banner graphic
Airport Webcams
Who's Online
32 registered (Don Tedrow, Ted, Teg916, Luvrv8, magman, Henry M., Redtrucks, Bob C, rdriggers, JGC, Ron Patton, dashnamp, Bill K, Singh, Swingwing, flynal, 3.14 LET, 1 cropduster, Joeman434, Jpod, Desert Hawk, Willie, Wayne R, BenC, JD Casteel, Skycop, valientbaby, David Labrie, Will Johnson, Jim_1, IDontFly, KCDean), 175 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
MJahnke1, jamesyoung77, Meeks, Muddy, noobJohn
6272 Registered Users
Top Posters
Bargain Bob 93125
Cessna Dude 6628
vettdvr 5424
Rusty Rudder 4988
California Flyer 4734
Clyde Cessna 3305
wrecksum 2704
Willie 2573
Ward Holbrook 2129
XP Driver 2102
Don Tedrow 1988
Nightowl 1826
ytodd 1822
RodneyHooverCFI 1642
Lee T. Hargic 1629
Nintendo Pilot 1621
Glenn Darr 1608
oilwell1415 1598
November X-ray 1589
Bigdoggh 1434
Pilawt 1379
Peedie Montgomery 1226
Jim_1 1206
EdW 1178
Propduster 1059
Awkward Bird 1012
Showboatsix 996
Shuswap 912
OldCrow 875
Renegade 9 873
Top Posters (30 Days)
Bargain Bob 3156
vettdvr 200
Joeman434 142
Willie 69
Don Tedrow 66
Luvrv8 53
Rusty Rudder 49
Singh 49
Desert Hawk 46
farnk 44
oilwell1415 43
Shuswap 38
Henry M. 34
Pilot110 31
Ward Holbrook 29
Dave W 29
Wayne R 28
3.14 LET 27
JD Casteel 26
N5479R 25
California Flyer 23
Teg916 23
Fischer 22
Ron Patton 20
Glenn Darr 17
Newpilotoldplane 17
Captain Sam 16
milo100 15
Clyde Cessna 14
Nintendo Pilot 13
Topic Options
#132319 - 06/19/13 10:35 AM WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment
Curious1 Offline
Pilot in Command

Registered: 03/12/13
Posts: 409
Loc: Pacific NW, USA
I need to tow my C172. I need a towbar so I can use my truck to move it.
_________________________
"Safety" simply means "the risk is acceptable" - no more, no less.

Top
#132529 - 06/20/13 04:49 AM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: Curious1]
Bigdoggh Offline
Gold Pilot

Registered: 05/26/11
Posts: 1434
Loc: Georgia
I bought this one. I tow Miss Nannie to fuel and wash rack with this tow bar and a golf cart. It's a bit expensive, but works great. One word of caution...if you have a torpedo style nose wheel pant you will need the extender kit and then may still have to slightly modify to completely avoid scratching said pant.

http://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/pspages/brackettuniversaltowbars.php
_________________________
George - 1972 C-172L


FTY ANB CTJ LGC GVL AHN 20GA PUJ ALX ACJ UOS DTS AVL I69 YUP DVK AIK DVT SAF AXX ROA DYL TTN LYH GSP DNN VPC PIM RYY JKA ASD MJD RHP MKL M05 HKA TYS CHA TYQ OSH

Top
#132556 - 06/20/13 10:37 AM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: Bigdoggh]
BGF Yankee Offline
Pilot in Command

Registered: 07/02/11
Posts: 343
Loc: Tennessee, USA
The one George is suggesting works great! If you're looking for one that would fit a ball/hitch, I'm not sure you'll have any luck. I think most people retrofit them. I could be wrong about that though. You CAN use the one suggested here on a ball hitch though...I've done it. For no faster than you should REALLY be towing, you should have no worries.
_________________________
Enjoy my aviation photos at - http://www.flickr.com/photos/aviatorisu/

Top
#132591 - 06/20/13 01:00 PM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: BGF Yankee]
Curious1 Offline
Pilot in Command

Registered: 03/12/13
Posts: 409
Loc: Pacific NW, USA
Cool! Thanks. Ordered. I'm gonna use it for exactly the same purposes as Bigdoggh. Hopefully it'll put off an engine overhaul for at least another 100 hours or so.
_________________________
"Safety" simply means "the risk is acceptable" - no more, no less.

Top
#132597 - 06/20/13 01:55 PM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: Curious1]
Bigdoggh Offline
Gold Pilot

Registered: 05/26/11
Posts: 1434
Loc: Georgia
Here is a pic...Miss Nannie last year before the tornado and hail...

_________________________
George - 1972 C-172L


FTY ANB CTJ LGC GVL AHN 20GA PUJ ALX ACJ UOS DTS AVL I69 YUP DVK AIK DVT SAF AXX ROA DYL TTN LYH GSP DNN VPC PIM RYY JKA ASD MJD RHP MKL M05 HKA TYS CHA TYQ OSH

Top
#132660 - 06/20/13 09:25 PM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: Bigdoggh]
BGF Yankee Offline
Pilot in Command

Registered: 07/02/11
Posts: 343
Loc: Tennessee, USA
I like the plane (and golf cart) much better as it is now wink I think I see a bird peaking out of your hangar there too!
_________________________
Enjoy my aviation photos at - http://www.flickr.com/photos/aviatorisu/

Top
#133480 - 06/25/13 01:11 PM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: Bigdoggh]
Curious1 Offline
Pilot in Command

Registered: 03/12/13
Posts: 409
Loc: Pacific NW, USA
Nice plane, nice tow tug. That's where I'm headed (for a tug). I have an electric car that works great for travel to/from the airport. Adding a hitch and it's better yet.
_________________________
"Safety" simply means "the risk is acceptable" - no more, no less.

Top
#133586 - 06/26/13 05:49 AM Re: WANTED: Tow bar with ball hitch attachment [Re: Curious1]
Bigdoggh Offline
Gold Pilot

Registered: 05/26/11
Posts: 1434
Loc: Georgia
I actually have a hitch in front and the back of the gold cart.
_________________________
George - 1972 C-172L


FTY ANB CTJ LGC GVL AHN 20GA PUJ ALX ACJ UOS DTS AVL I69 YUP DVK AIK DVT SAF AXX ROA DYL TTN LYH GSP DNN VPC PIM RYY JKA ASD MJD RHP MKL M05 HKA TYS CHA TYQ OSH

Top


Cessna172 Tribute
THIS MONTH'S SPONSOR
Special thanks to:
You!
Thank you for making this site great
Strother '15 Countdown
June 18-21, 2015 KWLD
Today's Birthdays
Dean
Member Map
Where in the world are the Cessna 172 Club Members?

View the map

Helpful Links
100LL Price Finder
AD Directory
Aging GA Aircraft
Aircraft Directory
Airplane Report
AirNav
Airport Facilities Directory
AOPA
Aviation Weather
Barnstormers
BaseOps
C172 History
Cessna
Controller
Crash Records
DUAT Voyager Planner
DUATS
FAA
FltPlan
Flight Aware
Fly-In Calendar
Flying Tools (Files)
Google Earth
Ground Speed Records
National METAR Map
Sky Vector
Trade-A-Plane
Uvalde Flight Ctr
All the Webcams
Shout Box

AOPA
AOPA
Weather Lookup
Airport code:
(separate multiple codes with spaces)

List of stations