heavy hauler down time

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  1. Phenomenal

    Phenomenal Light Load Member

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    What's the longest you sat and waited and got paid?

    I just drove by a rest stop again that has the same 4 rigs hauling those long wind mill blades. They've been there a week!
     
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  3. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    @Rontonio

    You want to tell the man about heavy haul down time? :)
     
  4. Rontonio

    Rontonio Road Train Member

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    not really ....

    this load

    274 long 14 6 wide 15 0 tall 137k permit load was on the trailer for 29 days.

    5DE35788-74FF-4E3F-BBB7-F27751CAB4B7.jpeg
     
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  5. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    I figured you were probably still sore about that one, but that’s why you seemed like the best one to answer the OP’s question.
     
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  6. Rontonio

    Rontonio Road Train Member

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    It could have been us sitting on 287 outside Wichita. Falls from Sunday to Friday
     
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  7. Western flyer

    Western flyer Road Train Member

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    You can't be serious.
    Did you stay in a motel for the month.
     
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  8. Rontonio

    Rontonio Road Train Member

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    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Good lord those things are frickin huge. Nice pics !!
     
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  10. Rontonio

    Rontonio Road Train Member

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    Yes I am serious plus an. Additional 2 weeks when the ship was late. I did stay in a hotel in Brownsville for 17 days and a few nights in Wichita Falls but mostly we all stayed on our trucks. I left home Jan 24th to start the last project and stayed in the truck all but 5 nights until early May.
     
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  11. Rontonio

    Rontonio Road Train Member

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    The easiest way to think about it is - the nose of my truck on the goal line and the tip of the tail on the opposite 8 yard line. Or my inner bridge is to regular freight trucks with 53’ trailers end to end (inner bridge 148’ or so)
     
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