomfortable actually using their trailers. There’s many articles out there about stories discussing safety issues and venturing into “unknown territory” can be intimidating.
When it comes to Gooseneck trailers, there are plenty of options available. From the base materials of the new model to the axle and hitch’s weight ratings and even the stall configuration for horses, you are going to have to make a lot of tough choices. However, after looking at trailers, you may have more questions than answers. This article will discuss some of the common myths about trailers.
Doing some fall maintenance on your Gooseneck trailer can be one of the most cost-effective things a trailer owner can do. Many individuals believe that with aluminum trailers that there is no maintenance required, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Here a few maintenance tips for preparing your Gooseneck Trailer for winter.
LED lights (light-emitting diode lights) offer several unique benefits over standard lights for trailers, though they do have some drawbacks. Here are few pros and cons of LED trailer lights to consider before you decide to add them to your vehicle.