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Old 09-09-2021, 09:56 PM   #1
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Just ordered a 2022 Rockwood 2109s Mini Lite

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New to the forum. My wife and I are retired and just ordered a 2022 Rockwood 2109s Mini Lite. Really like all the advice, tech tips and experiences that Iíve been reading in the forums. Canít wait to get ours and get camping.

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Old 09-09-2021, 10:38 PM   #2
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Congratulations! The info states it has a 2” receiver on the rear. Do you know if this is frame mounted or bumper mounted. I didn’t see any mention of the weight of the trailer on the few sites I looked at. What is your tow vehicle?
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Old 09-10-2021, 12:59 AM   #3
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Congratulations! The info states it has a 2Ē receiver on the rear. Do you know if this is frame mounted or bumper mounted. I didnít see any mention of the weight of the trailer on the few sites I looked at. What is your tow vehicle?
They're frame mounted. Look at Rockwood dealer videos online, e.g., Haylett RV. You can skip through them until they get to the back of the trailer. One of two should have a decent view of the hitch.

While it is exactly the same Lippert hitch rated by other trailer manufacturers to tow vehicles, Rockwood rates them only to carry 300#. They're intended for accessories like cargo or bike carriers.
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Old 09-10-2021, 06:04 AM   #4
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The 2" receiver is frame mounted, with a 300# load carrying rating. The 2109s itself is in the 4300# dry weight range. We picked up our 2021 in March from dealer inventory (after a nationwide search!).

It is a great small couples camper, with the build and features of a larger rig.

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Congratulations! The info states it has a 2Ē receiver on the rear. Do you know if this is frame mounted or bumper mounted. I didnít see any mention of the weight of the trailer on the few sites I looked at. What is your tow vehicle?
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Old 09-10-2021, 06:36 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum from Georgia. Enjoy and Later RJD
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Old 09-10-2021, 06:42 AM   #6
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Welcome and enjoy your new rig!
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Welcome from Wisconsin. Congrats and enjoy your 2022 Rockwood Mini Lite 2109s. Hope your wait time goes quickly.
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Old 09-10-2021, 01:15 PM   #8
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Congratulations! The info states it has a 2Ē receiver on the rear. Do you know if this is frame mounted or bumper mounted. I didnít see any mention of the weight of the trailer on the few sites I looked at. What is your tow vehicle?
Thanks Capacitor, The forum has answered your 2Ē receiver question.The new 2022 factory specs show the dry weight @ 4493 (which is up from 2021), carrying capacity @ 1344 and GVWR @ 5837. My tow vehicle is a 2007 Ford F-150XLT 4x4. It has the 5.4 Triton, 4 speed auto trans,3:73 gearing and factory tow package.
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Old 09-10-2021, 02:02 PM   #9
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Congratulations on the order. What time frame were you given as an estimate? I'm hearing 6 months, a long time to wait!

We are taking a drive tomorrow to look at a 2109S on a dealer lot to finalize the color selection. i will probably custom order as we want options that are not on this particular unit and cannot be dealer installed.

I was disappointed in the weight revisions for 2022. A contact at the factory stated that it is due to the frame being beefed up to a 8" I beam, different fresh water tank and the solar panel that is now standard. I'll be right at the limit of the Ranger's hitch capacity even with careful loading of gear.
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Congratulations on the order. What time frame were you given as an estimate? I'm hearing 6 months, a long time to wait!

We are taking a drive tomorrow to look at a 2109S on a dealer lot to finalize the color selection. i will probably custom order as we want options that are not on this particular unit and cannot be dealer installed.

I was disappointed in the weight revisions for 2022. A contact at the factory stated that it is due to the frame being beefed up to a 8" I beam, different fresh water tank and the solar panel that is now standard. I'll be right at the limit of the Ranger's hitch capacity even with careful loading of gear.
Thanks JimM2109s,

We were also told 6 months with a chance of 4-6 months, depending on production cycles for the 2109s. The options we ordered were the extra 190w roof solar panel, upgraded AC, slide topper and extra maxxair fan. For colors we got the Newport Ash cabinets and Stone fabrics. Waiting is no fun but will be well worth it when we get it. Good luck with your order!
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Old 09-10-2021, 09:05 PM   #11
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Turbo2, add a white exterior and thermopane windows and we'd have twins!

Congratulations again! We'll have to let each other know when the stork arrives, if we remember that far into next year!
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Turbo2, add a white exterior and thermopane windows and we'd have twins!

Congratulations again! We'll have to let each other know when the stork arrives, if we remember that far into next year!
That sounds good JimM2109s, Iíll let you know when I hear anything. Now we wait!
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