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Old 03-14-2016, 08:47 PM   #21
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Unfortunately I don't have a picture of it -- forgot at the time that my cell phone could take photos -- but one camping trip we stopped in the parking lot beside the campground office, and DW waited in the truck while I ran in and registered. When I came out, in front of us was parked an old 1980's era Chevy half-ton towing a larger trailer that was even older. No WDH in sight, which was evidenced by the fact that the rear of the pickup, with tired springs and blown shocks, was probably only 6" above the ground. The front of the truck was incredibly nose high. It was a classic example of why weight distribution hitches are necessary. This campground was only half an hour outside the city, but I find it incredible that he made it that far without killing someone.

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Old 03-14-2016, 08:57 PM   #22
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How to load with no trailer?

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Old 03-14-2016, 09:15 PM   #23
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Another from Duluth MN, up on Central Entrance. Took the pics myself a few years ago.
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Old 03-15-2016, 11:47 AM   #24
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Again, no picture. This was before the days when everyone had a camera on their phone. My wife and I were at a boat launch on the shores of Lake Michigan. We saw an empty double axle boat trailer that looked like it was meant for something in the 20 foot range attached to, I kid you not, a Mazda Miata. It was parked amongst all the other trucks/trailers whoes owners were out on the lake. We stared in disbelief and even considered hanging out waiting to see what happened when the owner got back. My only theory is that a truck was used to launch the boat and then the truck needed to leave for some reason. They didn't want to take the trailer with them so they locked it to the Miata. It was a crazy sight, wish I'd had a camera.
When we are out on our jet ski I alway wonder what people think when they see a one ton diesel truck with a 12 foot jet ski trailer in the parking lot. The polar opposite of what you saw! LOL
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Found these on the net. May not quite fit the discussion. They still made me scratch my head and wonder. Especially the guy in the white Lambo. Looks like a trip to the Depot for supplies. If ya got that kind of cash, couldn't ya buy at least a beater truck for Depot runs? And pulling trailers with Porsches!!!
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Old 03-15-2016, 08:34 PM   #26
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Another from Duluth MN, up on Central Entrance. Took the pics myself a few years ago.
Aw, he was just wanting to take that boat for a flume ride down Mesaba Avenue (10% grade) and then splash into Lake Superior!
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Old 03-16-2016, 04:10 AM   #27
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I took this picture in a Wal-Mart parking lot about a year ago.
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Old 03-16-2016, 06:09 AM   #28
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I took this picture in a Wal-Mart parking lot about a year ago.

Being nose down by 2 INCHES helps with sway, wonder if he thought that nose down by 2 FEET would eliminate it?
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I took this picture about an hour ago at our local Wally world. They had a license plate from a land way up north so they have a long drive home when the season ends here next month. I hope they're not towing with that hitch angled down like it is.
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The above picture from posted by Desert RVers: There are some bright RVers in this world. This could cause a major accident on a fast lane highway. Probably only 5% of the RVers are that reckless. I kept the 5% low so you can quote me on that.

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