TARPGUY TALK

Tarpguy Talk…A Truck Tarping Solutions Blog

The goal of Tarpguy Talk is to provide tips and information specific to truck tarp systems and heavy duty tarps for covering dump trucks, dump trailers, roll-off trucks, and open top containers. Check back often for more updates and new blog entries.

Electric Dump Truck Tarp Systems

Electric Dump Truck Tarp Systems

Electric Dump Truck Tarp Systems | The King of the Heavy Hauling Industry Many of my conversations with customers will begin with me asking probing questions to determine what type of dump truck tarp system will best meet their load containment requirements.  When I...

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Refuse Truck Tarp Systems

Refuse Truck Tarp Systems

Refuse Truck Tarp Systems | Not Really for Dump Trucks...  When I think of Refuse Truck Tarp Systems, I generally will not lump Dump Truck Tarp Systems into the mix.  For the most part, Dump Truck Tarp Systems are used for the containment of a full range of load...

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Mesh Dump Truck Tarp

Mesh Dump Truck Tarp

Hmmm?  What is the best way to draft a blog post about “mesh dump truck tarps?  Really, not a whole heck of a lot to say, I mean it’s just a mesh material fabricated into a “tarp”.   But, regardless, I’m going to give it a go and see what happens.  So, without further...

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Heavy Duty Dump Truck Tarps

Heavy Duty Dump Truck Tarps

Heavy Duty Dump Truck Tarps -  Now go back and read that again, but read it in one of those deep Sam Elliot type advertising voices.  Sounds good right?  Well maybe not to you, but since I sell heavy-duty dump truck tarp systems, it’s the way I want to hear it in my...

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Tarpguy Talk | I Love What I Do!

Tarpguy Talk | I Love What I Do!

This is a great industry!  The truck tarp system industry that is.  I entered the industry as a side gig just to earn a few extra bucks.  I had no idea back in 1993 that I would become The Tarpguy and still be selling and installing dump truck tarp systems over 25...

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Side Dump Roll Tarp Systems

Side Dump Roll Tarp Systems

Shur-Co, Ironside | Aero, SideKick 2 | Mountain Tarp, Smooth Roll | Roll-Rite, STS Side Dump Tarp Systems We here on the east coast don't get the opportunity to see too many side dump tarp systems in our neck of the woods.  Traveling through...

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Industrial Dump Truck Tarp Systems‎

Industrial Dump Truck Tarp Systems‎

Industrial dump truck tarp systems ! I like the sound of that. Anytime the word “industrial” is added to a description, the item or piece of equipment immediately gains more respect.  It’s not just a dump truck tarp system it’s an “industrial”...

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Pull Tarp Truck Tarping Systems

Pull Tarp Truck Tarping Systems

Pull Tarp Systems Pull Tarp Style Tarp Systems -  Are a cool alternative to the more common flip tarp or swing arm tarp systems for dump trucks and trailers.  Why?  Well, the pull tarp is a very basic. It's  easy to use, and easy to install...

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Dump Trailer Tarp Systems

Dump Trailer Tarp Systems

Dump Trailer Tarp Systems come in all shapes and sizes.  End dumps, side dumps, walking floor and bottom dumps are just a few.  Likewise, the tarping systems that contain the loads hauled by these trailers come in a variety of styles, designs,...

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Dump Truck Tarping Systems

Dump Truck Tarping Systems

Dump Truck Tarp Systems get no R.E.S.P.E.C.T! I have found that when I tell people that I sell dump truck tarp systems they tend to think of the “tarp” (the material) component of that description and not the “system” component.  The tarp gets all of the attention....

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Dump Truck Tarps

Dump Truck Tarps

Dump Truck Tarps Systems I just recently received a call asking me “what is a flip tarp?”  “Is that the same as a tarp system for a dump truck?”  Absolutely!  Like so many industries, we in the truck tarp industry use a lot of generic terms to describe our products. ...

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Truck Tarps | So, Exactly What Do You Do?

Truck Tarps | So, Exactly What Do You Do?

I Sell Heavy Duty Truck Tarps... Often when we meet somebody new, the question of “what do you do” (for a living) will generally come up at some point during the conversation. I have a variety of ways to describe my “job”, “business”, or “profession” but almost every...

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