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Old 09-30-2012, 05:31 PM   #1
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Artic Fox 27-5L

We just ordered an AF 27-5L last week, expect delivery mid Nov. We are just wondering if anyone on this site owns one or knows someone that does. We looked around for a long time before we picked this Artic Fox. My only small concern is the weight. It has a gross dry weight of 10,210# and a GVWR of 13,900#. Our truck has a GCWR of 20,000. The truck weighs 7,300 with full fuel tank, my wife and I inside. The max trailer weight according to the book is 12,900 that leaves me 200#. I should be alright as long as I don't pack it to the gills.

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Have you checked on the website for Arctic Fox owners? I had a 96 F250 7.3 diesel and it towed a 30 foot Terry 5er with ease. Your F350 is more truck- it should be ok.
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Pack lightly. Have you checked the trucks GVWR and the pin weight of the trailer? Do you have enough capacity to handle the pin weight.

The 7.3L is a workhorse and should do OK, just watch your weights.

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If my Chevy 2500 can pull your trailer with ease then your F350 would be a no brainer. You won't even know your trailer is back there. I say that because I towed my buddy's 42 foot, 20,000# toy hauler with his F350 dually and I didn't know the trailer was back there. You'll be fine.
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You should be fine. I had a 06 27-5L, and towed it with a Ram 2500 diesel over 50k with no problems at all. Truck had a GVWR of 10,000lbs. That being said back then the GVWR of the 27-5L was 12,000lbs, and dry was around 9,800lbs. Still while they are a bit heavier now still don't think its a problem. Best thing to do is weigh it and the truck when you get it to get the true weights. Also suggest you sign up on the Arctic Fox/Nash web site (will cost like $25 per year) and it will provide answers to many of your questions. The site is www.afnash.com.

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