Good Thing I Had A Belt On.

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Brian's Comment
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Coming back to the yard with a load from Indiana. About 40 miles from the yard, something catches my eye, and I can't see out of my right mirror because the side flap that protects the thermo king almost completely detached. When I left with the load I noticed a crack on the very top of it and put gorilla tape over it. It held for 300 miles just not when I was 30 minutes away typical. I put plastic seals that I had around it and a bungee. About another 20 miles and they both snapped right off. I didn't have any zipties like I usually have just moved into this truck. So it was either wait for roadside or use my belt. In the end it held.

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Old School's Comment
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Good job Brian!

It helps to be creative out here. I'm glad to see you getting it done like that.

Brian's Comment
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Well it's not tarping in the street like you had to do. That's some next level getting it done. It certainly helps to be able to think outside the box.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Nice Job! But remember you can't carry the whole hardware store on the truck. But very inventive with the belt. Just don't loose your pants. LOL

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Mr. Curmudgeon's Comment
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Thank goodness you didn't immediately think "If they wanted me to use my belt to fix that, they would have issued it to me... " Good job, Brian on getting it done (and with a securement device with a mechanical safety no less)!

Pupil2Prodigy's Comment
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Wow that's awesome

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