Profile For Thumper

Thumper's Info

  • Location:
    gloversville, NY

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Team Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    8 years, 8 months ago

Thumper's Bio

I'm currently running OTR team for Schneider. I have a 2014 cascadia evolution. As of 11/25/14 I have 58xxx miles on her.

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Posted:  7 years, 6 months ago

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1st week of Schneider training finished!

I love Schneider, great company. What do you mean you got an 8? I just finished with them too a few weeks ago. In fact I quit out of emotion and got rehired. I have to be in Carlisle on Friday at 2 for my SQT.

If your talking about the road test of week 1 do you mean an 8 out of 25 on the road test?

yes, when you take your SQT's if you score a 25 or higher you have failed the road test.

Posted:  8 years, 4 months ago

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SPOOKY BRIDGES

Paducah bridg . By far the worst I've ever done

Posted:  8 years, 5 months ago

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Xm serius reception issues

I had a few hours to my next stop so what I did was mount the antenna on my Qualcomm antenna mount. Its the highest, clearest point on my truc . So far its working good.

Posted:  8 years, 5 months ago

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Xm serius reception issues

I have the big mushroom antenna. Its mounted outside on my mirror. I have a cascadia evolutio . I loose signal ALL THE TIME. Where is yours mounted and how's your signal??

Posted:  8 years, 6 months ago

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Drive this truck program

Has anyone done or know of someone who has done this program?

Posted:  8 years, 6 months ago

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Another newbie question. sorry

Ain't that the truth! I started last Friday morning. Here's how this run went so far....left Indianapolis Friday morning 7am headed for French camp Cal . Got held over in Wyoming for 24 hours because I-80 was shut down. Went over Donner pass around 11 p . Then did toje? Pass. I know I spelt it wrong. Get into French camp, pick up an empty and head to Fontana Cali. Got to San Bernardino at rush hour. Not fun! Pick up a load there in Fontana and take 40 into Arkansas. Nice ride thru AZ. get to Arkansas last night. Dump the relay, wash the truck. Transflo, get an empty sleep a bit and pick up at fed ex and headed back to Cali now. So all in all its been good except that 100 miles starting at Laramie wy.

Posted:  8 years, 6 months ago

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Another newbie question. sorry

Hey Thumper - sorry it took so long to respond.

I've never heard of a limit to having the Jakes on. I've rode them hard down the longest, steepest grades in the country for years and never had the first concern and I've never heard of anyone having problems keeping them on. So as long as you're not detecting a problem of any sort you can use them all you like.

Awesome!! Thanks Brett. I'm in sleeper berth now headed back to Cali.

Posted:  8 years, 6 months ago

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Another newbie question. sorry

Just leaving Cali today . On my way in I did Donner pass, hit French camp then down to Fontana. When coming down these grades how long can I have the Jake on? I noticed that when the jb is on I get 0 mpg and my temp drops from around 200 to 170.

Posted:  8 years, 6 months ago

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1st week of Schneider training finished!

Miscommunication. They do book your hotel but won't do it till your results come back.

Posted:  8 years, 6 months ago

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1st week of Schneider training finished!

I'm sure you are. I know I was!! It takes about ⁴ days to get the drug results back. If I remember correctly, they give you next available dates for orientation but don't book your hotel UNTIL the results come back. I'd just give them a call again tomorrow. Any recruiter can help you. GOOD LUCK!

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