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Navypoppop's Comment
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Old School,

Thanks for the well wishes. I haven't had to worry about a tornado warning since 1970 in Davenport, Ia. I always travel with a NOAA weather radio and keep the local codes programmed into it. You are so right about the trailer weights too. They seem to be making them so light so 1/2 ton pick- ups can do the pulling.

Ours is 38' long and 12,000#. Not a heavy weight but enough for the Ram 2500 to handle but not on the highway during a storm. We were glad to be in the Rv park and that they have a "storm shelter" building of concrete block. Better than nothing.

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Good morning y'all,

Leaving on Thursday 5/20 from Nashville on Alaska Air with the Mrs. to visit our son, 18 year USNavy Senior Chief, in Seattle, Wa. You never see enough of the kids after they leave the nest. We'll be back on Tuesday 5/25, having dinner at Uncle Pete's Truck Stop in Lebanon, Tn. then back to Crossville until June 1. Then we'll move on to Max Meadows, Va. at exit 80 @ I-81 for the month of June. I'm still hoping to meet up with IDMtnGal or Big Scott so maybe June will be the time. Safe travels to everyone!

Dm:

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having dinner at Uncle Pete's Truck Stop in Lebanon, Tn.

Get us a current count on how many coffee cups they have on display at Uncle Pete's would ya? It's been a while since I counted them. rofl-3.gif

Navypoppop's Comment
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Old School,

I'll do my best. I know that they have a lot. We were in Lebanon during an ice storm in March and they were closed early because of the storm so we couldn't have dinner there and had to settle for the Pilot.

PackRat's Comment
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Tammy A.'s Comment
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Aww just spent the past 2 years living in my 5th wheel also. Got stuck in Myrtle beach for a year and when covid hit decided this was the end of my adventure on the road. Stayed at the KOA myrtle beach. Had a blast till covid. Now to a new adventure. Just sold my Ram 2 days ago and got a little jeep compass lol

PackRat,

That's Ok by me. I never push the Ram over 60-62 when pulling the 5th wheel. I'm easy to spot because I'm the one in the right lane when everyone else is going past. I'm easy to spot with a decal on the back of the 5th wheel of a USA bald eagle over all 5 US service branch symbols. I'm looking forward to seeing as many members of TT that I can especially you PackRat. What a great group of people.

Navypoppop's Comment
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PackRat,

You are so right! I don't think I'll have enough time to count them all. I never saw so many coffee cups in one place. I'll do my best but I'll just probably take their word for it. Imagine drinking that much coffee, your kidneys and bladder would never stop pumping and you would never fall asleep again. Phew!

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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Good morning y'all,

Leaving on Thursday 5/20 from Nashville on Alaska Air I'm still hoping to meet up with IDMtnGal or Big Scott so maybe June will be the time. Safe travels to everyone!

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Navypoppop,

I'm coming back through this week and was going to contact you tomorrow when I have a better idea of my time getting into Crossville on Thursday! I don't usually go up 81 in VA. Where are you going after VA?

Hope to catch h you soon somewhere.

Laura

Dm:

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The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Navypoppop's Comment
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Laura {IDMtnGal},

We leave Crossville tomorrow, Thursday, 5/20 about 12 noon and fuel up at the Pilot exit 320. Then on to Nashville to motel for the night and leave for Seattle 0700. We'll be back Tuesday evening about 500PM, have dinner at Uncle Pete's Truck Stop in Lebanon then back to Crossville. We leave for Max Meadows, Va. on June 1 about 900AM and will be staying at exit 80 on I 81 just up the road from the Flying J.

After that we are spending July and August in Franklin, NC off I40 and will be about 45 minutes from the TA in Candler, NC. I hope we can still get the meet and greet before we head back to Florida Oct. 1. Be safe and I'll be looking for you.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
PackRat's Comment
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Have you returned to Crossville from the west coast visit?

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