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has any one ever had to pull

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Old 06-19-2011, 08:25 PM
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a small trailor one about the size of a 6 foot bed
single axle man them things are hard to see when backing up and hard to back up
my friends grandma let us use there trailor and are letting us use it whenever to pull 4wheelers so i guess im gonna have to figure out the trick im good with long trailors but not small short ones
 
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:47 PM
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yeah I built one awhile back and didn't really think it through. It's heavy duty and can hold 3 tons, and I built it out of 1/4" angle Iron and square stock, but I built it so that the wheel wells sit perfectly inside of the rear fenders of the truck and you can't actually see the trailer at all... it sucks.

Generally I stick a couple poles on the rear corners of the trailer or I just take my tailgate off and it seems to work fine
 
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:50 PM
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ill give it a try
 
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:52 PM
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I had that issue with my dually even blocking my 10 foot trailer. I hate to turn aound to back a trailer so I installed some extendable towing mirrors = MUCH BETTER! They are larger than stock plus extendable, but even without pulling them out I can see the trailer now.
 
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:55 PM
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Before (where's the trailer?) -



After (much better) -

 
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr_Shamrock View Post
Before (where's the trailer?) -



After (much better) -

i will probably be investing in those soon i wont be useing it much as my brother will be more so then me
so i think im gonna get the kind that are removable
i had some but when my mom sold the camper we had they gave them to them and also the tri ball hitch
 
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:00 PM
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Short trailers aren't any fun to back up :-(.
I pull and back up my MasterCraft without any problem but, one day, my buddy asked to back his jet ski trailer down the ramp and, well.... I didn't hit or damage anything but, it wasn't one of my greatest moments! lol
 
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:18 PM
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Yep they get squirrely REAL quick!
 
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Old 06-22-2011, 12:07 AM
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I use a flag off my 4wheeler to give me something to see. I pull a goose neck most of the time and then going to a 2 place ATV trail is a challenge.






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Old 06-22-2011, 05:48 PM
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well i will not be useing the trailor that much my brother will be useing it every weekend and so will his friend to pull there 4 wheelers
but i will use those sugestions
when i do use it
 
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