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Old 07-23-2012, 11:17 PM   #1
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Hiya guys & gals!

We recently bought my Pathfinder for DD usage, but a recent increase in income has us thinking about getting back into RVing with a small TT.

I'm not new to the subject. I learned to drive towing several boats and campers along the way. We had a '93 Aerostar that we used to tow a 25' Aerolite with, and that is probably going to be about how I see this SUV working out (though we're shooting for a smaller TT). The last TT I pulled was a 28' Holiday Rambler using our rock TV... 2001 F-350 crew cab long bed dually diesel 4x2, but we started with a couple of Coleman pop-ups The folks downsized a little since then and have a 19' Hi-Lo they pull with their Ridgeline.

If it takes well with the family I see us moving up in a few years to a larger TV/TT combo. For now I reasearch...
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Welcome eluwak. Is that Huntsville, TX, or AL, or?? With the Pathfinder, you will be keeping the trailer on the smaller side for sure. You could do very well with a Hi-Lo or the TrailManor equivalent. Any other larger box trailer could test the limits of the Pathfinder. But keep us informed, and ask questions before you end up buying. The knowledge on this board could keep you from making a costly mistake (getting too much for your Tow Vehicle).

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Welcome to the forum!
I'm sure you'll find all the info you need here!
Good luck in your search and keep us posted on what ever you find.

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Welcome eluwak. Is that Huntsville, TX, or AL, or?? With the Pathfinder, you will be keeping the trailer on the smaller side for sure. You could do very well with a Hi-Lo or the TrailManor equivalent. Any other larger box trailer could test the limits of the Pathfinder. But keep us informed, and ask questions before you end up buying. The knowledge on this board could keep you from making a costly mistake (getting too much for your Tow Vehicle).

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Hi and welcome aboard! Good choice with the research! Doing some homework now can pay off later. Please do keep us updated.

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Old 07-24-2012, 08:19 PM   #10
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Thanks for the welcome guys!

Yeah it's Alabama We're looking to get something for relatively local destinations (~300 miles or so), because it will be a weekend use deal probably once a month.

We saw a Surveyor 235RKS today that is something I am leaning towards, but the search has just begun. Luckily the dealers are open to test tows wherever we want so we can get a feel for it behind the vehicle. I will be ordering the rest of the tow prep for the Pathfinder over the next week to get prepared.
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