Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: Trailers
Thu, 12 Aug 1999 15:17:34 -0400
At the risk of stating the obvious?
On Wed, 11 Aug 1999 barry_c_runnels@MMACMAIL.JCCBI.GOV wrote:
> 1. Determine what vehicles are going to pull the trailer. We found that we had
But the trailers will probably outlast the pulling vehicles. What
happens if suddenly you find yourself with a Troop full of parents (or
Registered Leaders) and the biggest vehicle among 'em is a Ford Escort or
a Geo Metro?
> 3. Covered or not. Most Troops tend to load a uncovered trailer up to about the
> top of the sides. We found we can load our covered trailer up to the ceiling (if
> needed). A covered trailer with the same floor size of an uncovered trailer will
> carry almost twice the cargo. But that cover adds a couple hundred pounds.
Twice the cargo will probably be twice the weight?