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Old 08-30-2016, 01:14 AM   #21
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I did have to intervene with the Park Ranger once on this one - double ball pull, fine



But then he broke one side of his bumper loading it. We heard it pop across the campground. He jumped up and down on the bumper a few times and he figured it was OK I guess



...........and then I noticed his wife and kids close the door in the camper from the inside Crazy man - that's a no-go. The ranger stopped them before they left the park. Not sure what he did, but I assume made him get the truck fixed.
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Back on the farm we haul 3 hay racks on the bumper and never had a problem
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Old 08-30-2016, 01:39 AM   #23
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Only thing we ever pulled on the bumper was our Pop-up. I sure wouldn't want to be double pulling attached to only the bumper.
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Old 08-30-2016, 01:42 AM   #24
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Only two words.....STUPID & INSANE!!!!
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:47 AM   #25
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Does your opinion count more with large letters?
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:54 AM   #26
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That was so loud I had to turn my hearing aids off!!!
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Old 08-30-2016, 04:07 AM   #27
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Dave, what would you put above the truck in the stacker? I'm trying to figure out what those hold. I don't think a boat would fit.
Brad, I've looked inside some and it's surprising what could fit inside those double stackers. I have seen boats on the top.

I wanted to put a golf cart and jet skis on the top and then the truck below. My MH is rated for 15k on the trailer so I could pull a lot but I've been told by some folks that they have problems with the trailers while others have said no big deal. The plus side is that you can back a trailer up and when I pull flat and can only roll backwards a few feet before the steer wheels turn on the truck.

In RVs there always more things to figure out.
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Brad, I've looked inside some and it's surprising what could fit inside those double stackers. I have seen boats on the top.

I wanted to put a golf cart and jet skis on the top and then the truck below. My MH is rated for 15k on the trailer so I could pull a lot but I've been told by some folks that they have problems with the trailers while others have said no big deal. The plus side is that you can back a trailer up and when I pull flat and can only roll backwards a few feet before the steer wheels turn on the truck.

In RVs there always more things to figure out.
Good point on the backing up - I've been caught a few times already and had to disconnect the TJ. I had no idea those were that cavernous. Are they still within the 13'6" height?


Of course then I would be back to ST tires - my worst nightmare, but I guess the boat has them anyway
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I've seen some that were work shops when empty complete with their own generators and a/c.

The big ones usually have either air ride or the IS suspension with triple axle. One guy loaded up a razor, lifted it up and then backed his pick up truck under it. He said the razor was almost too tall. It sat just above the bed of his truck.
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Saw one with the Corvette on the bottom and matching Custom Golf cart on top.
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Best one I have seen was a Prevost Bus and they had a Lotus underneath the bus. raised the cargo doors and carrier slides out and lowers to the ground and drive off the car. It was a crazy rock star bus
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We saw one a few months ago and he had a Mercedes on top but his worked a little different. The complete tailgate lowered and then he went up a stair case and backed the car out onto the lift that slid out from under the car rails. We were all watching since it looked a bit scary. It had large bump stops at the end and once completely out of the trailer he lowered down to ground level. 3 axels with IS.
Said it took a few try before he felt comfortable but is used to it now.

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Saw one similar to that pulled by a Prevost & the trailer was longer & made like a wagon, the front axle turned & the rear axle was all the way at the rear. It was a beautiful set up.
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That would sure be nice for full time or even snowbirding. I catch some of those for sale sometimes online - full setup. Probably folks finally giving it up.
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