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Old 09-11-2016, 08:59 PM   #1
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Fresh Water Tank

I see a lot of post about different campers that have had fresh water tank problems. Problems like the tank falling down and things like that. My previous trailer was a 07 Salem. I filled the fresh water tank up and traveled all over the place without ever having any issues. The underbelly was exposed so that I could see the tank and its hardware. My new trailer is a 2016 Flagstaff Super Lite. It has an enclosed underbelly so I can't see the tank. Has anyone had problems from these trailers with tanks? I don't plan to use this one as much because of the location and weight of the trailer. This tank is located in the very back and the trailer is already close to the max weight of my truck. I would like to be able to use though when needed and I must admit that I'm slightly disturbed that some trailers seem to be made with a tank that isn't designed to drive down the road with water in it. Kind of defeats the purpose. But what do I know, I just camp in them. Not like I design them or anything. Jeff

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Old 09-11-2016, 09:20 PM   #2
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I have a Flagstaff Superlite. But I don't travel with a full tank. Maybe 1/3 full just in case we have to use the toilet while traveling. Also to cut down on weight. So far no problems with tank.

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Old 09-12-2016, 08:15 AM   #3
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We have a Classic Super Lite 5er and my brother has a Super Lite TT.
We have both traveled many places this summer with full tanks.
No problems.

Most of the posts I've seen here about tank problems were in the Roo's.
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Old 09-14-2016, 12:26 PM   #4
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Traveled over 600 miles to the keys last July with a full tank an over 300 miles to the N Ga mountains this summer with a full tank , geeze hope I'm not jinxing myself
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Old 09-22-2016, 08:28 PM   #5
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DW and i have a 23LB and we never travel with water in the tank but our first trip out this year we filled it up at the campground and the tank ran out in less than 2 days come to find out the brackets that hold it up bent and pump was sucking air above the water level because of where it bent
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