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Old 01-29-2010, 06:27 PM   #11
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Default Moving the Trailmanor while open

Hello. I am camping at Anza Borrego Desert Park with my 2720SL. We are scheduled to change locations within the campground in a few days. We need to move the TM about 200 meters. I am wondering whether anyone has experience hitching an open TM to a towing vehicle and pulling the TM (while still open) to a nearby location. I know that the safe thing to do is to dissasemble the TM and then move it. However, being somewhat lazy, I am curious to know whether there are any risks or hazards that people have encountered by moving their TM without closing it. Thanks.
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:33 PM   #12
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I know that the place I've brought it (once) for some service on the toilet moved it while open--maybe 200 feet or so. Haven't found any damage or issue from it.
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:49 PM   #13
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Depending on your TV you will have to be very careful when turning. SUVs or pickups with covers might damage the front shell if you turn too sharp.
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Old 01-30-2010, 08:00 AM   #14
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I moved ours around our street to get out of the way of the street sweeper. No problem in a straight line, but be very careful when you turn. I would definitely use a spotter and drive very slowly. Just depends on the amount of clearance you have. By the way, my TM touched the truck but fortunately did no damage. But I learned my lesson and won't do that again...
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