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Hauled her first trailer load last night

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Trailer was full to the top with wood. Went 20 miles.
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damn looks like she handled that great.. not sagging that much at all!
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The weight was very well distributed throughout the trailer, but she did great!
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Nice dude. Goofy lookin trailer
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nice! call me weird, but i actually enjoy hauling my trailer around. i dont really know why lol
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Nice dude. Goofy lookin trailer
The trailer used to be a pop-up camper.


Now all i need to do is get good at backing the trailer.
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backing up is easy lol
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I've only tried it the once...

i'm sure it wont take long to get the hang of.
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The trailer used to be a pop-up camper.


Now all i need to do is get good at backing the trailer.
Its not hard trust me, take the trailer off the ball and push it back
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lmao!
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Its not hard trust me, take the trailer off the ball and push it back
That's cheating. What do you do when you have a 2200lb trailer with 2000-4000lbs. of vehicle on it? I wanna watch you push that.
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nice! call me weird, but i actually enjoy hauling my trailer around. i dont really know why lol
sometimes when i drive my truck it feels weird if i dont have my trailer
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nice! call me weird, but i actually enjoy hauling my trailer around. i dont really know why lol
x2. I like hauling my Landscaping trailer around.
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nice setup .... its probably hard to back cause your trailer is so much lower than your truck so its hard to see is it not?

anyways, chalk up another guy who likes hauling his trailer .... although i dont much care for the drop in gas mileage lol
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That's cheating. What do you do when you have a 2200lb trailer with 2000-4000lbs. of vehicle on it? I wanna watch you push that.
Longer the trailer the easier it is to control backing up lol
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love hauling my trailer around but then again I tow C-17's & 747's around.. lol

looks good man.. looks like a good lil trailer for the task.. (hauling wood)
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nice setup .... its probably hard to back cause your trailer is so much lower than your truck so its hard to see is it not?

anyways, chalk up another guy who likes hauling his trailer .... although i dont much care for the drop in gas mileage lol
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ouch .... with mine i drop from 23ish to 15 - 17 depending on speed

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yes i know its way too long haha ... bout to be for sale soon i found a couple of other trailers with 8ft beds and mines only a 6 so if one of ems decent imma swoop it
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we should start a truck with trailers thread ha ha
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haha real talk
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Last weekend was my first trailer pull too.
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old boat trailers make a good base for a small utility trailer.
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ive became pretty good at backing up a trailer since i back a boat into the water all the time. but you kinda have to at a boat ramp, or you end up looking like an idiot, especailly at tourny time and you have alot of other guys wanting to put their boats in! Luckily ive never looked like the idiot! The only thing i cant do is use my mirrors to back them up. Sara's daddy can like a charm, i cant, it throws me off. i have to be able to see the trailer! so when we take his f150 to pull the boat; he has a fiberglass bed cover that blocks my view and i cant see to back the trailer up, i cnat use his truck to do this! with the Ranger, i can do it like nobody's business!
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trailers are easy, try backing up a 4-wheeled farm wagon sometime.
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