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Old 11-14-2011, 09:23 PM   #1
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Pulled the trigger today, picking it up Wednesday. Will post pics & comments after I get home from the dealer.

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Old 11-14-2011, 09:36 PM   #2
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:29 AM   #3
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Enjoy, we bought one in June. Good times!
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:29 PM   #4
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Got it home!

Sitting in the front yard, now it's time to make it ours.
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Old 11-16-2011, 05:44 PM   #5
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Nitrofish,
That is a good looking TH.
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Old 11-16-2011, 06:55 PM   #6
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Thanks Jester! I LOVE the smell of Nitro in the morning!! LOL!
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:47 PM   #7
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Those are good looking toy haulers. Have you been on their Facebook page? I've noticed other owners posting pictures on there and talking back and forth.

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Old 01-18-2012, 10:24 AM   #8
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Sitting in the front yard, now it's time to make it ours.
The trailer looks great. what do u pull it with? Will it fit two HD.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:28 AM   #9
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Welcome to the XLR family! Wishing you many years of enjoyment traveling with your toys and enjoying life.
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Old 01-18-2012, 04:19 PM   #10
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The trailer looks great. what do u pull it with? Will it fit two HD.
Pull it with a Tundra. I have a Vulcan Voyager and my wife has a 1100 V Star. They fit. You should be able to get 2 Harleys in there. Check the length, the Voyager is tight.
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Old 01-18-2012, 09:48 PM   #11
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Congrats, what a good looking toy hauler
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Old 01-19-2012, 05:26 AM   #12
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I bought the same model as my first TT... and I thought the expense was in the trailer,,,,NOT supplying it is..... WIll enjoy trading mods with you and everyone else here as there are a couple that are just for our model, the ball valve on the rear dump and the access panel to get to the back of the hot water heater.Steve38 has done both . Also the hide the sewage hose in the 5x5 fence post. As for me I am figuring out cat5 mods to wire the entire trailer and add some outlets including one in the base of the dinette. enough babbling on my part. Enjoy the toy hauler!!!!
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Old 02-06-2012, 12:29 AM   #13
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Hello Nitrofish , nice looking toy hauler !!!! Have a few questions , just joined the forum tonight , been looking at this model for some time . I also have a tundra 09 with the 5.7 motor . Hows it pull the trailer with your toys in it ? Also are there any problems with it ? I keep hearing frame issues with other forest river trailers and just making sure I dont make a bad choice . Also what is the true size of that garage , trying to see if I can fit 2 can am atv side by side in it ? Thanks alot for any info , I never had a trailer before , we rented a 27 ft travel trailer and drove from NC to up state NY in the mountains , 1st trip ever with a trailer , tundra did really well pulling it and taking the family up there and back . Thanks Mike
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We like ours.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:07 PM   #15
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We made the inaugural trip with ours down to Frisco NPS campground in Hatteras. Wife went to use the microwave, I heard the generator spool up off eco mode...then after 15 seconds microwave and all 110 went out. I thought we'd fried electrics...but a half hour later noticed plug had fallen out of generator...:-) Pilot error...again.

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My Tundra pulls it fine. 2 HD's will overload the axles. My 800 lbs atv puts 7360 lbs on the 2 3500 lb axles.
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My Tundra pulls it fine. 2 HD's will overload the axles. My 800 lbs atv puts 7360 lbs on the 2 3500 lb axles.
Just curious, have you taken your setup across a CAT scale to see what the load is on the trailer axles? Some of that weight is carried by your hitch so it would be good to see what the actual load is for your trailer axles.
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That 7360 is measured on a Cat scale. I knew the 1650 lbs listed carry capacity would be close but lost another 300 lbs before I started. Unloaded and unhitched, the axles weighed 5480 and the hitch 1040, total 6520. With a 7876 gvwr, I only have 1356 of load capacity.

My atv weighs around 800 lbs. I was probably pushing but not exceeding the 1356 lbs. I also have a weight distributing hitch which may be pushing some of the front weight back to the axles. Anyway, the specs are very misleading and the design is faulty if using it as intended and loading it accordingly puts the axle weight over the design limits by 360 lbs. Interestingly, the warning sticker in the garage says to limit the weight in there at 2000 lbs and the specs limit it to 1650. ?? I had no more than 1000 lbs in the garage.

That's only the beginning of my problems with the trailer so having owned it for only 7 months and used it twice, I'm considering getting rid of it.
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:20 PM   #19
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Pulled the trigger today, picking it up Wednesday. Will post pics & comments after I get home from the dealer.

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Congrats, I am also thinking of buying one. I saw one at lazydays in seffner, fl. Where did u buy yours? They had a price of 31k for theres I was wondering what should I pay for one of these.
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10X...You can get a price in the low to mid 20's through RVWholesalers in Lakeview, OH. I'm having some real weight issues, however, you may want to consider. You can load it within it's spec limits but the axles are still overloaded. There is only about 1300 lbs available for water, gas, toys, etc. They list it at 1650 but the actual trailer weight is much higher than the spec sheet. With an 800 lb atv, water, gas and normal other gear loaded, my axles were overloaded by 360 lbs even though I'm within the gvwr.
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