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Old 07-05-2016, 09:44 AM   #1
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Picking up a 2017 23LB today

Picking her up today. Life is good!
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:04 AM   #2
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:56 AM   #3
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Congrats on the new rig! Welcome from northern Arizona! Happy Camping!
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Congrats, hope your PDI goes well!
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Old 07-05-2016, 12:58 PM   #5
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Enjoy your new camper! Many fun days ahead for you!
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Old 07-05-2016, 01:50 PM   #6
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Old 07-05-2016, 02:00 PM   #7
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We have the 23fb (same trailer accept yours has bunk beds) picked it up brand new in March this year.
Great trailer, no issues with it at all.
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Old 07-06-2016, 11:27 AM   #8
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Spent our first night in her last night. Friend offered up his lot on the Potomac river. We have electric and water there. We will be spending the upcoming weekend there. He has a boat so I'm sure we'll have a blast.
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:25 AM   #9
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Here she is.
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:28 AM   #10
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Nice looking rig, some slope on the camp site
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:48 AM   #11
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We have the 23fb (same trailer accept yours has bunk beds) picked it up brand new in March this year.
Great trailer, no issues with it at all.
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What weight distribution setup do you use?
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Old 07-09-2016, 03:30 PM   #12
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We use equalizer. A little noisy and sometimes have trouble getting the bars off if the truck and camper are uneven. Otherwise I like it.


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Old 07-11-2016, 11:11 AM   #13
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We use equalizer. A little noisy and sometimes have trouble getting the bars off if the truck and camper are uneven. Otherwise I like it.


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What weight is your hitch? I'm thinking I'll get the 800 lb tongue weight 8000 lb gross trailer weight setup. Have you weighed your tongue?
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Old 07-11-2016, 11:38 AM   #14
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Picking up a 2017 23LB today

I use the 1,000/10,000 equalizer. My trailer weighs roughly 4,500 lbs. I haven't weighed my tongue since it's so light.


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Old 07-12-2016, 05:35 AM   #15
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I use the 1,000/10,000 equalizer. My trailer weighs roughly 4,500 lbs. I haven't weighed my tongue since it's so light.


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I was wondering if the 1000/10000 LB version would be too much? I have read not to over do it. So I'm guessing it's working great for you then. I was looking at an 800/8000 LB setup. Hmmm.
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I don't know the consequences if you go higher. The one I got was used and the dealer through it in the deal so I took it.


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Old 07-13-2016, 07:17 PM   #17
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Ordered this today.

https://www.amazon.com/Fastway-94-00...tway+e2+800+lb
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Old 07-13-2016, 07:29 PM   #18
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We bought a new Micro Lite 23LB in 2013 and haven't had any major problems with it. I tow with a 2013 Ford F150 4X4, towing package and 5.0 engine. After a first couple of short trips the steering felt sort of light so I decided to get a WDH. With the amount of money invested in my truck and RV, I thought a WHD would be good insurance and money well spent.

I checked out a few WDH systems and decided on an equalizer after reading many good reviews. I was advised it would be safer to error a bit on the heavy side rather than risk a light setup concerning a WDH. I then bought an 1,000/10,000 equalizer 4 point hitch (Model: 90-00-1000). After reading the installation instructions and a lot of info on this forum, I set it up on my F150 and 23LB and have been very satisfied ever since. The 4 point equalizer made a bigger difference than I would had ever imagined. I now can feel the road like I should while towing my RV and have had zero issues with sway.

I ordered the equalizer 4 point from Dyers RV parts and had no problems. Their prices (on equalizer hitches anyway) were more reasonable than any other online store I could find (the price at a couple of local RV stores for the same WDH was $200 more!). Currently Dyers price for a 1,000/10,000 equalizer 4 point hitch is $441.95 (less ball...about $27.00) with free shipping (and there wasn't any sales tax in my state, Pa.)

Here's a link to Dyers website with the equalizer hitch: Dyers Online.com
(And no, I don't work for or have any ties with Dyers RV)
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