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2017 MB Sprinter extended warranty

Discussion in 'Truck Talk' started by Pyndyk, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. Grizzly

    Grizzly Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Or maybe ......

    monopoly.jpg
     
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  2. BigStickJr

    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    I’ve often wondered, when some of these new people show up if it’s just a bored Mod, or worse, Lawrence, just trying to generate traffic.
    Whatever works.
     
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  3. BigStickJr

    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    Roadtime’s pic looks like a younger Lawrence.
     
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  4. Pyndyk

    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    Not me... the driver. I keep him busy and It’s good money for him.
     
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  5. Pyndyk

    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    We separated the gas canister from the sleeper; it runs on diesel and is sealed pretty good. It was somewhat complicated to connect to the tank and also I was short on time. Works great - my driver likes it.
     
  6. Pyndyk

    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    Solo.
     
  7. Ragman
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    Ragman Veteran Expediter Driver

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    3000 miles in 4 days as a solo?

    Is anybody else baffled as i am?
     
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  8. BigStickJr

    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    750 miles per day.
    Very doable in a Sprinter.
     
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  9. BigStickJr

    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    Fixed it for you.
     
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  10. Ragman
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    Not really.
     
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  11. ntimevan

    ntimevan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    You have been here long enough to know the Law of Expedite Averages ... 3000 in 4 days.. boom sit empty for 4 days ...
    Remember Veteran Vanners look at rate for week ..Not Miles...
    3000 miles x .60 = $1,800..
    2500 miles x .85 = $2125..

    Of course My thinking .. not everyones

    All aboard the Freight Train
     
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  12. Ragman
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    Ragman Veteran Expediter Driver

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    Its the timeline that i question.
     
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  13. Pyndyk

    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    So far rates are .85+

    Had one load for 488 miles from OH to WI for $500, 40 miles dead head.
     
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  14. ntimevan

    ntimevan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    OH... i understand.. unless its a Fellow RRE pushing the Physical driving limits (then i contact Safety) i just look away ... kinda Calais to it after almost 15 years

    All aboard the Freight Train
     
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    OntarioVanMan Retired Expediter Owner/Operator

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    i don't see a problem for 750 a day average...IF one runs into a nest of loads for like that 4 days or so....anything longer then that is starting to wear on a person...just the grind of it...A steady diet of 750's in a row....not so much...IMO
     
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    OntarioVanMan Retired Expediter Owner/Operator

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    thats my position as well....just because the wheels turn ..Makes a profit NOT.....
     
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    As an average ... ok fine, but he claims 3000 in 4 days. One does not even have time to poop at 3000 in 4 days.
     
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    OntarioVanMan Retired Expediter Owner/Operator

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    actually at 60 mph average...13 hrs a day drive time... 15 hrs a day at 50 still leaves 9 hrs a day...
     
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  19. Ragman
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    I know the math works, but in reality........
     
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    OntarioVanMan Retired Expediter Owner/Operator

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    as in life when circumstances dictate one has to work a bit harder for that brass ring....you know like working a week of double shifts at a factory when they are shorthanded....we do what we do....Believe me Rags I have been there many times...3,000 in 4 days works...its equal to Laredo and return in 4 days.....1500 up and 1500 down...you do sleep well when you are done...
     
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