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Overload of the Day

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by Birken Vogt, Jan 16, 2021.

  1. sillej

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    Picture this-I205 bridge out of Portland north bound, almost to the Washington side. Little Toyota in the the slow lane with the white twine around the mattress barely holding. Must of been an extra gust of wind as I watched the twine snap and the mattress floated up and over the guardrail to the water below. People honked at them but they just kept going

    Or another time on I84 headed east and someone with a brand new double door fridge standing upright in a little pickup. Again the light twine tied around the fridge and the the open windows of the truck. I saw it bouncing around so backed way off. Next thing the fridge tumbled out of the truck and scattered pieces for days.
     
  2. Truck Shop

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    How about a pool table on a camery with two guy's in the back seat reaching out to hold in place. This last summer.
     
  3. Jonathan M

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    Slightly above room temperature..?
     
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  6. Truck Shop

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  7. Jonathan M

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    WOW! I had no idea so many would like my post. 6 foot bed, 20 foot culvert. I had to figure out a way to get it to my land. I saved the framework. It folds up and I have it under a bus/camper waiting for the next need. Since then I acquired a care trailer that has a 16 foot bed so I might end up not using the framework fro the pickup again. I put it together with bolts and screws so it would be easy to re-purpose the materials.
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  8. crane operator

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  9. Birken Vogt

    Birken Vogt Charter Member

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    I saw a new looking Dodge 5500 with a roll off trailer today. Weight sticker on the Dodge was 50k. Doesn't seem right.
     
  10. Spud_Monkey

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  12. mowingman

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    That picture above looks like the front 3rd of a 70 passenger school bus body.. Well, less the cowl, roof, and driver seating area.
    Jeff
     
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  13. Truck Shop

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    Speaking of school buses-A guy got on a school bus in the Tri Cities a couple of days ago and stabbed the 72 year old driver to death.
    What in the hell is our society coming to. He did it in front of the kids on the bus.
     
  14. Spud_Monkey

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    Sounds personal, at least he didn't touch the kids.
     
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  15. Truck Shop

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    No I think he was mentally f#$ked up on drugs.
     
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    More to that than you may think....
    The medical profession has wondered for the last 40+ years why so many kids now have behavior issues, attention issues. With the legalization of marijuana here in Washington, the UofW Med School has been studying it and it's history now that people feel free admitting to it's use. Turns out that many parents of these kids used recreational drugs in their early years and there appears to be a possible correlation between the two. It will take another decade to see if that is correct. That could possibly mean another round of squirrely kids. the older of the first round are now approaching 50....
     
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    Wow, what a great argument for Constitutional carry!
     
  18. crane operator

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    The double frame rails on mine- come clear out the front to even with the pipe. And then some pipeliner got kinda serious welding from there on out.

    The inside of the pull hole has enough cable marks and grooves in it, that I know its been pulled on pretty hard.

    I think mine would be similar to crummy's, if the bumper goes, there's going to be a lot of other pieces laying around.

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  19. DMiller

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    Pull into any scrap dealer yard and just watch sometime!! Idiots with all manner of loads unrestrained, admit while scratching their heads they lost pieces and do not understand why. The brain dead brainless or brain damaged are among us every day!!
     
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  20. Truck Shop

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    Not to change this thread but who raised these idiot's-Boomers-who started the drug culture Boomers-who created the consumer age Boomers.
    It goes on and on. Oh-plus the idiots that can't tie down or stop over loading-Boomers created those too.
     
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