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Old 06-06-2010, 09:44 PM   #15
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We were loading two trailers to move my brother from North Pennsylvania to South Florida when we got the phone call our father had died in Florida. Hurriedly finished loading the trailers, and drove 1275 miles in 23 1/2 hours. Average speed was about 55 mph, all we stopped for was gas and coffee. I wouldn't recommend anybody else do this...
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:00 PM   #16
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Depends on who's in the rig with me...

The boys and I: 600 miles in 10 hours, easy.
The girls and I: 400 miles in 14+ brutal, exhausting hours.
Love it. And sounds so very typical.
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:13 PM   #17
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We went from Amarillo, Tx to Camarillo, Ca which is approx 1126.7 miles. My daughter was my co-driver. We were finishing 4 1/2 days of going from home to Mobile, Al to pick up our new trailer. Was worth it to get our first Airstream.
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:25 PM   #18
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The bottom line, here, I think, is to do as many miles as you feel comfortable with. It's not a race against how far other people have towed. It is how you feel at the end of the day. 200/2000-it just doesn't really matter. Pick a place wher you would like to stop for the night and make that your goal, not how many miles you can cram in a day. There are no awards on here for marathon trailer pullers.
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Old 06-07-2010, 08:10 AM   #19
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So Pill, how many miles have you towed in one day?
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Old 06-07-2010, 08:15 AM   #20
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Spousal Abuse

I was taught that 700 miles a day or more constitutes spousal abuse.
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Old 06-07-2010, 08:43 AM   #21
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Around 780 miles from Auburn, CA to Surprise, AZ ~I won't do that again. Now I prefer to drive 4-5 hours a time max 6.
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Old 06-07-2010, 11:02 AM   #22
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570 miles in one day. Will try not to do it again but as we all know, circumstances at the time etc. I usually try to travel 250 to 350 mile day stopping every two hours to walk the dogs and myself. We have done Arizona from Washington snow birding five winters and put about 8k on the traile reach year sleeping in it about 75 nights per year. We use it a lot but not full time obviously.
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Old 06-07-2010, 12:29 PM   #23
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So Pill, how many miles have you towed in one day?

So far on my little trips around my longest was 460. Towing that is. But driving, it gets quite insane.

I'm planning on 700+ miles the first day.

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Old 06-07-2010, 12:47 PM   #24
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Will that put you on the western Fla. border a after the first day?
Let me know how that schedule works out for you? I haven't done that drive yet, but may try it next year. At least as far as Orlando, but I'll probably take 2 days to drive the 1000 miles.
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:44 PM   #25
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350 miles...my Bhodissattva won't let me do more than that, she keeps reminding me "the journey, butterfly, not the destination..." ;-)
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Old 06-07-2010, 02:13 PM   #26
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Hardest drive I`ve ever made was from Naples to southern Ohio,I was loaded to to go,when I got the call my mother had died,almost 1200 miles in 18 hrs,only stopped for gas around 450-500 miles,had food and drink in cooler,when I needed personal stop,just pulled over along Interstate,and used trailer.
Trip back I took 4 days. Dave
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CLE to Portland ME and then Portland ME to Halifax, NS the next day.
Did the same on the return trip and VOWED never to exceed 8 hours a day again.
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Clearwater, FL to Libertyville, IL stopping only for food & gas - Made it in right at 24 hours. Never again.
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