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Old 02-04-2018, 06:57 AM   #21
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Gave me a good laugh. I see you also have a 5th wheel camper. I don't have to worry about it any more, but out of curiosity, I wonder how people carry boats and tow a 5th wheel trailer. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out how best to carry those two kayaks or the 16' canoe and tow the Scamp, before we solved the problem by acquiring those two Hornbeck boats.
Hi: Paul O... In some jurisdictions once a 5th. wheel is hooked up it becomes part of the tow vehicle. A second trailer with a boat on it then becomes possible.
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:25 AM   #22
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If you read all the posts in that thread you will discover what is pictured is illegal in most states . I know it is in my state .
I wouldn't double bottom if it was allowed , just doesn't seem safe or wise.
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Old 02-04-2018, 09:12 AM   #23
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If you read all the posts in that thread you will discover what is pictured is illegal in most states . I know it is in my state .
I wouldn't double bottom if it was allowed , just doesn't seem safe or wise.

Not true on the "illegal" part. More states allow it than forbid it.
But I agree that doesn't make it safe or wise.
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Old 02-04-2018, 09:53 AM   #24
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Illegal? boats on top?

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If you read all the posts in that thread you will discover what is pictured is illegal in most states . I know it is in my state .
I wouldn't double bottom if it was allowed , just doesn't seem safe or wise.
I don't understand what you mean by illegal. Are boats not allowed to be transported on top of TV's? or do you mean putting one boat on top of another on top of the TV?
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Old 02-04-2018, 09:58 AM   #25
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I don't understand what you mean by illegal. Are boats not allowed to be transported on top of TV's? or do you mean putting one boat on top of another on top of the TV?
no no no - that's not it. That comment was about the triple-tow thread. Re-read the post Steve is referring to.
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Old 02-04-2018, 10:00 AM   #26
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Not true on the "illegal" part. More states allow it than forbid it.
But I agree that doesn't make it safe or wise.
If your home state does not allow double bottom towing it's going to be tough to leave home with your boat behind your trailer.

When I did my research many years back it was only allowed in a few southern states and some sparsely populated western states We wanted to double tow a couple of 18 ft fishing boats from Minnesota to Canada We were told it was illegal so we abandoned the idea.
Thank you for the update
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no no no - that's not it. That comment was about the triple-tow thread. Re-read the post Steve is referring to.
Thanks for clearing that up. These pix have been really fun.
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