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Can you Do a Pushup with Charlie Sitting on Your Back?
09/14/09 @ 19:05
Rudy lived up the road in Marlow, Oklahoma and worked in the Mechanical Research and Development workshop for Halliburton in Duncan, Oklahoma. This was the home of Halliburton Service back when the OilField was just a little different than it is today. The guys that worked in this workshop could do most anything required by MRD. They built and tested pumps like the HT-150, HT-1000, HT-3000 and the HT-3000 B model.
Max had put together a team of guys that would go to the field with experimental pumps that would pump at very high pressures and rates. They came through Duncan all the time and worked on the pumps in the shop with the MRD hands. Rudy was strong and built real well for the oilfield. That means a strong back and normally a weak mind. Rudy would come up with some kind of strength challenge bet that he knew he could win.
The bet always involved lunch at a local eatery that had the best hunk of beef that you could wrap a lip around. Back in the 70’s this steak dinner was really expensive. It would run you about $6.50. The top hourly wage for Halliburton Services was $5.55 per hour. Cash never lost a bet to Rudy but Rudy couldn’t help himself. Rudy needed to win any bet with Cash. Rudy decided that the ultimate test would be the lead counter balance trick. You set a wireline counter balance weight on your shoulder with the Tee wrench between your fingers. All you have to do is lift this 15 lb. weight over the top of your head and set it on your other shoulder without touching or should I say banging yourself in the head.
Most people cannot pick it up off of their shoulder. You normally hit yourself right in the ear and that was when everyone laughs. Rudy won this bet against everybody except Cash. Rudy bet that Cash could not even do one of these over the head lifts with the counter balance. Cash on the other hand, said that he would bet Rudy that he could and that he would like to raise the stakes so that Rudy would buy him a steak for every time that Cash did it. Rudy foolishly agreed and Cash won 11 steak dinners in about 2 minutes from Rudy.
The ribbing for Rudy was unending. Everybody messed with him about always losing to Cash. It made Rudy come up with a bet that he knew Cash could not win. Charlie was another one of the MRD hands and was a big man weighing about 250 lbs. Rudy figured that Cash could not do a pushup with Charlie sitting on his back. Rudy talked this up with all of the MRD guys and they all figured that Rudy had finally come up with the bet that he could win. Nobody could do a pushup with Charlie sitting on their back.
It was a couple of months before Cash returned to Duncan. As soon as he did, he heard about this new bet of Rudy’s in the Holiday Inn bar. Charlie was a big boy but Cash figured he could do at least one pushup with Charlie sitting on his back.
The next morning Rudy approached Cash with the bet. It took most of the morning to make the bet. Cash wanted to get this done before lunch. Cash was getting hungry for some of the steak Rudy was going to buy him. Rudy had already been bit by Cash increasing the bet and wanted no more of the multiple dinners. Cash was a snappy dresser and could talk the shirt off of most of the girls he met. Cash gave Rudy a chance to win all of his dinners back. Rudy bit on it again. Cash was ready to go.
Cash got down on the floor of the shop and had Charlie sit directly on his back over his shoulders. Ed held Charlie’s feet to help him balance on Cash’s shoulders. All of Charlie’s weight was on Cash. Cash started doing pushups as if Charlie wasn’t even there. Nobody could believe that Cash was that strong. They seemed to forget that Cash picked up 500 lb. valves every day on the job.
Rudy never bet with Cash again and the ribbing never stopped. If you don’t believe me ask Ed. Those were the best steaks in town.
Now, as an old man, I’m not so sure that all of this heavy lifting was such a good idea. My shoulders are messed up. One shoulder has been operated on and back problems are always present and a challenge. The forklifts and cranes are now a very big help. I used to BE the forklift.
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