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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #585 on: January 17, 2009, 10:43:32 AM »
Yesterday I saw a USF Holland 48' logistics track Duraplate with pintle hook.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #585 on: January 17, 2009, 10:43:32 AM »

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #586 on: January 17, 2009, 01:19:30 PM »
I saw a USF Holland pup with a pintle hook on I-95 heading south back to their Philadelphia terminal last night being pulled by one of their Kenworth T-300s.  It might have just been an ex-Red Star because it was still in the old creamsicle scheme but it was still a unique sight. :-o

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #587 on: January 18, 2009, 06:05:30 PM »
Estes T660 Sleeper cab. Looked pretty good.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #588 on: January 18, 2009, 08:06:39 PM »
Speaking of Estes I saw an International 9200 sleeper leaving their Seattle terminal and the fenders were yellow.  It still had the black on the roof but the yellow fenders caught my eye.  Wonder if this is a subtle change in color scheme?  This tractor had the usual set of doubles so it wasn't one of their dedicated trucks that I know of.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #589 on: January 19, 2009, 12:59:01 PM »
Speaking of Estes I saw an International 9200 sleeper leaving their Seattle terminal and the fenders were yellow.  It still had the black on the roof but the yellow fenders caught my eye.  Wonder if this is a subtle change in color scheme?  This tractor had the usual set of doubles so it wasn't one of their dedicated trucks that I know of.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #590 on: January 23, 2009, 10:03:05 AM »

Look Nate!  It turns out that Ryan was 100% correct on the UPSF Sterling!  Got this from a UPSF driver who told me this truck in fact is based in SLC and was running to Hermiston until recently.  Sometimes even us drivers don't know what our own employers are buying!  In my case I took a trip off and came back to find 10 new Volvos sitting in Seattle. 

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #591 on: January 23, 2009, 10:14:24 AM »
:-o Must be a rare test unit!  I remember back in the early days of UPSF someone sent a rumour around of an all brown Sterling running for them.  It was probably just this.
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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #592 on: January 23, 2009, 12:07:47 PM »
This means I have ANOTHER truck to look out for in the future from UPSF.  Thanks for the info Dave. :-)

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #593 on: January 23, 2009, 12:21:42 PM »
UPSF Sterling--I caught one today and did a walk around of the unit. 

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #594 on: January 23, 2009, 12:36:34 PM »
UPSF is apparently testing them to see how the MPG holds up against the Volvo's and the IH's.


Guess it never crossed anyones mind to pick up the phone & call their counterpart at UPS?  :? :roll: Since UPS is the parent company & has, oh let me guess, maybe a few thousand of the very same types of tractors doing the same type of work i bet they could have gotten the same answers without going out & buying 3 test units.  :-(

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #595 on: January 23, 2009, 03:22:51 PM »
Well I try to report what see Thanks Dave.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #596 on: January 24, 2009, 05:16:27 AM »
Way to go son, I guess it goes to show that you do know what you are talking about. I would put nates quote on here, but do not know how to do it.  Good shot Dave.

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #597 on: January 24, 2009, 04:21:41 PM »
Here's a lousy shot of a new Pitt Ohio Transtar. I didn't have the digital and was actually talking on the phone while cruising through the lot but was able to catch this as I drove past. :|

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #598 on: January 25, 2009, 07:22:34 AM »
Maybe this has been covered, if not, here goes.  I finally started seeing YRF trucks pulling mixed trailers a couple weeks ago. Here is one I was able to catch.


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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #599 on: January 25, 2009, 08:07:48 AM »
Maybe this has been covered, if not, here goes.  I finally started seeing YRF trucks pulling mixed trailers a couple weeks ago. Here is one I was able to catch.



While not "official" there have been quite a few shots in this thread here about that very subject, a carrier in transition will always yield unique combinations.  Thanks for sharing it with us!

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Re: New LTL Equipment Sightings
« Reply #599 on: January 25, 2009, 08:07:48 AM »

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