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Old 08-13-2013, 11:11 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Sean View Post
They sell a lot because they are one of the few "Trailer" specific tires readily available (by a major manufacturer).

I've never had an issue with one...and I have a "worn to the belts" pair in my garage.
I think the issue with mine was age, plus too much sitting. The tread was barely worn. Then when I got the boat, weve been taking it everywhere... 2 hr drive every other week... I think again, it was just "time to go"

I think they are fine tire...However, the premium you pay for them, there should be no question as to why you are paying more, and I couldnt see it
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204 Escape, Any longer reports on your Hercules trailer tires.
btw, Hercules brand is owned by Cooper Tire. They may or may not be manufactured in the US. Cooper/Hercules has 8 tire plants worldwide.
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I apologize for the slow response.

I've towed the boat trailer several times, and so far so good. The tires appear to be stable, don't lose air pressure, do NOT seem to get HOT on a really hot day. (
100* + regular temp, unsure what the highway temps were. So far, I'd recommend them. ) FWIW, I do put the tires up on wood runners, in a rock driveway, to keep water, etc., off of them, AND I put "shields" up in front of the tires to keep the sun off of them.

I did however have to replace the trailer runner boards, BUT, that is another story.....................
"There's NEVER enough time to do it right, ..... BUT, there's ALWAYS enough time to do it over !!!
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