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Old 02-15-2013, 07:55 AM   #11
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Thank you all for all your kind words and welcome! I look forward to learning more about trailers from all of you
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:41 PM   #12
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My wife Cindy initially liked the 195BH but we ended up purchasing the 185RB. Have you thought about or seen this model. It has a queen bed that allows a person to get in and out of it without having to crawl over the other plus it is a fulltime bed, has a nice size dinette, a dry bath, and some adequate storage. The advertised ship weight is 2881 and hitch weight is 328.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:25 AM   #13
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Thanks for the suggestion and no we haven't yet seen that floor plan. We are going today to check out the other models of cruise lite, although I am a little worried from what I have read on here that most of them will be too long for our tow vehicle.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:31 AM   #14
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Lengths

Since our Jeep Grand Cherokee owners manual identified 20ft length, we were also limited. That was an additional reason for our 185RB purchase, it came in at 19'10". I know it is not much and I pressed the upper limit but it seemed to do fine so far. But, so far has not been any real mileage or tow time to speak of. Cindy and I felt comfortable pulling it though.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:27 AM   #15
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although I am a little worried from what I have read on here that most of them will be too long for our tow vehicle.
the biggest problem with tow vehicles that have a 5000lbs. tow capacity, is actual tongue weight of the trailer.
second, especially for a short wheelbase/high center of gravity vehicle, like the X-terra, is trailer length.
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