EOFY!

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How the 18/19 year has flown by as we begin the home stretch to June 30, it is already the middle of May, leaving 6 weeks until EOFY!! So, with this realisation comes a time of thought. To purchase new work assets for your business or not.  The Government has come to help with some great incentives. You might not buy … Read More

Mud cleaning – 5 quick tips!

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You’ve gone off roading with family, friends or both. You’ve had a great time and now find your roof rack is covered in dirt, grime and mud. We feel you! Have you ever wondered how you’re supposed to clean dirt, grime, mud and other road debris off your roof racks without defacing the finish? Well wonder no more! Here are … Read More

Off-roading at the beach – Car cleaning hacks!

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There is nothing quite like an off-road trip to the beach, with all the excitement and opportunity to find and explore that special place while creating new memories with those we share it with. However, while this is a fun and memorable experience, the post-trip clean-up is not something that puts a great big smile on everyone’s face, as the … Read More

The art of optimising your roof rack’s carrying capacity

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Roof racks are excellent space savers. Gas bottles, firewood, swags and fuel are just a few examples of the type of gear you no longer will have to carry in your vehicle. The issue is that some enthusiasts are not aware of the fact that just simply putting these items on your roof rack and restraining them isn’t the end … Read More

The Tradesman Roof Rack: 8 ways our racks service your needs!

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Tradesman Roof Racks began manufacturing in 1978, starting in a small factory in Huntingdale Victoria. As the range of roof racks expanded, we moved to larger factories, currently residing in Bayswater since 2010 and continued growing in September 2018 where we opened a sales, installation and warehouse facility in Sydney. As specialist roof rack manufacturers, our factory is set up … Read More

Choosing a destination – 5 quick tips!

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Deciding where to go for either a road trip or a holiday can be both a stressful and exciting exercise, aside from if you go to the same place every time. One way or another you’re generally going to run into a series of problems and there’s no real way to get around that, but to be perfectly honest, it … Read More

Which style of roof rack will suit me best?

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Which style of roof rack will suit me best?

With many options and styles available within the roof rack market, it can be an extremely difficult decision to make when it comes to working out which style of roof rack will suit you best. The advantage of choosing a certain style is that you get exactly what you are after in a roof rack, and don’t have to purchase … Read More

How to plan the perfect road trip!

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Itching to get back out on or off-road? Perhaps you are new to 4WD’ing! That’s ok, we have you covered with our eight-step guide on how to plan the perfect road trip every time regardless of whether its your first or one hundredth trip! 1. Decide on the destination Choosing a destination can be done simply through a friend’s story … Read More

When should I replace my roof rack?

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Picture this. You are out on the job when suddenly your roof rack has given way and your materials cannot be used. Alternatively, you are out with your friends and family having the offroad experience of a lifetime and suddenly your load has come off and been thrown everywhere. Worst nightmare, right? It’s ok, we have you covered with a … Read More