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Old 01-09-2021, 12:46 PM
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Default What Tim said

I have a battery-powered Power Tow that I used on the -10, which was adequate, but the gasoline powered one has more push. I use my tow on the -6A now, and we have a decent incline to the hangar -- could not do it without the tug.

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Old 01-09-2021, 02:48 PM
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I know the feeling. Just spend the money on a Best Tugs A3, you won't regret it. Better maneuverability than any other tug I've tried, except maybe the A5. It has plenty of power and endurance too.


[quote=Lemos;1492608]Iím finding the RV10 to be a real <deleted>/pig to move around. Itís so heavy! Any tips or tricks to get this <deleted> in her parking spot without running her into anything? Do guys use a electric tow bar of some variety?
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Old 01-09-2021, 09:29 PM
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Find a cheap used riding lawnmower and set it up as a tug. I picked one up for $100, without the mower deck, and it works great.

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Old 01-10-2021, 09:21 AM
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Default Tug

Electric golf cart
You can find them around here $1500-2000.
Has other uses around the airport too.
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Old 01-10-2021, 04:41 PM
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physical exercise could help.
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Old 01-10-2021, 06:28 PM
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My RV12 pushes really easy. Happy to make a trade.
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