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Damn dude!
I haul those trusses pretty often but never over length
To be honest, I would prefer over width to over length. I don't know if I could make the damn turns with something that long lol. Is that a 53' trailer?
I don't think the mills down here make them that long. They ship 60' all the time but I've never seen them that long. And I used to haul out of one the mills everyday
Ya it's a 53' trailer. Sure gotta be careful with the way the front and rear overhang swing when turning! The most common shipment is 60' like you said, but these are ordered quite often to places that manufacture mobile homes.
I also do equipment moving on a quad axle step deck on occasion also.
Either way, I always run quad axle truck and trailer
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Just throwing it out there, but that is NOT a Ram dash.

3419 miles in a week...ish.

Sorry about your bad luck. Maybe you'll get some long hauls to make up for that low mileage city stuff.
I don't get the sense he was trying to pass it off as a Ram dash.

I thought the point he was making was that this is mileage logged in his work truck (an OTR tractor from the pic - I think he drives a Peterbilt) and that's why he hasn't driven his Ram as much during his off time.

Great thread BTW. Keep the pics coming guys!
Not to worry. He does drive a Pete and that is the Pete's dash. Matt knows I'm jerking his chain....and if not, I'll yank on it even harder until he does.

I agree this is a great thread. It's one thing to see an oversize load, but completely different to kinda know the driver and be able to ask questions about it.
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Not to worry. He does drive a Pete and that is the Pete's dash. Matt knows I'm jerking his chain....and if not, I'll yank on it even harder until he does.

I agree this is a great thread. It's one thing to see an oversize load, but completely different to kinda know the driver and be able to ask questions about it.
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DAMN!!!!!
That is a damn LONG load!
I cannot even imagine how the heck you guys drive an unloaded truck, let alone a truck with wide or long loads.

I gotta say, I give all you guys respect.
Just stay in your lanes though on the highway.....LOL

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I haul these from Eugene OR to Edmonton AB every week. Not over width, but definitely over length and heavy. 72' beams 63000lbs
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Brad it makes me a little bit on the uncomfortable side when you talk about yanking me. So if you could never say that again that would be great
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And yes Hardware its a 386 Pete
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Ya it's a 53' trailer. Sure gotta be careful with the way the front and rear overhang swing when turning! The most common shipment is 60' like you said, but these are ordered quite often to places that manufacture mobile homes.
I also do equipment moving on a quad axle step deck on occasion also.
Either way, I always run quad axle truck and trailer
We got 6 - 4 axle trucks and one day I would like to be in one
But I've talked to guys that have been here for 5+ years and don't even get to pull a triaxle step
So its gonna take some time
And we only got around 30 trucks so its been the same guys for years in the 4 axle trucks with the 4 axle RGNs
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Who straps it in? You?
That is another crazy load.

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moving these Schnabel trailer with wind turbine towers are fun, i have escorted a few of them

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Ontario seems like a friendly place

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