Snackbar is chillin'....at Shaffer

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  1. Bumper

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    Yup, Flowers Bakery on Hollins Mill Road.
     
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  3. motocross25

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    As @hotrod1653 said Carthage is cake. Plenty of room as far as caves go, and well lit. One of my first trips 15 years ago when I was 20 and couldn’t cross state lines was to Carthage. I didn’t hit anything then and I have a sneaking suspicion you’re MUCH better with a semi than I was back then. Or even now for that matter.
     
  4. hotrod1653

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    I miss going down into there actually. @supersnackbar here’s they operate, at least the last time I was there anyway…

    Pull up to the guard shack, you’ll need your pu/delivery number, ID they’ll want your phone number to call.


    You’ll be given a map showing where you’ll have to go in there. It’s a one way in and out. You may get a gate key card and you’ll drop that in a box on the way out.

    you won’t have cell signal once you go in or no people net signal either. You can’t idle in there, but it’s a nice 65-70 degrees year round. Most places have bathrooms and vending machines if needed.


    Enjoy your trip down there.
     
  5. supersnackbar

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    Got empty at Kroger last night in decent time...those two things aren't usually seen in the same sentence (Kroger and unloaded in decent time). Copped a few zzzz's, but didn't have enought time between getting empty and my next pu time to get part of a split break in, so, my 14 bit me...but that's the breaks sometimes. Got over to my next customer and drop/hook. It had a yellow alarm already showing on the tattle-tale box, and, one of the reefers plastic doors over the battery compartment was damaged. Someone clipped the edge and ripped the bottom latch out of the plastic door. I messaged Lincoln, bungied the door so it stayed closed, cleared the yellow alarm, and headed out. I got to Wytheville and tried to call Lenoir City's shop to see if they had a door in stock, I would head that direction instead of the way the fuel solution/routing had me running. But after 6 or 7 tries, with no answer (at 8 am their time), I said F-it and headed the direction I was suppose to. Unfortunately for the next driver, this load ends up being a drop at the delivery end too, so the next guy will have to deal with it. I gave it all I could with short hours. After trying to call so many times, I wouldn't have made Lenoir, and it left me short to get out of WV as well, so I am in Hurricane for the night. It doesn't drop until between 5 am on Sunday and 5 am Monday, so I got lotsa time...maybe I'll hit Lowe's and buy some big zip ties and bailing wire, and put it in a bag in my sidebox marked 'Shaffer repair kit'...(I already have 2 colors of Gorilla tape).
     
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  6. JoeyJunk

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    Hearing that Winston....is now the head of Hunt Transportation ?? ... if true maybe the maintenance / shop department will improve ...nepotism strikes again
     
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