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RE: [RC] my husband and his big rig - Mike Lewis

Not bad.  I believe this lady bought her truck for about $40k... maybe 2/3
of its life cycle remaining.

New pickups cost more than that!  I heard that some F-550s sticker for
more than $80,000.  Before spending that kind of money on a pickup, I'd
make up my mind that it was time to bail out of pickups and into a truck
that'll do the job better.

$40k for a truck that'll last 20 years, won't strain on hills, and
probably won't have many service issues... heheheheheh...  Sounds nice.


Mike

--- Jannelle Wilde & Adam Falk <mfarm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Well, sure, if you want to spend $60K on a rig.  We spent $11K on our
rig
and about $3500 chopping off on of the axels and then $1200 or so making
a
flatbed for it.  For us it was the least expensive way to get the power
and
a place to sleep inside.

Jannelle 



My rant re: the semi aside... something like a medium-duty "semi"
might
not be bad.  There's a lady who drives a Freightliner FL70, if I
recall
correctly, all over the country.  Small enough to get under most
limbs...
powerful enough to pull a big LQ trailer. 






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