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How to Install E-Track in a Trailer

Its always important to install E-Track right where it needs to be…but where is that? Etrack comes in many different sizes (singles, 2′, 5′, 8′ and 10 feet), as well as painted or galvanized.  When putting e-track in a trailer, it is best to find the wall studs – same applies if you are mounting it […]

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How to Use Mover Bands

Elastic mover bands are a must-have accessory for moving. These giant rubber bands are perfect for securing drawers and doors closed on furniture during a move, and unlike tape they won’t leave a sticky residue. They’re also ideal for placing over a moving blanket or moving pad to keep the extra layer of protection in […]

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Galvanized E-Track vs. Painted E-Track

The choice of using galvanized etrack or painted e-track can be based on three factors: price, color and installation location. Price Painted e-track is slightly cheaper than its galvanized sibling.  But for the most part – galvanized is only a couple dollars more, because of the process used to treat the metal. Color E-Track’s color is also based […]

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How to Thread Ratchet Straps and Cam Buckle Straps

While both ratchet straps and cam buckle straps are used to haul various types of cargo and come in sizes ranging from 1″ to 4″ in width, there are some key differences between the two. Ratchet straps A ratchet strap is available with many different fittings: chain extension, d-ring, e-track fitting, e-track double stud fitting, […]

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Which Moving Blanket Is Right For Me?

US Cargo Control offers a wide variety of moving blankets (also known as moving pads, furniture moving pads, and packing blankets) for consumers and moving professionals. In this video we show you the differences in weight, fabric and binding of our entire line of moving blankets. There are three features that determine the quality of […]

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New to Boating? Don’t Forget the Shackles

If you’re the proud new owner of a boat, you should become familiar with common rigging equipment like shackles. Shackles are an extremely strong U-shaped piece of equipment that connects items together, securing with a pin, spring, or bolt. While most commonly thought of for industrial uses, shackles come in a variety of shapes and sizes […]

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Hand Truck Features and Benefits

Hand trucks with extended nose plate features are sometimes referred to as box dollies because of their ability to carry large corrugated moving boxes because of the added support of the nose plate extension. The round handle for hand trucks has an ergonomic bend and is covered with a soft molded cover for a comfortable […]

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Steel Appliance Truck with Auto Recoils: Features and Benefits

Leslie talks about the new steel appliance truck. For more information or to purchase the item shown in this video, click the link below: Steel Appliance Truck With Dual Auto Recoils

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Moving Blankets- Not Just for Moving Anymore

Moving blankets are one of our specialties at US Cargo Control. With everything from lightweight “Skins” to our heavy-duty “Supreme” professional moving blankets, we know a lot about these moving day must-haves. But we’re learning from our customers that moving blankets come in handy even after you’ve settled in your new home:     Moving […]

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E-Track Fittings for Ratchet & Cam Straps

This video shows the proper procedure of inserting and removing an E-track ratchet strap & cam buckle fitting onto E track and A track rails. The 2″ Spring E-Fitting is the hardware found on the ends of E-Track and A-Track ratchet straps and cam buckle straps. The end of the fitting has a “spring trigger” for […]

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How to Thread a Toothless Cam Buckle

Cam buckles can be confusing to thread webbing onto for the first time. This video explains the proper procedure for feeding webbing onto a 1″ toothless cam buckle. Cam buckles come in all different sizes, so make sure the strength of your buckle is appropriate for the item you are securing. US Cargo Control shows you […]

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5 Moving Day Must-Haves

May is National Moving Month, when thousands of Americans will be packing up their belongings and moving to a new home. Whether it’s due to a job change, a school change or just the desire for a change of scenery, moving is exciting but also a lot of work. If you choose to go the […]

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