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Old 11-21-2021, 07:20 PM
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Recently I’ve seen trailers for golf carts that look similar to rickshaws for pulling two additional people. There is a “rent me” sign on the back of at least one of the ones I saw, but I couldn’t get close enough to get the details.

This sounds like a good solution for when guests come to town. Has anyone tried one? Or know the website that rents them?
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Old 11-21-2021, 07:44 PM
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If you have to rent why not rent a 4 or 6 seater, we've done that in the past for guests and it works out very well.
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Old 11-21-2021, 08:04 PM
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If you search online you can find pictures of that sort of trailer. Personally, I would be concerned about the average golf cart driver pulling a trailer with people in it. So many people here shouldn't even be driving a regular cart ... Looks dangerous to me.

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Old 11-21-2021, 09:33 PM
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Golf carts are NOT designed for the additional weight, they have brakes only on the rear wheels, and the addition of a trailer and 2 more people may put a significant strain on these brakes. Also, the trailer will block the lower brake and turn signals. IMHO, I am not sure this is a good idea.
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They seem to have brake, signal, and tail lights, but I’m not sure about the braking. One brand on the internet does have a system if the front vehicle brakes it engages the brakes on the back, but those are expensive tram systems and I don’t think that’s what I saw.

We actually have multiple carts, but it’s kind of a bummer to split everyone up for tours. I’m not sure driving the huge 4 person forward facing carts would be that much easier than driving something with a trailer. Either way, the huge vehicle are only for touring, so it’d be nice to rent something by the hour.
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Not sure about a rickshaw look but kinda neat.
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Watching the majority of villagers trying to reverse that out of/into a tight space, could be entertaining!
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Watching the majority of villagers trying to reverse that out of/into a tight space, could be entertaining!
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Golf carts are NOT designed for the additional weight, they have brakes only on the rear wheels, and the addition of a trailer and 2 more people may put a significant strain on these brakes. Also, the trailer will block the lower brake and turn signals. IMHO, I am not sure this is a good idea.
I find myself feeling sorry for some of the golf carts with just two seats( let’s just
call it) FULLY LOADED
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Not sure about a rickshaw look but kinda neat.
Looks like seatbelts on the trailer. Nice cooler which is a must have. Those passengers better buckle in /if the driver goes over a curb or speed bump a little fast they would hit the roof! And spill their beer
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If you have to rent why not rent a 4 or 6 seater, we've done that in the past for guests and it works out very well.
If they are like me, can’t find a 4 seater to rent right now. If anyone knows where to find a 4 seater to rent, let me know.
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Recently I’ve seen trailers for golf carts that look similar to rickshaws for pulling two additional people. There is a “rent me” sign on the back of at least one of the ones I saw, but I couldn’t get close enough to get the details.

This sounds like a good solution for when guests come to town. Has anyone tried one? Or know the website that rents them?
The trailers look like fun, but I think you would need to have a trailer hitch and wiring harness installed, which might cost a bit. Whoever mentioned the difficulty in backing up the trailer is certainly right. All vehicle owners nearby should be hoping you have insurance for that trailer.
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Recently I’ve seen trailers for golf carts that look similar to rickshaws for pulling two additional people. There is a “rent me” sign on the back of at least one of the ones I saw, but I couldn’t get close enough to get the details.

This sounds like a good solution for when guests come to town. Has anyone tried one? Or know the website that rents them?
OMG! Rickshaw!! too funny! Haven't heard that word in forever! We had one of those when we lived in Hawaii! I think my Dad won it somehow, or something. Great memories.
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Recently I’ve seen trailers for golf carts that look similar to rickshaws for pulling two additional people. There is a “rent me” sign on the back of at least one of the ones I saw, but I couldn’t get close enough to get the details.

This sounds like a good solution for when guests come to town. Has anyone tried one? Or know the website that rents them?
Not a real brilliant idea from a safety standpoint. I’ve worked hundreds of accidents in my career and that is an accident waiting to happen.
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Maneuvering the tight entrances and exits to the tunnels could prove interesting!
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