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Posted 09-19-2011 at 08:04 AM by MikeandEmily Comments 1
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Saturday, we decided we'd take the new baby out for a night in the campground. Luckily, we live about 20 minutes from a place with full hook-ups (available). We got a site with power and water, which was totally fine. Mike got the AS backed in perfectly, the site was level and wide, got plugged in, awning out , chairs out, dogs settled, and we were off! Cooked something easy in the oven (which we had trouble with. We had ALL of the manuals, except the Cuisinart. Figures, right?! Oh well, minor hiccup....

Posted 09-15-2011 at 06:51 PM by MikeandEmily Comments 2
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We did it! We backed it on up the driveway! I am so proud of our team work.

We decided to take our new AS to an empty parking lot and spend a few minutes working on backing. It seems there's no magic switch to "stiffen" the (previously referred to as "wet noodle") hitch, so to speak...ya just have to practice (newbie didn't know this). After several attempts, Michael seemed to have figured out the just the right maneuvers to at least get the trailer very close to
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Posted 09-15-2011 at 09:46 AM by MikeandEmily Comments 7
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Well, the first drive home with our 22' FB Sport was so nice. We have a hitch with anti-sway bars and the special braking system so it really wasn't all that noticeable that we were towing. Seemed all was going to be great, that is, until we needed to back it into the driveway.

I begin my job as co-pilot; directing. "Just go straight back", I kept saying to my pilot (aka husband)...yet the airstream was wiggling around like a wet noodle! What is happening here?! It's beginning...
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