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Old 07-06-2014, 12:29 PM   #1
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Hi, I'm new, so new I don't have an rv yet! I live in the Pacific Northwest. I am considering going full time when life circumstances warrant it. I have a 3 horse gooseneck with a weekender LQ in it, so am figuring I could probably handle a fifth wheel....plus they seem to have more living space than a motor home. The horsetrailer is 23 foot, so am looking for no bigger than 30' fifth wheel. One of the fifth wheels I am considering is the Rockwood ultra light.
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Old 07-06-2014, 12:38 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums! There's lots of good information here in the various forums. Doing a bit of homework now can pay off later when you are ready to put the trigger on an RV.

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Old 07-06-2014, 12:58 PM   #3
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Welcome to FRF's from SW Idaho.
I guess you have an F250/2500/2500 depending on your flavor choice.
The lite I have is 30 foot long and plays well with my 250.
Would you have the gooseneck conversion put on the trailer or go with the B&W companion hitch?

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Old 07-07-2014, 01:16 PM   #4
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It had a fifthwheel conversion with it when I bought it. It's an older pu (1988 Chevy) but just put a 2000 455 (is that the equivalent of the 460? Husband is a ford man, so that's all I hear about is ford numbers!) engine in it. I will need to have the transmission done also, but since I won't be going for a while yet, that's okay. I am here for information so I can make an informed decision in a few years. Thanks for any and all info!
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