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Old 01-26-2013, 08:38 AM   #1
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27 hfs, hauling harleys

Hi, I have been on here before looking inquiring about a new toyhauler. Yesterday I stopped by Lazydays here in Tampa, FL. and checked out a 2013 27hfs. It appears they have improved a few things. I was wondering if this unit would handle hauling 2 Harleys a roadking and heritage softail? I have followed the thread on axles and have read about some issues related to weight. Does anyone else haul 2 harleys? Any info is appreciated.

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Old 01-26-2013, 10:18 AM   #2
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Haul them? If I tried getting Hogzilla into a cage it would buck and snort all the way.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:20 AM   #3
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I cant ride cross country like I used to due to back problems. It sucks getting old!
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:56 AM   #4
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will dealer let you put one in so you can see how much room is left first?
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:14 AM   #5
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There is enough room, I was wondering if the axles can handle the weight.
Your looking at about 1500 lbs. with both bikes.
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What's the cargo capacity on that unit? What are the axle's rated at? I bet if you can load them it'll be fine but ya gotta double check.
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:34 PM   #7
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I am not familiar with the unit that you are looking at. We have a 2013 Puma Unleashed 356QLB 5th wheel (35.5 ft) It has a seperate garage. It has a rated cargo cap of 4500 lbs The garage is rated at 2000 lbs. Two 7K axles. Total gross 14,500. All this info should be avail. for the toyhauler that you are looking at. Our empty weight was actually approx. 9600 as opposed to advertised at 9200. Love ours we were out the door taxes & everything for under 30K
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:57 PM   #8
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The 2013 27hfs should come with 4400 # axles which gives you over 3000 cargo capacity. The garage sticker says no more than 2000# in the garage.
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I saw that that changed a few things. The dinette cushions are good firm ones and it had a power awning. Rotech, are you happy with yours since the axle change?
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10X...I haven't used it loaded yet but think it will be fine. It always towed ok but just sat too low and leaned too much. I'll be taking it out in March if not before. Will report on how the larger axles do.

I'm glad they made changes. There are some good improvements in the 2013 model. The trailer has a great combination of garage space, options, floor plan, etc. with light weight and reasonable cost. It's a good choice for 1/2 ton TV, just watch the rear axle weight on the TV.
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