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Old 01-13-2005, 03:26 PM   #15
Frank Warner
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Originally Posted by rc46
. I have never really heard anyone recommend the string type before. What are the advantages of the string type over the progressive style? I'm guessing they are a lot cheaper, what else?
Easier to fit. Smaller packed size. You can run the string through the hole a number of times if the hole is large - thus it fits various size holes. Over 'ere truckies use them. On Road Trains - the seen - tractor - 10 wheels - first traioler 8 wheels 2 & 3 trailer add 16 - total 34 wheels - that is a lot of potential flat tyres and they use string.
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