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Offline BargeMonkey

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- You ever have one of those days ? -
« on: November 03, 2014, 06:27:13 pm »
 My old chief, the engineer I worked under for a few years had a saying,
 "God looks out for fools, drunks and sailors". Well today someone saved my backside. Went to pull out of the job, had grand intentions of hauling till dark and trying to get moved off this job, using every inch of daylight with only 4 days off.
And this is what happened. 

 
 Went to get up the hill, couldnt make it thru the grease, backed down and got sucked off into the soft stuff. I wont post the bad pictures, but lets just say air under the axles is an understatement. Didnt hurt anything. I lucked out on this one. Had the dozer hooked to the nose and the 450C hooked to the back while I carefully unloaded it and then got yanked up the road with the dozer. 

 
 The wife took that while she sat on the slasher, get everything out by the road hopefully tomorrow or wednesday. 

 
 Finished slashing everything for the job, had 60-70 trees left on the header. Makes a pile of sawdust.  :D

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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2014, 07:22:15 pm »
Well that doesn't sound like much fun I'm glad too hear it worked out with nothing broke tho
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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2014, 08:32:06 pm »
No  never get days like that  ;D ;D just kidding. Never had time to take pictures when i am in a situation like that.  My neighbors always tell me that I don't have enough tractor for what I am doing.  Hate to admit that they're not always wrong. :) At least you got away with no damage just some lost time.  :)
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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2014, 08:53:30 pm »
Glad you didn't break anything  8)  It seems that most everyday is "one of those days" for me  :)
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2014, 09:30:58 pm »
I have days that seems like all you do is spin your wheels. ;D ;D
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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2014, 09:41:52 pm »
I only seem to have trouble on the days that end with y.you know why did i do that?
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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2014, 11:02:25 pm »
Thanks BargeMonkey, you made me feel a little better about my day.
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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2014, 09:54:17 am »
Nothing worse then getting stuck and have to unload and then have it go down hill from there. Makes us all appreciate the good days  :).
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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2014, 06:01:12 pm »
My trucker had a day like that last week,kept sliding sideways,so he grabbed a big pine log and hung it way out on the high side and it drove right out  smiley_sweat_drop .
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Re: - You ever have one of those days ? -
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2014, 07:51:25 pm »
My trucker had a day like that last week,kept sliding sideways,so he grabbed a big pine log and hung it way out on the high side and it drove right out  smiley_sweat_drop .
I do that with the forwarder quite often, but never with a truck :o
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