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Old 07-02-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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Hello From Sacramento, CA

Hi there,

I live in Sacramento California and I am looking to purchase my first travel trailer. I love camping and I do a sport called "Dog Agility". You may have seen it, it is where the dogs run around the obstacle course that has been shown on TV.

Anyways, I am looking for a light Apex or Freedom Express LTZ preferably under 3800 dry weight. Any thoughts on these models, pros, cons, type of hitch I should get, electric awning, quiet generator, etc.?

Any thoughts / help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-03-2012, 02:01 AM   #2
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Hello from Lakeport!

Get the biggest TV you can afford - the TT/5er size will increase!


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Old 07-03-2012, 05:50 AM   #3
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My first questions would be, what are you using it for (family campgrounds, boondocking, etc.)? How many occupants? and what is the towing vehicle you plan on using?

I will say we looked at the Apex trailers and they seemed very nice.
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Old 07-03-2012, 11:34 AM   #4
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Welcome to FRF, from a fellow NorCal'er!

it would also help knowing what you plan to tow with and if it has the factory tow package.
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:24 PM   #5
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If you crate your dogs, I saw a great setup in a toyhauler that secured the crates in the garage area. Pleanty of room for all the dog paraphinalia also. Don't know your TV, but a TH may be hard to find in the weight range you listed.
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Old 07-03-2012, 03:40 PM   #7
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to the forum !! Agility dogs "rock"- enjoy watching them.

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