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Old 10-07-2013, 12:52 PM   #31
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It was just a few weeks ago that someone posted a link to a couple of videos that showed how to give good backing signals -- like a aircraft ground person. But I can't find them for the life of me. I want to show them to my gud wyf Lindy so that she can help me back up better. I tried a demonstration, but she just laughed. :-). Can someone repost the link? Thanks.

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Old 10-07-2013, 11:55 PM   #32
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I had Reace install 2 50w floodlights on the rear bumper with a switch on my dash by the trailer brake. I do not trust my wife's hand signals (generally delivered from behind the trailer, out of my view). They have proven very useful for calming my nerves backing up in the dark.

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Old 10-08-2013, 06:50 AM   #33
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They have proven very useful for calming my nerves backing up in the dark.
Which Don, your wife's hand signals or the lights?

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