Outback Truckers - Whos been watching it?

Discussion in 'Australian Truckers Forum' started by mrrolly, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. techybruce

    techybruce Bobtail Member

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    Couldn't agree more! that show is just embarrassing..
     
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  3. Pullin2

    Pullin2 Crusty Canuck

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    I'm Ex Canadian Army and have run up north in Canada on the ice. ' Ice Road Truckers ' is a cute and amusing show. I have a very good friend who is Ex Australian Army and she runs 'grocery' road trains, or 'tea and sugar' ( that right ? )trains in the outback boonies and loves it. Her pictures and stories are amazing. They need to make 'human interest' shows instead of the faked high drama reality tv shows to keep the viewers .... JMO
     
  4. Pournsel

    Pournsel Bobtail Member

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    None of these know how to buy a well made strap and shackles
     
  5. aussiejosh

    aussiejosh Road Train Member

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    Hey talk about being up the creek without a paddle hey. i just love to watch cause i need a good laugh and it makes me feel that i'm not such a bad driver after all.
     
  6. overdrive112

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    I like it, they wear flip flops and shorts to work. I got to say Aus gals are beefy (work horse). Pull their weight.
     
  7. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    Road trains would be the one remaining item for me but I would doubt that hopping into a half million pound rig would be something that motivates people.

    I know this is a old thread, but if I was almost a 100 ton or heavier I would want advanced notice on that rail crossing as well. I have watched a few episodes and found that there occasionally issues with drivers who may not be suitable for that kind of work. There would be absolutely no place to put a road train should someone get in the way with their bad driving in even worse cars, it will be non survivable for them.
     
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