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Millis           

"We've been using the STA-RAT since 2001 and our drivers really like it! With a fleet of over 600 trucks, we make a lot of drop and hooks in our short haul department. This tool saves time, as well as being very safe and easy to use. Sliding tandems has become a lot easier than in the past when we had to use vice-grips and a hammer!
The service we receive from STA-RAT is excellent. If there's a problem, one phone call takes care of it. Our company feels that STA-RAT is one of the best investments made for our drivers' well-being."
- Millis Transfer, Inc.
Black River Falls, Wisconsin


I love STA-RAT! I can't recall how many times I’ve used the tool. When I'm at a Truck Stop or Customer, drivers offer to help when they see I'm about to slide my axles. I tell them, No Thanks! I pull out STA-RAT “my secret weapon” and show the drivers. They’re amazed at how easy it is. If I had five extra STA-RAT’s they would sell like hot cakes.

P.S. I live in the Midwest, when its 20 below outside STA-RAT keeps pulling. It’s a great tool to have. I wouldn’t live without one. Thanks! Keep up the good work.

- Dan (handle “freebird”)
Dart Transit driver


"I just got back to work after two operations on my shoulder. My doc told me I had to stop driving or get something to help me slide the axles, so I found STA-RAT on the internet... and man, it saved my job! Get it out there so everyone can see how it works. It works great and I love it! Man, wish I'd had it sooner."
- Edward Nash, Company Driver/Illinois



"I bought one of your STA-RATs four years ago (05/21/01) and I am still absolutely delighted with it. I do a lot of drop and hook loads where I have to slide the tandems to the rear before dropping. Then I have to slide the tandems forward again on the trailer that I'm taking out. Sometimes I have to do 3 or 4 of these loads a day on some pretty old equipment. It used to take me as long as 30 to 45 minutes with alot of sweat and frustration just to slide the tandems a few holes... running back and forth with a hammer, pounding on pins and getting madder with each trip. Then pulling and tugging on worn out bent handles that won't stay pulled once you do get them out!

No more! Now I make 1 trip to set the STA-RAT and 1 trip to release it. I would estimate that I've used the STA-RAT over 3000 times during the last 4 years and it has saved me countless hours of hard, back-breaking work. I also use the STA-RAT to release my 5th wheel which keeps me from reaching in under the trailer and getting grease or snow and ice on my shoulder. And during pre-trip inspections I use it as a tire checker. It is perfect for banging on tires and digging small rocks out from between the treads. I always keep the tool close at hand and never do a "walk around" at night without it. I just feel safer having it in my hand.

Weather doesn't seem to effect its performance at all, as I have used the tool at -30° and when it was 110° in the shade. I love the tool and will never attempt to slide tandems without it again."
- Gordon Gower, Pittsfield, ME



"Best invention since the wheel, I love it!! Thanks."
- Alvin C. Jr, Monroe, LA



"I have been an Owner/Operator in excess of 10 years. I have used the STA-RAT for the past 3 years and could not live without it. I now have no back pain, no problems with my shoulder, and can actually get the job done by myself. Thank you for this wonderful invention. It is truly amazing! I will not be without one. As a matter of fact, I keep two with me at all times. You would be surprised the number of times I have loaned it to a co-driver."
- T.Hargrove, Yulee, Florida



"Works Great! I was going to make my own until I saw STA-RAT."
- S. Milbrath, New Holstein, WI



"The greatest thing since black pepper!"
- B. Garrett, Knoxville, TN



"Thank you so very much for the very fast return. I use it a lot and was lost without it. I help other male drivers with it, and tell them to get one. God Bless you and your company, and thank you very much for no charge."
- Brenda, Indianapolis, IN



"Lost first one, STA-RAT has saved much time and aggravation!"
- R.Cassell, Souben,Pa



"I have a STA-RAT and I would not truck with out it"
- R, Williams, Oklahoma City, OK


"I'm new to driving this year "2007" although our company promotes the purchase of STA-RAT, I foolishly did not buy one. After driving about two months, I was at a customer's site and pulled all the muscles in the back of my left calve trying to pull the tandem release handle. I was back at our yard within a week and immediately purchased a STA-RAT, which I have used successfully several times since. It is the best friend a driver can have. Don't hurt yourself like I did! Use your head not your body. Buy a STA-RAT release assist tool. They work like promised, and you'll never again struggle with releasing the tandem locking pins."
- E. Gantzer, Livonia, MI.


Since I received my STA-RAT 4 years ago, I have helped many other drivers pull there tandem locking pins with my STA-RAT. It is a wonderful tool, and would be lost with-out it!
- Company Driver, Illinois


"After 20 years of trucking, this is by far the most valuable tool I carry.
If you forget to bring any tool make sure it's not this one! There is nothing as fun as watching people's jaw drop when they see you use the STA-RAT. It makes sliding the axles on your trailer look as easy as adjusting your mirror."
- W.Jimenez, Phoenix, AZ


"The STA-RAT is the greatest tool I've used. Less strain on your back. It does wonders!"
- Company Driver, Texas