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Moving a Large Pontoon Through Swamp w/ Truck

Well today I helped my Grnadpa out at the property, and we needed to get the pontoon boat/trailer to the front of the property cuz it has been sold, but with allt he rain we have had, and the low lying area at the back, I took the plunge and hooked up to it.. truck didn't break a sweat and pulled through the SOFT swap with ease.. didn't sag much either, as you can see in the pics












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So how big of a drop hitch do you have to have?
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i might be wrong but arent swamps near ocean water and flooded with water. that looks like your backyard
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i might be wrong but arent swamps near ocean water and flooded with water. that looks like your backyard
Yes.. but I just called it a swamp for lack of a better word.. it was pretty deep and watery back there
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So how big of a drop hitch do you have to have?
This one was only about a 2-3" drop.. but with the weight of the trailer, it wasn't TOO bad.. I was just moving it a few hundred yaards
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I was expecting something alittle different but cool enough like the truck as always
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not bad, no were near the weight limit though


our 24ft pontoon and trailer weights under 2k
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ya thats light wish my boat was that light im pushing every ounce of 6000lbs prob more than that with fuel and gear
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