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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Currently we are all experiencing something incredibly different than our normal way of life: having regulations as to where we can travel and whom we can socialize with. With so many regulations and restrictions in place, it’s easy to begin to feel trapped, isolated, and lonely. The feeling of being limitless is what we are all

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Hauling, Lifestyle, Trailers, Travel

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Most insurance is straightforward, until it’s not. When you have an accident or property damage, you file an insurance claim. But filing an insurance claim on a boat trailer isn’t so straightforward. That’s because it depends on how and what type of damage occurred that will determine which insurance coverage –

tags: Hauling, Insurance, Trailers

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Since our family bought Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd in 1997, the evolution and advancement in the quality and size of the boat trailers we build is remarkable – unfathomable, really. I was just discussing with one of our employees how, when we first became owners of Loadmaster, the simplicity in each trailer’s build sheet

by: Megan Straw-Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd

tags: Trailers

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Boat trailers have a different purpose for everyone. Many boaters have boat trailers simply to store their boat during the “off season”, often considered to be a working cradle. However, trailers can provide an immense amount of freedom for boaters, allowing them to dictate when and where they travel with their boat(s).

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Trailers

Monday, September 2, 2019

When boating season starts to wind down, most Great Lakes boaters begin the process of winterizing their boat. Whether they have to prepare the boat for winter storage or for the long trek down south if they are fortunate enough to be “snow birds”, the boat needs to be properly maintained. The mental checklist begins with

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Hauling, Service & Repair, Trailers, Travel, Winterization

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

In the past, I have addressed the importance of boat trailer safety and making sure you get the proper trailer for your needs. I have also written “to do” lists for maintenance items to check on your trailer and discussed the importance of making sure the trailer accurately supports your boat’s hull to prevent damage

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd., www.loadmasterboattrailer.com

tags: Hauling, Safety, Trailers

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Own a boat? Looking for a boat? Wanting to upgrade your boat? Dreaming of one day owning a boat? Well, you have come to the right place by visiting the winter boat shows. There is no better opportunity to check out all the different styles of boats in one place. During your boat search, are you considering the purchase of a new boat

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Hauling, Trailers

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Over the past decade, we have learned that we have to adapt to the times. We are constantly creating and engineering new “styles” of trailers to help our customers achieve the convenience they desire for their trailer needs. Whether it is combining numerous boats and toys onto one trailer, stacking them, or figuring out

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Trailers

Friday, September 21, 2018

Sadly, the fall season is quickly approaching already and it is time to begin thinking about “winterizing” your boat and servicing your trailer. Most boaters are in a routine already for the necessary “winter to-do list” to ensure their boat is properly taken care, but many often fail to keep up with the

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd

tags: Service & Repair, Trailers, Winterization

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Got toys? The more, the merrier! The Summer Issue of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt focuses on ‘water toys’ and all of the non-traditional ways you can have fun on the water. Some people are avid wake boarders, or kite surfers, or love playing on jet skis or water skis. Whatever your water hobby of choice, there are numerous ways

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Lifestyle, Trailers

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