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Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson is a part-time freelance writer and full-time heavy equipment mechanic with more than 20 years of experience working out of service trucks. He is based in Bouton, Iowa.

The Female Bullet Connector Cleaner Kit offers 12 diamond-powder-tipped cleaning tools. Read more

Cool Tools

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Bryan Besler

Less travel time is one of the surprise benefits of a bigger service truck Read more

Headliners

Finding the balance between tight budgets and optimizing techs’ performance in the field Read more

Headliners

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Mechanic's Musings

Erecting cellphone towers requires special tools, special skills and a special service truck. Steve Beeler has found just the one — 2017 Kenworth 880 equipped with a 484-horsepower Cummins X-15 engine. Read more

Headliners

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Earl East of Arizona has several service trucks in his Elite Sales and Service fleet Read more

Headliners

Chris Leker’s rig is a one-of-a-kind, multi-purpose service truck that’s pure “work” under a gleaming exterior Read more

Spec My Truck

Randy Bostic's “dream truck” is based on a 2017 Peterbilt glider kit Read more

Spec My Truck

A real mechanic carries multiple band-aids in his pocket Read more

Mechanic's Musings