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Old 03-10-2015, 06:13 PM   #1
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I'm Towing!!

Convinced DH I needed to know how to do all the TT stuff too, so he has graciously let me tow the TT, struggle with the WD system, and execute both the set-up and take-down tasks. I'm building muscle and getting it done, the only challenge I'm having is arguing with the GPS ... she wants me to go the fastest or shortest route, whereas I want to go the easiest route (for those of you who know about Highway 17 to Santa Cruz, you can appreciate what I'm saying - I prefer Route 129! ). Now to get him to learn how to do all the TT stuff I'm responsible for ... like feeding the crew!
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:24 PM   #2
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:27 PM   #3
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Great. It's work, but it's fun too!
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:27 PM   #4
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Good for you! I'm still trying to convince my DW to get behind the wheel of the truck alone, let alone with the TT in tow.
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:27 PM   #5
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Good work! But can he cook?
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Old 03-10-2015, 06:29 PM   #6
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Congrats on learning new skills
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Long story short: Years ago my DW and I delivered trailers for Jayco. The first time she actually towed a trailer much of any distance, it was during rush hour, through the middle of St.Louis, in the dark, and in the rain!

After that, every time she towed, it was real easy.
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Old 03-10-2015, 07:14 PM   #8
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That s Great ! my wife has been wanting to do this. she is real good at spotting me when backing up,we use hand held radios ..
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Old 03-10-2015, 07:28 PM   #9
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I taught my wife (bumbles) how to pull a trailer when we first got one. She towed it just fine. Now backing up was a different story. She shed a lot of tears trying to figure it out but she got it. She goes camping without me once a year. This year she'll be towing a bigger camper but she can handle it. It's a good idea for both to know how to do everything including towing in the event there is an accident or illness that prevents the regular driver from driving.
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Old 03-10-2015, 07:32 PM   #10
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I towed our trailer this summer. It was a bit freaky at first, but I quickly got the hang of it. Backing up, however, is something I can barely do well in my car. I'll leave that one to hubby. So far I've managed to guide him into various tight spots and we are still married. Good challenge for any couple!
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