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Old 12-23-2013, 08:11 AM   #15
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In 15 years of Full time I have never needed the use of a Golf cart.
But a toad is a must have for many reasons.

If you need to go someplace in a big resort that is to far to walk. I'm sure a toad will get you there.

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Old 12-23-2013, 08:57 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by ahicks View Post
My vote: Truck (or any toad really) mandatory. Golf cart optional.
This makes sense to me too !

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Old 12-23-2013, 09:51 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Route 66 View Post
I would always take the toad so I would have transportation.
Ditto, if you can only take one, take the truck.
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Old 12-23-2013, 10:06 AM   #18
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I'd take both.
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Old 12-23-2013, 01:36 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by RipRiver View Post
We are planning on going somewhere warm this winter for several months. Having difficulty figuring out if we should tow our golf cart on a trailer or tow our full-size pickup. Originally we thought we'd load the golf cart onto the truck bed so we could take both, but now we are thinking that will be too difficult for us (both retired).

if we just take the truck, are we likely to regret not having our golf cart? If we just take the golf cart, are we likely to regret not having our truck?

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

I have been retired for over 15 years without a cart and have done well without. There are a number of carts in the park where we are spending the winter as there are three wheel bicycles and several medical walkers as well. We get along bringing our bikes and when on the water use Kayaks. Looking into getting a couple of skateboards as well. Point is, whatever trips your trigger will work!
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Old 12-23-2013, 01:45 PM   #20
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Hi RipRiver,
I echo what others have posted, take both. You will be glad you did. I too am retired. But, I can still drive the golf car up the ramps into the SUV.
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Old 12-23-2013, 04:20 PM   #21
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Visit Lowes or Home depot and you can get a pair of ramps for loading the golf car onto the pickup, and tow em both like that.. That is what I'd do. Not far from what I did in fact. (Was a smaller scooter and a smaller towed automobile as well but I'd run the scooter up into the APV.)
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Old 12-23-2013, 04:28 PM   #22
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We take ours everywhere. If we didn't have it with us, we wouldn't use it ; )

However, since we do have it, we use it all the time....and it's nice to have. Our dogs enjoy it as much as we do!
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Old 12-23-2013, 05:00 PM   #23
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Street-legal carts are available. ;-)
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Old 12-23-2013, 05:54 PM   #24
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I've had a golf car for about 15 years and have never considered taking it - always tow a highway vehicle - but that's just me. Do what's best for you.
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Old 12-23-2013, 07:23 PM   #25
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Ramps from lowes or home depot are short and dangerous. Look at long ramps.com I have a set easy to load and unload cart
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Unless your an invalid I can't see why anyone would need a golf cart
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Never considered myself an invalid but I guess I have a new outlook on golf cart riders now......not!
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Old 12-23-2013, 08:11 PM   #28
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Definitely not invalids, but we use the 2 golf carts we have more than the car! Way cheaper to drive around (street legal here) and they don't allow cars (or walking) on our golf course! I think it has everything to do with where you are.

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