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Old 12-06-2015, 01:41 PM   #61
Join Date: Apr 2015
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Originally Posted by sail2liv View Post
IMO the snowbirds would pull something other than a 5 er if the cracking was a large issue....the ones the are overloaded and underinflated blowing tires and hitting the speed bumps at 35+ in the 5 mph campground never tell you it is their frame that until correct data is out there, we will never know.... hope this does not become an issue in the large as I have a 5 er
The frame cracks are not due to people recklessly towing their 5er. Our 5er is a 2014 Sanibel 39' which is used full time. There are hundreds of trailers that have been fixed or are being fixed. If you read this forum you would know it's a known fact FR are still producing trailers with frames that are not strong enough for the modern trailer. These come with residential fridge, bigger holding tanks & they have not compensated for the extra stress on the frame. The weld cracks & it makes it hard to impossible to put the bedroom slide in. So now you are informed so before you past judgement & accuse people who have had this issue of not knowing how to drive get your facts straight first. It's a manufacturing issue.

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