XL Specialized Trailers Showcases Agricultural Trailers with New Aluminum Pullouts at Farm Progress Show 2013

posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 in Product News


XL Specialized Trailers showcases heavy-haul agriculture trailers— at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL August 27-29. XL Specialized Trailers exhibits in booth 512. The leading trailer manufacturer displays their new standard Mechanical model, the XL 70 MFG and a hydraulic, the XL 70 HDG, both with XL’s improved aluminum pullouts.


Both XL units on display feature XL’s updated aluminum pullout outriggers. New fabricated I-beam design and a connected faceplate distribute weight while loading. Ideal solutions for hauling large wheeled equipment, these outriggers extend up to 27” and sit on 18” centers with 4,400 lb capacity per aluminum extrusion. They haul heavy agricultural equipment with stability. Cleanout holes on the bottom of each extrusion allow water and debris to escape, preventing rust and deterioration.

The XL 70 MFG – Mechanical Full-width Gooseneck has many new customer-friendly standard features. The trailer is rated at 70,000 lbs overall, or 70,000 lbs in 16’. The main deck is 29’ long with 18” loaded deck height and 6” ground clearance. The 10’ long goosenecks features 49” fifth wheel height and 84” swing clearance. The fully equipped main deck now features 6 bent D-rings per side, 4 pan style D-rings per side, 18 chain drops per side, and aluminum pullout outriggers and pullout ramps.

An angled control panel in the back, and a toolbox in the front with chain rack and light add to the customer-minded elements. Double donuts and manual ride height also come standard. The upper, main and rear decks have 1-1/8” flush Apitong decking. 4 pan style D-rings on both the upper deck and the rear deck add versatility when tying down. The rear bridge is reinforced for a flip axle.

The XL 70 HDG – Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck can accommodate large agricultural, handling loads up to 70,000 lbs overall, with a concentrated rating of 70,000 lbs in 10’. The neck provides fast hook ups with 7 position variable ride height and a 13HP power unit with dual hydraulics. This 10’ 5” full-width neck has 1-1/8” Apitong decking and 84” swing clearance.

The main deck of the XL 70 HDG is 30’ long with 18” loaded deck height and 6” ground clearance. 1-3/8” raised Apitong decking with the center covered is designed for increased strength. A cut out in the rear transition allows for easier equipment loading – giving the draw bars a place to pass. The full-width rear deck is reinforced for a flip axle.

Both mechanical and hydraulic trailers are also available in different capacity ratings to accommodate various equipment.