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Old 05-28-2016, 09:02 AM   #15
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State laws or no state laws, do everyone a favour and make sure you get a dolly with brakes. It will be safer for you and everyone else on the road.
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I have a third type of dolly. Fixed pan with steerable wheels. The car steering wheel is locked and the wheels on the dolly steer.
It has surge brakes. Very simple to use.
You are correct
Sorry to have forgotten about the Demco KarKaddy SS design.
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I have a master tow 80" wide wth electric brakes. Wider is better as it provides more flexibility in vehicles. Mine tracks exactly I'm my mh wheel tracks. A very handy feature in close quarters like parking lots, etc. 30 k miles and no problems. I'd do it again.


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Old 05-28-2016, 01:27 PM   #18
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Hey, my signature didn't show up on that post. Hmmmm.... Must be a tablet vs laptop thing...
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Most also come in two widths; 77" and 80". I would buy another Master Tow 80THD-SB.
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In my picture is a 2003 Altima on a Demo Kar Kaddy S.S. with surge breaks. I bought my dolly used a few years ago. I bought the diode kit and connected to the Altima's brake/tailights. With the kit installed the towed vehicle lights work with the tow vehicle lights. Don't have the Altima anymore.
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I have a master tow with electric brakes and radial tires, I have 15000 miles on it and it's been great, I personally have no interest in towing 4 down, the dolly is quick and easy and I tuck it under the back of the rv when parked.
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I have a master tow with electric brakes and radial tires, I have 15000 miles on it and it's been great, I personally have no interest in towing 4 down, the dolly is quick and easy and I tuck it under the back of the rv when parked.
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And when you trade cars there is no drama with baseplates, towbars, and such.
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Where is the best place to find a Master Tow 80THD?

I have a Thor Hurricane 30q and a 2010 Ford Edge and I am looking into towing options. I know many like towing 4 down but I like the idea of using a dolly and just tucking the dolly under the MH when not in use.
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You are correct
Sorry to have forgotten about the Demco KarKaddy SS design.
That's what we have and towed it quite a few miles with the 4,500# Honda Odyssey on it although now I tow it four down.
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We went with the Master tow with electric brakes. Our coach has a 7 pin harness and electric brake controller so it was a no brainer. Electric brakes with a proportional controller give you positive braking without the possibility of issues that surge brakes can have when driving down long, steep hills. The pivoting pan doesn't require you to unlock the steering with the issues that can cause. We found ours brand new for $1175.
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Where is the best place to find a Master Tow 80THD?

I have a Thor Hurricane 30q and a 2010 Ford Edge and I am looking into towing options. I know many like towing 4 down but I like the idea of using a dolly and just tucking the dolly under the MH when not in use.
You're not going to tuck much of it under the motor home. If you put the tongue under the coach, the wheels and ramps will stick out quite a bit. We have a master tow and love it, but it does take up space.
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