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Old 02-15-2013, 11:17 AM   #1
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Cargo weight question.

I have a grey wolf 26 bh that has a max cargo weight of 2810 pounds.I didnt really take this into consideration until i thought about all of the stuff we had added.Pots and pans utensils,etc. Then i thought that the bike rack probably wasn't included in the max weight.We put 3 heavy duty chairs under the bed a 70 pound outside grill under the back storage and we just got a satellite on a tripod so we can have good tv when were camping and we'll probably store that inside too.I dont think we have reached the max weight yet but i never considered paying much attention to weight.We still have some more stuff we're going to add before spring.Do you guys think im "ok"weight wise or am i getting close to max weight?Also we do not haul water in the tank with us.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:26 AM   #2
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I have a 28bh and don't think i could fit 2800 lbs of stuff in the camper. That said, do yourself a favor and stop but a weigh station on your next trip while loaded and see exactly where your at. That way, there is no worrying
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:27 AM   #3
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I have a grey wolf 26 bh that has a max cargo weight of 2810 pounds.I didnt really take this into consideration until i thought about all of the stuff we had added.Pots and pans utensils,etc. Then i thought that the bike rack probably wasn't included in the max weight.We put 3 heavy duty chairs under the bed a 70 pound outside grill under the back storage and we just got a satellite on a tripod so we can have good tv when were camping and we'll probably store that inside too.I dont think we have reached the max weight yet but i never considered paying much attention to weight.We still have some more stuff we're going to add before spring.Do you guys think im "ok"weight wise or am i getting close to max weight?Also we do not haul water in the tank with us.
Average user installed items are 1000 lbs.
Now don't forget the figure you posted doesn't include dealer installed options either.
Such as:
Full propane tanks
Battery/batteries
Spare tire
Tv or tv's

And any other "dealer" add on

Also that number doesn't include your fw tank full of water if you carry water along.
If you leave your hw tank full depending if you have 6 or 10 gallon hw heater there's an additional 50 to 80 lbs

It adds up faster than you think .
Some over load and don't even know.

Remember your 2810 lbs is close to 1800 now using the average.



Scale it if your unsure.

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Old 02-15-2013, 12:03 PM   #4
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Only way to be sure is to run it across a scale. From what you describe, I think you are probably under 2800 lbs. The real question is how much under?
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:09 PM   #5
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The other thing with the added "weight"
Are you exceeding your tv ccc?
Just something to ponder.

Scale scale scale.

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