Tow ball carrier, do you use or recommend any (1 Viewer)

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another shout out for advice, this time on tow ball carriers
Being used to the caravan, and using the back of the car for extra storage we are very aware space will be tight in the new MH.
So the one we bought has a tow bar and I was thinking of adding a boot by using a carrier but I know they will be pros and cons
If you use one is it any good, is it terrible, what are the good points and the down sides?
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Depends on how many bikes
If you are at 3500kg the need to watch axle weight

Fiamma have a good range, many use others
 
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Depends on how many bikes
If you are at 3500kg the need to watch axle weight

Fiamma have a good range, many use others
It’s not for bikes, it has a bike rack too but I was thinking of a cargo box and use it as a boot, the type that fit on a tow ball
 
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What about a small(ish) box trailer? That's what we are taking this summer. Bikes, spare wheel, awning etc - so helping with payload and axle weights

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What about a small(ish) box trailer? That's what we are taking this summer. Bikes, spare wheel, awning etc - so helping with payload and axle weights
Trailers are great but if it’s a small one behind a large vehicle it can make it hard to manoeuvre and park, almost impossible to reverse when you can’t see it so a big trailer would be better but brings other problems
 
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Trailers are great but if it’s a small one behind a large vehicle it can make it hard to manoeuvre and park, almost impossible to reverse when you can’t see it so a big trailer would be better but brings other problems
Agree. I also have a motorcycle trailer. Just as easy to unhitch and do whatever then re-hitch.
 
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That problem goes away with a reversing camera.
I’m guessing you have never tried this manoeuvre. When I’m reversing my work truck with a trailer fitted all I see in the camera is the front of the trailer which is no help at all. The smaller the trailer the harder it is to reverse as you can’t see it until you get it poking out the side of the tow vehicle
 
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