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Old 18 August 2004, 18:03   #11
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The stick and plasticine seems a good option to me
Sounds good to me.
I reverse up to the hitch with the back seats lowered and the tailgate open - the extra visibilty gets me near enough!
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Old 18 August 2004, 19:27   #12
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The lateral thinking answer is tooooo: .................... Move the boat to the car.
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Mind you though, you might have to do an Arni work out beforhand
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The lateral thinking answer is tooooo: .................... Move the boat to the car.
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Mind you though, you might have to do an Arni work out beforhand

Unfortunately,I live on the side of a hill so this isnt always possible.Thanks everyone for your comments,I will play around with a mirror and the post idea to start with,the video camera seems too complicated to me.
Opening the tailgate seems simple and effective but would not alwys be possible due to overhead obstructions(garage roof)
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Put a bumper protector plate behind the tow ball to protect your pride and joy, this will help to prevent nasty mistakes when practising.
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I've used an old wing mirror mounted to the front of an Ifor Williams horse box for years. It means that I can hitch up completely single handed. Horsey stuff, like boat stuff, is way over priced - these mirrors are advertised in the press for about £30.00. All you need is a piec of tube, and a second hand wing mirror- done!!
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thats a good Idea. Any peice of mirror with a angled back and a magnet so that you could stick it on your winch post when reversing, should give you a good view.
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