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Old 05-08-2016, 10:56 PM   #1
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Wife would like to learn the ins and outs of
trailer towing and backing etc. but she doesn't want me to teach her. Says I'm a grouch. Does anyone know where she can take lessons ?
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Old 05-08-2016, 11:10 PM   #2
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here's one thread.

Our experience with Valley Driving School

and another:
Driving lessons: common sense, or a lapse in machismo?




Most truck driving schools will teach you, perhaps you have one locally?
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Old 05-08-2016, 11:40 PM   #3
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Teaching her golf would be worse of course
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Old 05-09-2016, 11:58 AM   #6
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Believe me she is motivated. She will learn. Thanks for the info.
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A few years back, there were " becoming an outdoors woman" sessions which featured learning to tow and launch boats, your Michigan DNR hosts these kinds of activities. Perhaps you could contact them or a community college or local RV club or dealer to find out if they offer like programs for towing and setting up trailers. I promoted this as a possible Parks And Recreation program as a revenue source when I was still in the field but like most of my brilliant ideas, I was poo pood. Maybe your parks and Rec dept could be more progressive.
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Thanks Dave. Good idea. May also check the community college here. That's where she learned how to ride a motorcycle. Forgot about them.
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A few years back, there were " becoming an outdoors woman" sessions which featured learning to tow and launch boats, your Michigan DNR hosts these kinds of activities. Perhaps you could contact them or a community college or local RV club or dealer to find out if they offer like programs for towing and setting up trailers. I promoted this as a possible Parks And Recreation program as a revenue source when I was still in the field but like most of my brilliant ideas, I was poo pood. Maybe your parks and Rec dept could be more progressive.
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Wife would like to learn the ins and outs of
trailer towing and backing etc. but she doesn't want me to teach her. Says I'm a grouch. Does anyone know where she can take lessons ?
Hi: GCS... There are few ins and outs of trailer towing. Usually one in when you get to the campground... and one out when you leave.
If I can teach my wife to drive a stick shift... you can do the trailer towing lessons. Alf
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