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dodge man

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The wind farm I worked at I didn’t think the blades or the three tower section were really heavy. I think the hub and the house at the top of the tower were pretty heavy. I don’t know the actual weights of any of the stuff though.
 

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A few years ago, i was in a restaurant in down town Olympia WA and something caught my eye, out on the road. There was a wind generator blade being driven by, right outside the window. It kept going and going and going, amazing how big it was. Though the truck and load were long, it didn't seem as though it was extremely heavy, from my inexpert eye.
 

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A few years ago, i was in a restaurant in down town Olympia WA and something caught my eye, out on the road. There was a wind generator blade being driven by, right outside the window. It kept going and going and going, amazing how big it was. Though the truck and load were long, it didn't seem as though it was extremely heavy, from my inexpert eye.
They're probably not built as strongly as an airplane wing of the same size.
Interesting article: Extreme Measures: At 107 Meters, The World’s Largest Wind Turbine Blade Is Longer Than A Football Field. Here’s What It Looks Like | GE News

I found this:
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It states 165 tonnes (metric tons - 2204#) for the blades, or 60 tons per blade -- for a 107 metre blade, which is obviously not what that truck was pulling (that truck was pulling about a 50 metre blade, which ...
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... probably weight about 11-14 tons each.
 

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I’ve seen a lot of windmill blades being trucked down the interstate.
 

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oh good, he remembered the block of wood and enhanced the chains. 🤪

I was going to say that I did not know you had idiots in Canada as we do down here.... Then I noticed what appears to be a Utah plate.... :oops:
 
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He is just a little tail heavy. He needs to add some weight to the nose of it and he will be good to go. (y)
 

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He is just a little tail heavy. He needs to add some weight to the nose of it and he will be good to go. (y)
A Fisher V-Plow would be just right. Then both ends would be bottomed out on the frame instead of just the rear.
 
 
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