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Tow Trucks, Wreckers and Car Hauler Discussion

Discussion in 'Other Vehicles' started by HotRodPC, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. HotRodPC

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    Most of the tow truck operators quit cluckin'. I don't think they are here often.
     
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    Sorry, I left the business almost a year ago. In a way I kinda miss it but I really can't see myself going back to towing.
     
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    You went to work for the wrong asshat otherwise you'd have been back at it by now.
     
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    I tried the towing deal for a year(big stuff) and I like it was fun, only thing I hated was being on call, if it wouldn't have been for that I would have stayed with it..
     
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    It wasn't bad until it was. I'm not going to find anyone around here that would be able to give me what I want. I'm just not interested in all the on-call time expected from the local companies around here. If I were 100 miles south I could find more what I'm looking for but not up here.
     
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    Yup, it's not for everybody. I don't have a fuckin life so on call was no big deal. And I worked for companies where even if slow during the day, I was at the house. In fact, that was my deal, if they wanted me to work for them, they knew I'd work 48 hours straight if needed to and I have but I damn sure not going to sit around your yard with my thumb in my ass not getting paid. Some days I'd stay at home till Noon then work til 2 or 3 am and back up at 5am to roll a few calls then back home by 7 or 8am back to bed and up again about 1 or 2 for the afternoon rush. In short, I only worked when the wheels went round and round. You can hire idiots to warm the sofa in the break room.
     
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    Can't find it now. I've got another pic of Camel Tow in a conventional. I think there's a Camel Tow or Camel Towing in every state now days.
     

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