With its Pinless Powerlock Reel Lock feature, Reelstrong’s PL reel trailer series is built for safety, built for speed, and built to last. When it comes to all things pole & reel handling in the underground & overhead electric utility & telecommunications industry, we have the solutions. 


Designed with you in mind, the Reelstrong PL8 has an 8,000lb reel capacity. Built for power. The Reelstrong PL8 is a state of the art trailer that makes the job easier.


Maintining the previous standard for excellence seen from the other models of trailer equipment, the Reelstrong PL8 possess’s security and reliability.

Reelstrong Pl8 Stringing


  • CAPACITIES – PL8: 10,900 lbs. GVWR @ 13.5% Tongue Weight
  • AXLES – PL8: 10K lbs. Sprung
  • WHEELS – PL8: (2) 17.5 x 6.75 HC / 8 on 6.5 BC w/ 0.19 Inset
  • TIRES – PL8: (2) ST-215/75R17.5 LR-H Tires
  • BRAKES – PL8: 12.25” x 3.38” Electric w/ Safety Breakaway Kit
  • REEL WEIGHT (PAYLOAD) –  PL8: 8,000 lbs. Approx.
  • REEL DIAMETER: 96” Maximum
  • REEL WIDTH: 60” Maximum
  • REEL SHAFT DIAMETER: 2.50” Tube w/ Centering Collars
  • OVERALL LENGTH : 125” Approx.
  • OVERALL WIDTH: 96” Approx.
  • OVERALL WEIGHT: 1,800 lbs. Approx. (Actual Trailer Weight will Vary with Options & Finishes Chosen)


  • POWERLOCK™ Technology Provides Industry Leading Safety, Ease of Use, Low Maintenance and Durability.
  • Oil Bath Hubs (Greaseable Option All)
  • Electric Brakes
  • Wheel Chock Holders


  • Heavy Duty 5” X 2” X ¼” Frame
  • 6-Position Adjustable Hitch
  • ⅜” X 36” GR70 Yellow Zinc Safety Chains with Hooks
  • 8,000 lbs. Static Front Jack
  • Ground Lug: Copper Alloy Bolted to Frame
  • Fenders: ⅛” Plate
  • (2) Rear 8,000 lbs. Static Stabilizer Jacks

    Why Buy?

    JDC has the JDC Know-How, and expertise when it comes to Reelstrong maintenance, performance. If you need a top of the line industrial equipment we’re the ones you need to call. Our mission at JDC is to get our customers outfitted with the right equipment for the task, and the Reelstrong PL8 is just that.

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