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You asked if i escorted any of the communication housings, i did several that Verizon was putting up. They were putting them in along a 2 lane highway way out in the hills of ranch/farm country.
Some of the buildings are disguised, they look like a tool shed, others look like a garage
The towers that i have seen go up, some look like trees, others look like the old style windmills, some are just plain

like these

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Thanks man. Ill be picking up a 10'8" wide dozer Monday morning. It should be fun since 70% of the trip will be on small 2 lane roads.
so youll be holding up traffic?
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I turned down an Escort job today
Port of Entry San Diego to Yuma Arizona
It was a part of a HVAC system for Energy Labs, they make HVAC systems for schools, hospitals, & very large buildings
I have escorted several of the units, some of the HVAC units take 3 to 7 oversized loads
This is a few of buildings that they deliver to
http://www.energylabs.com/web2/galle...bum/index.html
some of the pieces of the units
http://www.energylabs.com/web2/products.html
The pieces of the units are just under 14' Wide, sometimes over height
the driver can not see around the load, that is why they need an escort
this is what they look like from the back

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Why'd you turn it down? Rate too low?
Im thinking that I will be picking up one of those buildings tomorrow. Me and the dispatcher had a heart to heart about doing more oversize, so I'm hoping it worked. This dozer could've been 8'6" but the gearbox is all screwed up so I couldn't turn the blade.
Anywho I made it to Ft Smith. I'll get this off in the morning and see what the future holds.
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I had a couple appts.
Doctor for a needed Vitamin B-12 shot, i am suppose to get them every month, my last one was last December, OOPS

I missed an appt. with the upholstery guy that makes my soft tonneau covers, i was suppose to be there 2 days ago, another OOPS

Then the biggest thing, California gas prices made a HUGE leap in price, in only 1 week, a gallon of gas jumped 70 cents.
The guy that is a Oversize Load Broker in YUMA Arizona, wants me to do a job for $1.40 a mile, same as last month. I need at least $1.60 a mile now to make the same money for a 212 mile trip, then i have to return back home again, with no income while dead heading
I rather just let my Ram sit in the driveway, then run for close to nothing
look at todays prices, California & Arizona
http://gasbuddy.com/
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is it really 4.66 in cali? Wow, i like my 4.06 for mid grade in michigan
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Yea wasn't there a gas explosion or some shit over there lately?
And when I said "one of those buildings" I mean one of the communication shelters we were talking about
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If there is not hurricane or explosion of some sort I think they make one just so they can jack the prices. We saw a big increase here to. Something about a supply shortage because someone in Alberta forgot to fart or something.
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