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Old 03-15-2014, 08:12 PM   #161
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Old 03-15-2014, 08:30 PM   #162
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Old 03-15-2014, 08:37 PM   #163
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Old 03-15-2014, 09:07 PM   #164
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Old 03-15-2014, 09:13 PM   #165
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Old 03-16-2014, 03:14 AM   #166
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The original poster ask, “How old is too old?” 1. You’re too old when your body tells you that you are too old. 2. You might be too old when 2 or more independent physicians tell you that you are too old due to some underlying condition.

I do not know of any statistical data from a recognized authority which specifically suggest there is correlation between a person’s ability to maneuver a trailer and a person’s age.

When you do retire, don’t rush to only drink the coffee, take the time to enjoy the aroma as well.
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Old 03-16-2014, 04:22 AM   #167
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51 and pulling a 40' Columbus with a 2500 crew cab Duramax. Sold our 32' Itasca MH and still have a 30' 5th parked at the lake. Used to pull Super B's for a local grain farmer but with my back injury I don't have a class 1 licence anymore:-(
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Old 03-16-2014, 04:27 AM   #168
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I'll be 67 yrs old next month and have a 41' fifth pulled with a 1 ton. You are as young as you feel - your physical and mental health is what counts. I've seen 40 yr olds that couldn't get a 8 ft trailer in a camping spot if they had to do any backing up.
Re minds me of my buddy and their tent trailer. He can't back that thing into a camping spot if his life depended on it. They'll just usually unhook and push it in or if we're camping together I'll back it in for him.
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Old 03-16-2014, 06:28 AM   #169
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The shorter the box, the harder to back in. Short trailers are incredibly squirrely. I'm 56 yrs old, towing a 38ft fiver.
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Old 03-16-2014, 06:33 AM   #170
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62 with 32' fiver, age is only how old you feel.
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Old 03-16-2014, 07:04 AM   #171
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How true Marcus.....Some days I feel like I'm 156
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Old 03-16-2014, 07:37 AM   #172
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The shorter the box, the harder to back in. Short trailers are incredibly squirrely. I'm 56 yrs old, towing a 38ft fiver.

X2 and it's not just the short length that makes them hard it's also the fewer axles the more squirrelly they are when backing as well. That is part of the reason I refuse to buy any trailer that is less than two axles! Plus with two or more axles the better they tend to track while driving down the road! Just my 2 cents
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:00 AM   #173
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I'm almost 70 and pulling a Flagstaff 27'. It's all in one's mind. I feel 18, until I look in the mirror in the mornings.
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:18 AM   #174
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:23 AM   #175
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X3 Rattle! I have a small utility trailer that is a pain in the ***** to back up, especially with a long wheelbase truck!

48 (for a couple more days) pulling 42'
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:51 AM   #176
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:12 PM   #177
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21 year old with 21 yr old wife pulling. 34' 5" TT. New to the whole trailer idea but love it.
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:14 PM   #178
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21 year old with 21 yr old wife pulling. 34' 5" TT. New to the whole trailer idea but love it.
Wouldn't it be easier to pull your trailer with your truck? I'd hate to make my wife try to pull ours.

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Old 03-16-2014, 09:33 PM   #179
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Wouldn't it be easier to pull your trailer with your truck? I'd hate to make my wife try to pull ours.

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Yea it might be easier but this way we don't have to pay for gas! Lmao
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Old 03-17-2014, 05:24 PM   #180
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