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Old 04-10-2015, 06:55 PM   #51
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Is that a pop up trailer? has to be the biggest I have seen if it is.......
Google hi low trailer.

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Old 04-10-2015, 07:14 PM   #52
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NO TOAD AND STOP TO COOL DOWN ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION IF THIS A LONG WAYS UP?????




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Old 04-10-2015, 07:16 PM   #53
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No, Turbs; WolfWhistle's picture is of a TrailManor. We had a TrailManor 2720 before we bought our first fifth. Towed at 20 feet, opened to 27 length; full bed, bath, kitchen, dining table, couch. We could open and set up in the rain; and everything was hardsided exterior.
The HiLo is a different type, opening up and down, but not getting any longer; pretty heavy from what folks said, compared to the TrailManor. Good times
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:36 PM   #55
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No, Turbs; WolfWhistle's picture is of a TrailManor. We had a TrailManor 2720 before we bought our first fifth. Towed at 20 feet, opened to 27 length; full bed, bath, kitchen, dining table, couch. We could open and set up in the rain; and everything was hardsided exterior.
The HiLo is a different type, opening up and down, but not getting any longer; pretty heavy from what folks said, compared to the TrailManor. Good times
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The Hi-Lo is very heavy compared to the wonderfully engineered TM. They did go out of business but are back. The are very well made and very expensive for what they are. But, if the mini van you have can pull it and pulling the trailer (the small one, I am sure) costs you extra gallon of fuel for 100 miles, there is something to be said for it. Good memories! I wonder why I went from 3500# to 10K# and from a small V8 to a CTD. I could have put the bike in the bed of the truck. DOH!
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:37 PM   #56
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Very short pull maybe half a mile to a mile.
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:45 PM   #57
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Watch "Pulling a travel trailer up Amicalola Falls 18 -25% grade" on YouTube
Pulling a travel trailer up Amicalola Falls 18 -25% grade: https://youtu.be/qtsghJHOYNs

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I think just as the video ended he would have been on the steepest point.

Looking at Google earth, it looks like the drive into the park (from the Information Center is about 7400 feet long and rises about 835 feet. That is about barely over 11%. There could be short rises that hit 17%. I've driven a mile or two in GA, including parks and I bet the drive up to Brasstown Bald much steeper and it is claimed to be 20%, but Amicalola 25% grade, I don't believe it. Unless there is a road in the park that might be that steep, but not to the CG. I think in cycling circles, steep grades get exaggerated, maybe this is the case.
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Don't unhook the toad. Put your navigator in it and have her/him push!

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RG and FI, it sounds good at first. It would take excellent communication and coordination between both drivers. I would practice it in a level place first, as well as have very good insurance. This could go very very wrong! I could turn out to be one of those "ya'll watch this" kind of moments.

Edit: The OP won't have a problem. I sent an email to the assistant director at the park to gets his input and if he can confirm where this idea came from.
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Old 04-11-2015, 10:43 AM   #60
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I read somewhere it was 22 for a very short length. All I know the entrance from copper harbor is steep.

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