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Old 06-09-2017, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Lockelamora View Post
I don't have a camper but dream of one when I get older, and I have recently been dreaming of a nice dually. You are living my dreams my man! Enjoy that beauty and hopefully lots of camping and fun with the families for a long time to come.
You don't have to have a brand-new dually and a 20k pound 40' fifth wheel. They make lighter fifth wheels now too for the 1/2 ton pickups and some of them are under $30,000. Couple that with a 10 year loan and you've got a nice camper for less than $300/mo.

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Old 06-12-2017, 01:49 PM
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Gave it a good wash job the other day and it hasn't stopped raining since! Hope it stops by Friday when we leave to go on a camping trip.


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Traded in the toyhauler for this 41' 5th wheel with more living area for the kids and grandkids. Truck tow's it easily and at 65 mph it's a pleasure to drive on the interstate. I usually get 9 to 10 mpg depending on what speed I'm going.









large shower with seat.


upper loft for the smaller grandkids


Large kitchen...convection microwave and large refrigerator.


King size bed


fireplace and heater combo.


Sofa bed and heated and massaging TV sofa.


sofa bed in middle bedroom
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Traded in the toyhauler for this 41' 5th wheel with more living area for the kids and grandkids. Truck tow's it easily and at 65 mph it's a pleasure to drive on the interstate. I usually get 9 to 10 mpg depending on what speed I'm going.









large shower with seat.


upper loft for the smaller grandkids


Large kitchen...convection microwave and large refrigerator.


King size bed


fireplace and heater combo.


Sofa bed and heated and massaging TV sofa.


sofa bed in middle bedroom

That is a nice set up, what is the GVWR of the trailer?
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That is a nice set up, what is the GVWR of the trailer?
Thanks...grosses out at 16K. Hitch weight shows 2,750 empty and we usually carry about 2 hundred pounds in the closets in the front of the trailer so we're at about 3K pounds total. No problem with the dually...hope your truck is holding up well like mine is.
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Thanks...grosses out at 16K. Hitch weight shows 2,750 empty and we usually carry about 2 hundred pounds in the closets in the front of the trailer so we're at about 3K pounds total. No problem with the dually...hope your truck is holding up well like mine is.
Yes sir she is holding up great, wish mine was only 3k on the pin, at 17,800 with two horses and no water aboard its about 4600 on the pin, but my axles are all the way at the rear to be under the horses. We have 28 feet of LQ on a heavy steel frame(including nose/bedroom) all ahead of the axles. Glad I have 5800lbs of payload.
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Yes sir she is holding up great, wish mine was only 3k on the pin, at 17,800 with two horses and no water aboard its about 4600 on the pin, but my axles are all the way at the rear to be under the horses. We have 28 feet of LQ on a heavy steel frame(including nose/bedroom) all ahead of the axles. Glad I have 5800lbs of payload.
Glad to hear the truck is doing fine! These 6.7 engines seem to be the best diesel Ford has had since the 7.3 but a lot more refined.

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The 6.7s are definitely a step up from anything before them refinement wise. The durability they are showing is amazing too. Glad Ford took their time designing and getting it right on this one!
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Truck was in the body shop due to another truck taking out the passenger mirror and some door scuffs. Didn't know it but the wife had them accent the lower part in Caribou to match our camper a little better. This was my early birthday present!!









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I totally agree , thatís an awesome looking truck and very nice trailer rig your pulling !
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