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Old 09-30-2013, 09:23 AM   #1
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Hello from Piedmont, South Dakota

Just bought a 2014 Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite model 8280WS 5th wheel trailer. My wife, Linda, and I (John) went to Shipshewana, Indiana to pick it up, and drove it home to South Dakota with a few stops in between to visit our daughter and see some sights along the way.

We opted to buy a new 2013 Chevy Silverado 1500 and the truck performed great! We wanted a truck that would get good mileage when not towing, but could handle the lightweight 5th wheel. It worked great. We got from 10-12 miles per gallon on the trip home. Difference in mileage being mostly the wind. We went about 55-60 mph the whole trip. Hey, we are retired, what's the hurry!!??

John and Linda Morgan
2014 Rockwood 5th wheel 8280WS
2013 Chevy Silverado 1500

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Old 09-30-2013, 09:27 AM   #2
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Welcome from Idaho and to the forums ang glad you are having fun.

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Old 09-30-2013, 08:16 PM   #3
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to the forum and congrats on your 2014 Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite.
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