Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 09-16-2012, 08:59 PM
Duekster Duekster is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 7,971
I will throw a yard of mulch in one No probem but no rock, sand or stone.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 09-17-2012, 10:19 AM
icex icex is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: WV
Posts: 384
This is honest to gods truth, last year I was hauling those left over concrete blocks they make for like $60 that are 3 foot long used for retaining walls to a customers house. As I was waiting to get loaded, a old woman and what looked like a drug head pulled under the concrete shoot in a s10 and they opened it and they had concrete poured in the back of the truck. The assend of the truck was on the ground.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 09-17-2012, 05:53 PM
tailboardtech's Avatar
tailboardtech tailboardtech is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Butler, Md.
Posts: 380
i watched a 3 guys in a ford ranger try to get 2 tons of blacktop. they made them sign a liability release and did it when they dumped the asphalt the truck went down and never came back up before they dumped it there was a skidloader siting there in front of them with a chain to drag them off the scale. ya think they would of figured they were in trouble thensadly it would of been the best time to have a camera or a video phone but i didn't have one then
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 09-17-2012, 06:03 PM
gcbailey's Avatar
gcbailey gcbailey is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: southern WV
Posts: 1,718
none of the quarries around here will even touch you unless you're in a 1 ton with a flat/dump bed. Poor truck, must be one of those "everything on TV is real" guys
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 09-17-2012, 09:45 PM
big daddy b's Avatar
big daddy b big daddy b is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: East Syracuse, NY
Posts: 95
WOW, insane stories.
Yeah here in central New York, our local quarries don't let you in unless you have commercial plates. One of the quarries has a "shovel your own load" area. I've gone past that area watching guys shovel stone in the trunks of their car, back seats, unreal looking home made trailers....oh yeah I've seen a lot of good stuff too.
__________________
www.nelliganco.com
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 07:22 PM.

Page generated in 0.06230 seconds with 8 queries