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Old 12-23-2015, 07:41 AM   #11
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SLOW movements and Do NOT have LOT's of HELPER's! Youroo!!

I agree on less help the better. I used to say I could put a trailer in a spot in 5 minutes. With help it would take me 10 minutes. Lol

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Old 12-23-2015, 08:15 AM   #12
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Lot of good suggestions here. If you can do the turn to the driver's side is really a good one in site selection too. If not, and I can't either, and have to deal with drop offs and culverts to boot. What I found to be the most help for me was a back up camera system, wireless, not bluetooth affected from Rear View Safety( approx $179 froma Amazon). Instead of mounting it on the back of the TT, I have my wife stand at the back of my TT's parking spot. Hold the camera relatively steady and point it at the TT coming into the drive. I even get it "dead nuts" on the 2x12s that go under the tires.
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Old 12-23-2015, 08:45 AM   #13
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Practice at a large parking lot.


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Old 12-23-2015, 09:15 AM   #14
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The "scoop" method is a must and having 1 "spotter" and 0 "helpers". A "spotter" only warns of imminent danger, a "helper" will try to guide you.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:20 AM   #15
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:29 AM   #16
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Backing from the ------------

I have to agree with A32Deuce that backing from my left where I can see my wheels of the RV on the drivers side all the time, I have better luck
backing. If I try to back from My passenger side, I have to pull/ backup
many times. Always back from the left is my best bet with a spotter to stop
me from reshaping my rain gutter or roof edge.

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Have you thought about putting a hitch on the front of the truck, it's amazing how much more you can maneuver it around.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:46 AM   #18
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Don't want discourage you from your purchase. I found out the hard way. That unit is a beast although very nice. Realistic tongue weight is 1100 lbs. It is not very well balanced with two slides kitchen bath and storage all on the drivers side. I tried pulling it with a titan never felt in control.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:54 AM   #19
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Have you thought about putting a hitch on the front of the truck, it's amazing how much more you can maneuver it around.
I have but unsure how that would work well on a F150 with close to 1000# hitch weight.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:57 AM   #20
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Don't want discourage you from your purchase. I found out the hard way. That unit is a beast although very nice. Realistic tongue weight is 1100 lbs. It is not very well balanced with two slides kitchen bath and storage all on the drivers side. I tried pulling it with a titan never felt in control.
No... not discouraged, but just trying to understand what I'd get into. So my truck can handle 1110 lbs on hitch weight when using a WDH. It's at the limit but doable. Did you weight your tounge? What was the issue you has specifically? I have chatted to a few folks that have towed this same trailer with 1/2 tons and no complaints. Let me know. Thanks.
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