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Old 11-03-2011, 07:31 AM   #21
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Why don't you like it?
It's just more things that can go wrong. Wiring load, changes in weight distribution, making turns in close quarters, backing, etc...

I wonder how many have not considered that the axle is a fulcrum and any weight attached to the back of the first trailer lessens the first trailer's tongue weight, while adding weight to the first trailer's axle load.
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Old 11-03-2011, 08:09 AM   #22
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"I wonder how many have not considered that the axle is a fulcrum and any weight attached to the back of the first trailer lessens the first trailer's tongue weight, while adding weight to the first trailer's axle load."
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That is where common sense comes in.
But I get your point, as common sense is pretty rare these days.
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Old 11-03-2011, 08:11 AM   #23
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The rules for all states are out there on the internet. Including tow weights, speed limits, you name it. The onus is on the individual to know the rules of the road where they are traveling, I check every state and province we travel in for speed limits etc prior to leaving and we have a log book / journal we make and keep for the each trip.n For example the double trailer rule in Sask states that the trailer with the hitch can be a TT or 5ver it must however have a minimum of 2axles.
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Old 11-03-2011, 08:56 AM   #24
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lorida will allow itif you are not from Florida I heard
That's what I was thinking, if the state you're in doesn't allow it and you're have that state's plate's on your vehicle, you could be in trouble. It probably falls under the better things to do catagory. I'll bet if someone looks suspicious its a great excuse to pull them over. Typically people with campers are families or couples but not drug runners or criminals and probably not worth the trouble.
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Old 11-03-2011, 08:58 AM   #25
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however, if someone were pulling a trailer behind the rig in my avatar........
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:27 AM   #26
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My old 5th wheel was a 24 footer. I made a platform on a car dolly to haul my ATV. Other than a little reaction going over bumps, couldn't tell it was back there. Nice thing about using a car dolly, was that it was wide enough to see the wheels when towing. Wayne
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Old 11-03-2011, 12:04 PM   #27
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See it all the time in Fl. Class A w/tow behind vehicle w/ boat on that hitch. Makes getting fuel a real challenge!!!!
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:26 PM   #28
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See it all the time in Fl. Class A w/tow behind vehicle w/ boat on that hitch. Makes getting fuel a real challenge!!!!
I plan my stops and use truck stops.
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Old 01-17-2012, 11:58 PM   #29
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I'd worry about the frame on the first thing being towed. Is the second going to damage the rear of the first with all of the stresses on a hitch ball?
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:59 AM   #30
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Don't know who wneise is refering to, but even tho I made a trailer hitch to pull my ATV on a trailer behind, with all the problems I have had and all the problems on this forum I haven't had yet, I'm afraid to use the 5th wheel even without anything attached. Wayne
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