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Old 09-02-2014, 12:44 PM   #1
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See anything odd this holiday weekend?

The only thing we saw that was strange this weekend was the TT pulling a trailer with a golf cart on it. It wasn't really odd until I noticed how the hitch was setup on the TT:




Lets get a closer look at that:



That is a bolt on hitch to the TT rear bumper pulling a 5x8 trailer with an electric golf cart on it. I initially walked over to check out his hitch setup, but after seeing that decided not to use any of his design ideas
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Old 09-02-2014, 12:56 PM   #2
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WOW some people are just lucky to get such a Strong Bumper. LOL
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Old 09-02-2014, 01:12 PM   #3
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WOW some people are just lucky to get such a Strong Bumper. LOL
And someone might get lucky and get a bumper, slinky, spare tire, utility trailer and golf cart for free. Hopefully not in the front of their vehicle, but left along the side of the road.
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Old 09-02-2014, 01:13 PM   #4
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All too common in Louisiana. Some with worse configurations than that. Have seen some with the back bumper already sagging or breaking off, and they're still pulling the trailer and cart. All you can do is suggest things, but most around where I'm referring to aren't very receptive. So, best thing, just don't follow them.
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Old 09-02-2014, 01:45 PM   #5
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Is that even legal? Can you tow a trailer towing a trailer? Is that not a tandem trailer? How the freak do you back that up? I can barely handle backing up one trailer let alone figuring out how to back up two of them.
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Old 09-02-2014, 02:15 PM   #6
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I have that utility trailer; got it at Tractor Supply. It has a 2000 lb limit.

The receiver: Amazon.com: Curt Manufacturing 19100 Travel Trailer Bumper Mount Hitch 4 In Square Bumper: Curt: Automotive
Funny, one of the questions is:
Q: can this be used to pull a 5x10 utlity tralier with a golf cart loaded on it????
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The hitch itself will hold no problem. Just make sure it's mounted to something substantial.
The hitch is rated to 3500 lbs, 350 lbs tongue.
But that bumper does not look substantial enough to hold it but who knows.
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Again we draw conclusions from a picture.. All that I can see is a receiver attached to a bumper with a trailer in tow. . What I cannot see, is how the bumper is attached to the frame, which may make all the difference. However, I also question the legality of trailer towing a trailer. Certainly not acceptable in my little corner of the globe.
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In TN it is legal to "triple tow" with a total length limit of 65'.
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I have that utility trailer; got it at Tractor Supply. It has a 2000 lb limit.

The receiver: Amazon.com: Curt Manufacturing 19100 Travel Trailer Bumper Mount Hitch 4 In Square Bumper: Curt: Automotive
Funny, one of the questions is:
Q: can this be used to pull a 5x10 utlity tralier with a golf cart loaded on it????
The reply:
The hitch itself will hold no problem. Just make sure it's mounted to something substantial.
The hitch is rated to 3500 lbs, 350 lbs tongue.
But that bumper does not look substantial enough to hold it but who knows.
It is always the fine print that messes people up. "mounted to something substantial". Hahaha.
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I don't think that is legal in Va, if it was I have enough problems keep check on my Windjammer, must less having something behind it. I guess you would need a pull through site. Way toooo much for me to handle. I would like to watch him setting up though.

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