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Old 05 October 2016, 17:01   #1
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Cool Trailer nose weight Video

Great example of how loadings on a trailer react !

https://twitter.com/OPCVC/status/778838710964002817
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Old 06 October 2016, 11:43   #2
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Old 06 October 2016, 17:17   #4
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Nice video
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Old 07 October 2016, 02:51   #5
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Wow! You know you know it, but still good to watch


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I didn't know this. Interesting
When you think of Ribs with big outboards hanging off the back.
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be nice to see proper scale test with scale weights, this is extremes obviously.

however, hands up who has really balanced their trailer properly? caravan owners need not reply, we know the answer just by looking at the tow vehicle under way.

i went the whole 9 yards, caravan ball weight scale and winched boat on until got where i wanted it and then moved the bow stop to suit
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I always put the scales under the nose wheel before we set off for our annual in Scotland but then add another 100 litres (100 Kilos) of fuel into the tank at Lochgilphead and end up nose heavy for the last bit of the journey. Never noticed any difference but you can't build up much speed on Kintyre with a boat on the back...
When I load to come home it's just a guess but I always like a bit of weight on the nose and easy to do with the single axle.
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