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Old 03-16-2020, 09:21 AM   #1
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268RKS tongue weight?

Has anyone ever weighed the tongue weight on a 268RKS? The spec sheet says 900 lbs but Iím guessing it might be even higher. Has anyone else noticed how far back the axles are located from the hitch? I think thatís why the tongue weight is high.
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Old 03-18-2020, 02:30 PM   #2
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Mine runs about 1100 lbs. packed light with full fresh water. Two 20s and 2 batteries under the cap.
hope this helps
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Old 03-18-2020, 03:20 PM   #3
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That's about what I suspected. Thanks
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Old 03-18-2020, 03:33 PM   #4
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What the factory thinks it is or what it is on the dealer's lot ("spec sheet is immaterial. What does your trailer weigh?

Safe towing requires 10% to 15% of total trailer weight be on the ball. I've personally found it works best toward the 15% end of the scale.

A 9600 pound trailer needs more weight on the ball than the catalog spec 850 pounds which is fine when new and empty.

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