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Old 12-06-2017, 12:35 PM   #239
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This should be required ready for all new here prior to making a first post. With a test of course, open book since old people have a bad memory.

Is it really that safe to tow on the ball at 80MPH with ST's in Texas?
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:45 PM   #240
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Is it really that safe to tow on the ball at 80MPH with ST's in Texas?
According to the original Life and Death of a Thread: Rules to Follow for Killing a Thread, originally posted by SteveSueMac, I must respond thusly:

Hey Al! Welcome to the forums! Man, great question! Trust me, you're going to get a lot of varying opinions on towing on the ball at 80 mph with ST's in Texas. It's a real can of worms you've opened there.
Whatever is working for you, keep doing it!

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Old 12-06-2017, 01:05 PM   #241
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In Canada they tow on the ball at 80 kph all the time, of course gravity is a little different there.
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Old 12-06-2017, 01:06 PM   #242
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In Canada they tow on the ball at 80 kph all the time, of course gravity is a little different there.
Wait, you said mph didn't you? That's like 60 kph, right? Or is it 160 kph?
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Old 12-06-2017, 01:17 PM   #243
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Well, you went and jumped right to step 6 or 7, depending on how we look at it... so I'm going back to step two and see if we can keep her on the rails to Moderator Shut Down. Work with me people!

Hey DO! Welcome to the conversation! I think it would be sheer lunacy to toe your balls at 80 kph. But if it works for you, I say keep it up!

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I had a disparaging comment about Canada, but realized I was getting out of order myself.

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Old 12-06-2017, 02:24 PM   #245
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This should be required ready for all new here prior to making a first post. With a test of course, open book since old people have a bad memory.

Is it really that safe to tow on the ball at 80MPH with ST's in Texas?
"Please let me know your dates and routes of travel so I might avoid risk to my family (and their families, and their families' families blah blah blah)". Always my favorite.
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Old 12-06-2017, 02:52 PM   #246
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Great idea! There was a pretty spirited thread about that a couple of years ago. Might want to read the prior art before making any new claims.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f472...eam-86208.html
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50 pages in a few months...and no mention of oil, torque, or tires!
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Old 12-06-2017, 03:57 PM   #248
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Red - I don't know whether to give you credit for trying to enact the thread killing rules in order, or to take this over to the Argue thread for the fun of it.

Mad props for giving it a shot!
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:07 PM   #249
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Well, you went and jumped right to step 6 or 7, depending on how we look at it... so I'm going back to step two and see if we can keep her on the rails to Moderator Shut Down. Work with me people!

Hey DO! Welcome to the conversation! I think it would be sheer lunacy to toe your balls at 80 kph. But if it works for you, I say keep it up!

-Red, possibly misunderstanding the topic of conversation...
Sorry, we're a little farther ahead here in Canada!
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Well, you went and jumped right to step 6 or 7, depending on how we look at it... so I'm going back to step two and see if we can keep her on the rails to Moderator Shut Down. Work with me people!



Hey DO! Welcome to the conversation! I think it would be sheer lunacy to toe your balls at 80 kph. But if it works for you, I say keep it up!



-Red, possibly misunderstanding the topic of conversation...


Red - it's my strongly held opinion that it is indeed lunacy to toe balls at any speed, but to tow your balls at 80 is perfectly groovy.

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Old 12-06-2017, 04:53 PM   #251
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"Please let me know your dates and routes of travel so I might avoid risk to my family (and their families, and their families' families blah blah blah)". Always my favorite.


I know I've used that one myself a few times. While it lacks merit, it just feels so danged fun to use it!
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Two years later... Thread still open, J. Morgan still not banned, same arguments going on about tow vehicles/tires/sway control hitches/coffee makers/guns/sex/politics/Canada. I am sorely disappointed in myself that I failed in helping this thread get locked.



Let's try this again, shall we?



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Lol, I have had a few “stern talking to’s” in the interim. It might seem amazin, but in tens of thousands of posts on this forum, and that forum, I have never been beaten with the ban stick.... lol. While I will admit to being an opinionated A/H, apparently not so big of one to get banned yet....

BUT, in my defense, I have gotten A LOT of threads locked....
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