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TARIFF FEE

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2019 10% TARIFF FEE ON ALL SALES On Sept 24, 2018 the US Govt imposed a 10% tariff on certain products from China. Other countries followed suit and raised their prices as well. We did not raise our prices at that time. On May 10, 2019 the US Govt increased that tariff to…

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WHICH LOCK NUT SHOULD I USE?

  I am often asked to make a recommendation regarding which style of lock nut to use. I will start by saying that the answer to that question is not easy! The two most common lock nut groups are the Prevailing Torque Group and the Surface-bearing Group. In the Prevailing Torque Group, we carry the…

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NOT ALL TEK SCREWS ARE EQUAL

NOT ALL TEK SCREWS ARE CREATED EQUAL  #2 point #3 point TEK 5 Stitching TEKS Reamer TEKS TEKS with wings Each of these TEK screws has characteristics that need to be aligned to the task at hand. For example, if you’re lapping corrugated sheeting together and you’re screwing down the seams, use a stitching TEK.…

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CHAIN ACCESSORIES

  Not all chain hardware is equal !!!! One of the biggest mistakes I see is people using “Spring Links” for safety chain on trailers. They are so handy, easy to use, and pretty much WORTHLESS! For example … many people use 5/16 proof coil chain for safety chain. This size chain has a working…

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BALL BUNGIES & THE ARIZONA SUN

Ball Bungies and the Arizona Sun. If I haven't told you before, I'll tell you now...Ball Bungies are the next best thing to peanut butter!! Not only do we see them used for the tarp and canopy set-ups, but also in quite a variety of different uses such as: *Lashing down gear on your ATV/Razor/Dirt Bike…

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BROKEN BOLT REMOVAL

BROKEN BOLT REMOVAL  So, you twist the head off of a bolt, and the shank is imbedded in whatever you were working on…now what? There are tons of articles and ideas floating around on the web on how to deal with this miserable problem and I would suggest spending some time surfing the web to…

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