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Old 05-09-2016, 04:52 PM   #11
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I was able to teach her how to drive a stick but that was a looooong time ago. Now she wants lessons for whatever she does. Oh well.
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Old 05-09-2016, 05:30 PM   #12
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Here's another take on trailer towing from the Willis brothers.

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Old 05-09-2016, 05:41 PM   #13
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Old 05-09-2016, 05:44 PM   #14
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My backing ability is in direct proportion to people watching me. I'm not good under observational stress.....
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Old 05-09-2016, 06:26 PM   #15
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Good fun for the whole family.

UKCampsite.co.uk Caravan Manoeuvring Game

Though set up like a game, this wee reversing challenge is quite accurate it how a trailer responds.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:35 PM   #16
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Reminds me of when I got my CDL several years ago. That was an experience.
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Old 05-09-2016, 10:23 PM   #17
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My backing ability is in direct proportion to people watching me. I'm not good under observational stress.....
We rented a small (7 foot box) tent trailer for a trip before buying our travel trailer. I had backed up trailers before, but rarely one that short or narrow (when not turning it wasn't visible in the mirrors or out the rear window of the van), and never into a campsite. On our first night out I got it in place at a campground and leveled up, then looked across the access road to see half a dozen people in the neighboring site sitting around their campfire, arranged to watch me like a movie.

I'm glad that I didn't notice that they were watching earlier.
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Old 05-09-2016, 11:04 PM   #18
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Now that's funny.
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Old 05-10-2016, 12:42 AM   #19
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And the more people that watch, the more nervous you get and the longer it takes and the worse it is and the more beer is consumed afterwards...
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And the more people that watch, the more nervous you get and the longer it takes and the worse it is and the more beer is consumed afterwards...
Keep us updated what campsite you pick next spring! Plan to park right beside and join the afterwards
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