photoblog365 - Hard

by Bob Rosenberg April. 12, 2019 266 views

If you have a small utility trailer, you hook it up to the tow vehicle by simply getting the hitch ball close to the trailer and then just lift the nose of the trailer up and lower it down atop the ball. The "nose" of my horse trailer, however, weighs 300 pounds, so the ball of the hitch must be driven precisely under the nose of the trailer. That's HARD! But, with a mere $150 investment, I added a back up camera to the bumper that lets me see exactly where the ball and trailer nose are. It's still HARD, but doable.

Because my trailer is so heavy, I had to go with a larger trailer hitch. And because it sticks out so far, I tell people that my trailer hitch has injured more people than guns.

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Lee Santiva 2 years, 5 months ago

Clever solution and a great subject for today: solution of a hard problem! I think I remember you saying you were an engineer before you retired.
P.S. I „like“ your blog but I only click the like button when I want to save the image in the curate folder. Sometimes I wish you could like A blog without it bring automatically saved so that collection wouldn‘t get unmanageable

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Bob Rosenberg Replied to Lee Santiva 2 years, 5 months ago

Thanks for the nice words on the post, Lee.  I don't understand completely what you're saying about the curate folder - mostly because I don't understand that folder.  I hit "like" on many many postings, and I guess those that I like get added to my curate?  But so what?  Is there some use for the folder?  I never open it . . .   open mouth

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab 2 years, 5 months ago

Smart man smile

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Bob Rosenberg Replied to Camellia Staab 2 years, 5 months ago

Thanks Camellia.  Comes from too many days having someone standing next to the trailer saying "left, right, back up more, no, too much!"    smile

2 years, 5 months ago Edited