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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by flatoutflyin, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. flatoutflyin
    Joined: Jun 16, 2010
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    flatoutflyin
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    We got home early this morning from Marietta, GA with a purchase I found listed on CL a couple months ago. We'd planned to leave Milford, OH, on Wednesday, but deferred to the weather forecast. Thursday evening we passed through Ringold, GA on I75 South, and it was a sobering sight. Friday morning dawned with perfect weather, and we were loaded by 9:00 AM. A tire check showed 32 PSI cold, and everything looked fine. We stopped for breakfast about 12 miles north, made another cursory trailer/load/tire check and all was well, We planned to be home for supper, but about 10 miles further north, I watched in the mirror as the left front trailer tire disintegrated at 65 MPH. Whoa - then the adrenalin hit me and I thought I was having a heart attack! Thank God I got off the road OK, and limped about another mile to an exit ramp. It was a borrowed trailer, but I put 4 new tires on it right then. It was mid-afternoon before we got back on the interstate, and I was feeling stressed.
    Going through Ringold again made me count my blessings, and I felt like a wimp for complaining about a set of tires and being inconvenienced. I should have been on top of the world. We went slow, and the rest of the trip was great. Thanks again to Bob P., and Josh from Mills & Co. for all their patience and help. I got my Ohio out of state inspection this morning.
     

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  2. Deuces
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    Deuces
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    from Michigan

    Lucky you!! :)
     
  3. brady1929
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  5. Bib Overalls
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    Very nice. You are a lucky guy.
     
  6. PHQ2
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    Have you been able to wipe the grin off your face?
     
  7. aircoup
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    aircoup

    verrrrrry nice ''
     
  8. tylercrawford
    Joined: Jan 30, 2011
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    from Buford, GA
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    Nice! I helped clean out Joe Smith's old shop and met Hank and Josh . . . they do great work!
     
  9. StrickV8
    Joined: Dec 20, 2005
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    that was a nice car that was priced right. congrats.
     
  10. low budget
    Joined: Nov 15, 2006
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    low budget
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    from Central Ky

    What a rag.:rolleyes:.......:D congrats!
     

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