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Old 09-05-2011, 09:40 AM   #1
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Wt Calculator

I worked the numbers with all of the 5th Wheels I am looking at through the Wt Calculator that was provided through the group. I have a couple of questions with values to fill in to certain parts.

What values do you estimate that you will carry with Fresh and Hot Water or Gray and Black Water? You can't possibly use the weight of them all full, but at the same time you cannot assume they are completely empty.

What I did was assume the Fresh Water and the Hot Water were full, but that the Gray and Black Water were empty or only had 5 gallons in them.

This was with the assumption the water you are using on the trip is being transferred from Fresh to Gray and such.

Is this the correct way?


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Old 09-05-2011, 11:01 AM   #2
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Sounds good here. We usually run empty and take a couple gallons in jugs for drinking. My parents have a RO system so they run with a few gallons in the fresh (MH) for flushing.

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You can do it any way you like...it'll work out. I just used the GW, then all bases were covered.
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