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Postby TaterX » Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:38 am

What is up, how are you? I was wondering how many other truck drivers were out there on these boards. I drive over the road hauling parts from around the midwest to the two ford plants in Louisville Ky. I've been a big transformers fan since it all started back in '84. I dig the job almost as much as my hobby. I get home everyother day as well as every weekend so it's a preaty sweet gig. when I'm over the road I even get to hunt down hard to find bots at wallmarts and toys r us/targets I might shut down near on my breaks. Comes in handy when scalpers in your area are buying up all the classics. Anyway am I the only guy who makes a living like rubbish optimus prime? TX out.
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Postby Fender Bender » Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:32 pm

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Nope, you're not the only one. I know Blackbird is also a trucker, and I'm close enough to be considered a trucker. I drive a yard switcher (G1 Huffer) for Fedex Ground.
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Postby TaterX » Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:49 am

Nice you yard guys rock. I don't drive a realy big truck like a long nose peat it,s a typical freightliner w/ a sleeper and all but sometimes it can be tight in those yards maybe to tight and when it is i find one of yous guys. Those scout size trucks whip em there like automatic lickity split. Anyway it's good to here seibertron has a bit of a truckstop after all.TX out
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Postby Rijie » Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:54 am

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I'm not a truck driver, but I work for Ford as a Trade Technician/Engineering Consultant. (Which is a euphmised way of saying that I'm a mechanic...) :P
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Postby TaterX » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:24 am

Well all you board members workin at ford I'd like to send a big shout out to, the company I drive for is a subsidiary(can't spell that ha) of ford my terminal is right up the road from the louisville explorer plant. I'll be looking out for red and purple logos in the plants. TX out.
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Postby Rijie » Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:29 pm

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
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TaterX wrote:Well all you board members workin at ford I'd like to send a big shout out to, the company I drive for is a subsidiary(can't spell that ha) of ford my terminal is right up the road from the louisville explorer plant. I'll be looking out for red and purple logos in the plants. TX out.


Cool. My brother used to work in Personnel at the Louisville Plant, then he moved back to MI and got a better job.

I was transferred from the Wixom, MI plant when they cut the 2nd shift about 5 yrs ago, after being there for 5yrs. Turned out to be a blessing in disguise, because I ended up in the Trades. Now if Ford can just hold on for another couple of yrs...

Keep on truckin'.
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Botcon 2009--Souvenir Sweeps
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Postby TaterX » Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:36 pm

10-4 You do the same lets hope these new trucks keep our pockets lined and are wheels rollin for years to come. War UAW and 18 wheelers I'm out like Romey...TX
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Postby BLACKBIRD » Tue Mar 06, 2007 12:00 pm

Fender Bender wrote:Nope, you're not the only one. I know Blackbird is also a trucker, and I'm close enough to be considered a trucker. I drive a yard switcher (G1 Huffer) for Fedex Ground.
Thanks, Fender Bender, for the longest time I was the only truck driver on this Site.

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Postby BLACKBIRD » Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:18 pm

Hey! Tx, pls do not talk in Drivers Lingo, I do not know how many Members would know what it means. We are all just normal people that enjoy the Transformers. Just a little helpful advise, ok?
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Postby Neko » Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:54 am

My Dad's a trucker. Has been all my life.
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Postby TaterX » Sun Mar 11, 2007 4:51 pm

I hear ya blackbird that wont b a problem cause I don't speak trucker lingo I don't even have a cb. I also run over the road just got back from a louisville-oaklahoma city-jersey city back to louisville run. I dig it out there. Usually buy my comics when I'm home and save em for reading on my 10 hour breaks. Do you ever park at Wallmarts? Thats a great way to kill time on the road looking for transformers and whatnot, that's how I got all my classics.
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Postby Methusalen » Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:32 pm

Motto: ""Not good enough for G1!""
While I don't have my Class A license, the closest I've personally come to being a truck driver was my 5 year stint as a school bus driver (Class B, w/ air brake, passenger, & school bus endorsements). Although I come from a long line of truckers... I've spent a lot of time in the cab of rig... Both of my grandfathers drove rigs, my dad's a truck driver for Cub Foods/Supervalu (grocery chain here), and my younger brother's testing for his Class A permits now...

So, while not a driver, I'm a big fan of the life... and the semi truck Transformers are a bit of a staple for me... (now, if they'd just make our US Releases proper trailers I'd be happy!).

Keep on Truckin' guys!
Methusalen out...
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