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Old 08-03-2016, 10:41 AM   #21
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We have new 2015 2703WS bought in Feb 2016. So far have not had any problems. Have enjoyed comments above, especially re TP holder! We ended up with one that sits on the door of cabinet so that it is right in front of you! Replaced the light above table - it was so bright - very strange LED "bulbs". Replaced bulbs (981s) in new light with dimmable LEDS and have dimmer controller. Pricey but excellent. Get from RVlighting.com Our 5 labradors love the dual slides in the living area! Question - does the short FM aerial on roof at back fold down? Will want to do that when put cover on.

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If yours is like my Roo and Mini Lite (and I'm 99% sure it is), the answer is YES. It's an old-school car-type antenna with a split ball and phillips head screw. Loosen the screw and the antenna will rotate down.

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Old 08-04-2016, 11:41 AM   #22
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Those of you that have the 2906ws, what is your tow vehicle?
We have a Ford F-150 5.0 with 3.31, super crew cab 4x4. HD Tow package and factory trailer brake control. We haven't ordered the trailer yet because I'm 2nd guessing my tow vehicle.


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Old 08-04-2016, 12:23 PM   #23
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Those of you that have the 2906ws, what is your tow vehicle?
We have a Ford F-150 5.0 with 3.31, super crew cab 4x4. HD Tow package and factory trailer brake control. We haven't ordered the trailer yet because I'm 2nd guessing my tow vehicle.
I'll be towing mine with a F150 3.5 Ecoboost super crew.

With a 7k empty, 8k loaded weight, this should have plenty of headroom for both tow rating and payload.

I would however absolutely double-check the payload capacity sticker on the inside of your door jam. What is that number? Your payload capacity will likely be the first rating that you exceed. I've seen F150s range from 1150 to 2000 similarly equipped (higher with the high payload package), but your equipment package, tires etc will make a big difference.

I'm also getting a ProPride hitch to get rid of the potential sway.
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Old 08-04-2016, 12:33 PM   #24
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I'll be towing mine with a F150 3.5 Ecoboost super crew.



With a 7k empty, 8k loaded weight, this should have plenty of headroom for both tow rating and payload.



I would however absolutely double-check the payload capacity sticker on the inside of your door jam. What is that number? Your payload capacity will likely be the first rating that you exceed. I've seen F150s range from 1150 to 2000 similarly equipped (higher with the high payload package), but your equipment package, tires etc will make a big difference.



I'm also getting a ProPride hitch to get rid of the potential sway.


The yellow sticker says 2005 lbs


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Old 08-04-2016, 12:46 PM   #25
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The yellow sticker says 2005 lbs
Oh wow, I think you should be fine on payload then. And your tow rating should be in that 11,000 to 12,000 range. I'm guessing you plan on getting a weight distributing hitch as well?
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Old 08-04-2016, 12:57 PM   #26
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Oh wow, I think you should be fine on payload then. And your tow rating should be in that 11,000 to 12,000 range. I'm guessing you plan on getting a weight distributing hitch as well?


We have an Equilizer wd hitch.


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Old 08-04-2016, 05:53 PM   #27
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I don't know. Looks like at lot of TT for a 1/2 ton, even a good one.
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Old 08-04-2016, 07:53 PM   #28
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We have used my 2015 F-150 Ecoboost with max towing package to pull Steinbaum several times. Other than the gas mileage dropping to 6-7 mpg, it pulled fine. But it was not loaded -- just going back and forth to the dealer.

For actual trips, and especially mountainous areas, we use his 2014 F-350 diesel.

We use an Equal-i-zer weight distribution hitch with sway control.
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Old 08-06-2016, 05:49 PM   #29
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We are using an F150 Screw 2WD with 3.5 ecoboost, max trailer, and equalizer hitch. Have had no problems so far(fingers crossed). I have not been on many long trips to get a good reading on the transmission shift pattern choices.

We are planning on a trip to Yellowstone in late Sept, so will be able to check ut a lot.

If anyone is planning on converting their portable grill (not the one that comes with the unit), be sure and check the connection types. I found out that there are at least 3 different types quick disconnects. I converted an Ogrill. Was not hard with the correct fittings.

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Old 10-05-2016, 08:14 PM   #30
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For those of you that have had some time camping in their 2906ws.....I'm curious about the awnings. There is one attached to the slide out and one on the trailer over the door. How is that working out as far as rain and the gap between them?

My step-son has a trailer that has an awning over the whole side of the trailer including the slide out. I'm just trying to compare the two set-ups.
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