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Old 12-10-2015, 05:21 PM   #1
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Backing guidance and help

I have become much better at backing up our rv and am now WAY more comfortable then when I hit the road for the first time. Just a little practice.

But, heard a story of a guy backing his 45 footer into his site,
his wife was out there with a walkie talkie yakkin away and waving her arms guiding him in.
He backed the unit in perfectly.
His neighbor watched and later said
"Geez those radio's are a great idea,
you backed that big coach in like a pro".
The man replied yeah, the Darling Wife loves that radio,
I haven't turned mine on for five years !!!
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Old 12-10-2015, 05:44 PM   #2
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hahaha - He should have turned it on! This was him the next day........
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Old 12-10-2015, 07:25 PM   #3
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Honey...would you come outside for a minute?
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Old 12-10-2015, 07:49 PM   #4
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Some really funny posts. I love my wife, but we have some interesting discussions backing in. ��
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Old 12-10-2015, 07:57 PM   #5
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Met Joe Shepard a RW owner at Oak Creek RV Park. We were laughing about his DW complaining that he was hitting all the potholes when i said "So your wife doesn't drive either"?
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Old 12-10-2015, 09:03 PM   #6
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I installed that hardwire rear view camera, and I told her it has audio so be careful what she says back there. The audio is very clear
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Old 12-10-2015, 10:23 PM   #7
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When backing in the trailer my wife helps in the best way. She puts the leashes on the dogs and goes for a walk.
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Mine does great to. Her prefer spot is just outside the mirror so I can't see her. Once in place and the screaming is done the neighbors are all very quiet folk
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Old 12-11-2015, 12:05 AM   #9
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We are still learning also. MH was very,very easy and now I am long......MH could be put in almost any sight they trough at us.
I like the idea of the radios and might have to get some. Disney will be my test to see how I do since those sites are way to tight to swing it in.
When we arrived back home from Myrtle Beach this year is was dark and no moon so very dark. backing in my driveway which I have done for 20 years I missed by at least 6 feet and now have a tire rut about 8" deep and 30' long in the lawn.

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Yep ...... I've seen posts by guys who have driven 18 wheelers & now have 5ers say that it's trickier to back a 5er because of the longer tailswing and the fact that the rear axle on an 18wheeler is furthur back to enable the driver to jackknife the rig into tight spots.
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