coaledsweat wrote:Exactly! Generals being fussy about details, don't like showing up for a fight with an army of men and horses covered from head to toe with mud.
I'd imagine the hundreds of pounds of extra weight and not having a quarter operated car wash on every corner was another reason.
You could easily get 400 or 500 pounds of mud on a coal truck pretty quick. Yet another thing to point out in the "I've been ripped off thread" and why those weight tickets are all but useless unless you have a honest dealer.