Traction boards

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Mr Mcfeely, Mar 3, 2019.

  1. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    I am looking for some heavy duty traction boards. For those that use them, what would you recommend? And yes they would be for my package car. I run a rural mountain route where I am chained up 90% of the time.
     
  2. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    The company used to give them to us.

    Ask.
     
  3. Poop Head

    Poop Head rubber bands on the handle

    Chains.
     
  4. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    poop
     
  5. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    I have requested traction boards multiple times. They even posted a list for those who needed em. That was back in Nov. They wont do anything other than the generic "just chain up" line.
     
  6. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    Lol My chains are on every day. Mind you they have me out in a dually with a single chain. They are effective to a point. Thats where the boards come in.
     
  7. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    Single chains on dual wheels is a recipe for disaster.

    Ask for dual chains, or get stuck bad enough it costs a bunch of money to get you out.
     
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  8. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    If it’s that bad that’s what EC’s for
     
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  9. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    Yes cosmo1 that is a recipe for disaster. I have asked management and the mech. I get nothing but blank looks from management and grief from the mechanic. I might be buying my own chains as well. I offered to buy the tires for my pc as well to the center manager.
     
  10. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    I’m giving you a blank look right now. They only provide you with a single chain and not a pair?
     
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  11. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    Burrhead its a combo of issues. Crap roads, driveways, weather and a pc that is wrong for the route. Anyway im just looking for input on the boards by those who can relate :thumbup:
     
  12. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    Are you serious?
     
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  13. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    If you are willing to buy your own chains, you're too damned dedicated.

    EC is your friend.
     
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  14. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    Im dedicated to safety. I like my home life thats why Ill put my $ out there.
     
  15. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    What type of chains do you use?
     
  16. Wilson1397

    Wilson1397 Half the lies they tell about me aren't true!!

    A pc that is wrong for that route? I got news for you, no pc is designed for that. What do you drive?
     
  17. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    If you want to be safe, stay off the heavily snow covered roads and lanes. EC enough, and management will be forced to help you.
     
  18. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Chains are for getting out of trouble. Not getting into trouble.
     
  19. Mr Mcfeely

    Mr Mcfeely Shpeedy Delivery!

    Steel ladder with square cross links
     
  20. scooby0048

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    FFS, the academy award for being melodramatic goes to you. We deliver rubber sandals and boxes of kitty littler for a living, not human transplant organs or drugs that cure cancer. If the roads are that bad EC and tr again another day. Who the F* offers to buy their own chains AND tires?
     
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