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Safe move question

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Oregonhunter5, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    Does it matter where I put the 900 lb. in the moving truck?
    Meaning front of back?
     
  2. GunRightsCoalition

    GunRightsCoalition Vancouver Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    The heaviest items should normally be just forward of the rear axle.
     
  3. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    What kind of truck?

    Personally I always put the heaviest items as far forward as possible.
     
  4. GunRightsCoalition

    GunRightsCoalition Vancouver Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    That probably works as well. The main thing is to get it forward of the rear axle so the load is distributed to both axles. Or however many axles it has.
     
  5. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You might also consider when in the unloading it would be best to move the safe from the truck to the house. As well as what condition you and your buddies (the ones helping that couldn't come up with a quite enough excuse) are in when you get to the safe within the load.

    Being worn out and facing a 900lb safe and needing to get the truck turned back in is not fun.
     
  6. parallax

    parallax eugene, or-gun Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    make sure that sucka is strapped down tight,, would hate to see that thing coming thru the cab in an emergency stop.:help:
     
  7. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    Penseke 26 footer. Two of those bad boys
     
  8. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    Mark your couldn't be more right!
     
  9. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    Lol!
    No kidding! I'm just worried about scratching that bad boy! I don't own much expensive stuff, just lots of guns, sweet safe, and some Amish furniture