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Old 08-21-2014, 10:24 AM   #41
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I'm highjacking for a minute. Congratulations I see you are now of member of the stunt team.
Never saw an "Official" proclamation from FT Turbs or the PPST Board. Musta missed it.
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:32 AM   #42
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I was told the membership requirement were very loose as to what a Phat Phrog is. Seems to be a club centred on golf cart theft and tiki hut culture! Also Beer tasting and phun..
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I was told the membership requirement were very loose as to what a Phat Phrog is. Seems to be a club centred on golf cart theft and tiki hut culture! Also Beer tasting and phun..
True, but it has to have PPST Board approval, lol, it's not a self proclaimed membership as I understand it.
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:56 AM   #44
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Thanks for all the replies everyone! I could always add some water to the fresh water tank to leverage some pin if I needed it I suppose. I seriously doubt we will be heavy packers. I do know that most people leave all sorts of items in the 5th wheel that never comes out. (dishes pots and pans etc.) Me myself I would probably have two batteries in front and also look into getting the solar panel for charging them during the day. We don't plant on doing much if any dry camping...but I would also need to look into getting a generator (Honda 2000) and could load that behind the rear 5th wheel axle for more leverage.

Are the tires that come on the 8289WS crap?...or are they radials?
Like others I ran stock for 13 months and about 3000 miles felt in July this year it was time. Upon removal 2 tires ere near failure. I am glass I did replace them, GY Marathons but Carlisle are popular in Canada as well. Load range D is a minimum to provide some reserve capacity when fully loaded. I also fill the water tank to reduce pin weight as well, works well shaving about 200 lbs off of it.

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Old 08-21-2014, 12:25 PM   #45
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[QUOTE=B and B;684303]Like others I ran stock for 13 months and about 3000 miles felt in July this year it was time. Upon removal 2 tires ere near failure. I am glass I did replace them, GY Marathons but Carlisle are popular in Canada as well. Load range D is a minimum to provide some reserve capacity when fully loaded. I also fill the water tank to reduce pin weight as well, works well shaving about 200 lbs off of it.

Have you had it across the scales with a full tank of water? What were your axel & pin weights. With the water tank full and 200# off the pin do you notice any additional chucking, frame flex or anything like that. We run with about 1/3 tank of fresh water for rest room stops with a fairly smooth ride. I'll have to fill the tank just to know if there is much of a difference with the additional water. Guess I could always drain the tank if I don't like the ride.
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Never saw an "Official" proclamation from FT Turbs or the PPST Board. Musta missed it.
Well he changed his Avatar and put MEMBER DOWN, I just thought he was accepted in the PTSD group.....
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:20 PM   #47
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Like others I ran stock for 13 months and about 3000 miles felt in July this year it was time. Upon removal 2 tires ere near failure. I am glass I did replace them, GY Marathons but Carlisle are popular in Canada as well. Load range D is a minimum to provide some reserve capacity when fully loaded. I also fill the water tank to reduce pin weight as well, works well shaving about 200 lbs off of it.

Have you had it across the scales with a full tank of water? What were your axel & pin weights. With the water tank full and 200# off the pin do you notice any additional chucking, frame flex or anything like that. We run with about 1/3 tank of fresh water for rest room stops with a fairly smooth ride. I'll have to fill the tank just to know if there is much of a difference with the additional water. Guess I could always drain the tank if I don't like the ride.
I also ride with a 1/3 tank, best way to travel IMO...
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I was told the membership requirement were very loose as to what a Phat Phrog is. Seems to be a club centred on golf cart theft and tiki hut culture! Also Beer tasting and phun..
You just made me laugh, funny they never invited me, but I do not know the BY-LAWS..... I think you need a spondser? and know how to spell and change your language. Mr Dunn tried to explane it to me one time and I guess I'm slow or was drunk when he did...... They are still a good group and lots of fun, but I surely can't keep them hours they do....
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Well he changed his Avatar and put MEMBER DOWN, I just thought he was accepted in the PTSD group.....
Whatever the PTSD group is.
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Well he changed his Avatar and put MEMBER DOWN, I just thought he was accepted in the PTSD group.....
OH crap! I thought I was in the PPST group

NOT the PTSD group

As for membership . Aquaman told me last weekend, unless I am mistaken

Oh, and Golf Cart Theft was involved - FROG Bob is a witness
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