SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

Here is SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt. This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. We also mention companies of interest to preppers that are located in the region. The emphasis this week is on Welded Truck Parts made in the American Redoubt.  Since the Redoubt is famous for its plentiful deer and elk, heavy duty grill guard truck bumpers are de rigueur. You sometimes even see them mounted on some passenger sedans! Pictured is a brush guard bumper made by CK Fab of Billings, Montana.

Idaho (Welded Truck Parts)

T-Rex Technology is a maker of precision-welded pickup flatbeds, bumpers, and suspension parts. They also make Razor ATV brush guards and other accessories. T-Rex is located in Athol, Idaho. (North of Coeur d’Alene.)

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Aluminess Products of Santee, California has recently opened a second manufacturing facility, in Hayden, Idaho.

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Don’t get the appeal? Why these Idahoans spend hours dangling lures into frozen lakes


Montana (Welded Truck Parts)

MOVE Bumpers has authorized dealers all across the country. They are located at 109 Brookville Lane, Lewistown, Montana. MOVE make both front and rear bumpers, and spare tire carriers,.

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Throttledown Kustoms (TDK) is a maker of custom bumpers, skid plates, Jeep frames, Bronco frames, and dog boxes. They are located in Moore, Montana.

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CK Fab is a maker of custom truck bumpers (Front & Rear), located in Billings, Montana


Eastern Oregon (Welded Truck Parts)

Buckstop Truckware makes heavy duty front and rear bumpers. They are located in Prineville, Oregon.

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Doherty Welding, in Pilot Rock, Oregon makes custom diamond plate truck flatbeds, bumpers, cab guards, and more. They are also well-known for their gates and cattle guards.

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Advanced Northwest Welding makes or markets and installs a wide range of truck racks, truck bodies, lift gates, and more. They are located in Bend, Oregon.


Eastern Washington (Welded Truck Parts)

T2 Services in Spokane Valley, Washington makes custom truck bodies, flatbeds, ramps, trailers, job boxes, and brush guards.

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Palouse Welding of Colfax, Washington, is best known for their towed agricultural implements. But they also make some great truck beds.

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People keep stealing ‘420’ milepost signs, but Washington state has a quirky solution


Wyoming (Welded Truck Parts)

Bighorn Proline makes truck flat beds, bumpers, and cab guards. They are located in Powell, Wyoming.

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Bollinger Inc. is a maker of grill guard bumpers. They are located in Buffalo, Wyoming.

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Polish Lining of Sheridan Wyoming makes custom grill guard bumpers.


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