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Old 08-22-2010, 04:10 PM   #1
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am new to RVn. is a 5er the same as a 5th wheel trailer? thanks

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They are the same.

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thanks! got to learn the lingo!
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TT is a Travel Trailer
Camper is a self contained unit that is installed in the pickup bed
5er,Fiver is a fifth wheel trailer
Pup up/Tent Trailer is a smaller trailer that folds up and has canvas sides
RV is Recreational Vehicle
MH/MoHo is a motor Home, can be a class A,B or C
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And SWR is Single Rear Wheel truck and
DWR is Dual Rear Wheel Drive truck or dually.

Also Coach can refer to any RV in general, although it is usually a MoHo.

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thanks! got to learn the lingo!
Me too, though most of the lingo can be sorted out, took me a while to interpret DW and DH, then the light clicked on
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You might also see a fifth wheel written as: FW or 5-r.

Then there's a toad, i.e. the vehicle towed behind a motorhome.

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