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Old 08-01-2008, 03:57 AM   #1
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we just bought our seneca super c. we will be heading to florida in october and aren't sure if we would need to tow a vehicle or not.

so, i am curious if you tow all the time, once in a while, only on long trips, or maybe hardly ever.

thanks.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:43 AM   #2
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We tow a car wherever we go and we spend about 7 months a year in the motorhome.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:50 AM   #3
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Hi osomanytoys,

I take my toad about 98.9 % of the time!! Only times I did not have it was when I was going to a rally were I new there where enough vehicles arond that I could hitch a ride if needed, or the time I took my boat to a rally!!

However this is one of those questions that only you for sure can know the answer, but I think you will find that more often then not most folks take a toad! Hope this helps some!

Hey RV Roamer,

I will be spending about 5 1/2 - 6 months in your area this winter! I will be staying at Wilderness RV Resort the old Colby Woods Campground on I 40 !!
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:04 AM   #4
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We always take the toad. Never know when you'll need it or for what reason.
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Would have to agree with the others. It's hard to find parking spots for a 30+ foot car (your Seneca) when touring the tourist spots. We always tow our Pilot, Pickup, or Jeep. Only time we don't is when headed for the desert, and then we're towing our enclosed trailer full of bikes/quads. Enjoy the new rig!!
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I used to take my tow vehicle every time and found there were times I never even unhooked it. I broke my left foot a few months ago and have been unable to drive my car with standard transmission. I have really missed it.

My question would be...is it better to take it and not need it or to leave it at home and need it?
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I will be spending about 5 1/2 - 6 months in your area this winter! I will be staying at Wilderness RV Resort the old Colby Woods Campground on I 40 !!
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We will be back at our in FL home base by Nov 1. Shoot me an email when yuo get to Wilderness and we can have lunch or something. We are only about 5 miles further east, just off SR 40.
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Osomanytoys (wow .. I resemble that;-)) We take two types of trip.

When we do a 3day weekend at a State Park or a road trip where we are constantly going from one place to the next, we do not need to haul the toad. With a 26ft C, we find most shopping centers and of course WallyWorld, are easy to get into. With a longer unit, you will need to be a bit more careful picking where you go.

When we do a destination trip which is typically a week long such as the iRV2 National Rally, South Padre Island for Christmas, or our Thanksgiving week trip, we haul the toad so we do not need to break camp to visit the local sites. The one exception is South Padre Island where we ride our bikes to most places on the island even though we have the toad.
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We tow virtually all the time.
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Old 10-30-2008, 12:06 PM   #11
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We are in the MoHo 6-8 Months per annum and don't leave home with out it, the tow that is. Stuck at home now to eiter fix or replace the jeep I broke off roading in Colorado this summer. Thats my story and I'm stickin to it...

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Only time I don't tow is when Iam close to service place and will not be leaving the Coach.
Have over 70,000 miles towing. started out renting a car at first, became a pain.
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About 75% of the time I have either a car, pick-up or boat in tow.

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Same here, towing either toad or trailer (with car) 85% of the itme.
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