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Old 07-16-2013, 12:22 PM   #1
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toad / dinghy primer?

Hi all... just bought a 2012 Winnebago Aspect and are looking for a "primer" (or "idiot" guide) to educate a toad first timer on the subject. Any redirection would be appreciated!

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Old 07-16-2013, 12:53 PM   #2
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Look at the web sites for the manufacturers of your tow bar. Whether it be Blue Ox or Roadmaster, or whatever, they all will offer advice. A lot of issues of Motorhome magazine also have articles on towing, but you would have to search for them in past issues. The dealer that sold you the tow package should be able to help too.

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Old 07-16-2013, 02:29 PM   #3
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In addition to what TonyDi has explained, the Etrailer website gives a nice summary or primer for those who are new to 4-down towing. They will even give a quick summary of the differences in the base plates of Roadmaster, Blue Ox, and Demco.

It's a very quick and easy to understand basic introduction with illustrations and pictures:

Towing Your Vehicle: A Basic Overview

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Informative link, thanks
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ok thanks for the info.... Now looking for a used toad...any sites that list toads for sale?
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:03 AM   #6
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top of this page under classifieds are toads for sale.

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