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#572257 - 03/21/19 09:27 PM How do you unhook your trailer  
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Who is going to admit to this.
Unhooking a trailer


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#572259 - 03/22/19 06:53 AM Re: How do you unhook your trailer [Re: MarkHB]  
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Ouch - that doesn't seem like fun.


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#572260 - 03/22/19 11:57 AM Re: How do you unhook your trailer [Re: MarkHB]  
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Good thing it was a light-weight aluminum boat.


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#572261 - 03/22/19 12:29 PM Re: How do you unhook your trailer [Re: MarkHB]  
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Hmmm, just another day of the boat taking him for a ride. :-)

If that was me and my CCTV cameras caught it you can bet your bippy it would never be posted online.


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#572262 - 03/22/19 04:33 PM Re: How do you unhook your trailer [Re: MarkHB]  
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There is no cure for that you know . . . .


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#572263 - 03/23/19 05:13 AM Re: How do you unhook your trailer [Re: MarkHB]  
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Are you stupid?

He gets on point at 54 seconds in. Not saying the guy who forgot to secure the boat is stupid. We all have done some boneheaded things in our life. It's just that the video reminded me of Paul's video on the subject.


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#572264 - 03/23/19 09:51 PM Re: How do you unhook your trailer [Re: MarkHB]  
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Closest I came was putting the tongue of a utility trailer through my rear window. Was unloading a lawn tractor, and had loaded it by tipping it up, driving up and then lowering it back down. For unloading, I figured gravity would do the trick for me, no problem. I was mostly right, I unhitched and it did just fine tipping back as i unloaded, but once the tractor wheels hit the ground the trailer shot forward and the tongue went right through the back window. Maybe should have blocked the tires...


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