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Old 09-23-2005, 10:33 AM   #1
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I've never backed in a 5th wheel but have back in my share of travel trailers. My question is what is the difference if any in backing a 5th wheel vs a travel trailer?
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Old 09-23-2005, 10:33 AM   #2
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I've never backed in a 5th wheel but have back in my share of travel trailers. My question is what is the difference if any in backing a 5th wheel vs a travel trailer?
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Old 09-23-2005, 12:12 PM   #3
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Easier... at least 4 fold... One big advatage is you have the ability to Jack knife and manuver in ways that were not possible on a tongue pulled trailer.
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Old 09-23-2005, 09:32 PM   #4
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as mentioned,

easier.

Points to consider -

the pivot point is more forward and the truck does not follow the trailer, it steers it.

when travelling forward the greater distance of pin to wheels make for more off track in the turns, but, you can turn WWWAAAAAAYYYY sharper.
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