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Old 07-06-2016, 02:14 PM   #581
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Saw this in Texas, Coleman trailer being pulled with a 3500 2X Dodge dually with the Cummins.

The A/C unit had bowed the roof.

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Old 07-06-2016, 03:53 PM   #582
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Here's something I saw in a campground a couple of years ago. He was living in a burrow not more than five feet from the rear of our trailer. My apologies to any arachnid lovers on our forum, but I couldn't sleep at night knowing he was out there so I was the instrument of his demise.

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This is also a good reason to quit tent camping and buy a FR trailer.
Oh what the frig? What state was that in?
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Old 07-06-2016, 04:11 PM   #583
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Saw this in Texas, Coleman trailer being pulled with a 3500 2X Dodge dually with the Cummins.

The A/C unit had bowed the roof.

I wonder if the roof was bowed because of the weight of the A/C or if the roof had been weakened because of water damage?
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Old 07-06-2016, 04:11 PM   #584
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Oh what the frig? What state was that in?
I took the picture of that Wolf Spider at Hawn State Park (site #16) in Missouri. It was the biggest one Ive ever seen.
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Saw this in Texas, Coleman trailer being pulled with a 3500 2X Dodge dually with the Cummins.

The A/C unit had bowed the roof.

I don't think he's got enough truck!
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Old 07-06-2016, 05:37 PM   #586
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I don't think he's got enough truck!
Ya, the A/C unit is waaaaay to much for it.

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Old 07-06-2016, 08:33 PM   #587
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That same thing happened to me when I bought my Dynasty and I was driving it back from Phoenix. I was just outside of Mountain Home, Idaho and a big wind unwravelled my main awning. As I flew down because I just bought it, I had no tools with me.
So, I had a brainy idea, I got up on the roof (almost got blown off the roof) and took my belt off my pants and bound the awning against the RV.

As I was coming back off the roof down the ladder, my pants fell down.

Got 3 horn honks before I reached the bottom rung! LOL

Hope you had on that clean pair of underwear momma always told you to keep in the glove compartment!
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Old 07-08-2016, 06:13 PM   #588
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Just saw this in a campground, it has 280 watts of solar. It has a shower and bathroom. Did I mention that it can go anywhere, he gets 8.8 miles per gallon and it will run 50mph and its fuel tanks total 114gal Click image for larger version

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Oh another thing it doesn't have a/c, it has only 10amps but it will go anywhere. Him and his wife are planning a Alaska trip this year, said he was driving the Dalton Highway.


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Old 07-08-2016, 06:20 PM   #590
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Not bad... Considering my 1500 only got 9 towing and could not go anywhere!

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That would be a good daily December - February around here.

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I wonder if he purchased the howitzer options?
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Just saw this in a campground, it has 280 watts of solar. It has a shower and bathroom. Did I mention that it can go anywhere, he gets 8.8 miles per gallon and it will run 50mph and its fuel tanks total 114gal Attachment 113495Attachment 113496Attachment 113497


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Ocean Lakes, Myrtle Beach I have seen this TONKA there numerous times think the owner works for the campground....................See hood
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Ocean Lakes, Myrtle Beach I have seen this TONKA there numerous times think the owner works for the campground....................See hood

A friend of mine has one, it only had a few hundred miles on it when he purchased it from the Army.


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I wonder if the roof was bowed because of the weight of the A/C or if the roof had been weakened because of water damage?
Some Coleman PUPs of that era (Circa 2000) had serious roof issues. Not all, but maybe 20%. This guy's unit obviously was one of the bad ones. I had one before my current Roo and mine was still sound.

It was something to do with an error in the manufacturing process.

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I wonder if the roof was bowed because of the weight of the A/C or if the roof had been weakened because of water damage?

Of course it was. Diesel a/c units are always heavier than gasoline ones!
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Of course it was. Diesel a/c units are always heavier than gasoline ones!
That's funny, yo
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Window A/C mounted to a piece of plywood and set on the ground in front of the door of a .......tent! Everyone had to step over the A/C unit to get in & out then zip the flap closed as tight as possible.
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