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Oilfield hauler’s Pete ‘in the ideal place’

Oilfield equipment hauler Jay Aid's 2010 Peterbilt 379 runs three different trailers for him, he says, including a double-drop with a detachable neck, a stretch trailer that can stretch up to 96-feet and a step-deck.

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Semi-retired 1990 Peterbilt 362

This now-retired 1990 Peterbilt 362 plays the role of “toy hauler,” says its owner John Sabo, who uses the rig to haul his antique tractors.

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Sharp food hauling ’03 Kenworth W900L

Reefer hauler Bronwyn Hicks' 2003 Kenworth W900L has over 200 LED lights, a custom red and white paint job, a wood grain instrument panel with all chrome gauges, two red leather seats, a sunroof and daylight doors.

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Vitamin C: Flatbedding ’04 Peterbilt

Owner-operator Shawn Winders of Leesburg, Pa., hauls “pretty much anything and everything,” primarily flatbed materials, with his 2004 Peterbilt.

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‘I just like the clean look and old school’

Owner-operator Sam Redmon has run this 2007 Peterbilt 379 since he purchased it in 2010.

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Owner-operator’s ‘grain hauling machine’

V.E. Parker calls his 2012 Freightliner Cascadia and 2014 Timpte Super Hopper a “grain-hauling machine.”

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Photos: Catfish’s Junk Yard Dog — Heavy hauler shows off sharp truck, unique loads

Houston-based owner-operator V.L. “Catfish” Harris dubbed this 1990 Peterbilt 379 the Junk Yard Dog.

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Stretched Classic: Reader’s custom steel hauler

Steel hauler Matt Schneider has done quite a bit of custom work to his 1998 Freightliner Classic, including stretching it from 260 inches to 300, repainting it black and adding a visor from 12ga. Customs.

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Lumber hauling International 9300 working toward 2 million miles

Minnesota owner-operator Alex Roeder uses his 1999 International 9300 to haul lumber, construction supplies and the occasional oversized load for Gary Kotek Trucking.

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Start-up’s brand-new KW T680

This 2014 Kenworth T680 is one of eight new trucks on the road for Capable Express, which got its start in December 2013.

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