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Old 04-02-2012, 01:40 PM   #1
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Towing the boat?

Ok need advice, I have a Winnebago 35j 2007, and a pontoon that weighs about 1700lbs, do y'all think I could tow this short distances maybe the furthest 4 hours away all level traveling no mountains or hills?


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Old 04-02-2012, 01:47 PM   #2
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I don't know why not, its lighter than most 'toad' vehicles people pull all the time. Caution on backing down a boat ramp, you don't want to turn the RV into a yacht. Might think about putting a hitch on the front so drive wheels remain well off the 'slime' on the boat ramp, plus easier maneuvering.
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:39 PM   #3
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how did you get it to balance on it's side like that?

j/k! i would love a 25-foot or so deck boat. alas, a 15-foot '72 thompson tri-hull bow-rider will have to do. for now...
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:55 PM   #4
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I tow a 17' Bass Tracker and it will surprise you on how much more braking is required to make a stop. Check it out the first time you pull. Be very defensive in your driving. I'm glad I put a camera on the back of my MH. It helps being able to see the whole rig when going down the road and when backing. I don't take the MH down steep ramps. Just me.
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how did you get it to balance on it's side like that?

j/k! i would love a 25-foot or so deck boat. alas, a 15-foot '72 thompson tri-hull bow-rider will have to do. for now...
Now that picture was not like that earlier, hmmm
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:51 AM   #6
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I have towed my 24' pontoon many times with no problems. It is lighter than my toad and because it is the same width as the coach it does not increase the drag as much as it would behind a truck. I haven't tried launching with the RV ( I'm chicken) we have a 4X4 truck as a toad for that.

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I have never seen anything being towed on it's side. Looks like a wind catcher, their's one in every crowd HUH?
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wasnt me, i swear!
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