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Old 05-14-2014, 09:03 AM   #11
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So glad I can and do run a full bed hard tonneau cover with my Reese Revolution.
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:28 AM   #12
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I think 5er_tom was blowing by in the fast lane doing 75mph +++....LoL
Good to hear no damages for anyone!
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:41 AM   #13
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In my earlier days of RVing I was guilty of zooming along. No more. I'm retired and have lots of time, so it is 65MPH for me while towing. With 17,000 #'s rolling down the highway, it is much safer and I get a little better fuel mileage.
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Old 05-17-2014, 08:04 PM   #14
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I close my bed cover very close to the fifth wheel hitch. Haven't lost any thing since.

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Old 05-17-2014, 08:12 PM   #15
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In my earlier days of RVing I was guilty of zooming along. No more. I'm retired and have lots of time, so it is 65MPH for me while towing. With 17,000 #'s rolling down the highway, it is much safer and I get a little better fuel mileage.
X2 on the towing in earlier years of camping. 70mph-80+mph was the norm as we had very little time and a long way to go. Never had tire problems either. Now, it's 55mph-65mph and all the time in the world to get there.

BTW, it was a pleasure meeting you today Tom.
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Old 05-17-2014, 09:33 PM   #16
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Each to his own but I never put anything in an open truck bed without securing it have saw all kind of stuff on the road that has came out some how ladders, tool boxes and enough trash to cover the state of Texas just in Louisiana!!
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Old 05-17-2014, 10:59 PM   #17
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OK all of a sudden I have a HUGE respect for the vortex effect!

Not so sure I will be following behind other 5er drivers in the future!

Instead, try to catch a draft from a MotorHome
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I close my bed cover very close to the fifth wheel hitch. Haven't lost any thing since.

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What type of bed cover do you have.
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:50 PM   #19
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I have a Pace Edwards electric full metal jackrabbit. It can be stopped at any position front to back.
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I have a Pace Edwards electric full metal jackrabbit. It can be stopped at any position front to back.
I do the same with my Retrax Pro (but I also bungee stuff down).
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