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Old 01-08-2014, 04:55 PM   #1
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My First Question?

Here's my first question of probably many. I bought a bass boat once and backed it up to my garage and to my surprise it was too wide to fit...the trailer part anyway...so for the next 15 years I've been paying for boat storage.

Now that I'm getting ready to buy a new Aframe has anyone actually tried to fit either a T12DDST or a 122S inside of a two car garage with two garage doors...not one single door but two single doors. I know the dimensions the booklet says but????? I can't afford another surprise.

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Old 01-08-2014, 05:04 PM   #2
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While I can't answer your question I would suggest not taking the word of the sales person if possible. I usually take their answers with a grain of salt until I can actually verify.
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Old 01-08-2014, 05:05 PM   #3
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I took a tape to the dealer and measured. I remember that the factory spec were on for mind but it is different then what you are looking at.
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If I remember right, you have a dealer close by your house. I agree with 1A Camper. I'd take a tape to the dealer and measure.
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We measured the garage before we bought anything, needed to make sure both the Aframe and Durango would fit in our garage! But we do have a double door on our three car garage! We did not even try to fit the trailer in the single door side! I can measure for you when I get home if you would like.
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Measuring your door & the camper would be the best idea some two car garages have 8' wide doors others have 9' wide doors.
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Old 01-10-2014, 09:02 PM   #7
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Thanks for the response. I measured my garage today....8' wide doors...19' long...I know the brochure says the camper is 18'11"...gonna be close but I think doable.

Maybe I can put a bubble window in my garage door like the camper has...that should give me plenty of room. LOL

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Thanks for the response. I measured my garage today....8' wide doors...19' long...I know the brochure says the camper is 18'11"...gonna be close but I think doable.

Maybe I can put a bubble window in my garage door like the camper has...that should give me plenty of room. LOL

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Here's my two cents worth - 18'11 vs 19' is no match. I do recommend measuring the unit in person to verify and measuring the garage again while looking for hidden surprises. If its like other stuff in life there bound to be something that takes up a little more room than was accounted for. That 1/2 inch doesn't allow much wiggle room at all.

For example:
Not RV related but a family member brought a new house and he measured the opening for the fridge. It fit into the space but the problem was with one of the door handles. His wife can't open the door all the way because the handle hits the wall.
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Old 01-11-2014, 08:52 AM   #9
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Just get the A122 instead and leave out the front bin?... It's 17'1" instead of 18'11"
I personally don't think it would be much compromise but everyone is different. I wouldn't want the front bin and wouldn't use it. I prefer the smaller overall size (we keep ours inside a storage unit) plus less tongue weight.
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Ironically, when I was looking for my current house I actually put "two car garage or better with one wide door" at the top of my "must have" list. Funny that the garage is so important but that's just the way it is. I'm positive that helps your situation too!
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