Having a good maintenance program is important in keeping your MidSouth Tagger operating properly.


Below you will find videos showing step-by-step tips to maintain your tagger.


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Only 5 Internal Parts

With only 5 internal parts to remove and properly clean, the MidSouth Tagger requires very little overall maintenance. Learn more about these parts and when to replace them.

Cylinder Maintenance

Maintenance Overview

See how easy it is to break down the MidSouth Tagger for maintenance purposes. Also see some of the best practices and tips to keep your tagger running in top shape.

Learn the best practices to keep the cylinder working perfectly on your MidSouth Tagger.  This video also shows how to install a new cylinder.

Dowel Pin Maintenance

Field Stripping

Field stripping the MidSouth Tagger is quick, yet important  maintenance step that takes 5 minutes each week to complete. View to learn this simple maintenance process.

Dowel pins are a small but important part of your overall tagger maintenance program.  Learn what to look for in inspecting this part and how to replace.

Shoulder Bolt Maintenance

Spring Plungers Maintenance

Here you can learn how to keep your MidSouth Tagger working well by following these simple steps to resolve any wear and tear issues on your Shoulder Bolt.

Follow the proper way to install and remove Spring Plungers. As a "wearable" item, at some point you will need to replace these as part of a good maintenance program.

MidSouth Design is located in Birmingham, Alabama and is the largest manufacturer of lumber tags, placards and bundle tags in the United States, having served the lumber industry worldwide for over 40 years.  Additionally, MidSouth continues to provide labeling solutions to the building supply industry for products such as windows and doors.  MidSouth also manufacturers the MidSouth Tagger, a lumber tagger in its 3rd generation of production.

109 Citation Court

Birmingham, AL  35209-6306

P. 205.251.9447

E. info@midsouthdesign.net