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Old 03-28-2012, 12:24 AM   #1
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Picking up our first 5er tomorrow

For the past three years our rv was a tent trailer behind our Goldwing. Tomorrow we pick up an 08 Everest to go behind our Duramax. Should be an interesting comparison.

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Congrats and good luck

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Old 03-28-2012, 02:40 AM   #3
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Congrats and safe travels!
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:07 AM   #4
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There's no going back. Congrats
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:16 AM   #5
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Congrats and make shure the pin is locked in before you put the legs all the way up.i have seen a few drop there trailer on there box "ouch"
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Old 03-30-2012, 01:20 PM   #6
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best of luck. don't forget a towel so you can wipe that big grin off your face !!
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:07 PM   #7
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Better make it a very big towel. Happy motoring!
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:12 PM   #8
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I remember picking up my new 5er. It was the greatest feeling in the world coupled with a bit of terror at hauling a 38 foot rig behind my truck. But I had the same big grin on my face that I have on every year just before the first trip of the year. Happy trails.
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talk about moving up
good luck and don't rush when setting up or breaking down at destinations.
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:49 PM   #10
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We have huge grins cause we are loving this trailer, this being our first night in it. Tows great and sets up easy. Glad we bought it.
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:20 AM   #11
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Way to go folks...Duramax...sweet I owned a 03, 07..11 duramax....cannot beat the combo!!!!best of luck.....I just traded my alpine and duramax on a new class A...one bit of advice for ya.....REmove the tailgate.......whenever u tow!!!! mistyvalleyacres@aol.com
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:34 AM   #12
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Congratulations and welcome to the forum. Hope you really enjoy all your future travels. Do post some pics when you it home.

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