Originally Posted by Ray,IN
That's not entirely accurate. How much weight a MH can tow depends on how much GCWR is remaining after the MH is loaded up with stuff you want to take along. Full-timers must carry everything with them or have a storage facility somewhere, so they tend to weigh more.
This is correct. My mistake for leaving this out. You should always consult your owners manuals or the manufacturer of both vehicles before you use this general information found here. For the most part we will put you in the right ballpark of info, but it is up to the owner to be sure this is correct for their own situation & safety.
Regarding the statement on weather preparedness. It is very helpful to have an rv that is setup for 4 seasons, but it can be done even if not. We did it for 4 years & we were as far north as Baltimore in the dead of winter with several days below freezing & as far south in FL in the heat of the summer with no problems. Not always comfortable but with some planning ahead it can be done. We do use a heated water hose in the winter even in FL. However we do not have any pets to contend with & that is a very important consideration.
Dan Sees, Full Timing in the MH & Part timing in a S&B In Hampstead, NC
2013 Winnebago Journey 42e, 2014 Featherlite Car Hauler 3110 17.5', 2008 Mazda MX5,
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser