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Old 07-20-2016, 08:05 AM   #1
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Tow boat behind Roo?

Anybody try? Just confirming what I think is prob the answer...

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Old 07-20-2016, 08:25 AM   #2
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While the general consensus is not to try it, I have seen more than one hybrid pulling a Jon Boat. I also saw one last year with two kayaks on a trailer behind it.

I'm not saying it's right, just that it happens.

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Old 07-20-2016, 08:30 AM   #3
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Further, check local regs. A lot of states prohibit tandem towing.
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Old 07-20-2016, 08:37 AM   #4
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Further, check local regs. A lot of states prohibit tandem towing.
If the state does allow it, there is a total length limit on vehicles
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Old 07-20-2016, 10:25 AM   #5
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I would but NY does not allow it

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Old 07-20-2016, 10:38 AM   #6
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Some states only allow double towing behind a fiver. That said, I would think the dynamics of towing a smaller trailer with another trailer behind it would set you up for sway but that is just my random guess.
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Old 07-20-2016, 11:08 AM   #7
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I wouldn't dream of it.

You would want to modify the bumper/hitch substantially. If you're thinking of adding an RV hitch like this one and towing. I think you'll be looking for trouble.

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Old 07-20-2016, 11:32 AM   #8
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Also states that allow it require brakes on rear trailer also. Later RJD
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Old 07-20-2016, 12:20 PM   #9
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It comes down the ultralight chassis of the Roo.
Even having a receiver welded and braced to the frame, for a bike rack, is borderline.

Let alone towing a boat!
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Old 08-13-2016, 09:34 PM   #10
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Two bumper pulls is about the least smartest thing a person could ever do.

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