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R.J. Thomas Mfg. Company, Inc.

 

Address: P. O. Box 946, 5648 Hwy. 59 So.

 

City/State/Zip: Cherokee, IA, 51012-0946

 

Phone: 712-225-5115

 

FAX: 712-225-5796

 

Website: pilotrock.com

 

Contact: More Information

 

Vendor Profile: R.J. Thomas Mfg. designs and makes outdoor site amenities for public commercial and government parks campgrounds streetscapes and recreation facilities. Pilot Rock brand equipment includes products for public parks picnic sites campgrounds trails streetscapes schools and athletic fields aquatic and recreation centers and other places where people may gather to enjoy the outdoors. We have products and designs to fit any landscaping need. Pilot Rock products are commercial quality designed to withstand constant exposure to the public and the elements. The Pilot Rock product line includes benches accessible bench picnic tables ADA compliant accessible picnic tables trash and recycling receptacles and lids animal proof trash containers bike racks traffic control bollards planters charcoal grills and campfire rings. Made in the USA since 1959.

 

Products

 



   

Easier Ground Care with Elevated Trash Receptacle

Trash receptacles sitting on the ground get in the way of area maintenance. The elevated Tilting Trash Receptacle solves this problem. The perforated steel basket is thermoplastic coated in your choice of colors. Add trash or recycling collection lids. The trash basket tilts forward for easy bag removal.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=417

 


 



   

FCT-4 Food Court Table

Model FCT-4 Food Court Table seats 4 adults, plus wide end openings for wheelchairs or strollers. Steel frames and steel top/seats are designed to withstand public use and come in a variety of colors. The frame design allows easy clean up around the table.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com

 


 



   

T600 Picnic Table

Picnic sites can be fully accessible with Pilot Rock's T600 picnic table. The design provides ADA compliant wheelchair access at both ends and easy walk-in side seating. This table can be 6, 8 or 10 feet long with colorful frame finishes and top/seat materials. The elevated frame span makes maintenance around the table simple.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/SeriesGroup.aspx?productid=2&parentseriesid=247

 


 

   

Charcoal Grill

Outdoor cooking is a popular park and campsite activity. Pilot Rock charcoal grills are offered in sizes for individual campsites, up to large group shelter house facilities. Designs include covered and open grills with adjustable grates and 360 degree rotation. All grills include heavy gauge, welded steel construction to withstand frequent use and constant exposure to the elements.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=5

 


 

   

Campfire Ring

Everyone enjoys the sight, sounds, aroma and warmth of a campfire. Pilot Rock campfire rings are available with or without a cooking grate. Campsite firerings come in 26- and 30-inch diameters. Larger 48- and 56-inch rings are perfect for group areas where youth and adults can congregate around the flames for evening activities.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=3

 


 

   

Certified Bear Resistant Trash Receptacles

When a bear gets into your trash, you've got a BIG mess and a BIG problem. This 3-unit receptacle form Pilot Rock can be used to collect trash and recyclables. It has been tested and certified by the GWDC to keep bears out. The heavy gauge welded steel construction (no rivets) stands up to abuse. Each unit includes (3) heavy-duty 36-gallon liners.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=556

 


 

   

Trash Receptacle

People in your playgrounds, parks and camps are going to generate trash. You need durable trash and recycling receptacles accessible to everyone - children and adults. Steel receptacles have the durability to withstand constant exposure to the elements, come in a variety of sizes, and in your choice of colorful coatings. Select lids to collect trash or recyclables.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=4

 


 

   

Group Bicycle Rack

Bike trails are popular attractions in parks and campgrounds, so bikers need a place to park. The Pilot Rock Hitching Post Group Rack is a secure, all steel rack that will hold 8 bikes of all kinds and support them at two locations. The steel pipe stalls can be galvanized or powder coated. The surface rails can be anchored for maximum security.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=593

 


 

   

Steel Wheels Bike Rack

The bicycle shape is something everyone recognizes for bike parking...in any streetscape or parkscape. The Steel Wheels Bike Rack from Pilot Rock will support the bicycle in two places. All types of locking devices may be used. The bike rack is fabricated using heavy gauge steel tube, fully welded, and powder coat finished in your color choice.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=605

 


 

   

Wayfinding Signage

Recognized symbols tell your park, camp and playground customers what to do, what not to do, what services are available and more. Wayfinding signage will make your facilities user friendly. Pilot Rock's laminated signs are durable 3-ply aluminum with a polyethylene core, are rated for exterior use and are UV stable. Dozens of familiar symbols are available, or we can customize one just for you.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/AboutUs/Signs.aspx

 


 

   

Picnic Table

Are your picnic tables ADA compliant for wheelchair access? Pilot Rock makes several styles of compliant picnic tables with one-end or two-end or side access. Tables can be portable or stationary, rectangular or square, 6, 8, 10 or 12 feet long, with many colorful frame finishes and top/seat material choices.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=9

 


 

   

Snow Load/Extreme Load Heavy Duty Picnic Table- XT Series

Outdoor recreation leads to outdoor relaxation. That's when you need picnic tables. Pilot Rock tables come in styles to fit any outdoor event and location. Tables can be rectangular, square, round, portable or stationary. Materials include lumber, aluminum, 100% recycled plastic, plus coated steel. The tables are designed and built to hold up under the pressure of public use and exposure.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=201

 


 

   

Kid Size Picnic Tables

Children's size picnic table are perfect site complements to play areas. Model UTK table is 4, 6 or 8 feet long, with tops and seats using lumber, aluminum, 100% recycled plastic or coated steel. Table dimensions fit children to 10 or 11 years old. Because children can be hard on things, we've built this table with commercial quality durability.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=316

 


 

   

Round Picnic Tables Fit Anywhere

Round picnic tables are a perfect site complement for patios, lobbies, common areas and outdoor classrooms. Round tables require a small footprint but easily seat 8 people. Colorful thermoplastic coated steel tops and seats are impervious to the weather and the surfaces dry quickly. They are easy to keep clean and can be used for crafts, games and classwork.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=285

 


 

   

Recycled Plastic Picnic Tables With Arch Frame- Art Series

Here's a Picnic Table that demonstrates what can be made from your group's recycling program. The 3-inch thick molded frames and 2x6-inch planks are 100% recycled plastic, assembled with stainless steel fasteners. Black or brown frames can be matched with 10 plank colors. Tables can be 6 ft. or 8 ft. long. The 8 ft. table provides wheelchair access at both ends.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=245

 


 

   

Oak Knoll Series Bench- B94

Take heavy gauge, all welded steel seats plus cast iron frames and you've got one of the most popular bench designs found in parks around the country. The heavy construction of this bench makes it extremely durable and deters vandals. Add custom metal plaques to identify ownership or memorials. Three lengths and many colors are available to match your landscape.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=70

 


 

   

Gillette Series Bench- Contour Series- Model: B82

Benches, planters, trash containers and picnic tables can be coordinated onsite by selecting matching materials - lumber, recycled plastic, and coated steel - and also with matching or complimentary colors. Visibility for your park, company, school, organization or team will be enhanced with coordinated site elements.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=68

 


 

   

Sign Bench- B410 Series Traditional Seat

Promote a park, special program, achievement, remember someone special. Do it all with Pilot Rock's Sign Bench. The all steel bench is thermoplastic coated in your color choice. The backrest includes a lockable frame for your custom signage. Change the signage as often as you want. Three bench and sign sizes are available - 4, 6 or 8 ft. long.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=101

 


 

   

Recycled Plastic Bench- With Backrest RBB Series

A bench of 100% recycled plastic makes a perfect site enhancement for any waterfront location - lake, pond, indoor or outdoor pool. The recycled plastic is impervious to the water, humidity and chemicals. Pilot Rock recycled plastic benches can be 4 or 6 ft. long, and come in 10 colors to fit your landscape theme.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=85

 


 

   

Tilting Trash Receptacle: Model CN-TR

The Tilting Trash Receptacle collection basket is suspended off the ground for easier grounds area maintenance. The basket tilts for easier trash bag removal. Select optional lids for collecting trash or recyclables
Product Link:

 


 

   

Square & round picnic tables

Game Board Table Top - Play your favorite game on the checkerboard style available on new square & round picnic tables with vinyl coated steel tops. Each table will comfortably seat up to 8 adults.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/Default.aspx

 


 

   

A childrens sized picnic table

A children??s sized picnic table is a perfect site complement to playgrounds and parks. Seats and top will accommodate children up to 10 or 11 years old.
Product Link:

 


 

   

Round trash receptacle holders

Pilot Rock brand round trash receptacle holders come in 20-, 32- and 55-gallon capacities. Slats can be wood or 100% recycled plastic offered in 9 colors. Flat or domed, steel or plastic, trash or recycling lids are available.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=4

 


 

   

Recycled plastic park benches

Park benches molded from 100 percent recycled plastic, available in nine color choices, 4 or 6 feet long, flat or with backrest, surface install.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/Default.aspx

 


 

   

Gillette Series Bench

Pilot Rock's new Gillette Series Bench offers: cast iron frames, contour or flat seating, seats of recycled plastic, hardwood or powder coated steel, many color choices, 3 lengths.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/SeriesGroup.aspx?productid=1&parentseriesid=20

 


 

   

Oak Knoll Series Bench - Contour Seat (B94)

R.J. Thomas Mfg. Co. designs and manufacturs the Pilot Rock brand of street and park site furniture, including: benches, picnic tables, trash and recycling receptacles, bike racks, park grills and more. Made in USA since 1959.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=70

 


 

   

T300/T400 Series Round, Pedestal Table With Curved Seats

Round Tables - a perfect fit. For streetscapes, pools, rec centers, schools, golf courses. Features include: portable or stationary frames, 48 in. diameter top, round or curved seats, vinyl coated steel top and seats in choice of 5 colors.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=298#

 


 

   

ASW-20 Series Accesible Grill

Accessible park grill - Pilot Rock Model ASW-20 charcoal grill meets ADA guidelines for access, reach and operability. The swivel grate is moved with one hand and requires minimal force.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=130

 


 

   

Oak Knoll Series Bench- Flat Series (B90)

The Oak Knoll Series Park and Streetscape Bench offers the ???traditional?? park bench look with cast iron end frames. But we??ve updated it with modern materials and finishes.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=71

 


 

   

Single Pedestal Picnic table- PT Series

Picnic table designs and materials can reduce your maintenance time and costs. Pedestal installation keeps the table on location and prevents theft.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=190

 


 

   

Charcoal Grill

Pilot Rock brand charcoal grills for shelter houses are big enough to cook for large groups. Several sizes and both open and covered designs are available. Designed and built by RJ Thomas Mfg. in the US since 1959.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/Default.aspx

 


 

   

Gillette Series Bench - Contour Seat (B82)

Pilot Rock brand benches come in styles to fit the sophisticated streetscape, the public park, or the rustic campground. All benches are built to withstand constant exposure to nature and the public. Colorful finishes are offered in powder coat, vinyl coat or 100% recycled plastic.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=68

 


 

   

Multi-Level Twin Grates N2-2032 Series Charcoal Grill

New Double Box Charcoal Grill. Designing public parks and campgrounds? Here is one charcoal grill to serve family picnic sites or a large group function. Features includes twin adjustable cooking grates and more.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=673

 


 

   

Sign Bench- B410 Series Traditional Seat

Custom sign bench - advertise and inform your customers. Perfect for streetscapes, bus stops, school campuses, golf courses. All steel bench with thermoplastic coating.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=101

 


 

   

WUT/ WUTH Accesible Picnic Table (Lumber)

Now every table in your public areas can be fully accessible and fully usable by everyone! This sleek, stylish picnic table design is accessible to wheelchairs at both ends.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=165

 


 

   

Oak Knoll Series Bench- Contour Series (Model B94)

Benches are an appreciated playground site complement. Pilot Rock benches are offered styles, lengths, materials and colors to coordinate with any playground theme.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=70

 


 

   

Picnic Table

Model RT Picnic Tables feature: 3" thick, single-piece end frames and 2" x 10" (nominal) seat/top planks molded from 100 percent recycled plastic. Available in choice of colors.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=243

 


 

   

Oak Knoll Series Bench- Contour Seat (B-94)

Cast iron frames. Formed steel contour seat. Custom cut identification. Colorful powder coat paint finishes. All elements of attractive and durable Pilot Rock park benches.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=70

 


 

   

Model P-30 Planter (Oak Knoll Design)

Colorful planters enhance any landscape - commercial, private or public. Complement streetscape benches and trash containers with matching planters. Several design patterns including recycled plastic, with many colors.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=629

 


 

   

Universal access picnic tables

Universal access picnic tables make any park, picnic site or public area accessible to everyone. Designs to fit your landscape.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=165

 


 

   

100% Plastic Bench- With Backrest (RBB Series)

Enhance your landscape with park benches of 100% recycled plastic. The Series RBB Bench can be 4 or 6 ft. long in 10 different colors. Custom engraved letters possible. R.J. Thomas Mfg. Co. 800-762-5002 www.pilotrock.com.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=85

 


 

   

Athletic Bench- APB Series

Simple style. Sturdy all steel fabrication. Colorful thermoplastic finish. This bench fits the pool deck, patio, trail, locker room, athletic facility, indoors or out.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/SeriesGroup.aspx?productid=1&parentseriesid=92

 


 

   

Side Accesible Picnic table

Accessible and easy maintenance - T600 picnic table from Pilot Rock provides ADA compliant wheelchair access at both ends. Elevated, open frame span allows easier grounds maintenance around table. Options include length, materials and colors.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=9

 


 

   

Recycled Plastic Picnic Table With Arched Frame (Art Series)

Recycled Plastic Picnic Table - Site furniture can be green in a rainbow of colors with Pilot Rock brand picnic tables and park benches made from 100 percent recycled plastic. Standard and accessible designs are available.

Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=245

 


 

   

Sign Bench- B400 Series Contour Seat

New sign bench lets you promote an event or business, recognize achievement or memorials. Thermoplastic coated steel bench. Change the custom sign when you want.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=100

 


 

   

Parks waste receptacles

Playgrounds and parks need waste receptacles accessible to everyone - children and adults. Steel receptacles withstand exposure to the elements, come in a variety of sizes and colorful coatings, with lids to collect trash or recyclables.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=421

 


 

   

Campfire Ring

The new stainless steel campfire rings from Pilot Rock are the perfect site enhancement for waterfronts and beaches where water and humidity can corrode carbon steel. These 30-inch diameter fire rings offer five side heights, including wheelchair accessible designs. Stainless steel fire rings are available with or without cooking grates.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Product.aspx?productid=3

 


 

   

Square Frame Bench- With Backrest (Model B132)

Steel + plastic = durable indoor/outdoor bench. A rugged steel frame with durable recycled plastic lumber makes a bench that lasts a lifetime inside or outside. Up to 10 color choices for the frame and plastic seats creates a handsome bench that enhances any public area.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=104

 


 

   

P-1000/S Series Charcoal Grill

Large group charcoal grill - feeding big groups outside requires a grill designed to handle it. Pilot Rock charcoal grills come in big sizes to cook for large groups.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=145

 


 

   

Model B110 Accessable Bench (Portable/ Surface Mount)

Accessible park bench model B110C incorporates the ABA and ADA design guidelines for accessible seating. The full-length grab bar across the back of the bench facilitates access and transfer to or from the bench. Features include: surface or embedded installation; galvanized or powder coat frames; wood or colorful 100 percent recycled plastic seat planks.
Product Link:
https://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=3

 


 



   

Pilot Rock Grill Station (Model GS)

The Pilot Rock Grill Station combines the charcoal grill and utility table into one practical site amenity. It's perfect for shelter houses, picnic and camp sites. You no longer need a grill and a separate utility table.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=412

 


 

   

Round picnic tables

Round picnic tables fit any patio, park or commons. They require a small footprint but still seat eight adults. Coated steel components are colorful.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/Series.aspx?seriesid=285

 


 

   

ULT Series Utility/Prep Table

Most people focus on the picnic table when equipping a wheelchair accessible recreation site. But there are other site amenities that should be included in the design: trash receptacles, charcoal grills and utility/prep tables. Pilot Rock provides all of these site elements. Our ULT Series utility/prep tables provide access to everyone on all sides. The all-steel design makes them durable in public installations.
Product Link:
http://www.pilotrock.com/aspx/Shop/SeriesGroup.aspx?productid=13&parentseriesid=387

 


 



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