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Old 12-11-2015, 01:54 PM   #161
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Whoa, I haven't updated this thread in a while. We left St. Louis and headed to a Fulltime Families rally in Branson, MO:
Now Or Never - an RV Tale: Branson, MO & the Fulltime Families Rally

From Branson, we went to see my wife's aunt in Kansas City and also did a couple of things there (Lego Discovery center, Hallmark Welcome Center, and a restaurant called the Beer Kitchen!):
Now Or Never - an RV Tale: A short week in Kansas City, KS

And the final update, we started on our way to Colorado Springs, but it was further than I wanted to drive in a day so we stopped in Goodland, KS and checked out something called the Mammoth Rocks (which turned out to be very, very cool):
Now Or Never - an RV Tale: Goodland, KS - the Big Easel and Mammoth Rocks
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Old 12-12-2015, 02:58 AM   #162
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Continuing on. We spent 2 weeks packed full of sight-seeing in Colorado Springs. In fact, so many pictures resulted in me splitting the blog post into 3 parts:

http://nowornever.learntorv.com/2015...rt-1-of-3.html

http://nowornever.learntorv.com/2015...rt-2-of-3.html

http://nowornever.learntorv.com/2015...rt-3-of-3.html
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Old 12-12-2015, 08:43 AM   #163
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Very neat. One day... Hopefully before I am old and gray! Thanks for sharing.

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Very neat. One day... Hopefully before I am old and gray! Thanks for sharing.

Welp, I'm gray but trying to not believe I'm old yet (35!).
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Old 12-12-2015, 04:41 PM   #165
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It's that touch if gray thing.. Like George Clooney!

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It's been about 6 months since my last weighing. Since we were 3 miles from the campground and stopped for fuel anyway, we stopped and got weights. Looks like I'm maxed out on the truck (40 lbs. over GVWR) and am 1,000 lbs. over on the camper's GVWR (maximum weight carrying capacity). Camper axle weights historically have carried about equal amounts, so they should be just shy of being maxed out; my tires are fine with the upgrade to 17.5" wheels. And I'm under all of the other truck ratings (GAWR, GCWR, maximum trailer).

Fresh water tank (42g) and water heater (10g) were full. All 3 gray tanks were empty or close to it. And black tanks both had about 8g of water in them. That accounts for over 550 lbs. of the weight- but it is typically how we drive down the road.

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Old 01-09-2016, 07:22 PM   #167
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Your ram is a dually, isn't it?
What's your gvwr?
Should be around 14k.
I'm shocked, you are over your truck!
I thought you would have lots of room.


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Old 01-09-2016, 07:23 PM   #168
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1 year, cross country and back- Now or Never

Looking at your link.
You have 1640# in your truck?

Somethings not looking right here.

14k gross
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Your ram is a dually, isn't it?
What's your gvwr?
Should be around 14k.
I'm shocked, you are over your truck!
I thought you would have lots of room.

Back in my day, son, GVWRs weren't like these new fangled machine a dings. Mine is 12,300.
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Back in my day, son, GVWRs weren't like these new fangled machine a dings. Mine is 12,300.

Really?

What year?
What gears?

The current ones are 14k.


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