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Old 01-23-2014, 11:27 AM   #21
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I got my new 2703WS last June and used it about 30 days during the season. After correcting a wiring problem from the factory, I've really enjoyed the unit. I did get a low profile recliner and put it at the end of the counter so I could watch TV more comfortably. I really like the unit overall. I've no sway or bouncing problems pulling with an Equal-I-zer hitch, no slide problems or anything. Nice unit. I noticed in Trailer Life that the floor plan is being copied by other manufacturers.
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:18 PM   #22
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weighted the toung with a scale trailer on level ground truck not hooked up trailer was loaded we were getting ready to leave the camp ground have a 1000 lb weight dist hitch with double sway control not sure about your tt we realy like our tt also good luck and have fun
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Old 02-24-2014, 09:18 AM   #23
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Hi,

We have also been looking at this 27ft trailer; I'm looking for some ideas on TV’s that are SUV style instead of a pickup. My first thought was a Dodge Durango but I think just the weight will put it over. I have also considered a Ford Expedition & Nissan Armada.

My wife is not ready to move up to a pickup just yet, which is why we are looking at these TV's. I know once she has used the trailer for a couple years she will want to upgrade which will force the purchase to a 3/4 ton Pickup.
Trailer Specs as listed on web site
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6311lbs
GVWR
N/A
Cargo Capacity
1438lbs
Hitch Weight
549lbs
Axle Weight
5762lbs
Exterior Height
9.75'
Exterior Length
31.92'
Exterior Width
8.00'
Interior Height
6.67'
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Black Water
Gray Water

36gal
37gal
37gal

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Old 02-24-2014, 10:05 AM   #24
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2014 trailer life tow guide shows armada and expedition have highest tow capacity at 9000#+. Good luck in your search.

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Old 02-24-2014, 10:54 AM   #25
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I'm suspecting that the closer the weight of the tow vehicle is to the weight of the loaded travel trailer without going over the GCVWR, the better off you are.
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Old 02-24-2014, 12:44 PM   #26
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We pull a 23ft trailer with 2003 expedition and though it tows our trailer great we have said many times we would not pull anything longer with it, would just feel too long for our wheel base.
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Old 03-28-2014, 02:17 PM   #27
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I used to own this model. The back is too heavy, the long scented slide never worked correctly from day 1. Towing wise you need a full load of water and lots of weight to get the tongue heavier. Sway is a major issue with any wind. I traded an bought a fifth wheel unit instead after 12 months. Same brand, love rockwood, just this trailer has had problems. Dealer and forest river looked after us. We are apply campers now.

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Hi, What year was your model?

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Old 03-28-2014, 02:19 PM   #28
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I got my new 2703WS last June and used it about 30 days during the season. After correcting a wiring problem from the factory, I've really enjoyed the unit. I did get a low profile recliner and put it at the end of the counter so I could watch TV more comfortably. I really like the unit overall. I've no sway or bouncing problems pulling with an Equal-I-zer hitch, no slide problems or anything. Nice unit. I noticed in Trailer Life that the floor plan is being copied by other manufacturers.
What is your tow vehicle? We are highly considering this trailer and haven't bought our tow vehicle as of yet.

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Old 03-28-2014, 08:58 PM   #29
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I've got a 2011 Extended Cab, 1/2 ton Silverado, Max trailering pkg with a 6.2L engine. No problem whatsoever.
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Old 03-28-2014, 09:39 PM   #30
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I pulled ours with a 99 silverado 5.3 engine with 3;43 gears for several months with no problem; I just wanted a bigger truck, didn't need it.
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