The crash of a stolen mini van near your farm during soybean harvest would be enough of a tale for one day — but that’s not where Mark Lehenbauer’s day would end. The driver of the van, alleged to have been under the influence, then chose Lehenbauer’s truck connected to a Thunder Creek FST990 fuel trailer as their getaway vehicle.
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Here at Thunder Creek, we don't cut corners. Each product that bears our name comes with expert engineering and craftsmanship like no other.
Our Diesel/DEF Combo Transfer Tank has been selected as one of the 2018 Contractor's Top 50 New Products. Construction equipment owners and end users decide the winners in this annual award program, hosted by Equipment Today and ForConstructionPros.com.
Take a look at two tank cutaways - one from a Thunder Creek trailer and one from a competitive brand - and see one of the unique fabrication techniques that makes Thunder Creek trailers stand up to the rigors of the road.
On occasion, we get requests for custom blended paint (outside the regular line-up of eight colors) and trailer wraps. Here's a look at a few of those projects we've done over the years.
Nobody builds a better fuel trailer than Thunder Creek. Not sure there's a difference? Check out this short video:
At Thunder Creek, we strive for innovation. To bring new ideas and solutions to the field. To make a meaningful difference in your operation. Check out how Thunder Creek does this, like no one else can:
Thunder Creek is by far best in class when it comes to design and manufacturing. So it makes sense that we would stand behind our trailers in the same way.
We often talk about how Thunder Creek trailers travel smoother than any others on the road. Especially homemade trailers with round tanks. But words only go so far, so we put together thisvideo so you can see for yourself.
Thunder Creek Equipment has deep roots in production agriculture.
For decades, Loren and Jean Van Wyk provided for their growing family by farming in south central Iowa.In the mid 90’s, when faced with the decision to “get big or get out” of livestock, Loren put his farm shop to work and started LDJ Manufacturing to supplement the family’s farming income.
“This trailer is a need, not a want.”
“I wasted so much time before I had this trailer. I did the math and it’s saved me enough hours to give me a whole extra day in the field.”
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.