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225 Avant Machine Ideal for Smaller Commercial Tent Jobs

By Jay Woodruff / December 7, 2016 /

Tent professionals running smaller commercial tent jobs have been asking, “Build us a smaller Tent OX that we can cost-justify. One for smaller commercial tent jobs that we can use with 30-wides, 40-wides and the occasional 60-wide commercial tents,” they said. They knew that Tent OX has already been helping tent rental companies installing bigger…

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Four Ways to Speed Up Commercial Tent Installations

By s.shirley / November 30, 2016 /

Tent installations the old-fashioned way is too expensive and time consuming. While you’ve embraced new technology to streamline other parts of your operations, are there some new options you can also leverage to automate installs? The answer is a big, unqualified “Yes.” Let’s illustrate why by looking at four ways Tent OX’s innovative tools and impressive…

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New Tweaks Bring Tent Installs out of the Stone Age

By s.shirley / November 29, 2016 /

Technology is changing all around us, yet some very important things haven’t been tweaked to match the new, faster speed of business, especially in the tent rental industry. Things like moving materials efficiently from truck to tent site, driving stakes, pulling stakes and pushing poles still take as long, or nearly as long, to complete…

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5 Ways Tent OX™ is Seriously Disrupting the Tent Rental Business

By s.shirley / September 2, 2016 /

Tent Rental Business Professionals who see Tent OX running for the first time ask lots of questions about how fast it is and how it saves labor hours, but they never ask why we designed it. That’s because the impact it has on seriously disrupting the tent rental business is easy to see when it is…

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Tent OX™ is Not Just for Pole Tents. It’s Great for Clear Span Installations Too!

By s.shirley / July 30, 2016 /

The tent rental industry is abuzz over Tent OX’s power and efficiency when installing pole tents, but the nation’s tent and event companies are proving that Tent OX power dramatically improves efficiency for clear span installations too. Mahaffey Fabric Structures (Tennessee), All Occasions Event Rental (Ohio), Chattanooga Tent (Tennessee), Lafayette Tents (Indiana), Classic Party Rental…

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Understanding the World of Party Rental Tent Stake Pullers

By Scott Woodruff / January 9, 2016 /

Pulling stakes since 1987 –When I entered the tent business in 1987,  I was trained to remove a 42″ tent stake from our new Anchor Fiesta Tent by whacking a sledge hammer against the stake near the ground until the vibration rendered it loose enough to be pulled out by the head. We always carried a 24″ pipe wrench for…

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Emergency Preparedness – Tent Companies Stand By

By Scott Woodruff / October 3, 2015 /

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Emergency preparedness is the key to a quick response when disaster strikes. Tent companies typically start contingency planning when a severe weather alert indicates there is a strong likelihood  of the need to provide emergency shelter.  There are over a dozen companies across the country who specialize in emergency tenting, standing by with equipment, crews and trucking capacity.…

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Ballasting Safety for Frame Tents used in Fireworks Displays

By Scott Woodruff / June 19, 2015 /

An experienced tent rental professional knows what amount of water barrels are required to properly secure a frame tent – BUT DOES THE CUSTOMER? [vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”5/6″][vc_column_text]During the 2 weeks leading up to the 4th of July,  many rental companies shift from weddings and college graduations to service the annual fireworks tent business.  This blog is specifically about…

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Fast Change from Tent Stake Driver to Fork Lift

By Scott Woodruff / October 7, 2014 /

Change from Tent Stake Driver to Fork Lift in seconds It is a fast change from the tent stake driver to forklift with Tent OX.  Just 1 minute 20 seconds is all it takes for one person to disconnect the Tent Stake Driver, connect the Fork Lift Attachment and be ready to move material. [vc_row][vc_column…

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