hauling onions

Discussion in 'Flatbed Trucking Forum' started by worldofwarcraftaddict, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. Saddletramp1200

    Saddletramp1200 Road Train Member

    Sep 4, 2011
    Houston Texas,USA
    I was a Pup. Hauled a load of onions in a brand new Great Dane reefer. I was trainee. Trainer would not turn on the reefer. They had to destroy the box, no one would load it. 113 degrees makes onions nasty. Steam cleaning, bleach, made no difference. Trainer lost his job. :biggrin_2559:
  2. skateboardman

    skateboardman Road Train Member

    Jan 14, 2012
    flatbed heaven
    5 pounds of coffee would have done the trick amzing stuff in the back of a reefer
  3. skellr

    skellr Road Train Member

    Jul 17, 2011
    The Village
    I'll have to start treating my tarps with coffee before rolling them up, they smell for weeks.
  4. cableclown

    cableclown Light Load Member

    Apr 16, 2012
    Hauling onions on a skate board,that I am adding to my bucket list....
  5. Blind Driver

    Blind Driver Road Train Member

    Aug 7, 2006
    New Albany, IN
    I saw a flat with onions on the other day. It didn't look so tough. If it's a regular gig, I would buy pick up truck bed netting and put one on the front and another on the rear.
  6. BigJls1

    BigJls1 Medium Load Member

    Dec 25, 2012

    post up in eloy and watch at least 25 a day on the 10 between phx and tucson headed east and north......some tarped better than others.

    id bet there is even more coming out of yuma.
  7. dannythetrucker

    dannythetrucker Road Train Member

    May 26, 2011
    everywhere, man
    Saw a guy between LA and San Diego driving an old schoolbus stacked full of onions. I assume he was the farmer, guess he didn't want to shell out $1.50/mile to some greedy trucker :)
    MJ1657 Thanks this.
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