Beast of the month: Hamilton aluminum roll cart

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For those of you still enjoying that 400-foot roll of aluminum foil you bought at Costco five years ago, this cart’s for you: A custom Hamilton trailer designed to haul 132,000-pound rolls of aluminum in between manufacturing facilities at a leading aluminum rolled products company.

It’s an 18-footer, with a highly versatile fifth wheel steering system that’s perfect for power towing. Imagine all the Jurassic-sized Thanksgiving leftovers you could wrap for all eternity.

Here are the monster specs:



All-steel fifth wheel steer trailer


  • Capacity: 150,000 lbs
  • Deck Size: 72" wide x 216" long
  • Deck Material: Smooth plate steel
  • Steering Type: Fifth wheel steer
  • Running Gear: (8) 22" diameter by 12" wide W-POY-2212-2XL Press-on Poly
  • Couplers: Loop-type towing tongue
  • Color: Yellow epoxy