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Old 03-08-2008, 06:59 AM   #15
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I can unhitch the tow in under two minutes so I don't bother backing up with it on. I did back it up a foot once, but then ended up unhitching anyway. It takes me more time to try backing it than unhitching and rehitching
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Old 03-08-2008, 06:35 PM   #16
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Offthewall, touche', yes I had missed your earlier post, good that no one will break an arm, Ken...
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Old 03-10-2008, 02:02 PM   #17
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Even if you are backing up PERFECTLY straight, it don't work. I've tried using a 2 way radio with my wife stearing the TOAD, and it still don't work. I did it once in an "emergency" - as was on a hill and un-hook would have been very hard. Now, I have to replace one leg of my tow bar.

On a slightly different topic, I HIGHLY recommend that you pay a couple dollars more, and buy a tow bar that can be released under pressure. If you are in the process of turning on a slight hill, tow bars are extreemly hard to un-hook. I have a hammer and a 8" long 5/8" bolt I use to "assist" removing the pin on either side of the bar, but in certain circumstances, it can be a bear!!! Go the extra couple bucks.
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