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Best practices and industry news for those who maintain off-road machinery.

Thunder Creek Equipment - Efficiency Articles

Saving time refueling, filling DEF and making repairs in the field adds up to big gains for your operation.


Fast Fueling Improves Field Efficiency

Jeremy Scott demonstrates how the gas powered pump option, available on FST Series Trailers, delivers 40 gallons per minute at the nozzle.

Fire & Rescue Department Brings On Service & Lube Trailer

When Castle Rock Fire & Rescue’s preventative maintenance provider could no longer support their needs, they turned to Thunder Creek and found a unique and affordable way to service their emergency response fleet.

What Fuel System is Right for your Farm? [Infographic]

Equipping your farm with the right fuel system, whether its a transfer tank, a fuel trailer or a fuel truck, can make a substantial impact in the efficiency of your field time. We put together this graphic to help you determine which system is right for your farm.

The Value of Time

Matt Pence talks about the Thunder Creek FST990 and how it gives him more time in a day to get crops in during tight planting windows.

Expand the functionality of your Thunder Creek Trailer

If you're like most Thunder Creek owners, your trailer plays a big part in controlling downtime and keeping your machines on the move. But did you know that your trailer could be doing even more to help you save time and service better?

New Pump Option Improves Autonomy, Fueling Speed

A gas-powered pump is now available as an option on all Multi-Tank Trailers. This provides faster fueling – 30 GPM – within the No HAZMAT model platform. It’s ideal for operations who desire to operate independent from an electric power source.

More Than Diesel

Last month, we traveled to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville where we talked to owners of Thunder Creek trailers and DEF totes. We asked how it was making an impact for their operations.

Mobile DEF Tote: Because Downtime Is Never An Option

Is your operation ready to handle DEF this planting season? Delivering DEF in the field can be challenging, unless you have Thunder Creek’s DEF Transport Tote in your truck bed.

Two Days

When Brian, who farms in Central Illinois, began using his Thunder Creek trailer earlier this year, he was impressed with how efficient his planting season went.

Harvesting a "Bin Busting Crop"

While the first official estimate of the 2014 corn and soybean production won’t be released by the USDA until next week, initial reports have emerged in the last few days

What's Your Return On Investment?

The first step to understanding the value that a Thunder Creek fuel and service trailer would bring to your operation is to assess how much time it will save. We've put together this simple calculator so you can figure how traveling faster and fueling faster will pay out for you this fall.

Light Up The Night

You're up long before the sun. When it sets, the work goes on.

The new WorkSight Light Tower illuminates up to 75' of work area, which makes fixing a piece of equipment or refueling in the dark much easier.

What's your payback on a Thunder Creek trailer?

As the old saying goes - time is money. Calculating the value that a Thunder Creek fuel and service trailer would bring to your operation is best done by determining the amount of time it could save you. Enter the information as it pertains to your operation in this calculator to see how much time you can save.

"I Can't Imagine Farming Without This Trailer"

One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling with Thunder Creek is meeting the people who have one of our trailers and hearing firsthand how it makes their lives easier. Case in point: Garland Antrim with Antrim Farms in Indiana. I had the pleasure of meeting this lively man at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky earlier this year.