In this second video in our Rotator Rumble Series, our own Tom Luciano demonstrates some helpful techniques to maximize your rotator recovery capabilities while winching a heavy load from the side of your rotator.
Painting, painting, and more painting. With help from Byrd’s Automotive in Chattanooga, TN “Tank” and Co. have been busy with the paint process for the restoration project.
One of the most important preparations a tow truck operator can do, is to make sure the wire rope on their recovery winch is tightly wrapped on the winch drum. This process is referred to as "power wrapping". This video discusses the importance of power wrapping the wire rope on your wrecker and carrier winches, while also demonstrating one technique that can be used to complete the power wrapping process.
Topics: Century, miller industries, Winch, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Holmes, Light-Duty, Chevron, Autoloader, Medium-Duty, repossession, Recovery, maintenance, Wire Rope, maintenance monday, drag winching, Carrier
This video demonstrates the benefits of the 3rd winch option available on Vulcan® Heavy-Duty Integrated wreckers from Miller Industries. Not only does this video show you the benefit of having this extra winch, but also how it can help during tough recoveries.
The Holmes 330 Junior restoration is starting to come together. More preparation work continues before Jeremy Tankersley “Tank” and Co. are able to begin painting and putting the pieces back together.
On Tuesday, March 6th we donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the International Towing & Recovery Museum and Hall of Fame. The (I.T.R.H.F.M.)- International Towing and Recovery Museum and Hall of Fame is located in Chattanooga, TN.
Topics: Century, Wheel Lift, miller industries, Towing, Attachment, Vulcan, Wrecker, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Truck, Holmes, Light-Duty, Autoloader, repo, wheellift, bike week, motorcycle, bike, repossession
The progress continues with the Holmes 330 Junior restoration for the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in Chattanooga. Miller Industries Customer Service Supervisor, Jeremy Tankersley “Tank”, with help from his uncle Mark Dodd had to seek out a suitable cab to use for the restoration project.
This video demonstrates how to operate the MatJack® high pressure air bag lifting kit offered from Miller Industries. In this video we show the how to properly utilize the air bag kit to lift a heavy object.
Thanks to our friends over at Ashley Sling, we are able to provide you with this video covering the importance of conducting wire rope inspections on your tow truck. In this short video we talk about the frequency of wire rope inspections, as well as what you should look for when conducting inspections of wire rope.
Topics: Century, miller industries, Carriers, Winch, Rotators, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Wrecker, Rotator, Tow Truck, Recoveries, Truck, Holmes, Light-Duty, Chevron, Autoloader, repo, Medium-Duty, repossession, Recovery, Winching, maintenance, AutoLoaders, Wire Rope, Inspection, Cable