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Re: Look what I picked up today

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Posted by John Fulton on February 01, 2013 at 05:32:16 from (

In Reply to: Look what I picked up today posted by kenben on January 31, 2013 at 15:16:25:

I got a story about hauling used poles from my Co-op years ago:
I borrowed a 12 ft. trailer (without brakes) and drove the 20 miles up to the pole yard, picked out some nice ones. There was only one lineman around, I pleaded with him to help me load with a line truck. He said he wasn't allowed to, but he would help me by hand. Well I had no other choice,so with a lot of back straining we loaded up the 6 or 8 poles. I knew that we must be doing it wrong by placing the pole butts toward the rear of trailer, but who was I to correct this guy who graciously volunteered his time. So I chained them down tight, paid the clerk and was on my way. I had not travelled 5 miles when I encountered a small downgrade and the trailer started fish-tailing. Now being young and dumb at the time, instead of accellerating, i braked. This action immediately swung my truck and trailer 180 degrees in the roadway. Talk about a wake-up call!!! I was really lucky that the was no other traffic on the road, and that I did not go off road over a 12 ft bank, and that no poles were spilled.


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