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Old 08-06-2013, 11:30 PM   #1
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Haulin' the cart!!

Well it's August and i'm already lookin' at heading back to Florida only with my golf cart this year. I understand it's illegal to double tow(a trailer behind my fiver)but iv'e seen it so many times and I just hate having to buy a cart to leave down there when I have a perfectly good cart already. I have a Dodge ram 3500 diesel dually loaded for bear,moose and the occasional cold beer towing a beautiful CC Daydreamer with a class 3 hitch mounted on her rear,I'm considering a 6x10' enclosed cargo trailer to haul my cart and BBQ grill with a tray on the tougue for my Honda 3000 genny for layovers. Any thoughts or experiences out there?
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:39 AM   #2
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Some states allow two trailers. Its not automatically illegal.

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I've seen these swivel wheel trailers advertised but never seen one in person. I looked at the manufacturer's website and (not surprisingly) they consider this an extension of the vehicle it is mounted to and not a seperate trailer, with a disclaimer that not all states may agree with that interpretation.

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Old 08-08-2013, 12:10 PM   #4
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Some states allow two trailers. Its not automatically illegal.

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Mallard indicated he's going back to Florida. It's definitely illegal to double-tow there. Florida has a page on it that spells it out clearly that it's illegal.

But, it appears that Mallard knows that and is looking for experiences for folks who have done it.
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Old 08-08-2013, 03:38 PM   #5
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I don't really want to break any laws in a country who Is having me as a guest so I decided to just buy a cart and leave it down there.
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Well it's August and i'm already lookin' at heading back to Florida only with my golf cart this year. I understand it's illegal to double tow(a trailer behind my fiver)but iv'e seen it so many times and I just hate having to buy a cart to leave down there when I have a perfectly good cart already. I have a Dodge ram 3500 diesel dually loaded for bear,moose and the occasional cold beer towing a beautiful CC Daydreamer with a class 3 hitch mounted on her rear,I'm considering a 6x10' enclosed cargo trailer to haul my cart and BBQ grill with a tray on the tougue for my Honda 3000 genny for layovers. Any thoughts or experiences out there?
If you are going to 'double tow', get a 'back up' camera installed on the back of your 5-er so that you can see your second towed trailer on your 'dash'......

Bad things happen and they happen fast and you will never even know it with your Dodge 3500 pulling a lighter 2nd trailer.

Had a trailer tire (mine) pass me on the road one day and it took a little bit to stop my unit. Never 'felt' nothing when it came off and I could have drove a 'long way' down the road if I did not see it with my own eyes a second after it came off.
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Get a front mounted (snow plow) hitch and a swivel wheel trailer. At that point you are neither towing nor double-towing. Let's see them beat that one! Sometimes I amaze myself!!!
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