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Old 04-05-2013, 12:27 PM
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OK, I do use my Dodge 2500 for work, hauling water and tools to remote building sites and mild offroading but...I also have a beater work truck. This is my 1990 Ford F150 with a 300 inline 6 cylinder engine, manual tranny. My Dodge replaced it as my daily driver after I bent the front framerails on the F150 in an accident. This truck still works hard hauling firewood and deer off my rural property. It has a factory LSD, overload springs, tow hitch for pulling out tree tops, a truck bed unloader, and a homemade rear window protector (I smashed a piece of firewood through it last yr.). I love my beater truck more than any other vehicle I've owned. Let's see everyone elses work truck or beater. Oh yeah, I've pulled out my 2500 many times with this truck after the Dodge got stuck either in mud or when plowing snow!






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nice beater! I wish I had one to show!

can u explain the "truck bed unloader"....
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Yup, I've had it many years but do not know what it's real name is. Look on top of the tailgate...it is a strong material that unrolls into the bed and then is cranked/rolled back, pulling the wood or whatever out of the bed. It really works well.
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Yup, I've had it many years but do not know what it's real name is. Look on top of the tailgate...it is a strong material that unrolls into the bed and then is cranked/rolled back, pulling the wood or whatever out of the bed. It really works well.
well isn't that fancy. I prefer the whole...drive in reverse then slam on the brakes trick

not really. but that would have been nice when I had a truck bed full of gravel. or do you think that would be too heavy for it?
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Gravel should be no problem as long as U don't overload your truck. Here is another pic of the unloader from today.











By the way, here is my woodsplitter I bought at a flea market for $8. No more breaking wooden handles!

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hmm pretty neat. thanks!
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This (or something similar) is usually what I use at work.


Here is a shot of a different locomotive going around a curve with the train in the distance



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Nobody else has a work truck??? U gotta be kidding me...come on fellas, don't be shy.
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I'll take a literal meaning and post my step dads actual work truck. I've been with him on jobs and it's a very useful truck. All kinds of storage, electric lift gate...one of gods greatest gifts. He worked on elevators. (he's passed now)

And my warehouse is next to OTIS warehouse so I see the trucks every day of my life

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no work truck here. i do use my RAM though for shipping that i do on the side here and there, i use it for hauling wood, moving furniture but its not all that often
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