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Old 03-11-2015, 09:06 AM   #11
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I've had the DW tow our last camper for a good part of a trip. She has driven busses, but never towed anything of that size (it was our 242). Since then, we have bought a bigger camper and im not sure she will tow it. The only time I would need her to tow it is if my folks cant tow theirs anymore. I would drive their rig and the DW could drive ours. Maybe Ill have her try this summer again.
She did fine, but didn't like towing through the city's. She also had to be reminded to make her turns wider, but she never hit anything...
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Old 03-11-2015, 09:13 AM   #12
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:12 AM   #13
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When we bought our first PUP, I had my DH show me how to do the set up, tear down, hook up, tow and park. I was able to do it all on my own. I now know how to set up, hook up and tow the TT. I can backup but it still a little nerve racking for me. But I have towed through Texas and Oklahoma on some of the worst roads. I had no issues.
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Old 03-11-2015, 11:08 AM   #14
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DW's towing training begins this year!

I want her to know what towing with the 1/2T feels like so she can see the difference when we upgrade this winter!
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Old 03-11-2015, 12:11 PM   #15
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We're heading to NovaScotia again this year, I think it will be a great time for my DW to take over some driving responsibilities. Maybe I could get her to haul it through Montreal, LOL
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We're heading to NovaScotia again this year, I think it will be a great time for my DW to take over some driving responsibilities. Maybe I could get her to haul it through Montreal, LOL
We're heading to the Maritimes this year, too. Plan on staying clear of Montreal and Ottawa.
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Old 03-11-2015, 12:44 PM   #17
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Ottawa??? Staying clear of Ottawa? Why, it is an easy City to get through....and just south/west of the city is wonderful lakes and camping. Don't be scared of Ottawa!
Montreal I can handle in a vehicle, I haven't towed through yet LOL
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Good for you. My DW will not even attempt tow anything or learn how to, but I wish she would.
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Old 03-11-2015, 06:10 PM   #19
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Awesome! My bride tows a little bit for me. When we go to Florida and drive for 2 days straight she will usually take the wheel for one leg between fuel ups. That is usually enough to let me rest and not worry about focusing on the road and traffic. It is amazing how even 3 hours to check email, read a book, talk with my daughter, lay back and even just close my eyes will refresh me.
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