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Old 06-22-2013, 09:11 AM   #1
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Pulling a bass boat

Has anyone pulled a boat. I have a 21 foot bass boat with tandem axial trailer. 2013 Fleetwood 31 foot C Class...is this something not to hard to do and once backing it down a boat ramp to launch the boat, is the rear of the RV gonna be a problem being its so far back from the wheels. Hoping it won't be in the water
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:35 AM   #2
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No problem, expecially with a bass boat. The trailers let you drive on in less than optimal conditions. I have launched and retrieved my boat alone many times. I always preferred help though.
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:28 AM   #3
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We tow the boat more than the toad. Actually the back of the MH is longer over the rear wheels allowing the trailer to go deeper in the water than you need to go. I have to be careful of this. The rear wheels never come close to going in the water. To answer your question on the rear end of the MH going in the water, if that happened your boat trailer would be so far under water the boat would be floating it.
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It is done all the time in WA. A hitch on the front of the MH is quite common here. The front hitch makes it a piece of cake. Just park the boat in the parking lot, turn the MH around, rehook and launch. With the steer wheels close to the pivot point, you will be amazed as to what you can do with the trailer. We had a very long driveway, the DW would push the boat down it and into the garage, like it was a toy.
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:35 AM   #5
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a while back i saw a story and picture of a motorhome trying to launch a boat. the rv rolled into the water. i believe this happened at lake mead.
i cannot find the story now.
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Backed mine in a 90 degree driveway and hit the chocks after dark. Easier than towing 4 down!
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Old 06-26-2013, 12:06 PM   #7
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We tow our 24 ft pontoon on a tandem axle trailer all the time. We haven't launched with the RV yet. The long overhang gives good backing control.

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