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Old 09-24-2006, 12:44 PM   #1
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Will have an '07 DSDP 4304 by end of month. Going to Disney w/kids in December. Would like to take a golf cart w/me to get around the campground. Considering buying an enclosed or non-enclosed trailer.

I have concerns about being able to maneuver w/a trailer. Backing up, unhooking and moving the trailer, tight spots at stops, limited campground access etc.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 09-24-2006, 12:44 PM   #2
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Will have an '07 DSDP 4304 by end of month. Going to Disney w/kids in December. Would like to take a golf cart w/me to get around the campground. Considering buying an enclosed or non-enclosed trailer.

I have concerns about being able to maneuver w/a trailer. Backing up, unhooking and moving the trailer, tight spots at stops, limited campground access etc.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 09-24-2006, 01:00 PM   #3
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As far as Disney specifically, you will have to make sure the folks there know WHAT you're bringing to the site, in order that you receive a site suitable for your needs.
With a small enclosed trailer large enough for the golf cart, it's definitely do-able...

For campgrounds in general, I would stick with the same advice.....TELL them when you call what you have and HOW LONG you are...
I've pulled a 24 foot box trailer with my old 40 footer and with my buddy's 43 footer and you just have to make sure before you get there that it'll fit.

I am pulling a Chevy 2500HD pickup with a custom cart in the bed and pulling it with a 45 footer.
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I second what Rebelsbeach had to say. We have a 45 and tow a Chevy 1500 with my wife's Harley in the bed of the truck. My Harley goes on the back of the Essex on a lift. Very easy to drive.

I personally would not try to back up though. As far as hooking and unhooking, it takes us 2-3 minutes to hook or unhook i.e. it's nothing.

Just don't get in a spot where you have to back up.
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Backing up with a tow bar is a NO-NO boyz and gurls...

Backing up a short distance is not that bad with a trailer AND A SPOTTER.

MAKE SURE YOUR TONGUE is long enough before you make those tight turns or you'll have a boo boo on your new coach or trailer...

I looked at an Aluminum Stacker Trailer yesterday that was for sale and the high corner had a ding in it....I asked the guy if the coach had a matching ding and his head dropped and he just laughed.
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Backing a short wheelbase trailer (sort distance from axles to hitch point) with a long wheelbase tow vehicle (your motorhome) is a major challenge. The bigger the trailer (longer tongue) the easier it actually gets.
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