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Old 02-26-2011, 09:49 PM   #3
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What's wrong with that? That's how we tow things, in Canada....
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:54 PM   #4
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:56 PM   #6
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How does that even happen
The load is too far back. It should be closer to the hitch point.
Yes, I know from experience.
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Old 02-26-2011, 10:06 PM   #7
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Im gonna say because they on a bridge that wind might of started the sway and it just got worse and worse. Overcorrecting ect. I have always found when a load sways a bit to hit the gas a bit and it will pull it straight. Im not sure if I could safe it if it got that bad though
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Old 02-26-2011, 10:12 PM   #8
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Geez that's pretty scary stuff.
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Old 02-26-2011, 10:15 PM   #9
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what was that a mog radio truck or a FC rover or some pinzy thing.
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:19 AM   #10
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the fact that he did not roll it is amazing! Even more amazing is he had his load tied down damn good!!

I'm sure the load was toward the rear of the trailer, that with possible winds on the bridge as well the trailer sitting on a single ball mount with no WD or stabilization. I'm sure he had to clean the seat of his pants and truck because that was way beyond the pucker factor......that was a pucker release moment
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:29 AM   #11
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wind/ over correcting and lack of sway control.
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:43 AM   #12
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The load is too far back. It should be closer to the hitch point.
Yes, I know from experience.
X2....except it was with load of tree limbs not a good feeling.
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:49 AM   #13
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the fact that he did not roll it is amazing! Even more amazing is he had his load tied down damn good!!

I'm sure the load was toward the rear of the trailer, that with possible winds on the bridge as well the trailer sitting on a single ball mount with no WD or stabilization. I'm sure he had to clean the seat of his pants and truck because that was way beyond the pucker factor......that was a pucker release moment
You got me laughing hard on this one.
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:50 AM   #14
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:54 AM   #15
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And here's how not to LOAD! Always be careful of how you load and tow. I was towing TWO Polaris 800cc once and had the trailer fish-tailed on me once. I let go of the gas petal and was able to correct the truck and the trailer. And yes, it happened at 55 mph. It's takes both common sense and physics when it comes to how you load and tow. Some people may find this video funny, and it's really not. It is life threatening and don't want it happen to anyone.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZxCSJ-FHQo
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:59 AM   #16
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:13 AM   #17
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good god i would have pooped my self a little.
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:33 AM   #18
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looks like the wheels (when he gased it) kicked the ramp out.. i always use 4wd when loading my 4 wheeler. "slower is better"
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:36 AM   #19
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looks like the wheels (when he gased it) kicked the ramp out.. i always use 4wd when loading my 4 wheeler. "slower is better"
He didn't strap the ramp onto the rear bumper of his truck. He gased and the tires kicked the ramp off. And yes, always use 4wd when loading.
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:39 AM   #20
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I think the size of the f-350 may have had some part in saving it. Would hate to see the outcome with a smaller toyota pickup toying it :O
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