Just a few more, I only wanna make one trip.
Well what are we gonna do now Vern?
Duck tape two sacks to the front fenders and yer good to go.
It may need a fuel pump.
reminds me of this
I love the first image ...
Arms crossed - looking everywhere else ...
Nope - wasn't me ...
Would definitely have fuel flow problems...... LOL
Hey bill now that we have the front end up you wanna repack those bearings?
I wonder how long it took these Einsteins to realize that the solution to their self-created dilemma is to simply remove a few of the sacks? Removing them one at a time would not result in the front end dropping dramatically and damaging something on the car. Two trips to get all these sacks back to the farm is DEFINITELY the way to go!
There was a photo circulating the net several years ago, showing a guy transporting 8' 2 x 4's on a motorcycle......side ways!
The Darwin club just gets bigger........
Incidentally, anyone notice the front tires? They look like solids with holes around the perimeter. Early run flats?
And the idea of a clown car for parades was born.
The back tires are solid rubber, too. Reminds me of the old song, Don't worry about the Mule, just load the wagon.
Apparently, some of youseguys are unfamiliar with the operation of a
standard TT. Perhaps the boys doing the hauling did not have an extra
day to make a second trip !
Well the truth be told the fellow at the front by the running board grabbed it and lifted the truck to unload it because they didn't have a dump bed. So they are unloading not loading the truck.
Is the glass half empty or half full?
Burger, that's not a TT. It is likely a Smith Form-a-truck conversion on a car chassis. I think they overdid it with the length of the tray. It might be ok hauling bags of chaff, but certainly not grain.
Did the Smith form-a-truck conversion come with solid tyres and those heavy wheels? The front wheels are also tubeless. Some one was serious about using that vehicle to haul loads.
Allan from down under.
Being a few really tough days. Linda thanks you for the good laugh! Her first comment was "Donkey is thinking 'Those stupid humans'".
Looks like it's a chain drive.
Would chaff plump those bags out like that,and why would anyone haul chaff?? Me think's grain bubba!! Bud in Wheeler,Mi.
I saw something like this years ago. No Smart Phones to record it back then. A tree removal service had a large GM chassis & cab with a high home made winch on it. They lifted a large section of tree trunk and the driver was backing up to put it on a flat bed when he had to hit the brakes. The weight of the trunk caused the truck to pivot and up went the cab with the driver in it. The front wheels were about 5 feet off the ground and you never heard such hollering before. The capper was when the driver released the winch. The cab end crashed down and he hit the roof upon landing. We still talk about it.
Kenneth, if the chaff mill has a screw bagger, it certainly fills out the bags. But they still only weigh in around 80lbs as opposed to a smaller 3 bushel grain sack weighing in around double that. They do look like the larger chaff bags on the tipped up T. Their problem is a result of the extra long overhang on the tray, made that way perhaps so they could carry more lightweight bags of chaff. Now they know that was not a good idea.
I don't quite follow your query about hauling chaff. If you do not have your own chaffcutter, it need hauling from a mill somewhere. Farmers tended to have their own cutter. Townsfolk bought chaff for their horses, and they had to get it home somehow.
My bother-in -law owned a chaff and feed mill for many years. So did a mate who used to cut alfalfa chaff for racehorse owners and trainers. That had to be steamed as cut to reduce the dust.
Allan from down under.
Allan,I know about dusty/moldy hay causing the [Heaves] in horses but chaff is off hay or straw?? Do your farmers mill hay and if so why?? Would it be the same as a feed grinder? People used to rake up dry bean pods to feed cattle but there was not anymore ??Bud.
Kenneth, cereal chaff is usually cut from wheaten hay, there being special breeds of wheat with longer stems. The best quality is cut from sheaved hay, but this is getting harder and harder to find because of the high labour costs to cut and bind it, stook it in the paddock to dry, and then stack it for later use. Rougher quality can be made more cheaply by hammer milling baled hay.
My mate developed his steam cut alfalfa line to use small square bales of alfalfa. Each bale was hand loaded , pat at a time, and the 5 blade cutting wheel operated at varying speeds, depending on the hay and the feeding rate.From the cutter it was steamed and elevated to a twin screw bagger with inbuilt scales. Two men ran the whole line, one feeding, one taking the bags off and sewing them.
Even small square bales became hard to get because of the handling costs. He got around this by having the growers load them on double sized pallets to make it quick and easy to load with minimal labour costs.
Today, almost all chaff is produced by specialist chaff mills for the locally owned feed and fodder merchants. Their main customers are horse owners, racing stables and the like. We do use a little to mix with grain when feeding orphan lambs. it makes the grain go further and reduces the risk of scours when introducing the lambs to the ration.
Allan from down under