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Old 05-24-2016, 12:02 AM   #21
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I use just a ball when I take my 21ds from storage to home for maintenance and back. No problems. It's a little bouncy but manageable for a quick 5 miles. Definitely the WD on long trips.

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Old 05-24-2016, 10:40 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by pdqparalegal1 View Post
Leave him alone. Bars for 2 miles? <40 mph? No brainer, not going to be a problem.
The OP asked for opinions. You may not like the opinions of others. But don't imply that anybody is picking on the OP, just because you have a different opinion.

For me, if I'm in the driveway, and I try to leave without the bars in place, the bottom of the drawbar (or WDH head) would scrap hard for several feet once the rear wheels dropped into the street.

I always want my bars in place, even for the 5 mile trip to the yard. Honestly, this was the main reason I swapped to a power jack last year. Not it's hardly any effort.

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