S.A.D.D. "Scott & Alan's Daily Drivel"

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by Jack Daniel, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    Yikes! :yikes

    Looks like you're really lucky :thumbup

    Assume the blowout was on the trailer
  2. Topdog

    Topdog baw chica baw waw!!

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    Yes.
  3. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    Hey Oscar,

    HoJo was asking me last night whether you may be coming up for Bikeweek

    Can't be more than five or six weeks away now :beer
  4. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    Is your truck repairable?
  5. Topdog

    Topdog baw chica baw waw!!

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    No it was totaled officially yesterday. Bad thing is I didn't know you could have insurance on a utility trailer, so it is not covered and is also totaled. I should have a new ride and trailer by the end of next week.

    Anyone that does alot of trailering might want to learn from me and get insurance on the trailer.
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    rider1150gsadv € Fl Keys Fishing Guide €

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    Thanks for the invite!! It all depends on work as it looks like I may be busier that last year..:clap



    Sorry to hear about all that damage, but at least you are ok and a truck and trailer are easier replaced than a person. Insurance is a good idea..

    About 15 years ago, I also blew a tire on my trailer and fortunately I was doing only about 45 MPH. I felt the trailer starting to wobble as the tire bulged before it blew.
    Salt water rots the steel belts inside the tires and now the new trailer tires are nylon belted only.
  7. Philip Kuntz

    Philip Kuntz Fleasy Rider

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    I blew a trailer tire sometime last year at about 70 mph. A large chunk of tire passed the truck. I saw it shoot past my window right after I heard the bang.

    No drama, just pulled over and changed it. I don't think my trailer tires are rated for over 55 mph. :lol3
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    rider1150gsadv € Fl Keys Fishing Guide €

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    Next to bearings, tire inflation pressure is the most overlooked item on trailers. Most of them require 50 PSI and some even more. Just yesterday I checked mine and the were 10 PSI low..
  9. mark1305

    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    I had the Ducati and F 650 on the open trailer headed to GA a few years back. Of all places to blow a trailer tire, I had to be in the next to left lane just starting across the I-295 St Johns River bridge. Crossed the three lanes to the right side emergency lane without a collision. Although Courtney who was about 12-13 at the time was about to freak out. :lol3 That's a looonng bridge to cross at less than 5 mph in the emergency lane.
  10. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    I usually don't go over 40 psi on trailer tires unless I'm hauling weight

    Fifty PSI in junk tires is a lot

    Although the trailer John was pulling with his atv I'd have had 50 in the tires
  11. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    Hoping you're busy Oscar but

    Hoping you can come to The Scrub too :lol3

    Sounds so far like we'll have a good group :freaky

    Wondering if Chuck is planning on Bikeweek this year

    Haven't heard from him lately :ear
  12. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    John in WV

    If I could remember how to spell Johnny West I'd PM him

    And The Pres

    Cape Fear Keith

    Sure do wish he'd come

    It's been too freakin' long dangit! :beer
  13. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    It's been two weeks now since my Dad fell again

    This time he broke his pelvis

    Back in rehab for a couple of months

    Seems to be never ending

    He was transferring from his Electic Wheel chair over to his recliner and just fell on his arse :becca

    Just got off the phone with him, he says he needs more tooth pics but I checked yesterday and...WTF! :rofl

    You have to laugh if you can't cry, right?

    Anyway, Scrub is a go this year and I can't wait :freaky
  14. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    Oysters this coming WE

    Superbowl isn't it?

    Got another dead oak in our front yard

    Last year while the black folks across the street had a huge party

    Rented tent and big screen TV

    We burn't a stump and drank a sheet pot load of beer :slurp

    Looks like a repeat this year

    Except that Hailey is having friends over for a movie marathon Saturday

    House full of 14 year olds

    Think I'll clean the Mako while we're burning the stump and roastin' oysters :freaky
  15. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    Scrub Menu:

    Most likely sausage and Mac-n-cheese Friday

    Boston Butt Saturday in lieu of ribs, so much simpler :lol3

    Depending on when everyone plans to show and leave

    We'll do chicken and rice/paella one night

    I really don't care, suggestions are always welcome :dg
  16. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    Scrub... I was wondering if it was a "go" this year...

    John, you can insure the trailer AND all the contents of the trailer. I had my landscape trailer and everything in it insured.
  17. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    Allen, Do you know the dates of the Scrub weekend? :ear
  18. Topdog

    Topdog baw chica baw waw!!

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    Yup, lesson learned, just left the State Farm and got my check, I am picking up the Armada in an hour. I will buy a new trailer this week and get it insured. I already have the rzr fully insured.
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    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    Glad to hear there will be a "Scrub" this time around. The menu as planned looks really good, too.

    Maybe I can get a dog-sitter for the hound and pry Beth out of the house and bring her up. She always complains that I get to go and have the fun while she's stuck tending the dog. :1drink
  20. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    First WE of Bikeweek, the eighth

    I'm going up Thursday and more than likely leaving Monday :freaky