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Everything you need to know about the 8.5×28 Tandem

from any of our top 2 manufacturers plus our helpful maintenance guide

Table of Content - 8.5x28 Tandem Axle

1. Technical Comparison Table

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Standard Features Diamond Anvil
PRICE $9,700.00 $9,500.00
EXTERIOR METAL .080 Polycore Exterior (Semi-screwed) .080 Polycore Exterior (Semi-screwed)
AXLES 6000lb USA MadLippert Drop Leaf Spring Axles 5200lb USA Made Drop Leaf Spring Axle
V-NOSE  V Nose (Standard) V Nose (Standard)
ELECTRIC BRAKES  Axles w/ Electric Brakes Axles w/ Electric Brakes
DOME LIGHT (2x) 12V LED Dome Light with switch 12V Dome light with switch
WALLS/CEILING TUBING  1.5" x 1" steel tube in walls and ceiling 1.5" x 1" steel tube in walls and ceiling
FLOOR TUBING  8" steel tube main frame 8" steel tube main rails
FLOOR CROSS-MEMBERS Floor Members 16" O.C. Floor Members 16" O.C.
ROOF CROSS-MEMBERS Roof Members 16" O.C. Roof Members 24" O.C.
WALL CROSS-MEMBERS Wall Members 16" O.C. Wall Members 16" O.C.
LIGHTS  All LED exterior lighting incl. Rear Loading Light All LED exterior lighting
INTERIOR HEIGHT 7' (84") Interior Height 6'6" (78") Interior Height
REAR DOOR  Heavy Duty Ramp Door w/ Spring Assist & 16" Extension Flap  / Door Hold Back / (2) Rear Door Handles Ramp Door w/ Spring Assist & Extension Flap
PLUG / COUPLER (BALL) 7-way Round Bargman Plug / 2 5 / 16" Coupler 7-way round plug / 2 5 / 16" coupler
FENDERS Aluminum fenders w/lights Aluminum fenders w/lights
TIRES ST235 16" Radial Tires ST205 15" Radial Tires
SIDE DOOR 36" RV-Style Side Door w/ Flush Lock 36" RV-Style Side Door w/ Flush Lock & Hold Open
ATP ATP In Stepwell  / ATP Front & Rear Corners ATP In Stepwell  / ATP Front & Rear Corners
RIMS/WHEELS Silver Painted Wheels Silver Painted Wheels
ROOF MATERIAL  Galvalume roof Galvalume roof
STONEGUARD 24" Stoneguard on front 24" Stoneguard on front
TONGUE JACK 5000 lb A-Frame tongue jack w/ Sand Foot  2000 lb tongue jack w/ Sand Foot
HUBS  EZ Lube Hubs EZ Lube Hubs
THERMA-PLY Therma-Ply Ceiling ❌​
WALL MATERIAL Premium 3/8" plywood sidewalls Premium 3/8" plywood sidewalls
FLOOR MATERIAL 3/4" plywood floor/undercoated 3/4" plywood floor/undercoated
SIDEWALL VENTS Plastic Sidewall Vents Plastic Side Vents
DRINGS (4) 5000lb D-Rings Welded to Frame 4 Floor D-rings
BEAVERTAIL No Show Beavertail Beavertail frame
TONGUE Triple Tube Tongue ❌​
EMPTY WEIGHT 4200 lbs 4200 lbs
LOAD CAPACITY 5790 lbs 6200 lbs
GVWR 9990 lbs 10400 lbs
TONGUE WEIGHT 630 lbs 630 lbs

2. Technical FAQ

Overall Length: 31'6" / 378 in (Breakdown: 28' on the Box + 3'6" on the Tongue) 20" on the Vnose
Overall Width: 8’6"/ 102 in (Breakdown: 8’6" on the Box)
Overall Height ( Diamond ): 8'4" / 100 in (Breakdown: 7' on the Box + 16"from the ground to the box)
Overall Height (Anvil): 7'10" / 94 in (Breakdown: 6'6" on the Box + 16"from the ground to the box)

Overall Length: 27'9" Box (Breakdown: Subtract 3" which counts for rear door & framing) plus 20" on the Vnose
Overall Width: 8' Wall to Wall (Breakdown: Subtract 3" (each wall) which counts for framing & Plywood)
Width Between Wheel Boxes: 81 inches (Breakdown: Subtract 7.5" (each side) which counts for wheel boxes
Overall Height ( Diamond ): 7'
Overall Height (Anvil): 6'6"

Width: 90" (Breakdown: Subtract 12" (6 on each side) which counts for plywood & framing)
Height ( Diamond ): 78" (Breakdown: Subtract 6" which counts for plywood & framing)
Height (Anvil): 72" (Breakdown: Subtract 6" which counts for plywood & framing)

7-way Round plug

6 Lug

5200 lb Axles: 8 Ply
6000 lb Axles: 10 Ply

Screws are 4' apart instead of being every 2'

It's an asphalt undercoating paint

We developed a section exclusively for Custom Options where we show sample photos and explain most popular options:

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Here are examples of some of the most popular Custom Options:

– Blackout Package
– Electrical Package
– Insulation Package
– Rubber Flooring
– Etracks
– D-rings
– Windows
– Extended Tongue
– Extra Height
– Ladder Racks
– Finished Interior (Metal/Vinyl)
– Air Conditioner
– Lighting Options
– Axle Upgrades
– Concession Window
– Special Door Options
– Cabinets
– Barn Doors

3. Sample Photos

4. Sample Video

5. Sample Colors (click to enlarge)

6. Purchase FAQ

We work our financing arrangements through our third party business partner, below is their information:


Rock Solid Funding

Phone: 800-607-1108


NOTE: We recommend creating a quote before calling the financing company.

We work our delivery service arrangements through our third party business partners, below is their information:

TJ’s Transport: (912) 389-1965
Loyd’s Transport: (912) 381-2138





30 Day Temporary Tag, Certificate of Origin and obviously your Title so you can register your brand new trailer

Yes they are and also the reason why your trailer pick up is directly at the Factory

We do not charge any taxes, that's something that you pay when you register the trailer

Yes, as soon as your trailer is ready we can provide your with your VIN number.


1) Credit or Debit Card (over the phone or invoice sent to your email)
2) Mail a Cashier's Check
3) Wire Transfer

Once your deposit is confirmed we’ll send you an email just make everything official and after 24 hours (timeframe we provide in case of any changes) we will send your order to our production team so they can start working on your future top notch trailer

It depends on 2 factors: The season and your Order so make sure to ask our awesome sales team for a more accurate completion timeframe but on average you might be looking between 2 to 4 weeks on standard order and about 3 to 5 weeks for orders with custom options.


Note: We do make exceptions so make sure to ask our sales team

We don’t usually provide any updates during the building process but we can definitely ask our production team how things are going but as soon as your trailer is ready, we will send you the completion email along with the instructions so you can start your pick up arrangements

7. Create a Quote

8. Still Got Questions?

We try to cover all the basic questions so our customers can make an informed and smart purchase, but if we missed any information that prevents you from moving forward please feel free to email, chat or call us, our awesome and knowledgeable sales team will be happy to help.

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