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Old 01-14-2015, 02:00 PM   #1
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Double/Triple Towing

Not trying to open a discussion in terminology but how to do it. I ran across this video in searching for info.

Looks like my first step is get camera working on the rear of Redwood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=m7Xj0NRNy9A


I am looking to add a 15' trailer (7x12) to tow ATV's. I am sure I will need to beef up RW receiver. Planning on storing in S. Utah but pulling in Co., AZ., Ut. and Nv.
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Old 01-14-2015, 02:55 PM   #2
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I have been looking into this matter as well. I just want to haul my little 15-6 inch Gheenoe boat. It does not appear that GA, where I live, allows it even though I have observed residents of the state doing it. The key to me is the max allowable combined length which in GA is 65 feet and I believe this is pretty common across the US with some states getting up to 70 or 75 feet. It is my understanding that this length is the TV and whatever you are towing behind it. My truck plus the RW and then a boat trailer far exceeds this length. I am intrested in what discussion develops on this one
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Old 01-14-2015, 02:58 PM   #3
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Here is the best comprehensive chart of towing laws I have found. From Woodalls

http://www.woodalls.com/articledetai...icleID=2799181
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Pretty much confirms what I thought. I guess I will move to MS as you can triple tow with no length restrictions. With our trucks and RW we could possibly 5 to 10 foot trailer at best!
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I tow a 36rl behind my dually Dodge and a swivel wheel trailer for my ATV behind the fiver. My total length is 62 feet. Towed that way from California to New York State.
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I tow a 17ft fishing boat behind a 36rl pulled with a f350 cc 8ft box, I have pulled this combo all over the Midwest and into Ontario Canada. the overall length is about 80 ft. bumper to prop.I pull off the stock hitch that came on the trailer and never had an issue with it.
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I tow a 36rl behind my dually Dodge and a swivel wheel trailer for my ATV behind the fiver. My total length is 62 feet. Towed that way from California to New York State.
Ken, So how is that Swivel Wheel working for you. My goal someday is to pull the swivel wheel behind my 31SL with Goldwing on it. Been looking at the swivel wheel for quite some time but never ran into anyone with one.
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Old 01-14-2015, 09:02 PM   #8
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Go for it Titan! Nice to see you at the show last weekend!

If you end up beefing the hitch, let me know what you do. I'm biting at the bullet to put something back there
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Not trying to open a discussion in terminology but how to do it. I ran across this video in searching for info.

Looks like my first step is get camera working on the rear of Redwood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=m7Xj0NRNy9A


I am looking to add a 15' trailer (7x12) to tow ATV's. I am sure I will need to beef up RW receiver. Planning on storing in S. Utah but pulling in Co., AZ., Ut. and Nv.
This is something I have been looking into myself. Here in CO. there is a 70 foot limit, which is great because I can triple tow, but most any other state that allows triple tow, their limit is 65 feet. I have talked to many people about this, and they have told me that many of them are over the limit and have never been stopped. I'm sure if they are involved in an accident, and they are over that states restricted length there would be consequences.
I'm still looking into this, and hope to find something that will keep me within the states limit, but until then, my Harley will just have to stay home

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There are other options out there for your bike.
There are hyd and 12v lifts that mount in your receiver on the trailer that you drive the bike on and it picks them off the ground. I have friends with them and they like them. I personally would rather have mine in an enclosed trailer which act as a garage when you get where your going. Also after reading a lot of the state laws the 65 ft limit is for truck and trailer. Only a few mention triples
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