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Old 10-12-2013, 06:22 PM   #15
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I did it once for a few feet. One arm of my tow bar (RoadMaster Sterling) is now hard to slide in. Even after RoadMaster rebuilt it so I just live with it.
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:53 AM   #16
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Have done it a few times. I started the engine and had the wife steer into the turn, but not a very long distance.
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:03 AM   #17
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They call them tow bars not push bars. makes sense!
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:12 AM   #18
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We have done so several times when blocked in, but only in a straight line. Use the steering wheel lock and back up, or start the engine of the toad if it has power steering and hold it straight. It can be done.
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Old 10-14-2013, 03:42 PM   #19
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What not to do.

My inter self told me, DON'T DO IT so I did not do it.
I never tried this but I would think that if you were to get into the toed vehicle and griped the steering wheel to keep the wheals straight and could communicate with the driver by cell phone you might be able to have the driver of the M.H. back up a little bit with out damaging anything.
Just a thought.
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:07 PM   #20
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Unhook the toad. Easy. Safe. Just takes a few minutes.
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:14 PM   #21
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I think it would depend on a few things. I have done about ten feet straight back when I had a small tracker. 1-weight of toad, 2-in a straight line, 3-wheels are straight on toad, 4-how lazy you feel
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You could go to a vacant parking lot, practice a while, and report your findings, or unhook and just get on with it.
Unhooking is not a big deal.
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Unhook the toad. Easy. Safe. Just takes a few minutes.
That's how I do it. Works every time for me. Can back up really far too.
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i am using roadmaster all terrain tow bar so disconnect it is in a blitz. i have never tried it and will not attempt...
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