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Old 08-05-2015, 01:12 PM   #201
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What is the weight limit for that deck?

I see no supports for it in the pic.

Sticking out over the Grand Canyon? I don't think so!

But in certain places, that would be real nice.
Deck weight limit is 1400 lbs though the most I've had is probably 500 lbs. The picture doesn't show it but 5' off the back deck is the Lake Martin.
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Old 08-05-2015, 01:18 PM   #202
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Ours is 42' long and comes in at 51' when I lower the rear deck. Looks like a toy hauler but its a rear living room with a full width sliding glass doors.
Is that really only tandem axle?
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Old 08-05-2015, 01:34 PM   #203
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Deck weight limit is 1400 lbs though the most I've had is probably 500 lbs. The picture doesn't show it but 5' off the back deck is the Lake Martin.
I looked at the pic again and see the cables.
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Old 08-05-2015, 01:58 PM   #204
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Wow tandem axle on a 42'er
looks like trouble to me.
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Old 08-05-2015, 02:38 PM   #205
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Wow tandem axle on a 42'er
looks like trouble to me.
If it's equipped with heavy enough axles (8 lug) there's no problem with tandem.
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Old 08-05-2015, 04:02 PM   #206
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I just don't know of any "regular" manufacturer who makes a 50' fifth wheel. 42-43' seem to be the maximum without a custom build.
Most states per Rules of the Road won't even allow anything over 45', and only a couple allow 50'..
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Most states per Rules of the Road won't even allow anything over 45', and only a couple allow 50'..

I can say that the rules for Maryland don't match up with my communications with the state back when I was buying my camper. At 42', I'm over the Woodalls published limit.
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Old 08-05-2015, 04:25 PM   #208
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Not a photo from an RV park, but here is an interesting shot anyway.
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Old 08-05-2015, 04:49 PM   #209
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Not a photo from an RV park, but here is an interesting shot anyway.
Now that looks perfct to me
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:11 PM   #210
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Saw this beauty parked in a local RV park near a military installation. This is easily the biggest 5th wheel I've ever seen. Triple axels, and at least 50 feet long. Yes, that's the built-in deck option, and yes, that's a 42" TV behind the cover on the wall under the speakers. I stopped to talk to the lady there, and she told me it has TWO bathrooms, and a house-style fridge among its various amenities. She said they are LIVING in it for the next 2 years while stationed at the base.
Hey that's our new rig...RW 420 rt...

It's 44.5 ft...53 with patio out...it's a beast ....we are loving it!!..the side patio sealed the deal!
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:16 PM   #211
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Now that looks perfct to me

Mileage is awful, but that thing will run on anything that burns.
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:17 PM   #212
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I usually get more "conversation" cruizing with my daughter on this tho..
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:21 PM   #213
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Most states per Rules of the Road won't even allow anything over 45', and only a couple allow 50'..
Total length might be 42 but front basement to bumper is prob 36, my unit it 38.7 but 32 from basement to bumper, don't understand why it is called a 344

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Old 08-05-2015, 07:41 PM   #214
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I'm actually here until Friday morning. Site C-86.

Just starting a fire now- you should be able to get here by smoke signals alone.
I swung by 1000 Trails this afternoon about 3:00 but I didn't see a truck at your site so I didn't stop to knock. Nice looking 5W you've got there, sir.
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Old 08-05-2015, 07:44 PM   #215
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What is the weight limit for that deck?

I see no supports for it in the pic.

Sticking out over the Grand Canyon? I don't think so!

But in certain places, that would be real nice.
Rear patio use #2

Lol
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I swung by 1000 Trails this afternoon about 3:00 but I didn't see a truck at your site so I didn't stop to knock. Nice looking 5W you've got there, sir.

Aww shoot! We were here! My truck doesn't fit on the site and is parked down the hill. We think we are rolling out tomorrow evening.
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Old 08-06-2015, 10:03 AM   #217
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Total length might be 42 but front basement to bumper is prob 36, my unit it 38.7 but 32 from basement to bumper, don't understand why it is called a 344

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Most length dimensions I've seen are from the hitch to the bumper.
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Old 08-06-2015, 02:14 PM   #218
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Most length dimensions I've seen are from the hitch to the bumper.
mine is listed as 44.5 KINGPIN to rear (it has no bumper) ladder not included (my ladder is on the side)

the front end of my cap is slightly more fwd than the kingpin....so i guess if your talking TOTAL length it may be more?

my old lacrosse was 36ft total , and with the bumper mounted basked it was about 38.9 from end to end....

since 5ft of my toy hauler sits over the truck bed, the actual length behind the truck is only about a foot more...but it seems longer to me??h

plus im pulling with a 350 platinum dually......so the beds 16" longer than my 250 is...

no idea what the legal limit is....i know its 65' combined for double towing......but i dont see that happeing with this rig...LOL...
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With a 30' trailer and 20' truck I have enough trouble getting into some places. I don't think I want anything bigger.
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it definantly makes some adventures a lil more of an adventure.....!!
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