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Old 10-23-2014, 06:28 PM   #15
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I think we will go out on a limb and shoot for a 5er with a dry weight of 9500-11,000 and/or GVWR under 13,500. Am I on the right track?
I've already answered, but I'll reiterate. If you tie onto a 5er that grosses more than about 12,000 pounds, you're going to be overloaded over the GVWR of your tow vehicle. If you tie onto a 5er that grosses over about 11,000 pounds, you might be overloaded.

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Not a very smart way to solve a math problem.

But do us all a favor. Come back here after your third long RV trip and tell us the weights reported by a CAT scale in the middle of the trip.
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Old 10-23-2014, 07:03 PM   #16
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I'm not sure why you are compiling numbers of what other people suggest. You have the numbers you need. You know the weight of your loaded tow vehicle, and you know your GVWR and your GCWR. It's now up to you whether you stay under those ratings, or exceed one, or both.
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Now that reply is about as real as it gets.
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