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Old 02-10-2016, 06:35 PM   #71
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Fred it's great that you got your Moho weighed as I believe everyone should. That said you don't have a weight issue. Nine is expected with the 2014 390 or 400 or 40 or whatever they called them. The fix was done after the 2011-2013 390's had so much problem.
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Old 03-22-2016, 08:01 PM   #72
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Over??

CAT Scale totals
Front axle 10,180
Rear 17,600
Total 27780

'11 Berk 390bh-340

Fuel fuel, no supplies, driver only.
255/80/22.5 tires.

Sticker says
Front 10,410
Rear 17,500


What do you all think? Anyone have an email for Randy if you think I need it?

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Old 03-22-2016, 08:34 PM   #73
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Old 03-22-2016, 09:54 PM   #74
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Not all units are over weight. I'm not sure they would know which units to recall other than the 390-RB Berkshire. Only some of the others are affected like the 390-BH. Forest River is correcting the issue at their expense even ones that are out of warranty. Other manufacturers have a weight problem but won't do anything about it. I think Phil was the first to discover it. I didn't know until I decided get my coach weighed due to seeing some being pulled into a portable inspection station with portable scales here in Temecula CA and decided to know my weight.
I didn't know you live in Temecula!?
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Old 03-22-2016, 10:14 PM   #75
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We are wintering in Sage just east of Temecula and have a view of Murietta from our place. We are hitting the road late April early May.We are heading to New Mexico probably around Chama.
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Old 03-22-2016, 10:38 PM   #76
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We are wintering in Sage just east of Temecula and have a view of Murietta from our place. We are hitting the road late April early May.We are heading to New Mexico probably around Chama.
Are you in tucalota springs? My neighbor used to store his toy box there.

Now you said you've seen RV's being pulled over for weight checks? CHP?
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We were at Tucalota for a year. We bought some land and built a manufactured home and RV barn for winter. We are members at several wineries if you get in the area let me know. Yes it was CHP with portable scales they were on Rancho California road near Barons food market. It's been 6-7 months since I saw them. Where are you from?
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Old 03-23-2016, 08:57 AM   #78
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Listening the team, I finally got my rig weighed. Here's my weight's as of today with the following qualifiers:
1/2 fuel; full DEF, full propane, 3/4 water, black/grey tanks empty, driver onboard (210#)
loaded for travel except empty fridge.
2014 Berkshire 390bh-60

Front axle:10,260#
Rear axle :17,500#
Total Wt. : 27,760#
Any thoughts from the weight police?

You should be good as it's a 2014 and it appears they fixed the issue for the 14 model year.
My 2014 has a front axle rating for 12k lbs and a rear axle rating for 19k lbs.
I also have the 275/70 tires mentioned.
The information on your axles and tires should be in the two small cabinets above the driver seat.
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CAT Scale totals
Front axle 10,180
Rear 17,600
Total 27780

'11 Berk 390bh-340

Fuel fuel, no supplies, driver only.
255/80/22.5 tires.

Sticker says
Front 10,410
Rear 17,500


What do you all think? Anyone have an email for Randy if you think I need it?

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I believe you meant full fuel; right? You put your wife in, any other passengers, cargo and some fresh water; you will definitely be over weight. Request from FR the tire and axle upgrade.
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Old 03-31-2016, 07:30 AM   #80
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Looking hard at berk 38a and this is one of my main concerns...limited carrying capacity. Amazing so many coaches have so limited capacity. Certainly not just a berk issue either...some Dutch stars recently had a similar thing I believe
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