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Old 10-25-2015, 10:03 AM   #29
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You could avoid many of these problems by just unhooking toad before you pull into a space. When we get to a CG, we check in, unhook toad, then go park. Same thing goes for parking in driveway. Pull up on street, click on flashers, unhook.
We've taken to doing this as well. These days, when we arrive at a campground - my DW goes into the office to deal with check-in. While she's inside - I run to the back of the coach and drop the toad. Now that I've got the procedure down - I can have the toad unhooked and the tow bars (and dangling cables) stowed well enough to make the short drive to the campsite in a couple of minutes. It's rare indeed that I'm not finished before she's done getting us checking in with the office.

When she comes out - she gives me the site number, and points me the right direction - and then jumps into the toad to either lead or follow me to our site. Losing that extra 20 feet of rig makes maneuvering the narrow streets inside the campground a little easier - and leaves me free to setup for my backup approach into our site without having to first drop the toad at the campsite itself.
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