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profdant139

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Posted: 06/15/21 05:21pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

There's brave, and then there's foolhardy:

Stuck for a week on the side of a cliff

This article almost reads like a parody of bad judgment, but it's for real. Thank goodness no one was hurt.


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Posted: 06/15/21 05:44pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I saw that earlier today. That's one of the dumbest things I've ever seen.


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Posted: 06/15/21 05:54pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Gee, get in your towed an explore the road before you....


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Scary!

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Posted: 06/15/21 08:29pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If he just got on the front bumper he could have rocked himself a bit to get some traction [emoticon]


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I wish they showed the tow truck pulling him back on the road.

Kind of reminds me of this Class A that dug itself down to the frame in sand and had to be towed out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8lj641mO0M

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On the bright side, he had a campsite with a spectacular view for a week.

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Reminds me of the movie RV.


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No brain, no headache.


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I once worked at a resort where they had a tow truck convention every year. Several towing companies would bring their heavy lifting rotator wreckers to demonstrate what they could do. They would have made short work of that problem. One company near Milwaukee brought one of their heavy units to the convention that was capable of lifting and moving 100 tones. They had a heavier one but it required bringing a semi along to carry counter-weights.
1) the toad is doing nothing to stabilize the RV so unload it and drive it away.
2) The rotator would lick up the dolly and pivot the rotator to set the dolly behind the tow truck and have it towed away.
3) The rotator could pick up the back of the RV and put it back on the road or carry the back of the RV while a driver steers the RV back a ways to a more stable area.


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