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Hercules Trail Digger Tires. Review, 2021 Update.

Hercules Trail Digger

  1. The Trail Digger M/T is designed with “stone-blockers” to increase puncture resistance and cut/chip performance.
  2. The XXL scooping tread lugs give the Trail Digger maximum traction in mud, gravel and sand.
  3. Pinned for studs.

Hercules Trail Digger Tires is excellent in mud, sand, gravel and rocks. With its huge staggered tread blocks and aggressively notched shoulder lugs, the Trail Digger M/T was designed to deliver maximum traction under the most treacherous conditions, all while providing good on-road manners. The Trail Digger M/T is also studdable for use in winter climates. The size range includes 15″-20″ with select sizes featuring our tough 3-ply sidewall technology for even more resistance to punctures and cutting. When superlative traction is your desire, look no further than the Trail Digger M/T.

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History of the brand & the company – Hercules Trail Digger Tires

Hercules brand was created in 1952 in the United States buy the The Hercules Tire & Rubber Company and is manufactured by Cooper Tires. The Cooper Tire & Rubber Company began manufacturing Hercules tires in 1960 and the two companies remain a partnership today.

Hercules tire brand has a world presence in a lot of countries because of the high quality, excellent designs and its tireless search to improve its technology.  The company is continually giving the customers the performance they demand, the choices they desire and the affordability they deserve.

Everything in one tire with a unique combination of cutting-edge expertise and old-fashioned integrity. The result is a better, smarter, more convenient tire buying experience for today’s car, light truck and SUV drivers.

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Hercules was founded in 1952 as a cooperative by a group of independent tire dealers. It has been owned since 2005 by FdG Associates L.P., a New York City-based private equity firm.

Hercules operates four divisions: Hercules Tire USA; Hercules Tire Canada; Tire Dealer’s Warehouse (TDW); and Hercules Tire International (which it calls the largest independent tire exporter in North America, with the Hercules and Ironman brands).

Besides the DCs in North America, Hercules operates a 250,000-sq.ft. warehouse in northern China.

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has enhanced its Road Hazard Protection Program. Hercules is offering limited road hazard protection on all new Hercules branded passenger and light truck tires. As part of the upgrade, the program promises free replacement for two years or the first 50% of tread life if a tire fails due to a road hazard during on-road use.

The coverage includes mud tires and commercial traction tires. A few exclusions do apply, according to the company, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tire Distributors Inc. Not covered are Hercules all-steel construction tires and polyester-steel trailer tires.

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