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Old 07-21-2008, 10:23 PM
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Are there any companies that rent one way truck rentals that can tow a 28' - 6000lb boat?
Oklahoma to California.
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Ryder and Penske both have 16ft box trucks w hitches. Should work for a 6k boat no problem. And the box makes a good wind break for the boat.
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try enterprise commercial , they rent f250's..
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Ryder and Penske both have 16ft box trucks w hitches. Should work for a 6k boat no problem. And the box makes a good wind break for the boat.
Balls are welded on, and are usually 2". Shank is only 3/4". Don't ask how I know.
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Budget and they are very reasonable in pricing. no one way fee either.
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Balls are welded on, and are usually 2". Shank is only 3/4". Don't ask how I know.
I ran into the same problem, solution......... cut off the ball with a torch and welded on a new 2/5/16 ball!!!
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Budget and they are very reasonable in pricing. no one way fee either.
You can rent an expedition for $270 one way Lauderdale to Cleveland, fact. Has factory towing package so you can use whatever size hitch you need.
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You can rent an expedition for $270 one way Lauderdale to Cleveland, fact. Has factory towing package so you can use whatever size hitch you need.
check the rental contract, when I had the pickup in the body shop this winter I rented a truck to go snomobling and I made the comment to the girl at Enterprise I needed a truck with a hitch and she said the rental contract doesn't allow for towing. Obviously if you have no issues no ones really going to know but if you do it can be a real PIA. Ended up using the wifes Suburban to tow just in case since the damage to my truck had been caused by the sled trailer jacknifing.
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We bought our Top Gun in Texas, and live in NJ, i thought it might be cheaper if we flew to Texas, than rented a Box truck to tow, found out it was not cheaper than hiring a Boat tower , and the rental companies did not want you towing . just my 2 cents
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I too found it cheaper to fly in, buy and then send a transporter to tow back.
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