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Old 06-14-2011, 05:22 PM   #1
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Smile getting ready to retire

we just bought a new (to me ) 2006 Ford f350 duelly and a new Keystone Larado 30' fifth wheel I am planning on retiring in a year or so should be fun if I can learn how to back the durn thing up. we used to have a tag along 20 years ago
but after living in it for six months after moving to NC this is the first time I could get mama back in one !!!!

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Old 06-14-2011, 05:39 PM   #2
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Congrats on your purchase's.....Good Luck with them..... and with your planned retirement.

We to recently purchased our coach....back in November....and I just retired 4 weeks ago. Now just waiting for my wife to retire....which will be in June of 2012. Then we hit the road fulltime .

See you on the road !

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Old 06-15-2011, 07:55 AM   #3
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thanx I know we will enjoy the travel !!!!
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:06 AM   #4
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We retired last October and don't miss work one bit. You will love it.

A guy I worked with a long time ago taught me this for backing up trailers and it really helped me. Put one hand on the bottom of the steering wheel. Don't turn around and look, use the mirrors. Now just move your hand in the direction you want the trailer to go. Once it gets turning "follow it around". Most importantly go slow. You will get the hang of it. I'm still not great at it but can get it done without any laughs from the peanut gallery.
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Old 06-17-2011, 08:32 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new rig. Many happy and safe miles.
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