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Old 11-03-2014, 09:56 AM   #1
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How much weight is added to you camper

How much weight is added to the dry weight of your camper? I was wondering how I stack up with other people. Sometimes we like to pack up stuff that we really don't need😛.


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Old 11-03-2014, 10:11 AM   #2
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I figured about 500 lbs per person, which includes all the necessary items. In our case it is for the 2 of us and figured on extended stay. We actually went through our camper and removed a lot of things we found we didn't use.
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Old 11-03-2014, 11:30 AM   #3
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I weighed our camper empty from the dealer and then again after we loaded our "stuff" info it and if I remember correct it was in the 1300 pound range. We tend to carry a lot of "stuff" that isn't really needed.
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I've weighed a few times and have found that our weights significantly change based on the length of the trip. We also carry varying amounts of water in the fresh/gray/black tanks, so that can change things by a few hundred pounds.

Completely empty, my camper starts at 400 pounds higher than the advertised dry weight simply based on options.

From there, we add anywhere from 1,400 - 2,500 pounds (again, water and stuff).
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Old 11-03-2014, 11:41 AM   #5
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12,961 lbs. empty; 30 gallons fuel 188#., Side by side buggy 1800#., Food stuff 25#, Clothes 50#, dishes 50#, bathroom stuff and towels 25#, beding and blankets, coats 50#, tools, chairs, BBQ, Big rug matt and safety kit, 250# === about 15,400# OH WAIT, BEER/WINE 600# == 16,000 lbs. LOL
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Old 11-03-2014, 12:11 PM   #6
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Were at 1000 lbs....
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Old 11-03-2014, 12:44 PM   #7
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We are right about 1k lbs over the yellow sticker weight when loaded. This does not include water as we normally pull empty.


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Old 11-03-2014, 01:18 PM   #8
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I have never weight my unit, but after adding 2 x 30 pounds propane & battery that is not included in the dry weight.
I would assume we put in easily 1000 pounds maybe more ( clothes, food, tools, camping gear, bedding and towels ).
It all adds up pretty fast.
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Old 11-03-2014, 01:38 PM   #9
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How much weight is added to you camper

I put a 1500 pound sidexside in mine and with clothes and food all total probably close to 2000 pounds maybe a little more. I am maxed out on ccc on my toy hauler. Don't like being at max load with my hauler but nothing I can do at this point. I just keep a really close eye on everything and take my time.


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Old 11-03-2014, 08:44 PM   #10
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14-1500lbs in our 5th. I have 4315lbs of payload available so I pack anything I feel I may need.
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