Make/Brand Of Truck You Prefer To Drive And Why? Just A Topic Of Discussion!

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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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In my brief time I have only driven a manual Mack Pinnacle and an auto Freightliner . I prefer the manual Mack! Especially for backing, I like the control you have with the clutch rather then the brake with an auto.

I didn't know that about your Mack, too! Pedigreed Bulldogs are the NEXT best thing to PJ's 'hood' (aka; Petercar!) G'Town and Tom love their Macks, it seems, also! I'd love to check out a Mack Anthem; don't know of any off hand. *YOU'S?* ;)

Sorry, y'all with the KW's and Freightliners; nobody's given me a ride in any of those (yet.) Can't rate. The occasional International (spare) isn't too bad, but then again, the 'driver' says otherwise, hahaha!

Fun stuff!~

~ Anne ~

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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My 2007 FL Coronado that I traded a few years ago.

PJ's Comment
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I love my Pete 389… Driven all the rest. I’ll keep my Pete!!

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I love my Pete 389… Driven all the rest. I’ll keep my Pete!!

....AS I'd said above, good sir! :)

ALWAYS!

~ Anne ~

My 2007 FL Coronado that I traded a few years ago.

Got pix??? I'm really not familiar with that one!

~ Anne ~

ps: I'm STILL on the hunt for an SNI 'short bus' that has NO room for foodstuffs! (?!?!)

Dean R.'s Comment
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Freightliner. Started out with a Mack Anthem. Have been driving autos since graduating CDL school in manuals.

Just coming off of a 6 month break to care for a family member. I'm retired from higher ed IT so I at least had a pension to keep ups the household.

Since I'll go back to Schneider 99.99% chance it's a Freightliner for me.

Keep the rubber side down.

Dean

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Freightliner. Started out with a Mack Anthem. Have been driving autos since graduating CDL school in manuals.

Just coming off of a 6 month break to care for a family member. I'm retired from higher ed IT so I at least had a pension to keep ups the household.

Since I'll go back to Schneider 99.99% chance it's a Freightliner for me.

Keep the rubber side down.

Dean

Hiya, Dean!

Good to see you back! It's been awhile; I'm glad you got your family stuff worked out. We've never done SNI, their presence in our 'rural' area is slim; although we 'do' see them, at our Int'l Paper plants...kinda worries us "FAB" people! LoL...

Who'd you drive Anthem's for? Have any pix? Yeah, I'm a truck junkie, haha! I love the current Pinnacle, and of course the ole' Pete. Never had a chance to revel in (or about) the Pedigreed Anthem, myself!

Pictures?

Here's mine:

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G'Town.. I don't even remember the y/m/m on the Pete. Maybe you or PJ can enlighten me? Tom still kicks himself that we couldn't buy her without her 4 sisters; sadly. (It's a "shhh"/sore subject.)

Cool thread! I learned how to d/c AND float on that ole' gal. 4th down, 4th up hills in Ohio ... full 3257 tank.

I was BOLDER 10 years ago!

Peace, y'all!

~ Anne ~

ps: Yep, our front yard. It ain't pretty, but.. it works!

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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