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Old 11-21-2015, 07:56 AM   #1
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Towing in snow

Shamrock 16 foot towed with Acura MDX. Tows great 3 seasons. Never pulled in snow. Is it advised to attempt it at all if we decides to head south mid winter from New England?
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Old 11-21-2015, 08:23 AM   #2
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I have Towed many Heavy enclosed trailers in/on Snow/Ice over the years! Never had Sway control but had W/D! Black Ice/Wind/Goofy Other Drivers/Bumper Humping/Using Cruise Control/Speed/Deep Snow/ Overpasses/Bridges/and Any Electronic Device,are YOUR ENEMIES!! Youroo!!
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Old 11-21-2015, 08:31 AM   #3
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And in addition to all of the above^^^^^^^^^^

If you go through the salt, go to a car wash immediately after and wash / rinse the hell out of the underside of your Shamrock. You do not want to know what the salt will do to the frame if you leave it on there for a long period of time. Its not like your car.
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Old 11-21-2015, 08:53 AM   #4
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We go South every year from Iowa, typically after Christmas. All you need to do is pay attention to the weather forecast, be ready to go, and pick a couple of days when the roads have been plowed and are clear. It's really not, as they say, "ROCKET SCIENCE"!
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Old 11-21-2015, 09:55 AM   #5
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Thanks folks for your feedback. Was just looking for any tips or tricks to keep in mind for pulling on winter roads.😎
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Old 11-21-2015, 09:59 AM   #6
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Do New England states require drag chains? I know here in the far west if chains are required that you must also chain up your trailer.
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Old 11-21-2015, 10:06 AM   #7
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Eastwood has a spray that takes care of salt spray better than hosing off. Check their site.
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Old 11-21-2015, 10:28 AM   #8
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We go South every year from Iowa, typically after Christmas. All you need to do is pay attention to the weather forecast, be ready to go, and pick a couple of days when the roads have been plowed and are clear. It's really not, as they say, "ROCKET SCIENCE"!
Watch the weather and plan on parking a day or two if it get bad.
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