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  • Location:
    Volusia County, FL

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    2 years, 6 months ago

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Posted:  2 years ago

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Sleeper setup???

Second reply for me as well haha. But yeah the under cabinet mount might work. I'll look into it more. Just concerned about fitting with the microwave. I definitely want the PlayStation to breathe. I had a little 12v fan on it before but it died after only about 8 days of use. And because I'm OTR I couldn't get home to get receipt to return to Walmart for replacement. Currently saving up my pilot flying j points to get a new one.

Agh, alright I’m triple posting. I overlooked your comment on the PlayStation. Yeah, it’s annoying as heck. I do that with the fan and such. I had an Xbox and I have no tv mount so you can imagine. I didn’t care for gaming, just wanted to replay a 10 year old game.

This thought popped in my mind. Ever seen under cabinet mounts? Used to put radios or security DVRs in them.

Like this https://www.wayfair.com/kitchen-tabletop/pdp/yamazaki-home-plate-under-shelf-basket-w003042859.html?piid=

Something like that where it hooks up in the cabinet and also secure your PlayStation. The microwave will help hold it to. Probably easier to build you one. I thought that nightstand idea to but there’s no room for that

Posted:  2 years ago

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Sleeper setup???

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You guys weren't wrong in that I wouldn't be back for a while. I don't get notifications from Trucking Truth, even on the website so I have to manually search all my forums. Pain in the rear.

Anyways I've got kind of a decent setup. I have a 4.3 cu ft fridge with separate freezer and it is amazing. I fit everything I need and more in there. Leaves just enough room for the PlayStation to sit on top and get some fresh air.

I also still do not use the top bunk for storage. I have a curtain that I drape for when I'm sleeping. I use this because my divider curtains are almost impossible to pull out because the fridge is so big I had to run a ratchet strap to the seat mounts which blocks off the curtain.

My truck is nowhere near as clean as yours as I'm not only lazy but it's an older truck and I'm getting the 2023 model Saturday. Not looking forward to moving all this stuff out.

Also as I'm sure you see the tv is mounted to the window. So basically it's an Onn brand (Walmart) 24-32" tv mount. This is a 32" tv I put on it. I had the tv and mount already at my house that we barely used so I already had it. Take the top two screws out of the window and use those to hold the mount. P.s. I'll add photo with tv off to understand better. The tv blocks the light from coming in where the curtain must stay down by the way.

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Posted:  2 years ago

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Opti-idle and regen

Over 4 years later, I'm sitting in a 2020 Cascadia, and still finding myself referring back to this post. I get the truck has to regen sometimes, but every damn time it starts the last 5 times for about half hour each? Really? Good thing my company is giving me a new one Saturday. Hopefully that solves my problem. I think something wrong with the DPF.

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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The “Knock on the door”

Y'all got me feeling blessed over here. I have yet to have a knock for any reason whatsoever. OTR driver just for clarification. No dock worker, lizards, or dot.

I had to park on an on ramp just outside Atlanta one time. Thankful I woke up without any incidents from that one.

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Have an opinion? I know.. the dang FMCSA again.... but ?!?

I commented. Last thing is drivers need is more damn regulations. The damn four wheelers are causing most of the accidents on the roads, but let's punish the truck drivers.

If they impose speed limiters, I am 100% going to be that guy they gets next to the truck in the other lane and rides next to him/her for 100 miles. Sorry not sorry. If we all do it it won't take long for the government to change their minds about this dumb idea.

Sorry not sorry.

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Sleeper setup???

Sorry I know this is a hell of a delay on the reply, but yes I have a high roof sleeper. I planned on using the top bunk for storage originally; however, I've come to find I don't need it because I don't have that much stuff. Maybe as time goes on I'll aquire more and end up using it. Also a better term for what I was looking to build or buy would be a night stand. I have my PlayStation and I'm currently having to move it from on top of the fridge to the bed every time I get up or go to sleep.

Do you have a condo sleeper....two bunks? I use the upper bunk area for lots of storage in all the trucks I've driven OTR.

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Sleeper setup???

I am building like a box to go around it basically. Think of it like how a dishwasher is under the counter top. Basically building something like that, but maybe adding a drawer between the top of the fridge and the counter top. Probably going to be getting a smaller fridge, but if not then I'll just do it without the drawer.

Where will the fridge go if you put shelves or storage there?

Posted:  2 years, 1 month ago

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Sleeper setup???

Hello everyone. Been a while since I posted here but I'm hoping some more experienced long term drivers can help me out here.

I have a 2020 Cascadia next gen (profile picture) and behind the passenger seat there is that little flat pad for a fridge. Okay cool, what I want to know is how do you guys or girls better equip that area? I'm finding that I don't have much "counter" space and was considering building a shelving unit the fridge could slide into?

Any suggestions would be a great help, and though I can build stuff because I'm coming out of residential remodeling to do this job, I'd rather buy something if at all possible.

On another note, I do have a tray table that I use when making my food but having to always put everything away at the end is a pain.

Basically what I'm asking is do any of you have a counter style setup above the fridge, and if so, how?

Thanks everybody!

Posted:  2 years, 6 months ago

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Am I disqualified from CDL?

Thanks for the idea. I don't know why I didn't think of them. I follow Alex the trucker guy on YouTube and I know he loves CFI.

Try CFI. They judge everyone on a case by case basis. I would call a recruiter before applying. Good luck. We have freight into and out of Florida.

Posted:  2 years, 6 months ago

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Am I disqualified from CDL?

I did not use the vehicle for business purposes nor was it a commercial vehicle. So hopefully that will help me?

Florida's CDL manual says

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Leaving the scene of an accident involving a CMV

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To be clear that doesn't necessarily mean a CDL. It means a vehicle used for business purposes.

I got original charge in May of 2015

How old is that conviction?

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