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Portable Concrete Mixer riding the Rails

The current cost of diesel fuel has trucking companies scrambling to find ways to save. This past week showed us another example of what truckers mean when they say “load-consolidation”.  We loaded a portable concrete mixing trailer up onto some … Continue reading

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Concrete Mixer Display – Big Rental Show in New Orleans

Cement mixing trailer at the ARA show We are at the American Rental Association show this week (Feb 6-8, 2012) showing off the MixKing 1.75 cubic yard concrete mixer trailer. This mixing trailer has been fully decked out with the … Continue reading

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Cement Mixers in a War Zone

1.75 cubic yard cement mixer trailers work in Afghanistan It was a cold and frosty day in Oregon when these two portable cement mixer trailers were loaded onto the truck at the Cart-Away factory in McMinnville. In just a few … Continue reading

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A Cement Mixer for Christmas

Florida woman gives husband a big mixing trailer for Christmas Susan and Kevin Conway have owned U Pull-N-Pour in Leesburg Florida for the past 5-years. During that time their ready-mix business has grown to include 6 concrete mixing trailers used … Continue reading

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Concrete Mixers and Good Raw Material Selection

Step #3 for starting a trailer based concrete mixer company It’s true that concrete is nothing more than sand, gravel, water and cement. However, the ratio of these ingredients is critical to making good concrete. Specifically, the ratio of sand … Continue reading

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Concrete Mixer Trailer Business: Step #2, Community Requirements

Another step to Starting A Trailer Based Ready Mix Company Location, location, location. The first rule in opening a business, right? Well, it’s even true for a trailer based concrete yard, just not in the same way it’s true for, … Continue reading

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Giving the cement mixer trailer a brake

Brake actuators provide solid stopping power for a concrete mixing trailer I’ve posted about towing a cement mixer and the various types of couplers. In the larger models of concrete mixing trailers (Cart-Away’s CMT-100 and CMK-175, Trailer Haul’s MT125, Concrete … Continue reading

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Top 6 Towing Hitches On Cement Mixers

Understanding the most popular Cement mixing trailer hitches and couplers Towing a portable cement mixer seems pretty straight forward: hook it up to your truck and go, right? Well, not quite so fast. Like everything else that looks easy to … Continue reading

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Trailer Tongue Weight for Towing A Cement Mixer

Small towable cement mixers, the six to twelve cubic foot models, generally don’t have any way to adjust the tongue weight they put on a vehicle. This is just fine because unless you have a hitch that’s three feet off … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Videos of a Concrete Mixing Trailer

Cart-Away concrete mixer trailers are on YouTube The standard contractor concrete mixer or homeowner cement mixer are very commonplace, but a 1-yard mixing trailer is very unique. The following top 5 videos on YouTube show that people love to show … Continue reading

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