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Old 08-01-2011, 09:57 AM   #15
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FWIW I carry a spare set of of pins and safety cables with me in case some wandering clown decides to be funny and walks off with mine when I stop somewhere.
10-4 on having spare pins.

In addition, I always do a walk around and verify all pins are in place, etc. after every stop for gas, overnight, etc.
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Thanks guys. Being an ole country boy I ain't used to locken stuff and taken stuff off that others might like more than me. I'm de-cabled.

I make a walk about at the beginning of the day and then again at each stop. I've had more stuff go bad for no reason at all than from sticky fingers.

Now about the M&G install. We spent the night at their location that had water, sewer and 50 amps. I pulled the Malibu in the first bay about 8:15 and the mh in the 2nd bay about 8:30. I pulled out of their parking lot at 10. We could have left earlier but my buddy Cliff called and had to talk about where we were staying when we visit NYC. What he really wamted was for me to call and give them my CC number for our (note OUR) deposit. I did. Hey, anybody else want to go rving with me? Sometimes I'm a real schmuck...and yes I kwon what a schmuck is.

We're in Miami, OK, and it 109 currently. FWIW!!!!!!
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How's the towing going Jim?
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How's the towing going Jim?
You know...its going fine. As you know, I traveled about 150 miles to M&G without brakes on the Malibu and I assure you I can certainly tell the difference in stopping after the brakes were installed. As a side comment, I've never noticed much the four down towers set-up until now and its scary how many are towing without supplemental brakes. Oh well.

The hook up has been simple except with the dolly I could do it alone without getting in and out of the car. Last night I hooked up so we would be ready for an early departure and one side didn't latch. This morning I had Judy check the latch as I pulled forward while she checked the lights. No big deal but I could do all this alone with the dolly and now if I'm alone I will need to pull the mh forward and then go back and check the latches...lazy ain't I.

Bottom line is its fine and the real benefit is not having to deal with the dolly in back in sites. If I had pull thru sites always then the dolly would be just as easy or maybe easier...and quicker.

I wonder what kind of debate this will start?
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I always pulled forward a bit then checked the hook up to verify all was well.


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Last night I hooked up so we would be ready for an early departure and one side didn't latch. This morning I had Judy check the latch as I pulled forward while she checked the lights.
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