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Old 04-02-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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5th wheel frames

I've seen quite a few posts on here about frames cracking and breaking. Particularly Lippert frames. I just bought a new 2013 Sabre 34 REQS-6 5er, and to be quite serious I'm a bit concerned about this issue. My unit should be in this week. Has anyone had problems like this with their Sabre? And if so how was the issue resolved? Thanks for any replies.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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Yours should will be fine! Just don't over load it!
Mostly happens to lite weights and ultra lights.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:12 PM   #3
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Thanks f1100turbo, I feel a bit more releaved hearing that.
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:31 PM   #4
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When I toured the Sabre plant, I spent a lot of time inspecting Lippert frames at the begining of the line. I was impressed at the construction and the numerous reinforcement brackets welded at stress areas and angles. As f110turbo said, don't overload it. That's why I won't let my M-I-L in my Columbus
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:36 PM   #5
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When I toured the Sabre plant, I spent a lot of time inspecting Lippert frames at the begining of the line. I was impressed at the construction and the numerous reinforcement brackets welded at stress areas and angles. As f110turbo said, don't overload it. That's why I won't let my M-I-L in my Columbus

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When I toured the Sabre plant, I spent a lot of time inspecting Lippert frames at the begining of the line. I was impressed at the construction and the numerous reinforcement brackets welded at stress areas and angles. As f110turbo said, don't overload it. That's why I won't let my M-I-L in my Columbus
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"Mostly happens to lite weights and ultra lights."
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What proof is there of that claim?
I have never heard of a Rockwood/Flagstaff light-weight fifth wheel frame failure.
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What proof is there of that claim?
I have never heard of a Rockwood/Flagstaff light-weight fifth wheel frame failure.
Never singled out any specific brand or model.
Sorry I hurt your feelings.
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"Sorry I hurt your feelings."
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No hurt feelings.
I simply do not like false claims.
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