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Old 07-22-2004, 02:55 PM
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Dump truck fell through old septic!

Subject line sums it up. I thought I would share some pics. I was laying gravel for a drive in the backyard when we fell through. Had to call a huge wrecker to lift the ass end out and slowly pull forward.
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Old 07-22-2004, 02:58 PM
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Here is another pice....front and an angle.
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Old 07-22-2004, 02:59 PM
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Here's the ass end of the truck. The hole was about 3 foot deep.
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Old 07-22-2004, 03:01 PM
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The wrecker used a boom and cable to lift the truck and pull it forward. Made it look real easy.
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Old 07-22-2004, 03:05 PM
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DOOOHHH!!! At least it sounds like nobody got hurt, I can about imagine the look on the drivers face when she dropped...

Hope the rest of your week goes a little better.

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Old 07-22-2004, 03:09 PM
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Ouch, I bet that bill's gonna hurt. I hope you make out allright..
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Old 07-22-2004, 03:11 PM
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Holy sh$t. No pun intended.
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I really hope the rest of your day went much better! Hopefully no one got hurt and that is most important thing.

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Old 07-22-2004, 03:17 PM
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Is the frame damaged? That looks like a heckuva lot of torque to put a truck frame through. I'd be surprised if the frame wasn't at least slightly twisted.
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Old 07-22-2004, 03:32 PM
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Pulled it out and the front straighted out. The bed wasnt sitting right, but as soon as we lift it up and back down, she set in there straight. We were backing up when she fell through. I was in the passenger seat. Nobody was hurt, not much damage to the truck of the wallet. Broke the exhaust pipe where it exits the muffler. The wrecker only charged me $100, if you can believe that. I was thinking of at least $250. He said that $100 was the minimum charge. I guess there are low ballers in every field. That had to been a $300,000+ truck he used to get me out with.
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