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    What do you call your pickup? I call my '96 F350 Ole Blue or if she's really on a roll, the Blue Bullet. Share your nicknames!
    It's only when a mosquito lands on your privates that you realize there is always a way to solve problems without using violence. fb meme.

  • #2
    06 F-250 is Douglas
    Fils Du Reverdy (Revy)- 1993 Selle Francais Gelding
    My equine soulmate
    Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding


    • #3
      Originally posted by dani0303 View Post

      Mine's Frank(enstein), the 2001 7.3L. And he's not nearly so shiny and pretty.


      • Original Poster

        Originally posted by dani0303 View Post
        Douglas is a nice boy!
        It's only when a mosquito lands on your privates that you realize there is always a way to solve problems without using violence. fb meme.


        • #5
          He's a pretty handsome dude. That picture was taken the day I bought him. He's definitely not that clean right now
          Fils Du Reverdy (Revy)- 1993 Selle Francais Gelding
          My equine soulmate
          Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding


          • #6
            Hubby's old F250 was a burnt orange. I called it The Great Pumpkin (hated that truck... thrilled when someone bought it)

            Our prior F250 Diesel was Big Red.

            We'll see what happens when we finally buy a 3500
            <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


            • #7
              Our 1954 farm truck was repainted silver and called Silver Streak.
              We used it for years to haul water in the summers, feeding in the winters.
              When CB radios became popular, our handle was Silver Streak.

              Green tractor is Kermit, green zero turn mower Greenbug.


              • #8
                My 1997 F250 diesel super cab is named Buford, short for beautiful Ford. Love my big white noisy truck!


                • #9
                  1998 Chevy 6.5 Navy Blue pickup is Mathilda after the girl genius in the Roald Dahl books.
                  Somehow my inner ten year old seems to have stolen my chequebook!



                  • #10
                    The bigger trucks, tractors, even the Gator are named, not my little daily drive truck. We don't still have them all, but they were GOOD trucks, worth naming.

                    Jake, faithful '89 Ford, crewcab, 1-ton dually, 8ft bed, which we owned for 21 years, finally sold and STILL is working well. Put a couple hundred thousand miles on him going MANY places, enjoyed all but a couple of those miles (hit a deer who put an antler in the radiator and got stranded). He carted the whole family comfortabley on great vacations with the big camper, pulled the horse trailer too. Once we learned the cheap trick to fixing starter, never gave us an issue. Sold with the original starter, never did replace it. Started in the COLDEST weather, just a great truck. Felt bad selling him, kind of like getting rid of an old horse. But you can't keep old trucks to bury on the farm!

                    Hi Ho Silver, semi truck we drove a lot to competitions, ALWAYS an exciting ride because you just never knew what could happen! OLD, '70 with old technology and got a lot of conversations started while filling up at the truck stop. Usually "My dad used to drive one of those little trucks!" It was a VERY exacting teacher, you had to shift JUST RIGHT, or stop and start over.

                    Trigger is a much newer semi, which we really enjoy driving. Another "get the job done easily" trucks. Nice to ride in, MUCH easier to drive, power to spare for the big steel horse trailer or 600 bales on the flatbed. Has BUNK BEDS!

                    Toady, the Nissan UD truck which replaced Jake. Kind of a "big" pickup. Lovely truck from the purchase price (low), to the power it has for loads behind. Doesn't give you any problems, just goes with darn good fuel milage. Real short turning radius with the flat face. Love the 12ft flatbed, takes a big load easily. Husband has gotten me an air-ride seat and air horns, which are GREAT accessories and make driving it even nicer.

                    Bessie the old Ford 8N, is the hardest worker on the farm. Old mechanics are usually pretty easy to fix. Had her about 25 years, and husband's dad had her about 15yrs.

                    Katy Kabota is also a good worker, has let me get a lot of jobs done easily. I enjoy driving her, also pretty faithful in starting and love the 4WD when needed to get me out of situations.

                    Easier to name things so you can be specific when you talk about "the truck or tractor" without a lot more details. Fun too, as in "Do you KNOW what I did with Bessie today?!"


                    • #11
                      I see I am in good company...

                      '00 F250 V10 is Large Marge or Ol' Blackie, depending on my mood

                      Right now the darn thing is sitting idle with a mystery electrical issue that keeps draining the battery...
                      *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                      Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                      Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                      Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015


                      • #12
                        I don't name my vehicles but I learned to drive in a 51 International truck named Gwendolyn..........wonder whatever happened to her.
                        Founder of the Dyslexic Clique. Dyslexics of the world - UNTIE!!

                        Member: Incredible Invisbles


                        • #13
                          My 4th hand F150 which wouldn't stay running = The Incredible Hulk

                          My lovely Ram 1500, my first truck bought brand new = Carpe Diem

                          My new red Ram 2500 = Jubilee
                          My Equestrian Art Photography page


                          • #14
                            My F-350 is Besty. She started off as "Big Sexy Truck" and that morphed into Betsy. Even though she has cost us upwards of $10k in repairs (6.0 heads, and while the heads were being done they dropped a nut in the motor so we had to replace the whole motor... total nightmare!) we still love her dearly!


                            • #15
                              My dad's 1967 Ford F100 is simply Old Faithful b/c the thing is still going. It's the only truck I ever remember us having (Dad's owned it since about 1971 I think), so it still does everything.
                              "Radar, the man's ex-cavalry: if he sees four flies having a meeting, he knows they're talking about a horse!" Cptn. BJ Hunnicutt, M*A*S*H Season 4, Episode "Dear Mildred"


                              • #16
                                This makes me smile.

                                I recently (Jan 2012) bought my first towing vehicle, a black Expedition. I typically name my cars. My last two jeeps were J.J and Little Jon. I normally drive the car for a while and a name just comes. Well it didn't for this one, so I asked for help from my fb friends. They all suggested Jenny. Okay great! Car is definitely more feminine.

                                Took me a couple days for the connection to why Jenny.....My horse is Forrest Gump.....
                                Calm & Collected, 13, OTTB
                                Forrest Gump (Catasauqua) , 17, OTTB
                                Little Bit Indian, 29, TB
                                Owner of Spur of the Moment, Custom made spur straps! Find us on Facebook


                                • #17
                                  Great White...

                                  05 F350 Dually


                                  • #18
                                    We haven't really named the newer ones. Sort of depends on the truck whether it rates a name. The '72 Ford was the Green Beast and the '76 Ford was the Green Machine. The green beast was beastly looking and had the heart of a Torino, ie an engine out of a junkyard. The green machine was one of those two toned paint jobs, had twin sunroofs, nice carpet and decorative rear window tinting. Also had a Good Sam sticker. Nice truck but oceanside living was the death of it. The '79 flatbed was Buzzy Bee Truck, or Buzzy for short. It didn't like living under the trees and we sold it and got the '97, which so far is nameless sort of - it's the Big truck. All Fords, I guess it's a pattern.
                                    Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
                                    Incredible Invisible


                                    • #19
                                      My Dodge with a HEMI is Thirsty, named by my brother when he borrowed it and got quite the shock at the pump.

                                      My 4 Explorers have all been Henry (after Henry Ford).


                                      • #20
                                        Well lets see...it started with my sister ford escape which was sonic blue so of course he got named Sonic then it went to naming every car that came into the family so we have had:

                                        Sonic the Escape
                                        Pat the Edge (couldnt decide if it was a SUV or Mini Van so went with the Saturday Night Live character)
                                        Vincet E Bonneville (97 Bonneville, we still drive to this day over 215,000 miles on him)
                                        Bernice/Bertha (maroon 2004 6.0 F350. Dad wouldn't call her Bernice as that was his moms name and he said he could come to terms with that one )
                                        Black Betty (black 2000 7.3 F350)
                                        Tori the Taurus (creative I know)

                                        I swear I treat my car like my horse I will talk to her when I am driving and yell at her when she is misbehaving hahaha!
                                        One man's wrong lead is another man's counter-canter -Steven D. Price