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Old 06-21-2018, 09:17 AM   #1
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Talking Maiden Trip Vibe 268RKS

Hi All,

Finally got to us the Vibe. Natchez State Park TN. Nice place Stayed at the Pin Oak RV site. Having fun with all of the little things. Where can we put this. How will it ride going down the road. Thank Goodness the AC works. (Grin) Black Tank First THEN the other tanks. How come the shades don't go up and down. How many Leveling blocks do we need. Is it your right or my right. Oh Passenger or driver side. Boy love the cross wind (not) What is this a rolling WALL. Darn not enough Water hose. Sound like your first trip.
Had a blast though. It may have changed wife's opinion of roughing it being Holiday Inn.
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:21 AM   #2
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Forgot Something.

What does this do?
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Old 06-22-2018, 07:26 PM   #3
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We just got a Vibe 288RLS, our first TT. HoW about ďI know they showed how but I donít rememberĒ
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Old 06-22-2018, 07:46 PM   #4
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Or the other. They did not tell me about that.
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Old 06-22-2018, 08:19 PM   #5
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Old 06-24-2018, 04:08 PM   #6
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Ah, that's the adventure! But, don't forget to make a list of all the things you want to change. Every time you go out it may get a little smaller, but, as they say (sort of) "the list goes on!" We have had trailers for over 40 years and our newest is 6yrs. this year and I am still making modifications! It's part of the fun of RV'ing. Enjoy your new adventures and RV.
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Old 10-15-2018, 08:41 PM   #7
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2nd trip

Boy it is great when you use what you learn from one trip to another. Gig one. IT WILL ALL WORK OUT. Chill, go with the flow and remember. I am not in a rush. You always have a place to sleep.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:38 PM   #8
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Reminds me of our previous trailer. Got it new, brought it home, and the next day took it out for our first run. About 150 miles from home the truck blew a tire (the old split rims and inner tube tires) and when putting on the spare I noticed it wasn't going to last until we could get to the campground since the valve stem was leaking when it flexed. We wound up in a grocery store parking lot for the night until I could go to the tire store in the morning and get a new tire and spare. That was the first adventure with our "new" trailer and we went on for 23 seasons with it, and it still looked great when we sold it. Ah, the memories of camping.
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Old 12-18-2018, 01:50 PM   #9
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A few trips down the road.

Good News. (or Bad if you ask th DW) I need a larger truck. Grin. Flat is fine, hills not so much.
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Old 04-14-2019, 06:26 PM   #10
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I bought a 268RKS s couple of weeks ago and took it out for the first time this weekend.
What kind of tow vehicle are you using and what are you looking to upgrade to?
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:05 AM   #11
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I bought a 268RKS about 15 months ago. Started with 09 Titan. Didnt think I had enough truck (brakes) mainly. Traded for 17 (new) F250 gasser. Mine was rigged for oilfield use. Other than stiff suspension tows great. 14.3 mpg w/o trailer. 11 ish with trailer.
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Old 04-15-2019, 08:44 AM   #12
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TV for 268RKS

Hi Bmurf. I have older F-150. It will do the job with TT not loaded very much. No water very few extras. Only used so far for close weekenders on flat ground. One of the bigger issues is Hitch weight. Ever light load my hitch weight is just under 1000 lbs. I am looking for HD 2500, F-250. Want something to handle longer trips. Smokes, Yellowstone, West coast. So a much more stable TV will be desired and needed.
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Old 05-21-2019, 03:26 PM   #13
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new TV

just got a 2015 f-250. pulled the 268 once. much better that the f-150. then someone tagged the rear in a parking lot. I do not know how someone could miss seeing a tall RED 2015 F-250 in a parking spot. and yes they left before reporting. don't you love it.
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Old 05-21-2019, 03:28 PM   #14
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That’s crap!
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Old 05-21-2019, 03:53 PM   #15
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I wish it was Bmurf. I drove it for 230 miles up to 30000 miles. Now I have to wait for another 2 weeks for it to get out of the shop. Driving something now that i have to climb down into than up into. And I am surprised it will haul me.
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Old 05-21-2019, 04:55 PM   #16
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Sorry it happened. Some people are just ignorant and don’t care if they tear up other people’s stuff! Fact!!!
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Old 06-03-2019, 09:16 PM   #17
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I know they showed me but how does this hook up?
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Old 07-10-2019, 07:10 PM   #18
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Vibe 268 RKS

Well I will tell all, Hitch weight on my 2017 268 RKS was more like 1100 lbs. F-150 did not like it at all but pulled it with complaints. Got my 2015 F-250 still a lot of weight on hitch but ok. Man 250 much more stable comfortable and forgiving than the 150. My DW even took nap in crosswinds. I must admit passing a Puma pulled by f-150 up a hill on interstate. Sorry but I loved it. It seems to have opened more camping Opportunities. A small hill in no longer a large mountain.
I must say, do not go short on your TV.
Happy Camper for sure.
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Old 09-29-2019, 11:08 PM   #19
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I started towing my 268RKS with a 2017 Expedition. It pulled Ok (enough power) and stopped Ok but the sway from trucks or a cross wind were terrible. I sold it and bought a 2004 Excursion / aka F250. Itís A MUCH better, more stable platform.
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Old 11-09-2019, 10:58 AM   #20
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Curtains, foiled again

I have a 2017 268RKS. Curtains are cheap, difficult to raise and lower or donít stay up. Anybody had this problem? Any recommendations on replacement?
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