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I have seen Class A rigs pulling a 20-24' TT with them. I always joke that they brought the mother-in-law quarters with them.  Other than looking funny, it's easily doable. 
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Fulltiming / Re: Best brand?
« Last post by SargeW on Today at 09:46:32 AM »
Gary is correct. Most stacker trailers are being pulled by 40-45' Class A motor homes. A Super C will handle the duty just as well, but by including the diesel class A's into your search, you will have a much greater choice of manufacturers, drive train, and floor plans. My 40' Bus is rated to pull 10,000 pounds and has a 450 HP Cummins.  And it's not the biggest one out there. Class A's easily run up to 15,000 pound tow rating with 600 HP Cummins motors.
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Trailers & Fifthwheels / Re: Seeking TT Purchase Advice
« Last post by SargeW on Today at 09:38:12 AM »
And remember that 90% of the comments are posted by people that are having an issue with a RV, not the people that are not having problems. As Gary said, all RV's regardless of price point will have problems somewhere along the line. The mitigating factor is how will the company will stand behind their product and make it right.  I would look for reviews about the success or failure of the company in handling complaints. 
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General Discussion / Re: Second time out
« Last post by SargeW on Today at 09:29:43 AM »
Well, kinda sorta Stu. It was used by the MF to be an over flow line, so it was doing double duty. But it wasn't designed well, because it would set itself up a siphon and empty the tank.
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Trailers & Fifthwheels / Re: Seeking TT Purchase Advice
« Last post by Gary RV_Wizard on Today at 09:28:25 AM »
Hard to make a decision based on internet comments because quality on RVs is very inconsistent - ALL the makes and models have their share of lemons! And the less expensive and lighter weight the RV, the more light duty parts and construction it has.

I looked at the floor plan for the 22RBPR Premier Ultra Lite and can readily see why you like it for your needs.  Keystone is a full-line RV company with models at all rice and size points - have you checked to see if they offer than basic floor plan in one of their other models?  They often re-use the same design if it proves popular with buyers.


Other than that, you are probably going to have to slog through floor plans from Forest River and the numerous Thor brands to see what they have that is similar.  The good news is that you can do it at home via the internet instead of visiting a zillion RV dealers.

You should also determine the tow capacity and Payload (CCC) rating of your truck so that you know the upper limit on the trailer GVWR and tongue weight.   Some 1500's are surprisingly low on one or both of those - never assume or believe the sales guys assurances. Get the numbers for your specific truck (not the tv ads!).
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Fulltiming / Re: Best brand?
« Last post by Gary RV_Wizard on Today at 09:16:28 AM »
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I have been doing research on different types of motor homes and have come to the conclusion that I want a class C diesel. The reason with the class C is that they are built on large truck frames and have a better towing capacity
Compared to regular van-based Class C's, that is true.  Compared to Class A's, it is totally false.  A Class A has a heavy duty chassis designed for the purpose of carrying a large motorhome body and towing things.  Most Class A chassis are derived from medium or heavy truck chassis designs and often use the same components.  There are Class A diesel chassis with GVWRs in the 60,000 lb range and towing capacities of 15,000 lbs or more.  Even the Ford F53 gas Class A chassis is derived from the F550 medium duty truck design and shares many components with it.

The Super C diesels are a good choice, but if what you really want is a strong frame and largish towing capacity, you should include Class A's in your potential shopping list.  I suggest you figure out how much CCC (Cargo Capacity) and Tow Capacity you think you need and shop based on that, not on Class  designation.  Most gas chassis coaches these days have at least 5000 lb tow rating, but if you want more you probably need a diesel-powered chassis.
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The Shade Tree / Re: Helpfull hints on land purchase
« Last post by durangod on Today at 09:13:22 AM »
Thats not a bad deal Isaac but thinking about stuff i dont think im quite ready go too far yet.   I would love to check out lake livingston and ill do so in time.  But im not sure i am ready to change doctors again and all that stuff.  So ill probably stay around sulphur springs, yantis, quitman area someplace for awhile until i feel more secure about a larger move.  At least its out of here and away from this drama.  I may even go around emory which is in a different county.

Oh and that is exactly the type boat i been looking at for awhile, i dont need and cant man handle the larger bass boats.  I was looking at a sun dolphin pro 120 as well.   But it will have to wait because i need to save up for the move.



 
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Is the outlet 30A, 15A or ?    Is there are breaker at the outlet, or is it in a panel somewhere near by?  The reason I ask is that typically a storage site is 15A and on a circuit that has more than one outlet. You are not guaranteed to get the full 15A at each and every outlet - others may be sharing a single 15A circuit.
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X2 on weight limit comments. When considering towing a Jeep it seemed many were not rated plus the engine wasn't big enough.
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General Discussion / Re: Bucket List
« Last post by Gary RV_Wizard on Today at 09:00:38 AM »
1. Alaska & western Canada (BC, Alberta, Yukon) - worth an entire summer!
2. Yellowstone NP
3. Arches NP & Moab area
4. Bryce NP
5. Acadia NP & the Bar Harbor area
6. Western NC and Eastern TN mountain area
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