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ATV Solutions For All Industries

Quadcrate ATV Solutions

Quadcrate Goes International

We’re passionate about sharing Quadcrate atv solutions with clients both in the UK and internationally as we know the true potential of our products and why they’re such a great investment. We recently had an opportunity to showcase our range at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show where we discussed the wider applications of Quadcrate®.

So, as well as in farming, how else can Quadcrate® products help you? Here’s all you need to know.

Attending Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show 

For over 25 years, farmers have attended Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to learn about the newest and most innovative products and technology in agriculture. During our digital event, we shared what we do best as a brand formally known as the ‘Swiss Army knife’ for quads. 

Quadcrate® provides multiple solutions for those who use these vehicles intensively. Increased productivity, higher profitability and lower stress levels will be the result of using Quadcrate®. As an investment that provides both short-term and long-term solutions, our range can provide benefits that span much further than our humble agricultural beginnings.

What can the Quadcrate® be used for?

Although popular among agricultural professionals, there are many more uses for Quadcrate® products. Our designs can quickly and easily transform your off-road vehicle into a more suitable piece of equipment for your particular application including a range of industries, tasks and businesses, including:

Farming

Whether you run a pastoral farm or an arable farm, having a reliable off-road vehicle is essential in everyday farm life. With that in mind, the original Quadcrate® foldable carrying device, as well as the front and back postholder, will transform your ATV into a multi-purpose agricultural vehicle. With the many demands of farming, 

Fishing

Need somewhere to carry your rods, nets, tackle or today’s catch? Our versatile products aren’t just suitable for farming, but can also see success in fisheries too. Keeping your fishing gear organised is key and with a Quadcrate® attachment on your ATV, transporting everything you need will be easier than ever.

Hunting

With the vast landscapes that span Canada and the USA, you need an ATV or UTV set up that’s suited to these terrains and requirements. We’ve already seen how our products have become a valuable asset for labour-intensive applications such as hunting, making the tasks safer and less challenging. 

Equine

ATVs are one of the most useful vehicle options for horse owners. But, you can go one step further with this labour-saving equipment and improve when you have the right attachments. With an estimated 4.6 million US citizens working in horse-related businesses, investing in the essentials is key. Carrying horse tack, transporting tools or hauling hay bales will take half the time but provide double the efficiency when a good ATV system is in place.

At Quadcrate®, our ATV products and packages are designed to make your work easier. Although we provide some of the best solutions for not only agricultural needs but much more! Quadcrate® is a multi-purpose product that benefits anyone with an offroad vehicle such as an ATV or UTV. Check out our shop today or get in touch with us for more information.

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New Quadcrate UTV Package

Quadcrate UTV Package

Upgrade Your UTV For 2022

Have you recently invested in a UTV? At Quadcrate®, we recognise the changing demands in farming and with UTV’s quickly becoming a popular choice, we have now made our most popular ATV products compatible with our new quadcrate utv package. 

UTV’s are a great choice for agricultural use as they offer a wide range of benefits such as an increased towing capacity, weather protection and a comfortable enclosed cab. However, to get the most out of your vehicle, it’s essential to invest in the right attachments – that’s where our new UTV package comes in!

It’s time to look ahead to 2022 and ensure that your agricultural machinery is being used in the most effective way. Here’s all you need to know about our UTV products.

What’s included in the UTV package?

At Quadcrate®, we aim to improve the efficiency of your work. Our new package means that UTV owners can now experience the benefits that ATV owners have via our range of multi-purpose attachments.

In the UTV package you will receive:

  • 1 x Quadcrate
  • 1 x Transport cage
  • 1 x Transport cage lid

The attachments can be fitted to both the front and back of most UTVs depending on the task at hand. This versatility is a great option to have as lifting heavy objects into the at the back of a UTV can be very problematic due to their height. So the solution is Quadcrate. Quadcrate® provides a lower platform so loading tools, livestock and materials can be done safely and at a more manageable height.

Why should you invest in the UTV package?

UTV’s are a great vehicle to use in farming, forestry work or any other environment that requires an off road vehicle. But better still, enhancing your UTV with the Quadcrate® UTV Package will add to its functionality so you can get jobs done faster and safer.

The benefits of our new UTV package include:

  • You can fit the Quadcrate® in a way that suits your needs so your ATV becomes a bespoke vehicle. 
  • The Transport cage makes moving livestock easy so animals remain safe and injuries are reduced.
  • Efficiency will increase as you’ll be better equipped to complete a wider range of tasks productively.
  • The UTV package adds to the versatility of the vehicle so you can get better use out of it and more for your money!
  • All of our products are approved and are CE Approved.

As the popularity of UTV’s and ATV’s grow, you can go one step further and invest in the essential attachments that you need. Make a sound investment today with Quadcrate® products and utilise your vehicle more effectively than before, 365 days a year.

At Quadcrate®, we provide high-quality farming solutions for UTV’s and ATV’s. If you want to get the best out of your vehicle, our wide range of individual products and packages will improve the efficiency of your daily tasks whether you’re transporting equipment or carrying livestock. Make 2022 count by investing in our new UTV package today! Get in touch with us for more information. 

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Four Ways That Quadcrate® Products Can Improve Safety

With the number of different vehicles and machinery on a busy working farm, safety should always be a number one priority. If you’re looking to reduce injuries and maintain a safe environment, Quadcrate® has a range of agricultural attachments for your ATV that ensure your day to day tasks are as safe as possible.

Here are four ways that Quadcrate® products can improve the safety of your farm.

Loads are better stabilised

If you’re using your ATV to carry loads up and down the farm but you don’t have appropriate loading equipment your vehicle may become unstable and this can lead to injuries and damage to the ATV. Alternatively, our Quadcrate® product range has been designed to attach securely and give the rider peace of mind that their load is safe so that he or she can concentrate on riding the bike more safely. 

You have the right attachments for each job

In many ways, quads are slowly becoming the new compact tractor as ATVs are incredibly efficient. But why? At Quadcrate, we recognise the true potential of ATVs and our range of attachments are designed not only to improve your work rates but improve the safety of each task. Our individual products and custom packages include Transport Cages, Lamboxes, Front Toolboxes and more so you have the right attachments for each job. As a result, you’ll be well equipped to get on with a variety of tasks in a safe manner. 

Better handling of your ATV

No matter what terrain you’re driving across, it’s important to have proper handling of your ATV. Our products can be attached in a variety of ways so all loads can be transported properly and you aren’t making do with an unsafe option. It’s easy to load up your quad and start driving, but without the right attachments you could be putting yourself at risk as well as overloading your vehicle which could make you off balance.

Animals can be transported better

Transporting animals from A to B should always be done with safety in mind. Our removable Lambox ensures a safe environment for newborns while the ewe is safe in the Transport Cage. Your animal’s welfare matters and with our high-quality and safety-approved products, you can maintain a high standard of welfare throughout their journey back to the farm. Whether your animal is unwell or deceased, our attachments keep your team and livestock out of harm’s way.

If you want to ensure the safety of your ATV and the overall running of your farm, we have a range of attachments that provide a solution. Choose from our individual products or select a custom package that matches your agricultural requirements to utilise your ATV in a whole new way. All products are CE Approved. Find out more today.

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Simple Ways to Prepare Your Farm For Winter

As a farmer, you’ll know all too well how important it is to prepare for the changing seasons and winter is no different. Winter brings wet conditions, cold and potentially a lot of struggles throughout agriculture. Nevertheless, there is still work to be done so ensuring that your farm is well prepared and you have the right measures in place, is the best way forward. It’s never too early to get prepared! 

Here are some easy ways to prepare your farm for winter.

Invest in the right equipment

ATV’s are one vehicle that are very useful in winter as they’re great at operating in wetter conditions. If you’re thinking of investing in new machinery for winter, an ATV is a sensible choice and at Quadcrate® we have a range of practical attachments that will make life a lot easier during this season and beyond. With the right equipment you can maintain efficiency and safety throughout winter.

Keep on top of repairs

Winter can be a long slog, especially for farmers and the last thing you want is unexpected problems with your machinery. It’s always a good idea to keep on top of maintenance before you’re thrown into the depths of winter so you enter the new season as prepared as possible. Protect your machinery from snow, sludge, and ice. Keep any tools stored away in a safe place and allow easy access to anything that you may need during the cold months. Keep your storage areas clean and dry.

Prepare your livestock

As well as preparing your machinery don’t forget about your livestock. Your animals need a little more TLC during winter so ensure that they’re stalls are regularly cleaned, dry and warm enough to survive the cold weather. Stock up on feed and bedding prior to the first frost as this helps animals maintain their body temperature during winter – putting down a layer of saw dust or sand to absorb moisture and straw or wood shavings on top can help!

Ensure that your water supplies dont frost over

Winter in the UK can bring unpredictable weather so it’s always wise to make a contingency plan for worst case scenarios. For example, when the temperature drops below freezing the pipes and therefore the water can freeze if you don’t have an electric system. To avoid putting your livestock at risk, insulate your pipes and seal up any leaks so you’re at less risk of experiencing frozen water supply.

If you have or are investing in an ATV then look at increasing your productivity with individual attachments and custom packages then look no further than Quadcrate®. Nowadays everyone and every business is under pressure to make the most efficient use of their time. The Quadcrate® and associated attachments will save you multiple days over the coming years, by unlocking your ATVs potential. Find out more today.

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Quads for Farming: Quads, the New Compact Tractor?

Agricultural equipment and machinery is the backbone of any efficient farm but it’s important that you have tools that work for your specific farming needs. Quads are a great addition for a number of reasons including productivity and adaptability plus with our practical ATV accessories, it’s clear to see why quads are quickly becoming the new compact tractor.

Read on to learn more…

Wetter seasons require lighter machines

One reason why quads have increased in popularity is their ability to function throughout all seasons including during wet weather. Farms don’t stop running during autumn and winter so you need the right machinery that can adapt to different demands and ensure that you continue running a tight ship! Lighter machines, such as quads, are great for navigating wet land.

Attachments make ATV’s multi-functional

At Quadcrate®️, we recognise that quads are a valuable piece of machinery. In many ways using quads for farming can be seen as the new compact tractor and with a range of attachments available from us, they’re even more practical. Quadcrate attachments are the correct tools needed to do jobs on the go whether that’s using the Transport cage, Toolbox or Front Postholder .

Using Quads for farming is a cost-effective investment

Costs can quickly add up when it comes to buying new machinery and farming tools. However, quads are a solid choice as they provide so many possibilities in terms of attachments which make them more versatile. That means you have a multi-functional machine that can save you money compared to buying entirely different machines for each task, plus Quadcrate®️ attachments gives you the operator, the power to control and manage your day and help you gain higher work rates which equals more profit.

They are ideal for doing quick tasks.

Getting from A to B around your farm can be made easier by using a quad. These nippy vehicles are ideal for moving around your farm, doing small maintenance jobs and generally covering a lot of ground fast. Despite their size, quads can be a very useful vehicle as your go-to machine. Paired with a number of attachments, compact tractors have a strong competitor in ATV’s. If you’re looking for a more nimble option then a quad is the perfect choice!

Get your farm ready for winter with our range of Quadcrate®️ products. Designed to make your quad multi-functional you can get the most out of your vehicle. Utilise your ATV in a new way with our innovative range including the Quadcrate, Transport cage, wire unroller Front Postholder , Lambox and more. Plus, all products are CE Approved, fully galvanised and user friendly. Find out more today.

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Improve the Running of Your Farm

How the Quadcrate® Products Will Help…

Improving the running of your farm requires a lot of planning and hard work, so investing in reliable equipment is essential if you want to complete jobs efficiently – that’s where ATV quads can be invaluable. Whether you’re tending to your livestock, maintaining your fencing or generally overseeing your farm Quadcrate® products are designed to fit seamlessly onto your ATV allowing loads to be carried quickly and safely around any farm.

Here’s how the Quadcrate® can improve the running of your farm all year round.

Get more done on the go

No matter how big your farm is you’ll want to get as much done as you can while on the go. Your ATV is great for getting from A to B quickly but you’ll be even more efficient if you have the correct attachments and can complete your jobs in one round. With everything you need safely fixed to your quad, you can finish jobs quicker and don’t have to worry about how to navigate your loads. Get more done on the go and improve the productivity levels around your farm.

Quadcrate® products are suitable for all seasons

The nature of agriculture is that some seasons are busier than others but nevertheless, you’ll never be short of things to do! Our custom designed products are designed to help you throughout the year. Utilise our ATV lamb box attachment during lambing season or get prepared for peak times by doing some repairs with our front toolbox that carries useful tools that are needed on an everyday basis. The Quadcrate® is particularly useful during autumn and winter when lighter machines are needed to get jobs done!

Reduce the chances of accidents

Every year thousands of business owners and employees experience workplace injuries most of which are a result of improper handling or accidents relating to equipment. To avoid this, you must invest in high-quality and safe equipment that is designed to suit your needs so you have a reduced risk of injury. Our Transport cage, for example, makes carrying loads much safer even when driving up steep terrain. A trailer is great for carrying bigger loads but affects the handling of the bike when on difficult or hilly terrain as it causes drag – that’s where our products provide a safer alternative, when loaded up correctly.

Adapt your ATV to suit your needs

Only you know what’s needed to keep your farm running smoothly but many of those factors can be fulfilled just by adapting your existing machinery. If you’re already an ATV owner, investing in Quadcrate® products can make your quad a great investment for long-term use. Our Custom packages will increase the efficiency of your farm as you’ll be well equipped to complete a range of tasks every day just by using your quad to its full potential.

If you’re an ATV user it’s time to get the most out of your quad with our carefully designed Quadcrate® products. We aim to make agricultural tasks easier and quicker than ever. Utilise your ATV in a new way with our innovative range including the Transport cage, Front Postholder, Lambox and more. Plus, all products meet CE Approved. Find out more today.

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Quadcrate’s First Balmoral Agricultural Show

Agricultural Show

So there was nothing else for it, Quadcrate was a business and the Balmoral Agricultural Show was to be hit. I remember sweating at the thought “what if we do rubbish or nobody likes it?”

These were questions going through my mind…

I needed to put on a good show and forget about the negativity. Getting things ready for your first show was stressful, trying to remember everything.

Getting brochures sorted, business cards and banners etc it was hectic but the buzz of the thoughts that we could do well spurred me on.

That was it, my brother Stanley and I were on the road to get set up, sunny morning, sun glasses on, food packed, everything packed and teeth washed.

My heart kept pounding at the thought that Quadcrate would soon be launched at its first show.

Approaching Balmoral traffic was busy, lorries and vans with logos on them all setting up. Trying to get parked was a nightmare but found a place. People walking fast with big smiles, the heat of the evening sun was making me sweat. The buzz was infectious and then coming into the hall I found my spot and I remember saying wow.

Off to work we went to get set up. Still sweating, panting, meeting people who I knew, it was all going on. After 4 hours we could sit down and again once I had made us a coffee and look at the stand again I said “wow”.

So here it was first day of the show, again the weather was hot and people everywhere. Interest was good potential customers were intrigued with the Quadcrate innovation. I was so happy they liked it and then my first sale of the show.

A man from Antrim bought a Fencing package delighted I was. Before we knew it, it was the last day and we had received 8 orders, I was so pleased.

People liked what I had designed which took a lot of pressure off my shoulders. Then a few hours before the end of the show my Mum and Dad landed in. They looked proud and were all smiles as I told them about my 12 orders. I felt great ? With the show over and getting ready for home chatting to other exhibitors I had got the drug. The buzz of the show was electric everyone was delighted the show had gone well. The weather played a big part I remember, going home Stan and I were so relieved and we had 12 orders to sort.

The future looked bright for Quadcrate ? To be continued

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My Next Innovation

While working away trying to better the farm in everyway I could, I could see different things happening. With my brother Stanley away in either Oz or New Zealand sheep shearing, I had to become more efficient. Jobs were still needing done but I had less time to do them as with starting my own business, it was full on.

My time needed to be managed more so that I could become more efficient and more productive. This is where my quad and Quadcrate stepped in, its was allowing me to deal with problem as I can across them.

This unique combo was the second pair of hands I needed to become smarter with my time. My ATV was the hub of my farm, I simply could not do without it in order to ensure my cattle and sheep were looked after better.
Efficiency and production were things that were drilled into me while at Harper Adams University in 2000. Here I learned about different tools and methods and better ways to do things. Them were the days ?

With going forward with Quadcrate I didn’t want the farm to suffer due to me spending less time on it. With the quad and Quadcrate I just felt more organised as I could get more done in less time. I could do so much more with my bike, no more leave it behind I will sort it later ethic. It was more like I can sort that now and keep solving the problems saving loads of time.

Working with Quadcrate, I was becoming even more convinced I was doing the right thing setting up in business. Quadcrate was helping me in so many ways so what was stopping it from helping the world ? was my thought. I had to get it more developed and invest in R&D to get it seen for what it was. We had the patents pending, I was seeing more and more productive potential, the sales I had the reports were good.

So there was nothing else for it let’s go to our first ever agricultural show “Balmoral” I was buzzing at the thought, wondering how it would go down so the work started into get the products show ready. 

We are going to Balmoral ?
To be continued…

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Realising the Potential

So they say if you enjoy your work the day goes faster, I know this to be true for me.

When I was a teenager I would work from early morning to late at night as I was single and hungry to work. Which was just as well as my Dad always give me plenty to do, whether I agreed with it or not.

I had the freedom though to put my own twist on things, to make them better and do things quicker.

When I saw how the Quadcrate was helping us do exactly that, in doing tasks quicker and leaving us better equipped to tackle problems head on. Instead of leaving a sick sheep behind us we could bring them with us. Instead of leaving a job off because we didn’t have a trailer, we could do it as we had the Quadcrate on hand.

While working on an out building with a friend, he looked around the Quadcrate and thought it was a great idea. While drinking a cup of tea he said you should look to get that patented, I have never seen anything like it. After a few days I did some research and found nothing resembling it at all so I kept digging.

With limited money but a buzz in my gut, I decided to go for it, to gather more info to see if it was worth patenting. Found a company to do the search’s and they also found nothing, the advice they give me was to act quick and get cover on it. I was hyper at the thought that this bracket I had designed may be the first of its kind, can it be?? I kept asking myself this.

The solution to a problem I had, looked worth pursuing but at a cost, patents cost money but both my gut and my heart said to chance it.

Here was really the start of my adventure into my venture of making Quadcrate a product worth buying. It was going to be hard but I was up for the fight ?

To be continued

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Quadcrate – The Future of ATV Utility

Sometimes the simpler things in life are the best, the ones that don’t take a professor with 19 PHDs or a computer technician to figure it out.

Once I saw ATCs or now ATVs as a child growing up, they got me sooo excited, I would nearly wet myself. The buzz of seeing a big Red Honda trike gave me goosebumps all over my body.

Once we were able to afford a quad on our farm, I was so shuffed but then the jobs started. The farm become a more enjoyable place to work, more productive and more efficient.

All and all quads have made a great impact on agriculture and the world as a whole. They allow people to move quicker to increase work rates and now Quadcrate®️has been born to make the utility 4 wheeler 100% more useful.

The Quadcrate®️ isnt rocket science, it’s an idea, practically made out of metal. It’s a suite of ATV attachments designed over time, that makes any utility quadbike into a work trojan. A Trojan workhorse never seen or utilised before for what they truly are, until Quadcrate®️ made it possible.

A carrying system like no other, that’s always there when you need it, like a good dog. Like a Swiss knife, available when you need to cut something.

When a Quadcrate system is fitted to an ATV, that ATV has just got its cape, it now has special powers. This machine with the right operator can take on almost any problem that may arise. It becomes a problem solver on wheels.

The future of Utility ATVs has Quadcrate In that mix as both together are like 2 peas in a pod. A quad and Quadcrate are the perfect combination to which will make light work of farming in today’s world.

The world needs Quadcrate®️ in order to become more efficient, more productive and more ready for the day, the week the future.

Unlock you quads full potential, utilise it’s work range, bring it up to speed of today’s world ?

Invest in Quadcrate, Invest in life.