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Old 10-05-2016, 08:51 AM   #1
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Thanks for the welcome

Just bought my first RV this year so I'm really a newbie to all of this. I'm looking forward to picking up tips on most everything, especially sway control.

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Old 10-05-2016, 08:53 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum it a great place to get your questions answered

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Old 10-05-2016, 09:14 AM   #3
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Watch this little video that was just posted. Keep your tongue weight at 10-15%.

Great example of the importance of proper weight distribution
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Old 10-05-2016, 12:11 PM   #4
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Welcome to FRF!

It's always good to post year, brand and model of RV you have.
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Old 10-05-2016, 12:41 PM   #5
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Sorry your right, I have a 2017 Salem 27RKSS and how do I go about determining tongue weight?
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Old 10-05-2016, 03:16 PM   #6
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Take it to a truck stop and weigh it.
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Old 10-06-2016, 07:11 AM   #8
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Welcome from SW Ohio ! Enjoy your TT!
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Old 10-09-2016, 04:16 PM   #9
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Welcome from Texas. Enjoy your new travel trailer.

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