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Old 12-15-2014, 11:19 AM   #51
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I'm almost always alone when backing up but when someone is helping me, I've found the best tool to be duct tape...over their mouth.
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Old 12-15-2014, 12:29 PM   #52
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I'm almost always alone when backing up but when someone is helping me, I've found the best tool to be duct tape...over their mouth.
So true, and maybe duct-taping their hands to their sides.
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Old 12-15-2014, 04:33 PM   #53
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In another forum I recall one member saying that a pair of those inexpensive two-way radios were great: they eliminated yelling back and forth, and he could just turn off the volume on his and back up without interruption.
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In another forum I recall one member saying that a pair of those inexpensive two-way radios were great: they eliminated yelling back and forth, and he could just turn off the volume on his and back up without interruption.
Great plan. I'll have to try it.
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Old 12-15-2014, 08:50 PM   #55
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You know, I think the hand signals are a great idea and maybe we'll start using cell phones, but right now I think that our tried and true method of me yelling at the top of my lungs as Terry backs up is the best plan. I am really good at guiding him in no matter how tight the spot and he completely trusts me and responds. But out of courtesy to the neighbors we probably should see if he will respond as well to a voice over the cell phone.
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