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    How NOT to unload a tractor

    My neighbor had one of his customers deliver their tractor for repair. It had rained the night before. Here was the end result.

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    He ended up trapped under the tractor, called 911 and they removed from the beneath the tractor. Fortunately for him all he got was a sprained back nd a few bruises. If you look into the picture he actually parked on a hill. I have no idea what made him do that. Wet trailer, parked on a hillside ended up a disaster for him and the tractor. But overall he is doing good. Thee tractor was a 2040 series.
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    I'd say he's lucky to still be with us !
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    WTF?

    Um...there's a bit more going on there than an unwelcome hill. That trailer should be red tagged for repair before anything is loaded on it.


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    Wow, as big a pain as the ROPS is at times it sure would have been handy on this older machine.

    Few more repairs in order.
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    That guy is one lucky SOB. That looks like death to any operator. I’m glad he made it out ok.
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    That is just plain scary!!!
    One lucky dude to make it out from under there with just bumps and bruises, the Good Lord was with him.
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    Wow everything looks wrong with that scene. No sense playing the lottery, he done spent all his luck!
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    I'm with everyone else in thinking he's really lucky. I just don't understand why guys use those mobile home axles on trailers they are hauling equipment on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Cajun View Post
    That is just plain scary!!!
    One lucky dude to make it out from under there with just bumps and bruises, the Good Lord was with him.
    Agree with that statement, He better get down on his knees this evening and Thank the Good Lord for being alive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by etcallhome View Post
    Agree with that statement, He better get down on his knees this evening and Thank the Good Lord for being alive.
    ...and every evening after.
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