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Forum: Rockwood 03-24-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,792
Posted By keeprr
I tried the heat shields but got pulled over and...

I tried the heat shields but got pulled over and ticketed by the weight Police for being over weight
Forum: Rockwood 03-24-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,792
Posted By keeprr
Yeah, it was a tough week. At least it got down...

Yeah, it was a tough week. At least it got down to 855 at night.
Forum: Rockwood 03-24-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,792
Posted By keeprr
I had a Rockwood and had same issues. In 100...

I had a Rockwood and had same issues. In 100 degree weather it only cooled to 85. Now I have an SOB and it will maintain the low to mid 70's in 1005 degree weather. Difference is size if AC unit, now...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-20-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,981
Posted By keeprr
I have a 2015 GMC 2500 Duramax. Lifetime (16000...

I have a 2015 GMC 2500 Duramax. Lifetime (16000 miles) avg mpg is 14.9. Towing 10000 lb fifth wheel from Oklahoma to Virginia Beach and back, 3500 miles, 13.1 MPG. On highway empty, 19 to 21 mpg.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-13-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,961
Posted By keeprr
I went from a 1/2 ton with 5.3 pulling a 26 ft TT...

I went from a 1/2 ton with 5.3 pulling a 26 ft TT to a 2500 Dmax diesel. Felt like the gasser would do but now I have the diesel and have a 32 5er, I think the extra dollars were well worth the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-10-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,998
Posted By keeprr
Not hardly. I carry nothing in the bed, 2 adults...

Not hardly. I carry nothing in the bed, 2 adults in the cab, do not carry excessive amounts of "stuff" with us. Even at max weight rating of the 5er at 10000 lbs. Which we're not close to I would...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-10-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,998
Posted By keeprr
I'm not concerned. My empty pin weight is 1425....

I'm not concerned. My empty pin weight is 1425. I'll never exceed 2254 payload. It was just interesting to me there is so much disparity.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-10-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,998
Posted By keeprr
I contacted GMC and made an inquiry.

I contacted GMC and made an inquiry.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-10-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,998
Posted By keeprr
The interesting thing is that the VIN# on my GMC...

The interesting thing is that the VIN# on my GMC 2500 says payload is 2950, but the sticker on the door says 2254. Which one is the real number.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-05-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,998
Posted By keeprr
OEN RANGE Light fifth wheelsleep are designed for...

OEN RANGE Light fifth wheelsleep are designed for 5 1/2 ft beds.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-03-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,320
Posted By keeprr
Back in the day things were different in the...

Back in the day things were different in the south. I remember seeing a person get pulled over for speeding doing 56 mph while passing me while I was doing 55. In the 80's the speed.limit nationally...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-03-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,320
Posted By keeprr
I have a 32 ft 5er with a good open floor plan...

I have a 32 ft 5er with a good open floor plan that has been more than comfortable even during a 7 week trip last summer. Pin weight 1425 lbs with empty 5er weight of 7450 lbs. My sticker shows max...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-01-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,030
Posted By keeprr
After pulling with a 1/2 ton and now having a...

After pulling with a 1/2 ton and now having a 2500 I can't imagine towing with anything less. Bigger brakes, bigger rear end, stronger frame and suspension it's the only way to go. I personally chose...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-28-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,915
Posted By keeprr
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-28-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,915
Posted By keeprr
Enjoy Texoma in early spring. We were there last...

Enjoy Texoma in early spring. We were there last summer and it was 100 to 105 degrees. Thank God for AC130910130911130912
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-19-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,993
Posted By keeprr
Why not upgrade to a 250? I don't have a Ford but...

Why not upgrade to a 250? I don't have a Ford but my GMC 2500 has a payload rating of 2254. I can't imagine a 150 with 2200 payload.
Forum: Tips and Tricks 02-18-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,465
Posted By keeprr
Turn the exhaust brake on when you hook up and...

Turn the exhaust brake on when you hook up and turn it off when you stop for the night. I use mine at all times. Less wear on Truck and trailer brakes.
Forum: Tips and Tricks 02-17-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,465
Posted By keeprr
If I remember correctly the tow haul mode, cruise...

If I remember correctly the tow haul mode, cruise control and engine brake work in unison. I always use tow haul, engine brake and cruise control when not in congested areas. I especially use cruise...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 02-14-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,222
Posted By keeprr
We made the trip from Oklahoma City to Virginia...

We made the trip from Oklahoma City to Virginia Beach last summer. Stayed at KOA'S along I40 and I81. Most were nice. Arkansas is a wasteland for nice Campgrounds. I would plan to stop at Tom Sawyer...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-13-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By keeprr
I like about 300 miles a day. Start around 9 am...

I like about 300 miles a day. Start around 9 am stop around 3 pm. Break out the BBQ and cold beer or do some local sightseeing.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-13-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,993
Posted By keeprr
I know it's an SOB but look at the Open Range...

I know it's an SOB but look at the Open Range Light Fifth Wheels. No need for a slider hitch and the extra weight, good build quality and factory support and a design to be light weight for properly...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 01-03-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,222
Posted By keeprr
We usually rely on our icemaker for cocktail hour...

We usually rely on our icemaker for cocktail hour but Tom Sawyer Resort advertised 7 lb bag for $1.00. Had to buy one. Didn't find any snakes in ice
Forum: Eastern USA 01-03-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By keeprr
Stayed at the KOA last summer. Not bad but the...

Stayed at the KOA last summer. Not bad but the Holiday Travel Park looked better when we checked it out. Both are expensive. When to First Landing State Park afterwards and stayed two weeks. Sites...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-31-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,637
Posted By keeprr
In my opinion their is no comparison between GD...

In my opinion their is no comparison between GD and coachman. Coachman should be less expensive. Like the boat industry, you get what you pay for. Unfortunately too many consumers can't see past the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-31-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,673
Posted By keeprr
Make sure you have a 250 lb torque wrench, you'll...

Make sure you have a 250 lb torque wrench, you'll need it. Spend time reading instruction manual. Thinking about the time spent, expense for tools (if needed) a being a novice at hitch set up, $200...
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