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Tailgate problems

ratchet strap tail gate

Why am I ratchet strapping our tailgate shut?

Because the dang thing kept popping open and spilling precious manure.

I guess I'm lucky it didn't happen on the main road.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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PBblaster the snot out of the latch linkage, I have a '91 and the tailgate linkage needs lube often to work right. Wouldn't want you loosing your shit.... :)
Comment by Eric Sun Jul 13 17:54:43 2014
Practical advice plus a poop joke. Nearly a perfect blog comment.
Comment by Heather in CA Tue Jul 15 02:21:06 2014

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