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Naplm00 April 18th, 2011 10:01 AM

Wheeling in the backyard
 
Amazing story:

Go to concrete recycling center and purchase 2800lbs of "3/4 minus" (3/4 and smaller crushed concrete and brick plus dirt and dust)

Load said purchase into back of D110 pickup....notice that I am now inches from rubbing on the rear wheel wells.

Drive home at 10 mph

Pick a spot to put said dirt on the farthest and highest corner of my property..where the shed will go. (dirt for shed base)

Get stuck in mud due to crazy weather in densely wooded backyard .

Slide sideways down hill due to no front traction and lift front right wheel 2 in off ground.

Crap pants.

Get fiancées' (sp?) 91 Landcruiser and drive past my stuck truck on the hill.

Use tow strap to mangle Rovers front stock bumper and pull it out of teetering hell.

Still cant make it to designated spot and get stuck between 2 trees.

Dent FL fender on Rover and RL fender on Landcrusier.

Give up and shovel out dirt.

Drive down in reverse

Go buy pizza/beer and try to find a place to rent a tracked bobcat.

/end

------ Follow up post added April 18th, 2011 10:02 AM ------

2800lbs is approx 2 heaping buckets/yards of material

tjfslaughter April 18th, 2011 10:06 AM

got pics..... :) I think the most I loaded in mine was 2,000 lbs of top soil (in bags)....

I have a buddy with a body shop in Nanuet if you need....... he is dirt cheap and good....

Naplm00 April 18th, 2011 11:30 AM

Nope just of the end results. It gives me an excuse to buy a bumper! The total weight on the scale recipt wasover 7k lol

ini88 April 18th, 2011 11:44 AM

Should have called one of us!

Naplm00 April 18th, 2011 11:46 AM

Why have a bobcat to rent? Or are you looking to paint my trees with your truck like mine? Haha

tjfslaughter April 18th, 2011 12:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Naplm00 (Post 277229)
Why have a bobcat to rent? Or are you looking to paint my trees with your truck like mine? Haha

no we would have just admired your work.


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