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Old 12-03-2012, 09:23 PM
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...And yes Hardware its a 386 Pete
Sounds like you might know something about them??
Not really. I've never driven anything bigger than about a 5 ton but I inferred it from the thread. I've also got a couple of buddies who drive long haul and I have a lot of relatives (cousins & uncles) who are heavy equipment operators, so while I've never worked in either industry I've picked stuff up over the years through...osmosis.
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Brad it makes me a little bit on the uncomfortable side when you talk about yanking me. So if you could never say that again that would be great .......
Sorry about that. I was really trying to avoid using the word 'hammer' in sentences, but could substitute that for 'yank'.

BTW - Nice tie down work on the JD.
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Tomorrow i will be escorting 1 of 3 semi truck loads of
Caterpillar Solar Turbine Generators
going from San Diego to Wilmington California, up near Los Angeles

the job is for this company
http://www.cat.com/power-generation/...r-testimonials

Piazza Trucking will be doing the hauling
http://piazzatrucking.com/
it is a HUGE outfit

they haul some BIG sh*t

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=0ldGKnHJNNM

here is an empty Piazza truck that will need 2 pushers once it gets loaded

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That is some big shit!!
I wanna move into heavy haul but that's too heavy
Just a 4 axle truck with a 3 axle RGN and a 2 or 3 axle booster is enough
I'm not trying to prove a point, just trying to make a little money lol
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I should have taken some pix today
4 axle truck
double goose neck
3 axle trailer, extendable
3 axle jeep
over 120 feet length
15' 10 1/2" height
somewhere between 12 - 14 feet wide

1 load i believe was heading for Texas
3 loads went to the Port of Long Beach for overseas shipment
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Yea I'm not too fond of the over height stuff
That 14'2" skidder scarred the heck out of me the whole time I had ir
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That 14'2" skidder scarred the heck out of me the whole time I had ir
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2 truck load
I tried to follow this guy down to LA but he drove too slow, so I had to leave his ass lol
First truck is the heavy haul truck, then my baby truck

CAT 324E
4 axle truck with 3 axle mini float
Weight 56000
11' 3" wide
Baltimore MD - Reserve LA


I had the arms
Weight 11000 (hell yeah)
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Heheh
too bad they didn't let you play with it, using a cutting shear head

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Yea its probably a good thing I don't get to operate something like that

Tom - they out me on a 3 axle stepdeck today. Gotta pick up one of the communication shelters tomorrow. Picking up in Bossier going to Camden AR. Very short run but its start. The building is 11'11" wide, 65k lbs
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