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Old 02-07-2016, 04:58 PM   #1
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How to back up a trailer!

Here is a great video showing how to back up a trailer like a pro
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:33 PM   #2
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Cute! They were a bit more forthcoming than they were about how the pass diesel emissions.
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Old 02-07-2016, 08:03 PM   #3
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Funny! If only it were that easy!
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Old 02-07-2016, 09:02 PM   #4
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Yes, very funny, those Trolls are clever.

Here is one that is closer to reality: http://autobacking.com/
(it may have been posted here before)
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Old 02-08-2016, 10:42 AM   #5
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You mean this isn't the way you all back a trailer? Lol
I can barely back mine up when I am pushing it by hand
into my drive way at home! Funny video.
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Practice, practice, practice.
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Old 02-08-2016, 10:56 AM   #7
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Here is a great video showing how to back up a trailer like a pro
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A basic rule of thumb: If you want the rear of the trailer to go left, move the bottom of your steering wheel to the left, and vice versa.
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Old 02-08-2016, 11:20 AM   #8
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I looked at this on my inbox and said: Yeah, just what I needed. Of course not for my situation......! Ha! Thanks for posting it nonetheless. Funny and thoroughly amusing. The lighter side of backing up a trailer. Made my day.
Agree with Kathy: If only it were that easy. Now on to watching Paul O's video.
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Old 02-08-2016, 01:28 PM   #10
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Backing up a trailer

Thank you Paul O. I will try to digest the info and then once we can get our trailer down the driveway and on to a parking lot to practice, Ed and I will try to follow the diagram and practice, practice, practice - good advice.
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Old 02-08-2016, 10:43 PM   #11
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Hi All,

This will be our first season with our new to us Casita (our first RV). I did practice in the driveway backing it up one afternoon, but the cover is on it. Looking forward to taking the cover off next month, driving it around the subdivision, going to a church parking lot, and practicing, practicing, practicing!!! Need to practice backing up, do some driveway camping, do a couple of shakedown weekends to some local parks, and get ready for our first rally in the Smokys in mid April. Wow, I have a bunch to do!!!

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Old 02-09-2016, 06:35 AM   #12
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eh. anybody can do that. I coulda' saved 'em a bunch of time and money. I back up like that all the time... I coulda' just sent 'em a video! You oughta' see me backing my Kodiak-chassis moho with my car on the tow dolly at those speeds! Piece 'o cake... it's even easier after a coupla' beers. 'Course it ain't a Volkswagen... <grin>
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Now the Australian video is also for fun, but this one might be actually useful:
RV Tip Video: Travel Trailer & 5th Wheel Backing-Up Tips | The Greater Outdoors

and this is just a game:
UKCampsite.co.uk Caravan Manoeuvring Game
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