• DIY Excavation: Should I?

    DIY Excavation: Should I?

    I’ve never been afraid to do any work on my home. I always used the opportunity to not only improve my home, but also as a learning experience. Before the internet age, most of my home improvement knowledge came from learning things the hard way. Finishing the basement, I learned […]

  • Construction Equipment Gone Wild

    Construction Equipment Gone Wild

    Construction is not a glamorous profession. It’s hard, thankless work. It’s also one of the most dangerous fields to be employed in. According to OSHA, over 20% of the nearly 4,000 worker fatalities in 2013 were in the construction sector. You’d never get me up on scaffolding several stories high […]

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Totally awesome! Farm Truck takes on Lamborghini

Totally awesome! Farm Truck takes on Lamborghini

An old friend shared this with me recently, and questioned whether or not this was real or staged. After all, it isn’t often that you see a Lambo get absolutely smoked in a drag race… uncommon, but not unheard of. It is strange to see a six-figure supercar get completely blown […]

by × May 18, 2016 × 0 comments

HOBBIES, MOTORS

Free Class A CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Lesson from Alexis

Free Class A CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Lesson from Alexis

Every truck driver must perform a Class A Pre-Trip Inspection on their tractor trailer before hitting the road (hence, PRE-trip). This inspection serves to keep your vehicle in good working condition, and in turn, keeps you and others on the road safe. There’s also the monetary impact of having to […]

by × February 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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Carl’s JR Takes on US/Mexico Border Wall

Carl’s JR Takes on US/Mexico Border Wall

I’ve been trying to make more updates to the site lately, finding things that I think everyone can enjoy. It is a work of passion for me, and these things usually revolve around my interests which include things like cars, trucks, heavy machinery and occasionally women. I try not to […]

by × October 2, 2015 × 0 comments

MOTORS, RIDES

GMC Pulls 18-Wheel Semi Like a Boss

GMC Pulls 18-Wheel Semi Like a Boss

Truck drivers make a living the tough way. They are often away from home for weeks at a time, give or take a few hours here and there, and don’t get the appreciation they deserve for making deliveries on time, and safely. I mean, how many times have you been […]

by × October 1, 2015 × 0 comments

HOBBIES, MOTORS, RIDES, TECHNOLOGY

Surf & Turf Ride

Surf & Turf Ride

The Ultimate Land and Sea Vehicle There have been a lot of all-terrain vehicles over the years, but most of them are more suited to crossing rough landscapes and smaller creeks and bodies of water. There have been a few cars that have attempted to be as adept at picking […]

by × September 15, 2015 × 0 comments

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Baby in Tow

Baby in Tow

I take pride in being a good father and grandfather. I’ve always tried to stay firm, but fun, and I think that I’ve developed good relationships with all of them. When I was a young father, it was a much easier task to entertain my kids than it seems to […]

by × August 26, 2015 × 0 comments

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Blonde Explains Miles Per Hour

Blonde Explains Miles Per Hour

Alright, who doesn’t love a good blonde joke? Sure, most of them are based on unfair stereotypes and might be in poor taste, but there is always a reason that these stereotypes exist. Case in point, the guy in the video below poses this question to his girlfriend while traveling […]

by × August 20, 2015 × 0 comments

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Dump Truck Smashes Through Road Sign

Dump Truck Smashes Through Road Sign

Now, I’ve been witness to some boneheaded things in my day. In college I worked delivering furniture and one of our drivers tried to take our delivery truck through the drive-through at McDonald’s and ripped the awning off the building and put a hole in the top of the truck. Like […]

by × August 19, 2015 × 0 comments

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Five Coolest Movie Cars of All Time

#5   1964 Aston Martin DB5, Goldfinger   While agent 007 is known for his sweet rides, and he’s had a lot, the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 might be the most iconic. Appearing in Goldfinger, the DB5 was as beautiful as any actress on the set. While far from being […]

by × July 1, 2015 × 0 comments

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Utlimate Elevator Pranks

Utlimate Elevator Pranks

I’m addicted to pranks. Growing up with brothers, there was always competition. No matter what, we all wanted to one-up each other. Whether it be at sports, or school or… anything really. One of the constants in the house as kids was the endless barrage of pranks. We always had […]

by × March 24, 2015 × 0 comments