What Are Different Types of Wagon-Running Gear?


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Different types of wagon-running gear available from Knowles Manufacturing includes medium-weight running gear with 72-inch tread width for hauling over rough terrain; farm wagon-running gear with an adjustable-length reach and a straight line pull through the reach; and running gear for its 10-ton capacity steel wagon, which features 8-bolt hubs, 2.25-inch diameter spindles and a wheelbase from 8 to 12 feet. Wagon running gear available from Kory Farm Equipment includes its 1.5-ton all-wheel steer running gear.

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This Kory model features a load capacity of 3,000 pounds and a tread width of 41 inches, with an accompanying steel bed. Horst wagons manufacturers 4-, 6- and 8-wheel quad steer models of running gear with load capacities ranging from 8 to 40 tons. Horst running gear features retractable automatic re-lock tongue latches, tandem axles with two mounts to minimize flex while traveling, and tapered roller bearings.

Oxbow Wagons and Coaches features a variety of types of running gear, including one-ton pony or one-horse rubber tire running gear with optional snow runners; wide bobsled gears that minimize tipping and work well for sleigh rides; or under-hay racks and two-spring buggy running gear with elliptical springs in the front and rear. Oxbow also manufactures horse-drawn farm wagon gear with a 68-inch axle and customizable height, and a three-spring running gear kit for surreys, spring wagons and heavier wagons, which includes rolling bearing wheels with rubber tires.

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