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Old 04-19-2013, 02:29 PM   #1261
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Exactly. 90% of the time we do electric. Then just run an electric heater. Why waste my LP
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Yup, you got it Murf.

We're headed out tonight and DAMN is it windy out there. I bet I'll appreciate the towing characteristics of the 5'r over the TT tonight.
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You got a new 5th right? I don't think we have seen a pic yet.
Can I ask how you landed on Evangola? I literally live five miles away from there. I guess you don't think of the places in your back yard to camp in. I didn't even realize they were open yet. Going to be a pretty crappy weekend weather wise, sorry to say.

Btw, nice 5'er! What are the weights? I have a pretty hearty 2003 Wildcat that I pull with my Eco. Still shocked at how well the truck and camper combo works.
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Just bought it can't use the camper for 3 months or so. Work comes first. Trailer loaded is about 5000lbs maybe a little more with all the junk you need to go out and about. Tows pretty well, but I need to get the adjustments on the hitch a little more fine tuned.
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Can I ask how you landed on Evangola? I literally live five miles away from there. I guess you don't think of the places in your back yard to camp in. I didn't even realize they were open yet. Going to be a pretty crappy weekend weather wise, sorry to say.

Btw, nice 5'er! What are the weights? I have a pretty hearty 2003 Wildcat that I pull with my Eco. Still shocked at how well the truck and camper combo works.

We've been coming to Evangola for about 7 or 8 years now. Not our favorite park for sure, but it ill do for a weekend. It is close for us and near shopping etc.

Ironically even though NYSP says the park should be open when we rolled in there today it was locked. We continued on to Westfield lake KOA instead.

As for the 5'r, Prime Time lists it at 8777 dry, but my scaled weight is les than that. I am under on all my numbers, just barely, but I am legal.
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Lets see your campers being towed-image-2827615761.jpg new toys

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Old 04-20-2013, 08:27 PM   #1267
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I have a 5.0. I have no problems towing my toy with my toy
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first mod i'd do....

paint the bottom of your truck to match the bottom of the trailer.
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I have a 5.0. I have no problems towing my toy with my toy
What is gvw on your trailer and what gears are in your truck..... My trailer gvw is 8300 and I have 3:73 in my truck with the 5.0......I have not towed it yet
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No one has been camping yet?? We have a trip planned next weekend and the one after that. Rain, shine, sleet, or snow!!
We have a trip for next weekend. We hired a front-end loader to move snow so we could move our fiver to the asphalt and start getting it ready. But we had to move it before the ground thawed and turned to mud from melting snow.
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