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Old 04-08-2013, 04:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by War_Wagon View Post
I told them two things - 1. get a cheapo utility trailer to tow behind their S10 style Jimmy 4x4, and 2. trailers are lower to the ground, and easier to load. Point 2 has been the biggest thing they like about the trailer, though I like point 1 in that they already had a decent 4x4 that was paid for, and for the $600 they paid for the trailer, and the 3 times a year they actually use it, it has saved them a pile of cash in both truck payments, and fuel costs.
I don't know why people are so quick to buy a huge expensive vehicle they really wont need when a trailer will work.
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