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Dynamic Wrecker & Beds Roll Call! (topic)
Hey guys.Let's see everyone's Dynamics! I'm really interested in the brand, want to see what everyone has! 
Dynamic Mfg.

Grenadier

11/21/2014 6:47 PM
Re: OPP Impound Question (reply)
What a great post dude.Honestly, never would have thought of this scenario without hearing this story. Keep us up to date on what happens. 
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

10/16/2013 12:51 AM
Re: Thx to those involved with PTAO tow show. (reply)
Even those home made ones look great! Nice job!
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

09/16/2013 8:47 PM
Re: Fighting the motor club option (specifically CAA) (reply)
Not sure about everywhere else, but here in Ottawa, CAA is stepping aside if the police are involved too. I know a couple people have been fuming thinking that they are covered when they are in an accident. Apparently, CAA has been...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

06/07/2013 2:11 PM
Re: Who is doing who? (reply)
Awesome contributions guys!
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

05/26/2013 7:04 PM
Who is doing who? (topic)
I see posts all the time for who is performing road side for another? I thought maybe we could make a perm thread for it. Feel free to copy and paste and add other brands! Please only provide submissions if you 100% confident of your...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

05/22/2013 10:41 PM
Moving (topic)
Hi everyone,Just wanted to put an end to rumors and barrage of text messages and calls I've been getting.I have left R. Gowan Towing and joined Frank's Heavy Towing Inc, also here in Ottawa.  No hard feelings between me and Bob, just...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

04/20/2013 2:26 AM
Re: Payment on accident calls, what is your policy? (reply)
We always bill whoever is taking the physical asset. It's one of the only ways to make sure you get paid. Especially in heavies, they'll pay the bill if they want the load back.That is my golden unless someone else wants to pay credit...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

04/20/2013 2:21 AM
Re: Wear pads fell out (reply)
I've seen smaller and older Century's eat wear pads and drop them out.
Miller Industries

Grenadier

04/15/2013 12:15 AM
Re: How many in ontario are governed (reply)
Right from the HTA in Ontario. It's a tough call. If I were an owner, every tow truck would be governed but there is definitely some gray area in the legislation. Tow truck is not a commercial vehicle and does not require any other...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

03/26/2013 1:43 AM
Re: Another call for regulation in Ottawa (reply)
The problem really is if you decline the work that won't pay or decline to provide service to a private call that won't pay, someone else will do it for next to nothing, and you still look like the idiot! (I say you meaning me and other...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

02/20/2013 3:08 AM
Re: Another call for regulation in Ottawa (reply)
Here is a similar story but at the bottom of this one it covers parked vehicle towing.http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2013/02/14/ottawa-towing-tips-help-consumer-advice-tow-truck-companies.htmlEnjoy it while it lasts, boys and...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

02/19/2013 2:18 PM
Another call for regulation in Ottawa (topic)
Local story here last week. Driver got "royally" screwed. CBC measured the distance at 1.7km and the charge was $310 before taxes.I know it will likely hurt as all if regulation comes in but today I'm embarrassed to say I work in this...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

02/19/2013 2:16 PM
Re: OPP. (reply)
Last summer, I had a customer with a tandem-tandem mixer that slide sideways down a small hill (very small) and got a fire hydrant stuck between his drives.  Best of all it's on CSIS property. But it was a city of Ottawa hydrant....
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

02/13/2013 3:14 PM
Re: Reka Tow trucks (reply)
I was gonna saw something similar to Dave.Wreckers look a bit dated and not sure I like how much positive tilt they seem to carry.Flatbeds look great, and heck if NRC builds the decks you got nothing to worry about. If your looking...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

02/13/2013 2:57 PM
Re: An Upgrade to my fleet. 09 NRC 40CS. I always loved NRC Equipment. (reply)
Love the truck, and I love the pusher. I bet that's a monster to tow with  Good for you man! Stay safe! 
NRC Industries

Grenadier

12/20/2012 2:15 PM
Re: Just Playin Around (reply)
I was going to print this and put it on my locker at the shop. But decided against it. It's because it's too awesome but because it's true Boss wouldn't like it :(
NRC Industries

Grenadier

12/20/2012 2:12 PM
Re: New Freightliner Cascaidias (reply)
Here we have speed limiters at 105/kmh (close to 65mph). We just back off to about 95/kmh and I've never had a problem. Recently took one about 800 km from here and brought one back no problems. Honestly, just keep your foot out of...
Heavy Duty Towing

Grenadier

12/14/2012 2:26 PM
Re: Annual permits (reply)
I think Queensways is right.Here we run the provincial tow permit, city of ottawa annual over width and then we either get project or single use provincial over width when we need them.The two permit is only up to 12 feet width I believe...
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

12/14/2012 2:01 PM
Re: Happy holidays (reply)
Merry Christmas from the Capital! 
Tow411 Canada

Grenadier

12/10/2012 11:30 PM