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Old 01-15-2012, 09:51 AM   #1
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Do you know your "weights?"

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I do and that is something everyone should check out. Good post...Wayne.
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Old 01-15-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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I weighed my Outlaw Toy Hauler and found out that my rear axle was over loaded by 800 pounds. I removed everything from the garage and rear storage and now have to relocate heavy items up front where I was under weight.
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Old 01-15-2012, 05:38 PM   #4
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Yes, I do know my weights, by wheel position.
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Yep, sure do. Everyone should know their weights - especially loaded for travel.

At the 2009 iRV2.com National Rally, we provided a free weighing of all the rigs that attended. We used portable scales so we could get 4-corner weights.

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Had mine done at the FMCA Rally in Brooksville Fl.
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I know mine. We have a grain storage facility 3 miles from the house. They can do 4 corner weights and they will do as many weighs as you want for $10. Good people to.
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I guess I didn't title the thread correctly.

It probably should have been, "Do you know Weight Acronyms?"
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Sorry I misunderstood and yes I do. Thanks for the link.
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Just generally speaking and not pointing any individual out. I just noticed in some threads that there are misconceptions of what is meant by the different acronyms. I was hoping to do nothing more than bring knowledge to anyone who may not know what is what in the weight world. One example would be the difference between GVW and GVWR.

Also that web site has some other information that may be helpful.

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These weight limit posts opened my eyes for sure and I have since learned that I was over weight at the rear axle but had been running a pressure capable of handling the weight.
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These weight limit posts opened my eyes for sure and I have since learned that I was over weight at the rear axle but had been running a pressure capable of handling the weight.
We are considering an OL and was wondering if you know the unloaded weight? Can't seem to find anything at the Thor website. Thanks.
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