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Old 07-29-2016, 06:07 PM   #11
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Why no wdh?


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Old 07-29-2016, 06:08 PM   #12
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:13 PM   #13
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with this light of a trailer and an F250, they did not feel it was needed. It handles fine. They said if I go to an F150, it would be advisable.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:48 PM   #14
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Personally I would never take an ultralight TT to Alaska.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:50 PM   #15
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Comes from the factory with over 600 lbs tongue weight. I'm at 860 with no water and I could easily see hitting over 1000. It's heavy on the tongue. I always thought that the axles were set too far back...they are way back compared to other trailers.

I pulled mine just under 300 miles to home the first pull without wdh and it nearly beat me to death. That was with my old 1 ton!

My '13 233RBS has boxed steel a-frame. If there's a design change FR must've known there was a problem.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:51 PM   #16
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So the members that bent were only C's and not tubes? You're kidding?

If the gvwr is 7000 it should not matter how its loaded, what the road is like, wdh or not. Its rated for that weight and if youre at or under that weight if it bends, then that is what is known as an engineering failure.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:53 PM   #17
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Personally I would never take an ultralight TT to Alaska.
I did not take it to Alaska, but I'll pass your advice on to the local dealer that sold me the trailer.
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Old 07-29-2016, 06:55 PM   #18
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So the members that bent were only C's and not tubes? You're kidding?

If the gvwr is 7000 it should not matter how its loaded, what the road is like, wdh or not. Its rated for that weight and if it bends, then that is what is known as an engineering failure.
It was "c's" and I agree it should be stouter.
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Old 07-29-2016, 07:03 PM   #19
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25ft from bumper to hitch and the center of the axles are somewhere near 7 feet from the rear. That's a lot of trailer forward of the axles and hardly nothing behind....only the refrigerator and waste tanks. I like my waste tanks with some counter weight in them.
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It was "c's" and I agree it should be stouter.
Wow, they used C's made from bent plate. 6" are they? Looking at the picture dbarr posted well no wonder they bent. What year is the trailer?
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