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Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range C

Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range C

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Radial tire has a ply rating of 6 and a 990-lb max load at 90 psi. Constructed of double steel belts and double polyester cords with a nylon overlay. Great for highway use. Fits 12" wheels. Lowest Prices for the best trailer tires and wheels from Taskmaster. Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range C part number TT48012C can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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Taskmaster Trailer Tires and Wheels - TT48012C

  • Tire Only
  • 12 Inch
  • 4.80-12
  • Load Range C
  • Radial Tire
  • M - 81 mph
  • Taskmaster

Radial tire has a ply rating of 6 and a 990-lb max load at 90 psi. Constructed of double steel belts and double polyester cords with a nylon overlay. Great for highway use. Fits 12" wheels.


Features:

  • Radial tire is great for highway use
  • Constructed with double steel belts and double polyester cords for a long life
    • Bake tested to ensure that the rubber holds over time
  • Nylon tread-firming belt overlays help prevent tread separation
  • Tread depth bars offer a quick visual indicator of tread wear
  • Meets DOT specifications and exceeds FMVSS


Specs:

  • Fits: 12" x 4" rims
  • Tire size: 4.80R12
    • Section width: 4.84"
    • Outer diameter: 20.63"
  • Capacity:
    • Load range: C
    • Ply rating: 6
    • Maximum load: 990 lbs at 90 psi
  • Tread depth: 6/32"
  • Maximum speed: 81 mph (speed rating M)
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Taskmaster Radials

Taskmaster radials have double polyester cords and double steel belts for increased durability and endurance. A protective layer of nylon is wrapped around the steel belts to help prevent tread separation. Taskmaster radials are bake tested - a process usually reserved for automotive tires - to ensure that the rubber holds up over time.


Radial tire vs bias tire graphic

The standard tread on this tire has solid, continuous ribs, and there are very few sipes (or thin grooves) cut into the rubber. This tire is designed for use on trailers, so it doesn't require the level of traction that would be needed on a vehicle that is braking or steering.


Radial Tires vs. Bias Tires

Radial tire vs bias tire graphic

Radial ply tires are designed for trailers that are towed on the highway. The cords on a radial tire are positioned at a 90-degree angle to the direction of travel so that they lay across the width of the tire from wheel lip to wheel lip. This construction prevents the cords from rubbing against one another when the tire flexes, unlike the cords on a bias ply tire. As a result, radial tires have less rolling resistance and heat buildup, which leads to a longer tread life and improved steering at higher speeds.



TT48012C Task Master 480X12 Radial Ply Tire - LR C






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Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range C - TT48012C

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (551 Customer Reviews)

Radial tire has a ply rating of 6 and a 990-lb max load at 90 psi. Constructed of double steel belts and double polyester cords with a nylon overlay. Great for highway use. Fits 12" wheels.

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I bought this tire due to it being one of the most expensive tires on the market. I want my jet ski safe and not on crap tires. I have a triton trailer. I used a ceramic coating on them to hopefully extend their life.




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Bought a year ago, have not driven with them a lot, but my purpose was to provide margin for highway travel over the stock tires on my Malone kayak trailer (nothing wrong with the stock tires but 65 mph max rating and bias ply construction). The new tires track nice and show no signs of abnormal wear. While the loaded trailer is about 400 lbs, I run the tires at side wall max of 90 psi. From what I have read to date, it seems trailer tires recommendations cluster around the position to run side wall max, 90 psi for these. Delivery was fast as it has always has been with etrailer. Very happy customer.




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Galvanized rim for trailer spare. We live near salt water, and I only buy galvanized rims. Had to buy the tire, valve stem, and rim separately as this size radial tire is not sold as a combo-package, only sell bias ply tires on painteNd rims as combo package. If there was an option to have etrailer mount the tire, I didn’t see it. Fortunately, some of us old guys still know how to put a tire on a rim. The tire, rim & high pressure valve stem are all excellent quality (you always have to smooth the galvanized “barnacles” on a new rim in the seal area). Shipping & delivery was fast, and the tire mounted and inflated easily.


Comments
This spare tire fits my trailer mounted manlift, and my son’s 30’ RV trailer. Used it for a short period while I got a new replacement tire. No problems, it’s cheap insurance against getting stranded.
Clifford - 03/21/2022


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The finish on this wheel was pretty rough. It appeared to have curb rash on the circumference and there were paint flakes in the lug nut/ valve stem holes. It’s hard to tell if this was a brand new wheel with a horrible paint job that also dripped down all on one side or if it was welded and refurbished and then sold as new. The tire mounted OK, with no apparent leaks so far. I guess it will be OK for my Harbor Freight light utility trailer, unless it starts leaking or it comes apart some how.




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This tire does not fit standard wheel 12-4J. It is narrow. This China made tire is good but marked for 12-3.75 wheel. It is on the side wall of the tire. etrailer did not specified required wheel size. I would go with different options if I would know this.




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Radials with a top speed rating of 81 mph.

The
only tires I could find with a high speed rating.


Comments
Works great, the only trailer tire for speeds up to 81 mph on the market.
Dale - 05/20/2022


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Replacement tires for my Aluma MCTXL trailer. Pull behind motorcycle.




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The tires were delivered to my front door very quickly and the quality looks great. Can't wait to get them mounted.




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Replaced bias ply tires on jet ski trailer (Triton aluminum) with these radials. Went on 3700 mile trip across 9 states, 7 lakes. Rotated mid-trip. Slight wear but overall held up really well. Jet ski is 768lbs dry weight. Previous 800 mile trip ruined bias ply tires, especially low side. Very pleased!




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I have previously ran these tires for 4 seasons (one set)on my boat trailer with excellent results.This will be my second set,so hopefully they are as good as the first.They are worlds better than the bias ply tires.I would go thru a set of bias ply tires in a season these last much longer.




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Tire was deformed and useless.


Comments
Thank you for your review about your experience with etrailer. We recently sent you a new tire and were wondering if you had any feedback about the product for other shoppers?
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 09/23/2022


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Seem to be of good quality. Willing to trust in their usage for !y trailer loads.




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Great great great - drive fast and feel secure. I have 5,000 miles on them mostly over 70 mph.




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I like radials but I am not happy with this tire. That said, I did purchase two more as they are the only radial tires in this size that I can find. Before, I was using a 4 ply tire on my trailer that lasted about 2 years. After losing the entire outer tread, I decided to go with this more expensive radial believing it would last longer. IT DID NOT. I got less than 5,000 miles out of it on a 500 pound trailer before the center belt shredded on the left wheel. Perhaps this tire was defective. I’ll try another to find out. Tried loading a picture to show but it say unsuccessful. Guess bad reviews are not shown.


Comments
Since trailer tires are built with a thicker side wall they are designed to take a heavier load so they dont really have a mileage rating. Most trailer tires last 5-6 years before they should be replaced. However, there a few reasons for failure. Heat buildup is the leading reason for blow outs so it is a good idea to keep your trailer under the weight capacity of the tires. Overloaded tires allow for heat build up which leads to blow outs. These tires also require max PSI at all times. If they are underinflated tires also leads to heat buildup.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 06/30/2021


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Great tires that took me on a 3200 mile ride pulling two bikes. Came home and the tires look new.




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Tires look good but I can’t review because according to your not appropriate standards your performed terrible.




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No problems yet. Handle fine at any spe ed




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Tires arrived in good shape, wearing we ll.




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Tires are doing great. Did a long trip from Florida to Texas. Smooth riding. I bought tire to permit driving at speed from 72-75 mph. All is well. They are great! Thank you for the thorough information before I purchased.




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I had standard non radial tires on my small boat trailer. Had several flats as I typically travel over 60 miles each way to my fishing spots. After research I found that a radial tire is better designed for highway travel. This size tire is hard to find in a radial. Purchased two from Etrailer with quick delivery. Since I have owned the tires, I have had no issues. (knock on wood) Very pleased.




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Product arrived on time packaged neatly with all 3 tires in a box. Tires were date coded Dec 2016, so a little old but should give a couple years service I hope. Tires were in great shape. Replacing the bias ply tires on my teardrop trailer to hopefully get better service on the highway. Time will tell, but have had good luck so far using etrailer for parts on the teardrop.


Comments
After a year tires are wearing great on the trailer. These are the best tires that have been on the trailer. A couple thousand miles on them so far. Definitely will put another set of them on the tear when these wear out.
Clarence - 06/11/2019


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Runs Cool, Rolls Far, looks great.




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So far everything we'll done. Ordered on a Sunday evening around 7 est. Tires shipped Monday around 4am cst. No special shipping fees and tires arrived Wednesday. Been paying 60 for a bias tire and getting about 6000 miles. Hope these radials last a year. Also saw complaints around the web of getting old tires. Mfr date 4/21. So relatively new tires.




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Great product fast delivery great customer service I will be ordering from you again.


Comments
Fantastic, I’m planning on buying the same tire again when it is time to replace them.
Caleb - 05/13/2021


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Quick delivery! Tires look good. Getting them on today. Hopeful that they will perform as good as they look.



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