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Old 04-10-2013, 12:39 PM   #1
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Soon to be owner of a 323qb

Just pulled the trigger ( Gulp) on a New 2013 323qb. I pick it up in Ohio In 3 weeks. My wife and I have been looking for 2 years & really like this floor plan and look forward to making many trips camping.
Any advice on do's and don'ts for a first 5th wheel owner?
I will be towing with an 04 F250 Powerstroke CC long bed, B&w turn over w/ a Companion 18K.
Thanks in advance for any info

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Old 04-10-2013, 12:50 PM   #2
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Way cool! Pretty neat how the 1/2 bath is optional on that. I hadn't seen much like that before.

Any idea how much payload capacity you have on your truck? Are you sure you can carry the pin weight of this fifth wheel?
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:11 PM   #3
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Congrats! My first advice would be, if you aren't used to towing a fifth wheel, is to do pull thrus initially! LOL, yes, this is from experience DH says "swing wide", don't tailgate and don't speed. (The swing wide was fun for me too ~~ oops, did I do that???)
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:26 PM   #4
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Yes I am within the towing limits of my rig. Properly equipped and should be good to go.

As far as swing wide, I tow a thirty ft bumper pull enclosed car hauler also ! I learned to not hit curbs and use the paved road not the off road lol . I will be driving it back from Ohio by myself which will twenty + hours of class for me. Thanks for the advise.
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:22 PM   #5
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Congrats on your 2013 323qb.
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:02 PM   #6
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Way to go!!!

I'm in exact same boat. 3 weeks until the 344qb arrives!!!!
There are some amazing threads on here about things we're both going to run into.
I've had some fantastic input from other wildcat owners including Wildcat Chris.
First thing I did on this forum was read all of his posts. Took a while, but gives you a great feel for what to expect.
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:51 PM   #7
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Congrats on the the new unit. I also have a 323qb love the lay out.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:34 PM   #8
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Congrats! We were considering the same unit when we decided on our sabre. Bought in Ohio as well and learned quickly on the 850 mile trip home. eek first time pulling a fifth wheel and all went great!
Happy Camping!
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It's the fastest way to learn I guess! I just pray the weather is good and have a safe drive
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Old 04-29-2013, 08:45 PM   #10
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ITS OFFICIAL , We picked up our 323QB and made it home safe and sound. Truck ran great and had no issues! This camper tows great.
First thing I am doing is adding a 75-100 gal Transflo aux fuel tank. This past weekend we started putting all of our stuff in our new camper and are very happy with our purchase. We have our first trip planned for the end of June and more to come.
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