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Old 21 September 2021, 11:33   #1
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Model Car Boat & Trailer

Hi there

I am trying to source a Model Car, Boat & Trailer to teach reversing down a slipway.

There are plenty on the market, but none that I have found where you can turn the front wheels of the car.

Any ideas please?

MGx
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Old 21 September 2021, 11:50   #2
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How big you thinking - this would be perfect

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Deere-Tract...76262216&psc=1
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Old 21 September 2021, 16:39   #3
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Hi there

I am trying to source a Model Car, Boat & Trailer to teach reversing down a slipway.

There are plenty on the market, but none that I have found where you can turn the front wheels of the car.

Any ideas please?

MGx
Whatís wrong with the full size car and some cones?
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Old 22 September 2021, 10:51   #4
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Whatís wrong with the full size car and some cones?
Won't fit in a classroom?
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Old 22 September 2021, 12:05   #5
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This is what you REALLY want:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bruder-Rove.../dp/B004H51706

It even has its own twin axle trailer

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Or this bloke - he even has a Lifejacket. Sorry, I mean Bouyancy Aid, sorry, I can't tell the difference. Mike will be along shortly :-)



The Product Description cracked me up:

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To many, holidays at the seaside are still a synonym for relaxation. Sun, sea and sandy beaches are factors for a nice holiday. Water craft are a common feature on many of these beaches. They are hired out to holiday makers as well as used by coast guards. BRUDER has now added the summertime combination of Land Rover Defender pick-up and personal water craft to the range. The Land Rover Defender pick-up has no problem with pulling the loaded trailer to the water. In addition to the opening rear door as well as side doors, the bonnet opens to show off the detailed engine block. The rear seat and the drawbar coupling can also be removed. Suspension on both axles means there are no terrain boundaries during play time. The new BRUDER personal water craft features an unsinkable design to prevent any capsizing. For safety reasons, riders have been equipped with a life vest. The water craft accommodates two world figures. Use the modern trailer design to transport the water craft. It features a fold-down ramp and outriggers at the front as well as rear. The water craft is secured using transport brackets."
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It even has its own twin axle trailer
I wonder if this is for when the toy breaks down.
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Apparently there's a BMW version available too but the indicators don't work
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Any ideas please?

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I say you blow the marketing budget and get this.



Trailer - some aluminium profile sections, few fasteners and a couple of wheelbarrow tyres and stick a toy-shop beach inflatable on it. Trust me - you'll have the full attention of the class!
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Or this bloke - he even has a Lifejacket. Sorry, I mean Bouyancy Aid, sorry, I can't tell the difference. Mike will be along shortly :-)



The Product Description cracked me up:

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To many, holidays at the seaside are still a synonym for relaxation. Sun, sea and sandy beaches are factors for a nice holiday. Water craft are a common feature on many of these beaches. They are hired out to holiday makers as well as used by coast guards. BRUDER has now added the summertime combination of Land Rover Defender pick-up and personal water craft to the range. The Land Rover Defender pick-up has no problem with pulling the loaded trailer to the water. In addition to the opening rear door as well as side doors, the bonnet opens to show off the detailed engine block. The rear seat and the drawbar coupling can also be removed. Suspension on both axles means there are no terrain boundaries during play time. The new BRUDER personal water craft features an unsinkable design to prevent any capsizing. For safety reasons, riders have been equipped with a life vest. The water craft accommodates two world figures. Use the modern trailer design to transport the water craft. It features a fold-down ramp and outriggers at the front as well as rear. The water craft is secured using transport brackets."
How big it that jet ski
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Hi there

I am trying to source a Model Car, Boat & Trailer to teach reversing down a slipway.

There are plenty on the market, but none that I have found where you can turn the front wheels of the car.

Any ideas please?

MGx
To what extent is the problem understanding the mechanics of reversing v's the visual limitations of being in a car facing forwards with restricted visibility and linking the feedback loops of turning steering to seeing the trailer move?
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Old 30 September 2021, 05:10   #12
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It's the former.

Getting people who have never towed anything to understand the mechanics of reversing.

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