Question to all you grown truckers out there

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by gonerouge, May 17, 2019.

  1. gonerouge

    gonerouge Bobtail Member

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    Sooo. I am looking to lease a rig... Big sleeper with low milage .Where is the best place. ..websight or private party. I can not afford to get BURNT with the out if pocket it will cost..Its so not like buying a used car.
     
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  2. Majestic 670

    Majestic 670 Medium Load Member

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    if you ain't got no money you better get a job boss
     
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  3. S M D

    S M D Road Train Member

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    Only place I would consider going is
    Loan mountain and then find your own company to work for.
    But, if you’re looking to lease + these rates. Good luck
     
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  4. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    Im not a grown trucker im still a baby trucker
     
  5. Majestic 670

    Majestic 670 Medium Load Member

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  6. Midwest Trucker

    Midwest Trucker Road Train Member

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    Do private parties do leases? I figured private party is for buying.
     
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    Intothesunset Medium Load Member

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    Yes on fbook. (Owner finance group).
     
  8. Jwhis

    Jwhis Heavy Load Member

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    *blows tire on first run*
    Well crap. Where’s that chapter 7 form??
     
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  9. PE_Trans

    PE_Trans Road Train Member

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    Some big fleets have lease-only program where there is no downpayment required. You may actually get a bonus for entering the program. To start, you probably need to enter as an employee driver, then you should be able to enter the program within a month or less, depending on your trucking experience.
     
  10. Iowalobertarian

    Iowalobertarian Light Load Member

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    Lease, I honestly dont know why you would want to In this market...unless u have customers willing to pay 3 dollar/ mile.. I know alot of guys who own trucks free and clear but still work as company drivers. I think maybe your need to rethink this. Just my opinion.
     
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