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Old 06-26-2014, 08:37 AM   #21
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Just in case a new member is seeing this thread, the comments are in jest. They are, aren't they ??
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Old 06-27-2014, 07:05 AM   #22
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Just in case a new member is seeing this thread, the comments are in jest. They are, aren't they ??
In jest? You'd put that trailer in the back of the bed instead of towing it, wouldn't you?
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:06 PM   #23
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You might be able to pull that trailer, but do you have enough truck to stop it?
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:52 PM   #24
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You're exceeding 25% of the trucks towing capacity, I'd look into stepping up to a HDT ASAP, Volvo makes a nice tractor.

And if you don't, you better pray that when you barrel roll that overloaded thing it's not near my family.

At least step up to 3000lb airbags, upgraded brakes and suspension, 19.5" MDT tire/wheel combination, real trucker sun visor, CB radio, HID headlamps to warn people as you approach, then get it all approved by the DOT to see if they'll let you haul that monster on public roads.
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Old 06-28-2014, 05:55 AM   #25
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SKnight - do you really think he needs the 3000 lb bags? 2000 should be enough...
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Old 06-28-2014, 06:22 AM   #26
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SKnight - do you really think he needs the 3000 lb bags? 2000 should be enough...
He would have to air the bags to nearly psi capacity with that a blown bag is possible and loss of control at city street speeds would be ugly.
The 3000 lb bags would allow him to keep the air pressure a little under max without bending the springs.
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Old 06-28-2014, 07:05 AM   #27
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Sometime we just need a little levity. The camper weighs a whole 3500 pounds and the truck is a Ford F-350 dually. We use the Clipper for short or out of the way trips where the big fiver is a bit much.

We do get some comments from fellow campers in the campgrounds.


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Old 06-28-2014, 08:18 AM   #28
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Let me guess... The salesman said "You can tow that camper, no problem." ???

There's a tow calculator on here somewhere to check your numbers. Please be safe.


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SKnight - do you really think he needs the 3000 lb bags? 2000 should be enough...
Oh yeah, you say that from the safety of South Korea, meanwhile over here we're stuck with that death trap.
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Old 06-28-2014, 09:09 AM   #30
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The safety of South Korea?





There isn't a Korean word for "safety".

P.s. We were both wrong. The trailer weighs 3,500 lbs. Have to get the 4000 lb bags... :P
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