Author: Hotshot Warriors

Big Tex 22GN HD Tandem Dual Axle Gooseneck Trailer Review

This 22GN HD from Big Tex Trailers has unique features, and it is a great value in gooseneck flatbed trailers. Big Tex Trailers has invested tens of millions of dollars in automated assembly line systems and robotic welding and cutting to ensure the quality of construction and best-in-class paint finishes. Each Big Tex gooseneck trailer is manufactured with repeatable quality and tested in their state-of-the-art coating facility. This manufacturing process represents more than 1.2 million square feet across the United States. All of these components are assembled in hopes that your trailer will provide long-lasting service.  Low Profile &...

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Gatormade 24.9K Tandem Axle Gooseneck Trailer Review

The 24.9K  Tandem Axle Gooseneck is a part of Gatormade’s elite trailer series. It was built with the concept that: a wise investment is much more than a low price. A wise investment is what you get for the dollar spent. The elite series is engineered and built using the top materials in the trailer industry. The  24.9K Tandem Axle Gooseneck was engineered and designed with hotshot truckers and their freight in mind. Gatormade’s Big Ramps Gatormade pioneered their big ramp system on their gooseneck trailers. In the eight years of this big ramp system, the Gatormade company has...

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Top 10 Gooseneck Trailers for Hotshot Trucking

A durable, dependable goosneck trailer is paramount in the hotshot industry. Here are the top 10 Gooseneck Trailers for the Ultimate hotshot trucker! 10.) PJ Trailers Low-Pro Flatdeck with Duals (LD) The PJ Trailers Low-Pro Flatdeck with Duals has Department of Transportation (DOT) approved reflective tape. This DOT reflective tape is legal in the United States and Canada.  The Low-Pro Flatdeck also has 2-Dexter Oil Bath Brake Axles. It also has 2 Drop Leg Jacks.  The Low-Pro trailer has 8 dual wheels. The dual wheels are 16 inches, 8 on 6.5 inches in a bolt pattern.  Pros: Powder-coat Finish.Powder-coating...

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8 Bad-Boy Trucks for Hotshot Trucking

A good truck is integral to how a hotshot business operates. Every hotshot trucker needs a dependable truck. Below, we’ve listed our eight of our favorite heavy-duty, commercial grade trucks we believe provide the best value for those in the hotshot hauling business.  1. Ford SuperDuty Commercial F-250 XL The key features of the F-250 include the STX appearance package, the quad-dual beam halogen headlamps, and the AdvanceTrac with roll stability control. With the STX appearance package, the F-250 has a bright chrome grille, chrome bumpers (both front and back bumpers), and 18-inch cast aluminum wheels. This gives it...

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A Hotshot Trucker’s Guide to Load Boards

What is a Load Board? It goes without saying that that hotshot truckers depend on loads for their success. Load boards are online bidding sites for truckers. The site provides a place for companies to post a listing of the freight they need to be shipped, and truckers looking for loads can bid to carry them. Since a customer base is vital in the hotshot industry, load boards are a great way for hotshot truckers or any small trucking company to maintain or grow their business. Load boards are especially helpful if you are just starting out as a hotshot...

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