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Old 06-13-2019, 12:16 AM   #1
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Hazards of double towing.

Well, this is just so everyone can get a laugh at my impatience. I double tow to the sand dunes. The last time I went it was cold and windy. I Click image for larger version

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ID:	249693parked but had to turn around to face the door towards the fire. I had the entire desert to turn but was not happy at moving and just turned a little sharp. The second trailer has a basket on the tongue, and I turned toward the ladder side. Minus the sharp turn, minus the basket or minus the ladder, I would have escaped unharmed, but the basket on the tongue hit the ladder and pushed it thru the fiberglass. Bummer. It could have been worse I suppose, all is fixed now. The ladder has been shorten, and I will not turn so sharp, a benefit was that I was able to have the old excel.com website painted over!

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Old 06-13-2019, 01:41 AM   #2
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My neighbor pulls a similar rig. I'm going to tell him about your problem and maybe save him from the same thing.

Thanks for posting, it might just keep someone from making that mistake.
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