Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-17-2018, 02:05 PM   #21
Site Team
bikendan's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Camano Island, Washington
Posts: 16,172
Originally Posted by Wolverine 1945 View Post
Check out the Rockwood Mini lites or Flagstaff TTs !!!
Rockwood Mini 2511 weights in @ 5000 dry !!!
You're recommending a trailer that will exceed the Ridgeline's towing capacity!
If the Ridgeline's towing capacity is only 5000lbs, why would you recommend a trailer that's DRY weight is already at the Ridgeline's max?

Dan-Retired California Firefighter/EMT
Shawn-Musician/Entrepreneur/Wine Expert
and Zoe the Wonder Dog(R.I.P.)
2016 PrimeTime TracerAIR 255, pushing a 2014 Ford F150 SCREW XTR 4x4 3.5 Ecoboost w/Max Tow Package
Equalizer WDH
bikendan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2018, 05:23 PM   #22
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 163
Originally Posted by Wolverine 1945 View Post
Check out the Rockwood Mini lites or Flagstaff TTs !!!
Rockwood Mini 2511 weights in @ 5000 dry !!!
OP would never be able to tow that with a Ridgeline. I'm surprised you would even suggest it.

2016 Silverado LTZ 1500
2018 Freedom Express 192RBS
AlaskaErik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2018, 07:36 PM   #23
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Whidbey Island, Washington
Posts: 9
Thanks re "Need Advice On Buying A Travel Trailer"

I truly want to thank all of you who have responded. Lots of very good information and advice. You have really helped to educate me regarding my desire to go from a motorhome to a trailer. Since my Ridgeline is rated at only 5000 lbs, I realize that I need to downsize big time and we are okay with that. The "boss" and I don't RV as much so I feel confident that we would be able to adjust to a small trailer (now all we need is the go-ahead from Milly our 15 lb dog). At least now, thanks to this forum, I am now armed with a bit of knowledge.
Thanks again for all your help; there is strength in numbers--- Rob
Rozinbag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2018, 06:43 AM   #24
Senior Member
Wolverine 1945's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: SouthWest Michigan
Posts: 5,254
I was NOT recommending the 2511,,, I was just saying that the 2511 was 5000 dry
Other Rockwood Minis way less !!!
Wolverine 1945 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2018, 07:10 AM   #25
Canadian Member
itat's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Eastern GTA, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 3,737
Rozinbag, how about something like this Geo Pro G19FBS?

The website claims an unloaded vehicle weight of 2962# so Id think a loaded and ready to camp weight of a little over 3600#.

If you could live with downsizing that much, check around here and some Rockwood dealers to see if you can determine what it would really weigh. Figure on 600-700# above the weight on the sticker on the side of the trailer.

2011 Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite 8293SS, 12K Equal-i-zer WDH
2016 Ford F-250 XLT SuperCrew, 6.2L, 4x4, 6'9" bed, 3.73, w/ snow plow & camper pkgs.
2010 Rockwood Roo 23SS (2012 - 2014)
2009 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew, 5.4L, 5'6" bed (2012 - 2016)

itat is offline   Reply With Quote

trailer, travel, travel trailer

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:54 AM.