I do agree with 'ol Mckee.
My old man used to own tractor trailers. If you ever look at the long (48'+) aluminum flatbed trailers - their frames are arched UP in the center. This keeps the frames from bowing down when loaded, as well as prevents *FLEXING* as a loaded trailer is pulled over bumps and wavey pavements.
See, a skiddy bopper weighs approx 7,000# (+ or -). But like I tell our clients when I describe the damage they're going to do to their lawns - "that 7,000 pounds is a small, solid CUBE of iron, unlike a full size pick up where the weight is spread out."
I wish our medium duty had a shorter wheelbase and a shorter dump body.
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My Equipment Brag List:
-1 CAT hat
-16 pairs of Hanes socks (the Heavy Duty model), many with holes.
-12 pairs of underwear, ranging from Joe Boxers to Jockey, many are in need of replacement. (no more photo requests please)
-hundreds of t-shirts. Some w/ grease stains, some torn & tattered.
-7 pairs of jeans, ranging from Levis to Polo to GAP. 1/2 of them have holes in 'em.
-1 pair of old worn out Nike shoes.