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Nothing left on top to fasten to. The plastic ends that held crosspieces snapped and flew off car... might to junk yard to see if they have a couple off a wreck. Have ratchet straps , but in this case, they would not have worked.
Have seen the aftermath of 6 ft ladder falling off truck and it tweren't purty ! Lotsa things fall off trucks, but never any cash !
From: Matthew King - KK4CPS <kk4cps@...>
Sent: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] Approvals
It's all good, Jerry! You did seem a little out of sorts, so thanks for the words.
A 24ft ladder is a beast, especially when doing the wah-toozy on a major interstate at rush hour!
I once witnessed a 6-8 foot fiberglass stepladder fall out of a truck doing 80mph in I-85 in Atlanta. It was right in front of an 18 wheeler, thankfully, and did no harm to the truck (I don't reckon it did, anyhow). That thing looked like a bomb went off, as it just EXPLODED into a gajillion little pieces of blue fiberglass! The remaining grizzly carcass slid over to the inside pull-off lane and was barely identifiable as having once been a ladder. Amazing the things that can happen with ladders.
Getcha come new ratchet straps in the morning, after you've processed that big, tall drink all night. *GRIN*
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 7:11 PM, Jerry Heien <n9avy@...> wrote: