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Old 08-14-2011, 09:26 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by windrider View Post
Most brochures and advertisements give the length in OUTSIDE box, or outside wall length. Actual living space is less due to wall thickness. I think it is illegal to include the tongue in advertised length. You can add at least 4 foot extra for the tongue on an average trailer, a few have a 6 foot tongue length. Some brochures will give overall length.
I think this is at least "mostly" true. Our Surveyor 235 has a box 23.5 ft long and an overall length of 25.5 ft.

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Old 08-14-2011, 09:37 AM   #12
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Thanks all. I guess the only way to know for sure is to wait and actually measure the unit.

the length amount, in FR's specs, is the tongue to bumper measurement. don't think it includes the spare tire, since it normally is an option.

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Old 08-14-2011, 10:17 AM   #13
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On my Wildcat 25 RL I just measured it inside from front wall to rear wall is 25 ft.
The outside measurement was 28 ft from front cap to spare tire.

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Old 08-15-2011, 07:24 AM   #14
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My Salem Villa Estate is a 392flfb. The trailer itself is 39ft, 42 with tongue. Not sure what the 2 stand's for, but i'm guessing it's for the 2 axles.
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:19 PM   #15
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Spoke to my dealer today. He said that the 37'6" stated in the brochure was tongue to tail.
So until I can confirm otherwise by actual measurement, I will take his word.


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