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Old 06-24-2014, 07:46 PM   #1
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Do I have enough truck for this?

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 06-24-2014, 07:56 PM   #2
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Nope, I think you need to trade for a MDT for that trailer. And please tell me you are using a Hensley arrow for towing.

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Old 06-24-2014, 08:15 PM   #3
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Airbags will help with the sag....have you been to the scales to see if your out of payload?

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Old 06-24-2014, 08:21 PM   #4
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Think your TV's wheelbase is too short for that long of a camper...gonna be a nightmare towing that down the hwy ,)
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Old 06-24-2014, 08:28 PM   #5
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Your trailer's WAY to big for that TV. You need to trade it in on a Little Guy:

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Old 06-24-2014, 08:39 PM   #6
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awesome campsite
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Old 06-24-2014, 08:47 PM   #7
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What make and model is that trailer..In laws need there own to tow with a s10.
I will tow it behind my 5 ver just need a quick detach cable and move to another site lmao
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Old 06-24-2014, 09:37 PM   #8
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Weight Police are gonna be all over you👍

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Old 06-25-2014, 07:14 AM   #9
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How the heck do you get that trailer down from the bed of the truck? LOL
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Old 06-25-2014, 07:32 AM   #10
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Kinda' like using an bear load for duck. "Overkill"?

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