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Old 09-14-2022, 06:49 PM   #1
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Ya値l think this tow vehicle is up to the task?

Saw this in Walmart parking lot near Chattanooga. If it is yours, I don稚 mean to offend but I would be scared to see it on the highway anywhere near me. Please do be careful!
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Old 09-14-2022, 07:55 PM   #2
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Don稚 think he is attached to the trailer. At least the tongue jack appears to be down
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Old 09-14-2022, 08:02 PM   #3
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Nothing surprises me after seeing a MOBIL HOME being towed down the interstate late at night behind an Oldsmobile 98. In Arkansas. He was doing about 40 and it was swaying big time, it was a challenge to get around him. I had seen him at the gas station earlier, bare feet and all looking like one of the Kentucky Headhunters. This was around 1990.
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Old 09-14-2022, 08:41 PM   #4
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Nothing surprises me after seeing a MOBIL HOME being towed down the interstate late at night behind an Oldsmobile 98. In Arkansas. He was doing about 40 and it was swaying big time, it was a challenge to get around him. I had seen him at the gas station earlier, bare feet and all looking like one of the Kentucky Headhunters. This was around 1990.
I hope you do not think that is typically of that great state.
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Ya値l think this tow vehicle is up to the task?

I saw an older F250 single cab pulling a 35+ class-A gasser with a tow bar the other day. State highway running close to the speed limit. I couldn稚 tell if anyone was in the MH driver痴 seat to apply brakes. I guess that痴 putting the cart before the horse .
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Don稚 think he is attached to the trailer. At least the tongue jack appears to be down
You may very well be right. I was quite sure at the time he was connected but maybe not. I do see the trailer wheels are scotched. This Walmart is doing a big remodel, while staying open, and this may very well be one of the construction workers there. If so, he is late to the job, the work has been ongoing for a couple weeks now. We are on a week-long campout. When we get back you can be sure I値l drive back by, if he is still there, I値l take a closer look.
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I doubt he was towing that thing. The company probably brought it there but you just never know anymore.
If that S10 was pulling it the personalized tag would be "SWAY".
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Don稚 think he is attached to the trailer. At least the tongue jack appears to be down
Maybe the driver was using the tongue jack wheel to support the weight while towing????
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You may very well be right. I was quite sure at the time he was connected but maybe not. I do see the trailer wheels are scotched. This Walmart is doing a big remodel, while staying open, and this may very well be one of the construction workers there. If so, he is late to the job, the work has been ongoing for a couple weeks now. We are on a week-long campout. When we get back you can be sure I値l drive back by, if he is still there, I値l take a closer look.
Definitely not connected thankfully... It looks like the truck was parked there to keep someone else from hooking up and taking off. If that trailer were hooked you'd likely see the truck's suspension completely bottomed out.
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I saw an older F250 single cab pulling a 35’+ class-A gasser with a tow bar the other day. State highway running close to the speed limit. I couldn’t tell if anyone was in the MH driver’s seat to apply brakes. I guess that’s putting the cart before the horse .
I've seen a 27' class A Travco pulling a second 27' Class A Travco with a tow bar. I need to dig around for that picture.

Just yesterday, I saw a small/medium sized suv pulling a just under 30' Airstream travel trailer down the highway. I thought it looked odd but maybe it was perfectly within spec.
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I saw a VW towing a Boeing 747 on YouTube.
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I hope you do not think that is typically of that great state.
Not at all, we saw some of the most beautiful scenery and friendly people there, it was a great summer.
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The top photo shows the green water line connected. Doubt that they're towing it.

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Actually, I did what that appears to be back in 2005; I backed my old Chevy Luv under my 40' 5er and took a picture. Then left it sit there for a few days to amuse folks who drove by.
Sadly, the picture disappeared when my old computer HD crashed.
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