Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:22 PM
THEGOLDPRO's Avatar
THEGOLDPRO THEGOLDPRO is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: CONNECTICUT
Posts: 5,190
my dodge launched off the lift at the shop today!!

so today i got some break work done on the dodge had em do an oil change while it was there. so they got this new16 year old kid working there as the shop bit*h he changes the oil goes to start the truck up and let it run for a sec, now mind you my trucks a 5-speed he didnt notice the truck was in first and popped the clutch out and jumped it right off the front of the lift into their alignment machine destroyed the alignment machine and beat my front bumper up pretty good. alo apparently the alignment machine costs about 40k lol

kid went into shock and didnt say a word. i just happined to be there when this all happined and saw the whole thing i went into shock for a sec then just started laughing i also took a few pics to remember this by.



__________________
Official THEGOLDPRO fan club.HERE
2012 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2011 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2010 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2009 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
Hurricane blower video Here
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:26 PM
P.Services's Avatar
P.Services P.Services is online now
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Fenton Michigan
Posts: 6,023
wow man u handled that like a pro!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:29 PM
kps2389's Avatar
kps2389 kps2389 is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Woodbury, CT
Posts: 346
What shop is that at?
__________________
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 5.2
03 Big Tex 14x6.5 single axle trailer
07 Bri Mar 6x10 dump trailer
01 Toro Proline Hydro 44" jrco dethatcher, leaf plow and accelerator bagger
Lesco 36" Commercial
Homemade Log Splitter 33 ton 8 Hp Briggs
Billy Goat 16 HP Leaf Loader
Shindaiwa EB 630 & EB 802
Little Wonder 5 hp Blower
Shindaiwa T192
Stihl FS 90 Power Broom
Stihl MS 390, 210 and 192T
Stihl HS 45
Bunch of other stuff
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:30 PM
T.L.C.MICH.'s Avatar
T.L.C.MICH. T.L.C.MICH. is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 12
Looks like jr. needs to stick with pushing a broom, until someone teaches him how to handle the big boy toys. Yes, you did handle this very well.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:31 PM
THEGOLDPRO's Avatar
THEGOLDPRO THEGOLDPRO is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: CONNECTICUT
Posts: 5,190
its in waterbury. my buddy owns the shop.
__________________
Official THEGOLDPRO fan club.HERE
2012 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2011 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2010 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2009 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
Hurricane blower video Here
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:32 PM
grandview (2006)'s Avatar
grandview (2006) grandview (2006) is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Lancaster N.Y.
Posts: 3,409
Quote:
Originally Posted by THEGOLDPRO View Post
its in waterbury. my buddy owns the shop.
My ex-buddy owns the shop!
__________________
www.grandviewlandscaping.com
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:33 PM
THEGOLDPRO's Avatar
THEGOLDPRO THEGOLDPRO is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: CONNECTICUT
Posts: 5,190
Quote:
Originally Posted by T.L.C.MICH. View Post
Looks like jr. needs to stick with pushing a broom, until someone teaches him how to handle the big boy toys. Yes, you did handle this very well.
yeah he was alittle too cocky this was def a reality check lol my buddy said he was gonna fake fire him to freak him out.
__________________
Official THEGOLDPRO fan club.HERE
2012 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2011 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2010 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2009 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
Hurricane blower video Here
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:33 PM
THEGOLDPRO's Avatar
THEGOLDPRO THEGOLDPRO is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: CONNECTICUT
Posts: 5,190
Quote:
Originally Posted by grandview (2006) View Post
My ex-buddy owns the shop!
and now i own a 1/3 lol
__________________
Official THEGOLDPRO fan club.HERE
2012 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2011 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2010 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2009 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
Hurricane blower video Here
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:39 PM
Tim03 Tim03 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posts: 164
At least no one was hurt. Sorry to see your truck banged up.
__________________
So far just a Exmark 32" Viking Hydro.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 06-23-2008, 10:54 PM
Supper Grassy's Avatar
Supper Grassy Supper Grassy is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,579
wow that stinks
how bad was the front end damaged?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:47 PM.

Page generated in 0.09345 seconds with 7 queries