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Employee Spotlight:
Jake Rakestraw

  • Bale Bed Trucks For Sale

    Get to Know Jake Through Our Quick Interview

    Jake Rakestraw is a welder at C5 Manufacturing, a trusted provider of bale bed trucks for sale like our top-of-the-line Chisholm Trail Bale Bed, a specialty after-market steel bed manufactured to fit all pickup trucks. Jake joined the C5 Manufacturing team in early 2021 and helps with the assembly process in order to provide our premier bale beds to customers in the lawn and landscape, light construction, agriculture, and nursery industries. He has become a valuable asset to our team!

In His Words

  • Tell us about your role at C5 Manufacturing.

    At C5 Manufacturing, I work as a welder to assemble the first stage of our premier bale bed trucks for sale.

  • What are some skills that help in your position?

    I can take direction very well and am incredibly thorough with checking my work and my welds, which helps a great amount in my position.

  • What do you like about working for C5 Manufacturing?

    I like working at C5 Manufacturing because it is always fun welding up the beds and being a part of the manufacturing process before seeing them distributed to customers.

  • What do you like to do in your spare time?

    In my spare time, I like to play paintball on the weekends. On those days that I have too much fun, the field owner, referees, and other paintball players have fun watching my shenanigans. I am also a fourth-generation Freemason and Assistant Scout Master for the local Boy Scout troops, which helps keep me busy.

  • What are you passionate about?

    I enjoy fishing, camping, online gaming with my friends, and geocaching. I am also passionate about food, especially grilling and smoking meats on my Big Green Egg smoker and grill.

  • What will people be surprised to know?

    People will be surprised to know that I work as a scare actor for the Field of Screams and regularly volunteer at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

Interested in Our Bale Bed Trucks for Sale?

Our industry-leading C5 Manufacturing hay bale beds are made in Kingman, Kansas, and are available in nine different sizes. We look forward to getting started on your order!

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