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Old 05-09-2015, 01:23 PM   #11
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Where is your tank??? Front - middle - rear??
I can see how tank in the rear could add sway.
Tank is in front of the axles. Small trailer, 23 foot and weighs about 4k and some.
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Old 05-09-2015, 01:33 PM   #12
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Does anyone travel with theirs full?
Nearly all the time, since we almost always dry camp.
The extra weight affects mpg way less than the frontal air resistance.
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Old 05-09-2015, 07:48 PM   #13
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If I'm boondocking, I'll fill it up at home prior to trip. I never drain it during the season so I'll travel with whatever is left. I do try to keep it at least 1/2 full all the time. I was showering last year and someone ran over a water spicket in the campground and they shut all the water off. I was mid suds and had no water to finish the shower. I have a 14,000 pound 5th wheel so 500 pounds doesn't make much difference. It's about the same as a full tank of gas vs an empty one.
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Empty now, but I have had it full and it actually came in handy. Not camping related (well guess it could be). We lost power for a few days at home and were able to go out to the camper and take hot showers because it was.
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:12 AM   #15
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When dry camping, mine is always full upon leaving the house. That's 60 gallons on this 5er. My TH had a 100 gallon tank. No problems doing that with mine.
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