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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-11-10 11:06 PM
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3. I've seen it used but it doesn't do much
Now, what DOES work is something you mainly see on UPS trucks. It looks like a push broom and it is mounted to the trailer rub rail right above the tires.
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  -A Question for DU's Truckers kentauros  Feb-11-10 10:52 PM   #0 
  - I don't know...  LeftyFingerPop   Feb-11-10 10:54 PM   #1 
  - LOL!  kentauros   Feb-11-10 10:56 PM   #2 
  - I've seen it used but it doesn't do much  jmowreader   Feb-11-10 11:06 PM   #3 
  - That sounds like the same principle,  kentauros   Feb-11-10 11:13 PM   #4 
     - No, it's a completely different principle  jmowreader   Feb-11-10 11:31 PM   #8 
        - Okay, I didn't realize you meant it was a side-attachment.  kentauros   Feb-11-10 11:36 PM   #9 
           - They may have something like that too. I don't know.  jmowreader   Feb-12-10 08:18 AM   #13 
              - Well, it is a pretty simple idea for what it does  kentauros   Feb-12-10 09:43 AM   #14 
                 - I can tell you a couple reasons trucking COMPANIES won't do it  jmowreader   Feb-12-10 10:49 PM   #16 
  - Monsanto had a mud flap back in the late 70's early 80's  auntAgonist   Feb-11-10 11:18 PM   #5 
  - Although Monsanto started out in petro-chemicals,  kentauros   Feb-11-10 11:21 PM   #6 
     - An Oregon Truck Driver sold his idea for fuzzy mudflaps  auntAgonist   Feb-11-10 11:39 PM   #10 
        - Now I'm curious why the railroads were interested.  kentauros   Feb-11-10 11:50 PM   #12 
  - Check these out!  Mopar151   Feb-11-10 11:28 PM   #7 
     - There ya go!  kentauros   Feb-11-10 11:41 PM   #11 
        - I'm not a working trucker  Mopar151   Feb-12-10 05:41 PM   #15 

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