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post #1 of 8 Old 01-30-2009, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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The old man's work! Killed by ditch..

I went out on my snow run, and minutes later got a call that the big Ford was done for the night. My dad got her in pretty good (see pics)
My mom and sister tried with my truck as I was unavailable, and only made it worse! (figures, they are women right)
It's slid a little bit too far down this 5 foot ditch. I tried with my rig and it couldn't touch it
Here she lies:

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just about off the ground


and the machine I used to pull it out. It's a Ford!

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It is hard to beat a tractor for situations like that.

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It is hard to beat a tractor for situations like that.
Yeah tell me about it...it spun the first try, but next time I make sure to break the truck loose, and keep pulling. It walked it right out of there
It wasn't too pretty when it came out (rear wheel way off the ground and probably some good old frame twisting too), but the truck is just like it was

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good thing you got it out

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yeah definitely, it's the most awkward driveway to get stuck in...tow points were very limited

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If you can see the hood, it ain't stuck.

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If you can see the hood, it ain't stuck.
LMAO good point
Glad you got it out outleast

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Hey Ross, after talking with you i did some research and seems like you chose the right path to go, i knew you were a super genius!
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