Comments By Jesse G.

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Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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My Awful experience with Schneider National as rookie.

I'm not buying that, sometimes it is the company. My truck was broke for 6 months when I was driving with Schneider, the home time issue similar but I didn't care as much about that, the pay not so great because I was always dealing with maintenance issues the company refused to fix that were dangerous. Drivers blaming other drivers for not fitting into cookie cutter operations 100lb heads with management/psychology degrees come up when they call out a companies bull**** is a bigger issue, makes the drivers look weak and replaceable with AI/GPS systems.

Two Drivers go to the same Schneider Orientation. One has your experience and goes through seven companies in less than two years, the other stays with Schneider two years before moving on.

Driver one, after five years, realized HIS mistakes and settled into company number…uh, who knows? Driver two is on his second company and plans to retire there.

Maybe reconsider your priorities/objectives?

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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My Awful experience with Schneider National as rookie.

I've had some issues with Schneider myself, they micro manage their drivers on every side angle thing playing the military cover their ass game mixed with a slight mind control aspect of their company if you take a good look at the verbage and wording with quite a few things. They don't micro manage anyone else in the chain and it always seems when a driver has a legitimate complaint there's 5 guys like you people defending them. Sorry guys but I agree with him, had a truck broken nonstop for the 6 months I worked there, my family has worked there almost since the company started, it has changed considerably.

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Mack MR688 or terrapro cabover?

I also had worked on doing a commercial class bus conversion to an RV and it was ridiculous. I wasn't sure if I would need an enhanced inspection or the requirements for dropping the garbage box, adding a 5th wheel and a sleeper. So it seems more trouble than it's worth at this point.

Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Mack MR688 or terrapro cabover?

I have seen those as yard trucks, I was wondering about a sleeper version. I was thinking the same thing, had a few different ideas for seals or even hydraulic cab lifts with cut out panels in the floor for fluid checks. Moving the exhaust stack and heat insulating it against the cab, etc. My other option is the granite which I think I'm going to do because it's significantly less modification. I'll just make it old fashioned with a new grill like the old 1940's Macks, bubbling it out and rounding off the wheel areas, adjusting the lights to match the old style. It's going to be cheaper, they make them in 6x6, and I won't have to work about a major project just for a short wheel based truck with some added traction when needed.

Posted:  2 years, 3 months ago

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Mack MR688 or terrapro cabover?

This may sound like a really dumb question but I would like to know if anyone has ever seen a mack big window turned semi. I run regional with a lot of city driving and it gets rough getting around some of these places in an on high truck. So my plan was to get a used Mack MR688 throw a 48" or so midroof on it and add a 5th wheel. I do also want it 6x6 for winter driving and for FEMA response jobs eventually Any thoughts on whether it's illegal or just not feasible?

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