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Old 08-23-2013, 01:07 PM   #1
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Somebody isn't doing the Math on this GVW thing.
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I'm sure one of those passed us last Monday as we came back from the OR coast. I was doing 62...
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That looks like one of those Australian mining trains used in the Outback. Hitch weight is not a problem, because all the trailers are "wagon style" with very little hitch weight. I don't know the GCWR of those tractors used to tow that train, but it's a lot more than a Ford diesel pickup. Probably comparable to a diesel/electric locomotive used for trains here in the good part of the world. So he's probably not overloaded per Australian laws.
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Somebody isn't doing the Math on this GVW thing.
Yeah, but the color coordination is impeccable!

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WHo really cares about GCWR or GVWR when you have such a cool color scheme.

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How on earth do those things stay in a straight line in your lane?
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How on earth do those things stay in a straight line in your lane?
They all have tires, so all the tractor is doing is pulling. And then the trailers just follow the unit in front of it.
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I think the weigh station guy will "cry uncle" and give him a bye. Lol
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They all have tires, so all the tractor is doing is pulling. And then the trailers just follow the unit in front of it.

Hmmm. But what would happen if say, the driver sneezed and twitched the steering wheel? Would it whip all over like a snake?
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Hmmm. But what would happen if say, the driver sneezed and twitched the steering wheel? Would it whip all over like a snake?
It would look like the game snake
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