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Memories for us old truckers

Discussion in 'Old Iron!' started by Truck Shop, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. skyking1

    skyking1 Senior Member

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    The coof eh?
    Mirriam Webster on coof:
    Definition of coof


    chiefly Scottish
    : a stupid fellow : DOLT, LOUT


    But wait, there's more!

    urban dictionary, drop down a few definitions and you find:
    "To Coof is to take capsules, most commonly drugs through the penis. It is unexpectably the safest and best way to take caps as it avoids the liver and enhances the effects."
    It predates the virus by a year or two. Now THAT's a sick burn, ouch!

    :D
     
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  2. Coaldust

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    Oh’ goodness. Urban Dictionary is awesome.
     
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  3. Truck Shop

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    The next thing someone will post is about there prostate biopsy.
     
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  4. skyking1

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    bull racks to prostates. not such a leap :D
     
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  5. Truck Shop

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    Not here at HEF it isn't. :)
     
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    Being that vintage, I would guess its been on the Haul road a time or two, (three?). Ha!
    If I recall correctly, that was a fairly common unit up here for quite some time.
     
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  7. Truck Shop

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    A place I worked for had a 5 compartment like that, Glad they sold it.
     
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  8. Truck Shop

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    A Kenworth like the one below is what I'm working on to buy. Very similar except it has a water tank on the back. Owned by the state setting at
    the state pen here in town. A friend/neighbor down the street worked at the pen for years and knew who to contact. I really don't want a cabover
    I want the Cat power that's in it and gearbox plus rear drives for this KW. Plus the fuel tanks and what ever else. I drove enough cabovers years ago.
    Funny the state owning a 60 year old vehicle.

    R.jpg
     
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  9. skyking1

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    I haven't fallen completely out of it cabover, but I have been dangling from a grab handle more than once. My shoulders are not that great anymore. I'm with you on that.
    Never mind the crappy ride etc.
     
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  10. Truck Shop

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    That's the trouble with cabovers-gravity takes over.
     
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    I still see an occasional one around here usually pulling dump trailers and I just wonder why
     
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    You get that '63 you should.....
    :)
     
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  13. Crummy

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    @Truck Shop you didn't run up to Curlew and grab that '49 KW?
     
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  14. Truck Shop

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    No that's to far, there's enough old critters laying around here. A person just needs to spend the time looking.
     
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    What would you do with the water tank? Depending on what it is my boss might be interested if you are not keeping it.
     
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    Well you know JPV I certainly don't need it, so if someone you know could use it I would sell it pretty cheap.
     
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    There ya go spud
    Water storage.
     
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    Slipped on a old CO freightliner getting out
    Ended up snagging L arm fell and got to see my arm reversed will pointed straight up, not a good day. Shop foreman had seen before and popped it back over, pissed myself.
    Almost did it again on my K100 in 80.
    Been seeing a old Marmon COE dragging a hopper bottom last couple days, belongs to a farm at Mexico MO, old 350 BC2 in it, know that as worked on it in 95, same family still has it.
    Seeing more reprobate COEs since beginning of summer. Mostly Pete and Corn Queen here.
    Farmers bought them cheap as Conventionals got popular
     
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    About the only positive thing i can say about an old coe is that they almost always have a shorter turning radius than a conventional.
     
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  20. skyking1

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    The windshield is easier to wash too.
     
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