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Old 07-14-2014, 01:10 AM   #1
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Hello from kokomo

Hello all. I found this site a few days ago. Awesome site. I started tent camping in the early 90's. I moved up to a popup in the mid 90's. I now have a Salem cruiselite travel trailer that I purchased new in 2011. I tow with a 2002 Trailblazer. Im looking to upgrade to a 2014 full size truck.
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Old 07-14-2014, 01:19 AM   #2
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Welcome aboard! Which CruiseLite TT do you have? I brought one in late 2010 and just love it. I have the 20RBXL model.

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Old 07-14-2014, 01:34 AM   #3
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Sorry. I should have posted. Its a 24QB X-Lite> I forgot to mention. I have installed 2 TVs. I am looking for a way to run wire for an external cable hookup. Other than that, the wife and I enjoy the camper very much.
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Old 07-17-2014, 02:58 AM   #4
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Sorry. I should have posted. Its a 24QB X-Lite>
WOW! at nearly 27' and easily weighing around 5500lbs. loaded for camping, i can see why you're upgrading your tow vehicle!
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Hello all. I found this site a few days ago. Awesome site. I started tent camping in the early 90's. I moved up to a popup in the mid 90's. I now have a Salem cruiselite travel trailer that I purchased new in 2011. I tow with a 2002 Trailblazer. Im looking to upgrade to a 2014 full size truck.
Welcome to the forums Mott from Huntsville AL!

When you get your truck, keep an eye out to the "next" RV upgrade. You are now about to wander into 5er (5th Wheel territory) and some these models require a serious heavy duty truck!
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Old 07-17-2014, 07:51 AM   #7
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Welcome! X2 on the advice on your TV. I know by experience that it was a fast (2yr) transition from a large TT to a fiver. I purchased a 3/4 ton TV for the TT and now will also upgrade that to a 1 ton. Once you have the fever there is no cure. BTW....I will be in your "neck of the woods" this weekend. The DW is from Peru and has family in Kokomo. Will be there for a reunion and for the circus parade on Sat in Peru.
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Old 07-17-2014, 04:04 PM   #9
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The trailblazer tows pretty well on flat terrain. I try to keep the trailer as light as possible. Even on 90+ degree days it will tow pretty well. Going up any hills, however, that is a different story. I have been debating whether to buy a diesel truck and upgrade the trailer later or buy a gas truck and upgrade truck and trailer later.
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