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Old 11-29-12, 09:53 AM
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Old 11-29-12, 10:10 AM
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Geez!

I think 'Real Idiots' would be a better term.

Is that even allowed?
 
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Old 11-29-12, 11:15 AM
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You haven't seen some of the trucks that pull up to our yard sales around here obviously...

/amateurs...
 
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Old 11-29-12, 12:07 PM
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Looks like a "secured load" to me. Where's the problem? Now...if all that was in a Subaru Brat, it would be a different story.
 
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I think they might run into height and width restrictions if the "secure load" criteria passes.
 
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Old 11-29-12, 02:55 PM
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He's missing a rear flag, and the couch is blocking his rear view mirror. Personally, looking at it again, I think he already experienced one load shift. Another right hand turn and time to reload.
 
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Old 11-29-12, 03:48 PM
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I'm just waiting on the first "redneck" comment from you yankees. Go ahead.
 
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the couch is blocking his rear view mirror
If the rearview mirror isn't blocked - the truck doesn't have a full load
..... but that load does appear to have shifted
 
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Since when did the rear view mirror matter? There are plenty of trucks out there that don't even have them.
 
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Old 11-29-12, 04:58 PM
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Worked for a company and you could always tell when a driver had only driven cars. Instead of sitting comfortably in the seat and using the side mirrors to back up they'd twist around in the seat like a contortionist to see out the back door window.
 
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Old 11-29-12, 07:26 PM
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Plenty of room on the right side for a few more "things"
 
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Old 11-30-12, 02:01 AM
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I agree, PJ. When I worked in trucking last century, our motto was "High, Tight, Long and Wide". That's how it was loaded.
 
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Old 11-30-12, 03:48 AM
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It's not overloaded if the front wheels still touch the ground.
 
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Old 11-30-12, 05:56 AM
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It's not overloaded if the front wheels still touch the ground.
I had to show the picture of the car (post here a few months ago) after I read your post. to the guy in the next office. He heard me laughing.
 
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It's not overloaded if the front wheels still touch the ground.
Heh. I moved 160 twelve-packs of soda to a science fiction convention once, in a regular cab short bed 4cyl Nissan Hardbody pickup. So, about 1700lb in a quarter-ton truck. I made it, but in hindsight, taking the freeway through a very congested part of town with a truck that overloaded probably wasn't one of my brightest moments...
 
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At our last duty station in NC before retiring we had horses and I used to haul 50 bales of hay in the bed of our 1970 F250.....slooooooowly.
 
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Old 11-30-12, 01:37 PM
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What's wrong with that load?

NOTHING!

>>>Sign said<<< "if you can carry it, you can have it FREE!"...

No delivery options offered....

Cash and carry????...

 
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Lol...hey...when I was growing up in the late 60s- early 70s, a few families would buy a field of hay, but we had to pick up the bales and take them home. The trucks were 2 C10s and my parents 65 El Camino. I'm not sure how much we put on...but you could stand on the cab roofs and not reach the top of the stacks. At least my Dad had air shocks installed on the Camino (mostly for hauling the horse trailer)...looked pretty funny unloaded.
 
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