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Old 04-25-2016, 06:25 AM   #1
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Name your a Tow vehicle?

We recently "upgraded" our tow vehicle to a lovely new white Ram 2500.
As I texted pictures of the new truck to a couple of close friends, one quick witted buddy who suggested that I was "compensating..." coined the name that has seemingly stuck...
Say hello to Moby (short for Moby Dick!)
Anyone else name their tow vehicle?
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Old 04-25-2016, 07:39 AM   #2
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But, of course, we named our tow vehicle. As a matter of fact, we have two tow vehicles and each has their own name. Our 2005 Suburban is Olivia and our 2011 Silverado is Fred. They both take their turns towing our beloved Airstream, Lucy.

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"The Jeep" keeping it simple.
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Old 04-25-2016, 08:11 AM   #4
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"The Jeep" keeping it simple.
That's all I ever did...!
It worked for us till this one was bestowed upon us, now I like having a name for the truck.
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Old 04-25-2016, 08:26 AM   #5
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We always name our vehicles! Our Ram 2500 is the "Senator". This is because since it cost so much it will need to be long term like most of our legislative senators. We call the 25AS the "Senator's House".
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The AS is Argentum (Latin for silver; the chemical symbol for Silver is Ag).

The TV (also a Ram 2500) is therefore Aurum (Latin for gold; the chemical symbol for Gold is Au).

Yes, my minor in college was physical chemistry.
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The Truck, The Pickup, The Camper Puller, The Tundra...
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The names I call my TV or AS vary depending on their latest mechanical performance. Most are not printable here.
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Like Moosetags, "but of course" we name our vehicles.....truck included. Shiny Pete is our 27fb, and to our GKs, especially our grandson who named the AS Pete when it was new and he was 3, it will always be just Pete. I added the Shiny part when I created our AF logon........ Our granddaughter, now 2 & 1/2 calls every AS she sees Pete......... Pete is actually the naughty guy on the modern Mickey Mouse Clubhouse show that they both enjoy, and good old peg leg Pete from way back in the Disney archives........

As if on a theme (we kinda are Disney buffs) we named our new truck "Chip", after Mrs. Potts Chip from Beauty and the Beast, and as it turned out it addressed the rather nasty chip the truck got in the fender before it ever left the dealership .

Probably more than you wanted to know.......but there you go.
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Excellent story 'ShinyPete' .

Ours is a Dodge Ram also. My nieces named ours 'Big-D' a good while ago when they were very young, and it stuck. Just seemed to fit.
They have never seen movie ' Hunt for Red October'.

Interesting thing, ( well maybe not all that interesting) we call the GPS unit 'Lucy'

Good thread,
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Does your GPS named Lucy give directions like Lucille Ball in The Long, Long Trailer?


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Lol

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Does your GPS named Lucy give directions like Lucille Ball in The Long, Long Trailer?
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I think it does ! LOL DW will disagree. It sounds like 'Lucy'

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Do we name our Tow Vehicles? Are Airstreams shiny?

Of course we do! After weeks of pondering various catchy names for our new AS, DW suggested we name the TV, 2016 F250 KR, "Tex" because of our many generation Texas heritage and the King Ranch connection (DW's youngest brother was once the #2 person running that famous ranch). It was a no brainer, which is exactly the way you want to name such a thing. I responded with suggesting "Rose" (as in "Yellow Rose of Texas"), and all of a sudden both TV and AS were named, signed, sealed, delivered.
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