Goosenecks increase payloads

Trailers | August 29, 2012

Choose from 60,000-, 75,000- and 90,000-pound capacity models of Trail King’s Mechanical Detachable Gooseneck trailer and bank weight savings to increase payloads by 750 to 1,000 pounds over previous models. The MG offers aluminum cross-members and outer rails as standard equipment on the upper deck and wheel area with four steel main I-beams constructed of one-piece web and flange material welded tight on all sides. Additional features: a reinforced gooseneck, removable gooseneck rollers, adjustable ride height control and an air-activated self-locking pin for the gooseneck.

Trail King, trailking.com

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