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cross wind

Postby Diesel Dave 04 » Wed Sep 07, 2016 7:26 am

This past weekend we were in Bethany beach Delaware when the hurricane came close to the coast so with the rest of the weekend being shot do to the weather we decided to pull out sat. and head home where the weather was good.
Any way we were in the middle of 60 mph cross winds and I had two large bridges to cross. Well let me just say I was very nerves I been around these fifth wheels for years and I mean many but this is the first time I had that strong of a cross wind and pulled a 13X42 sail. I will try never again to do that. #:-s
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Re: cross wind

Postby sew2bhappy » Wed Sep 07, 2016 7:39 am

So glad you made it across ok! Many times in the past few years I have said us RVers have special angels that protect us!
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Re: cross wind

Postby WVcampers » Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:39 am

Glad you made it without problems. I towed back from upstate NY several years ago. The wind was pretty strong, there were times that my 7.3 Ford would only maintain 65mph towing a 39' fiver. It was not fun at all.
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