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Saturday round-up: Put a diaper on your dump; Video — Black Out military tribute rig at Rolling Thunder

| June 10, 2017

File under: Companies with funny names (one may immediately think of driver Chris Barbeau’s Dudad device for automated wake-up calls at red-light/green-light-equipped docks). The “Dumpster Diaper’ is is Paterson, N.J.-based full-service demolition company Jovin Demo’s answer to the problem of angry phone calls and claims after stray rocks and other materials slipped through the small gap at the rear on the roads and damaged someone’s windshield behind. Here’s the magnetically attached gap closer (half-attached in the picture, obviously) the company’s recently taken to market as the “Dumpster Diaper,” after testing on their own fleet:

Speaking of behinds …

Company owner Kevin Goldstein says of the product’s origin, “We regularly found ourselves reimbursing many windshield replacements and filing too many insurance claims to count. As a result of the high volume and extensive costs associated with these occurrences, we knew there had to be a better way.”

Said one customer, who also remarked on the ease of ordering the Diaper, “It’s a tough and sturdy material. I didn’t think I needed a Diaper. Who knew?”

Meanwhile, before Rolling Thunder rolled out two weeks back …

Owner-operator Chuck Timbrook is well-known now to regular readers as the man behind the Black Out 1999 Freightliner Classic military tribute and veterans’ support rig, most recently decked out with a memorial to the fallen behind the cab. In the video above, produced by Glenn E. Johnson, you’ll see something he talks about often in action — his playing of the national anthem through the truck’s custom sound system, which in this case came with a presentation of colors with five military veterans representing the branches of the service, among others. It all happened ahead of the Rolling Thunder ride, which Timbrook’s rig took part in. Enjoy. Find more about his rig below:

Chuck Timbrook’s new memorial addition to the Black Out veterans-support rig

The last several months have been eventful for Chuck Timbrook. Since my last update after his heart surgery last fall, his doctor told him that ...

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