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Old 06-05-2015, 10:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Saw the guy with the wheel covers again

That's twice in a month I've pulled up next to him at the entrance to I-4, so he must live in Kathleen near me.

Love those wheel covers, although they're looking a little worse than last time I saw him.


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Only one truck with them by you?

I see them often enough on my commute that I've stopped noticing.
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Yeah it's still rare enough here to notice. I do see a lot of trucks with the side skirts now, though. They're the best ones to draft, other than an empty car hauler (for whatever reason).
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I saw a truck with the exact same model covers on the tractor yesterday, pulling out of the business across the street. My car was parked on the street, and I got a good look at them as he pulled past.
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I grabbed mower fuel yesterday at the local LOVE's travel center and saw quite a few.The truck drivers are forced to do mandatory rest periods and they're overwhelming the truck parking area now.But it's nice thing to see lots of truck aero.
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Schneider has them fer all their tractors.
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Whuts wit all da strange talkin round these parts ?
Reminds me of the way kids are talking these days.

( Aerohead :" I grabbed mower fuel "
Are you saying you grabbed fuel for your lawn mower ? :-)
"BZP : Schneider has them fer all their tractors. "
Fer ?

I'm guilty too. I be mis spellin stuff too. No off-fence guys.
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Whuts wit all da strange talkin round these parts ?
Reminds me of the way kids are talking these days.

( Aerohead :" I grabbed mower fuel "
Are you saying you grabbed fuel for your lawn mower ? :-)
"BZP : Schneider has them fer all their tractors. "
Fer ?

I'm guilty too. I be mis spellin stuff too. No off-fence guys.
Yes,I'm doing my part to hasten Global Climate Change.The Property Owners Association has some attachment to at least a little grounds maintenance.For access to some of our infrastructure,it's nice to have chigger-free passage.
PS And yeah,the local colloquialism police monitor casual speech around here so it's impotent tuh thro yer can in thuh truck, 'n get yerself sum go-juice at thuh truckstop, 'n fondle a few pretty Peterbilts whilst yer at it.Whoeeeeee!
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I use a grass whip. No moving parts and it's completely silent. But you have an opportunity there.

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I use a grass whip. No moving parts and it's completely silent. But you have an opportunity there.

We have 40-acres of commons,80-acres overall. And fire ants are a lethal threat to the toddlers out here,so we make a token attempt to reveal hazards to them.It nice to be able to see the venomous snakes too! North Texas,gotta love it!

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