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Old 03-23-2006, 05:25 PM
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Trailer load of Trees

Brought these trees home from Tennessee a couple of weeks ago. 104 trees all together. Way too much weight for that trailer but the truck did great. Blew a wheel bearing in KY, but happened to have a spare with me. I saw that coming.
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Old 03-23-2006, 05:53 PM
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Holy crap is that squatting. Time for a bigger truck and trailer set up if you plan to pull things like that.


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Old 03-23-2006, 06:14 PM
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Well, don't really plan to do that again. Just in the wrong place at the right time I guess.
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Old 03-23-2006, 07:59 PM
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wow thats alot of trees nice trailer/truck it looks like a bigger one next time.
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Old 03-23-2006, 08:03 PM
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Yeah, that looks safe....
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Old 03-23-2006, 09:27 PM
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Ive NEVER seen a superduty weighted down like that
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Old 03-23-2006, 10:36 PM
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sounds like a good road trip from Mcminnville.
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Old 03-23-2006, 10:53 PM
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WOW BIG LOAD..

Great looking truck.. couple questions though??

- Why so many? must have been a good deal or do you have a big job your using them on?
- Why didnt you put any in the back bed of your truck to help the weight maybe on the trailer?
- How long a trip was it, and how did the tarp make out.. glad to see you protected them from the wind.. so many times you see guys flying down highways with landscape materials getting damaged in the wind.

Best of luck this season!!!!!!!
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Old 03-24-2006, 03:59 PM
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yep, McMinnville.
Great deal on trees down there. I have a buddy that runs a nursery here, and buys trees by the semi load from them. Its about 365 miles from Indy, and they load and tarp everything up, and the tarp never came loose.
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Old 03-24-2006, 05:13 PM
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Thats a pretty neat area down there, I'll go there from time to time depending on the size of the job.
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