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Old 07-09-2013, 12:57 AM   #391
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My camping at Tobermory was great, weather was fantastic too, it only rain the last night. Here is the link of the campground http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/bruce/a...2/activ2a.aspx

I learn so much from this trip like driving 3.5 hours straight is not easy, this was a test for my East Coast trip, I have to do this drive at least 3x on the same day to get to each site. Setting up is so much easier for me now. The tongue jack mod worked great, the drill did the job. The Bal leveler raising it with an impact drill worked great but noisy. The magic mesh was nice too, leaving the door open to get that extra breeze, plus bugs kept out. I use the Champion 2K generator and no one complain about the noise. Here are some pic of my setup:
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My friend's kids enjoying my hammock
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:03 PM   #392
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I'm back from my East Coast trip. I'm happy to say that both my TT and TV survived the trip, I traveled close to 6000 km and my driving endurance is so much better now that my TV needs gas before I need a break from driving, lol.

My A128S performance was awesome, I was able to reach speed over 125 kph towing it with no sway problems and without using WDH. The TT tongue weight was close to 400 lbs, my TV has limit of 350 lbs, no problems from it.

I had a problem with my old bike rack, I got a new one and it works perfectly with the TT.
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It can carry up to 4 bikes and it has the option to turn the carrier away from the TV, neat. When I use it with my TV, I could tilt the pole away from the rear door, awesome.

After 23 days camping along the East Coast, I still look forward to camping again this long weekend at Inverhuron Provincial Park.

Happy Camping!
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:30 PM   #393
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Are you going to apply for a passport now?
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:31 PM   #394
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What kind of bike rack is that? That's the set up I want.
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:37 PM   #395
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When we bought ours the dealer had a local welding shop put a reinforced hitch receiver on the back frane which has been very easy to use with our usual bike rack. The one in your photo looks interesting but looks like you'd have to be pretty strong to lift the bikes way up on the rack- also, do you have to remove the propane tanks to get the bikes off and on? I don't see the propane tanks.
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:58 PM   #396
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I'm surprise your dealer allowed to put a receiver on the rear of your Aframe. FR told me that will void the warranty of the frame.

My TV has a limit of 350 lbs tongue limit, that's why I take the propane tanks inside the trailer at the back. With my setup my TT tongue weight is close to 400 lbs already.

Lol, I have to be strong to lift my heavy 55 lbs bike. Since I could tilt the bike rack pole lower a bit, I have no problem putting the bike on the rack.
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:05 AM   #397
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What kind of bike rack is that? That's the set up I want.
It is a Class III receiver and you could use any bike rack that fits in the receiver. SR 3000
http://www.support-rack.com/wsf/produits/
Bike carrier:
http://www.princessauto.com/mobile/p...ductID=8375438
Bike carrier extension: http://www.princessauto.com/mobile/p...ductID=8375479
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Are you going to apply for a passport now?
Thanks for reminding me...I already forgot...
Maybe next week I'll go for the new passport good for 10 years.
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:36 AM   #399
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Its main support is not the bumper but has bars in a V shape welded back to something sturdy under there by the welding place. I had read that the bumpers were not sturdy enough for a bike rack by themselves so I guess the reinforcement was to take care of that issue. Seems to be holding up well but not sure about the warranty issue. I am not strong enough to lift something high like that (used to have a roof rack on the TV) but yours looks quite sturdy.
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Yes the SR 3000 rack is strong enough to support up to 300 lbs.

Please post pictures of your rear receiver, I'm interested in putting extra cargo cage there: http://www.discountramps.com/folding-basket.htm
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