Trailer tongue weigh video

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curtis cutter
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Trailer tongue weigh video

Post by curtis cutter » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:48 am

Saw this video and thought it was interesting. Nothing new to me but it may be worth sharing with inexperience trailer users.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jk9H5AB4lM
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Re: Trailer tongue weigh video

Post by SteveM » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:15 pm

Wow. That makes the point.

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Re: Trailer tongue weigh video

Post by steamin10 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:39 am

It is also the reason that trailer tires are stiffer than normal auto tires, to cut down the sway. It is no fun to get the tail wagging the dog. I had my trailer start to oscilate like that at 60, and had to change my shorts. (18 ft flatbed beavertail, twin axle).
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