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Mack trailer among vehicles at company's Allentown museum

Mack made more than 6,000 semi- and full trailers similar to this one from 1929 to 1944.

June 27, 2012

Did you know that Mack Truck at one time built trailers? I didn't until last week when, along with other truck writers, I toured the Mack Museum in its recently established Customer Center in Allentown, Pa

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Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Wednesday, June 27, 2012 6:43 PM | » Comments(0)

'Monocoque' lightweight flatbed will carry more, maybe more safely

Capacity's

October 30, 2011

"Monocoque" is a French word that usually describes the construction of an airliner's fuselage (also a French word), whose outer skin adds strength to the inner frame. Remove some of the aluminum panels and the fuselage loses both aerodynamics and strength, and would probably collapse if stressed

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Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Sunday, October 30, 2011 9:12 PM | » Comments(2)

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