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Old 05-24-2014, 01:00 PM   #1
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Pulling a golf cart

I saw a photo on forums where a member pulled a golf cart behind their AS TT. Obviously it is possible, do you have to have a special license? Is it difficult? What are the concerns of this?
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Old 05-24-2014, 02:11 PM   #2
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You can only pull a "double" in certain states. It can be seen here in the south with folks pulling a bass boat behind a trailer. Here are the negatives.

You can not back up unless you unhitched
Way too much going on back their
Travel trailers aren't meant to tow stuff.
You need to be a skilled driver. Most people have a hard enough issue with one trailer (me included!)

Personally, I think it is not worth it. It is also why they make tow haulers or long bed pickup trucks to hold your cart.
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Old 05-24-2014, 02:20 PM   #3
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You can only pull a "double" in certain states. It can be seen here in the south with folks pulling a bass boat behind a trailer. Here are the negatives.

You can not back up unless you unhitched
Way too much going on back their
Travel trailers aren't meant to tow stuff.
You need to be a skilled driver. Most people have a hard enough issue with one trailer (me included!)

Personally, I think it is not worth it. It is also why they make tow haulers or long bed pickup trucks to hold your cart.

Thank you. That was my thoughts. I see all these golf carts camping and I'm wondering how they tow them.
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Old 05-24-2014, 03:57 PM   #4
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You can pull a golf cart with your AIRSTREAM trailer

Big Ed Moller of Walhalla, South Carolina built this ingenious solution for himself:

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Essentially, Ed made a second, longer frame and tongue out of 5 or 6" steel beam then just set the existing Argosy frame on top, trailer and all, bolting them together.

A close study of the photos will show you how it was done. It is one of the cleverest Airstream adaptations that I've seen.

Another solution would be to acquire my rig. I expect you could haul TWO golf carts on my carrier!

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That is amazing! I am always intrigued by the ingenuity of Airstreamers! Your rig is something. I have looked through your thread many times. It wouldn't be a practical family vehicle though. 😊 Still love your whole setup.
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Big Ed Moller of Walhalla, South Carolina built this ingenious solution for himself:

Essentially, Ed made a second, longer frame and tongue out of 5 or 6" steel beam then just set the existing Argosy frame on top, trailer and all, bolting them together.
That can't be good for the tongue weight, though…
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Well, that depends on what your pulling set up is, right?

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Ed uses a beefy turbo charged Dodge Diesel pickup, performance outfitted with gauges, filters, coolers and such. He seems to know a lot about mechanical things - that's his work - and he's apparently been pulling this unique rig up and down the mountains in his part of the world for several years.

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