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Old 06-23-2016, 12:15 PM   #1
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Samson tires

Does anyone know anything about these tires?
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Old 06-23-2016, 12:48 PM   #2
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From what I have heard and read they are a ok tire.. not Michelens or Goodyears but ok.. Only reason I checked on them is that they were new on the front of our coach when we bought it 3 years and 17,000 miles ago.. I have had no problem with them in heat or cold and show no signs of wear. I probably would go with Goodyear next time, if there is a next time but since they were already on the coach I'll run them.
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haven't heard negative comments yet.
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Old 06-23-2016, 01:45 PM   #4
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I have 6 on my coach with Dyna-beads installed. Very happy with them.
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Old 06-23-2016, 09:31 PM   #5
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When we purchased the DP dealer put 6 on and have had no problems with them as of yet.
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Old 06-24-2016, 12:18 AM   #6
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Have any of you four guys been able to find inflation tables from Samson?


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We have a couple of them. They run straight and true. No problems here.
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I have 4 on the drive axle on my Sea Breeze. I have no complaints in 16,000 miles. When the Cooper Roadmasters on my front wear out, I'll replace them with Samsons.

There was one gentleman who posted a few months back that he experienced sidewall cracking on his fairly new Samsons. I guess they're doing too good a job of copying Michelins! He's the only one I've ever heard of with that experience, and apparently he got a satisfactory warranty adjustment.
Here, I found his thread on the subject.

Tires Samson GL283A Big Problems.
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Old 06-26-2016, 06:10 PM   #9
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Samson told me they do not produce air/weight tables.
Have 6 on my 40' Ventana.
Ride is smooth with good traction in the wet.
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That's because the charts are published by the Tire and Rim Manufacturers Association (TRMA). There is only one chart, the manufacturers just stick their name at the top and publish them.
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I have 6 of them on my Hurricane. no problems and they are load range H rated. They are a lot more tire than what I need. I run them 5 to 10 lbs above what the coach Mfgr calls the minimun. A lot of truckers use them. They are good for steer as well as Drive wheels.
There is no chart for them.
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There were 6 on Mona when I bought her, and they are 4 years old. I put 3500 miles on them, and no issues. They are wearing straight, show no cracking, and I would buy them again! I also had them on the steer of my last MH and had no issues with them either! Rail!
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After my Goodyears did the rivering on the rear I changed all 6 to samsun - I think they ride and wear better than the Goodyears - very pleased with the purchase
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