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Old 12-28-2012, 10:16 PM   #1
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Well, pick up new 5th wheel today

I am sorry FR I had to leave you but here is our new Rig, it is our first 5th wheel. We had to go Milroy PA to pick it up. This was a great two hour test drive towing it home and home is Hanover PA. With all of the up hills and down hills this 2008 pick-up did a great job, the 6.0 gas engine had plenty of power, the combination truck and camper handled very well, with towing a little over 100 miles I averaged right around 10 mpg.....The pic where taken on the way home at a rest area on Rt 322.....This weekend the camper will be placed in storage until Spring.

I have heard conversations with people that us to tow TT that are now towing 5th wheels say that there TT days are over, well I can see why there is a big differance and now I will join the club
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:35 PM   #3
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Congrats. I too should soon be one of the "ain't looking backers". Just recently sold our tt and are waiting on the new Sabre 36QBOK 5er to be delivered. We did look at the Open Range line, and they are nice. Sabre just had more of what we were looking for. Enjoy.
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:39 PM   #4
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Congrats. I too should soon be one of the "ain't looking backers". Just recently sold our tt and are waiting on the new Sabre 36QBOK 5er to be delivered. We did look at the Open Range line, and they are nice. Sabre just had more of what we were looking for. Enjoy.
Well thanks and good luck with your new rig as well............. hope to see some pic's.
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:08 PM   #5
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I am sorry FR I had to leave you but here is our new Rig, it is our first 5th wheel. We had to go Milroy PA to pick it up. This was a great two hour test drive towing it home and home is Hanover PA. With all of the up hills and down hills this 2008 pick-up did a great job, the 6.0 gas engine had plenty of power, the combination truck and camper handled very well, with towing a little over 100 miles I averaged right around 10 mpg.....The pic where taken on the way home at a rest area on Rt 322.....This weekend the camper will be placed in storage until Spring.

I have heard conversations with people that us to tow TT that are now towing 5th wheels say that there TT days are over, well I can see why there is a big differance and now I will join the club
Good decision, been looking at 5er's as well. If I don't find a forest river that works I would most definitely buy an open range, a lot of nice extras and what appears to be solid build quality. Real nice rig.
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:50 AM   #6
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Nice rig. Best of luck with the new 'home'. You are absolutely correct about not going back to a TT. Once I began hooking up and trailering the Beast, I wondered by I didn't get one sooner.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:39 PM   #7
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So your new handle will be...OpenRange13!

Congrats...we looked at OR pretty hard before making our purchase, very nice units-Happy Camping
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Nice rig. Best of luck with the new 'home'. You are absolutely correct about not going back to a TT. Once I began hooking up and trailering the Beast, I wondered by I didn't get one sooner.
Right now with the way it tows it feels much better then a TT and it seems to be easier to back up like an arrow, it is a world apart.
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So your new handle will be...OpenRange13!

Congrats...we looked at OR pretty hard before making our purchase, very nice units-Happy Camping
Funny that you posted this I was ask that since I do not own a FR would I change my name here on the Forum, well I will tell you I really like this Forum and the members here, I have been a member for a few years and have learn a lot so I may make some changes and hang around and I have considered......(OR-13) as a new handle...will see and thanks.....
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