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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-21-2019, 12:18 AM
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Posted By ependydad
I recently went through and weighed again. I...

I recently went through and weighed again. I wasn’t happy with the results, but that’s why I weigh! As I did, I had the dashcam rolling and had the idea of a combined video of the dashcam footage and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 10-30-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
I've split axles and have been able to get...

I've split axles and have been able to get decently accurate weights.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-26-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
I think the idea for the bars going into the...

I think the idea for the bars going into the truck bed so that they get counted in the truck weight and not tongue weight. But honestly, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. I imagine it's all close enough.

For #1 and #2 -...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
Can you post your weigh slips? The 9,300...

Can you post your weigh slips?

The 9,300 sounds like the truck + camper weight and just what is carried by the trailer axles. If that's the case, you're missing the pin weight that gets added to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-26-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
For TT's, you need to do 3 weights: 1, truck...

For TT's, you need to do 3 weights:

1, truck + trailer w/ WDH engaged (like regular travel)
2, truck + trailer w/ WDH disengaged (throw the bars in the truck bed)
3, truck only

Make sure to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-25-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
Analyzing the Results Take the 2 slips and...

Analyzing the Results

Take the 2 slips and plug them into the Fifth Wheel / Actual Weights calculator on TowingPlanner.com (https://www.towingplanner.com/ActualWeights/FifthWheelCatScales).
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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-25-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
Weighing Just the Truck Now here’s the tough...

Weighing Just the Truck

Now here’s the tough part. Go park your trailer in a truck spot. I tend to weigh when I know there are easy pull-thru spots. I suck at backing in between trucks.

Unhitch...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-25-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
Everything's ready. Let's do it! Weighing...

Everything's ready. Let's do it!

Weighing Truck + Camper

Now, you're ready to pull the truck and camper onto the scale. Pull up so that your driver's window about aligns with the call...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-25-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By ependydad
Howto: Weighing with Weigh My Truck app at CAT Scale (pics + screenshots)

I'm a huge proponent of staying with truck and trailer ratings. Never had truck issues, but I did buckle the frame of a trailer once. I'd like that to not happen again.

So, weigh early. And weigh...
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