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1/2 ton LDT 13 9.85%
3/4 ton LDT 49 37.12%
1 ton LDT 54 40.91%
MDT 6 4.55%
HDT 10 7.58%
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Old 01-16-2006, 07:58 PM   #1
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Old 01-16-2006, 07:58 PM   #2
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I'm curious. The weight of what we pull, and the type of RV we pull, dictates what we use. However, I'm curious as to how it's spread amongst the different size of tow vehicles. So, here's the poll question:

What is the rating class of your TV?

LDT = Light Duty Truck
MDT = Medium Duty Truck (Class 5 & 6)
HDT = Heavy Duty Truck (Class 7 & 8)
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Old 01-18-2006, 02:26 PM   #3
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We use a E-350 Ford van with the v-10. Guess it is 1 ton.

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Old 01-18-2006, 05:48 PM   #4
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I'd love to have an M2 or similar, but it'd be kind of a crummy daily driver.

Love the Dodge, though.

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Old 01-19-2006, 06:26 AM   #5
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2500 or 3/4 ton van.

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Old 01-19-2006, 12:26 PM   #6
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by JRMora:
I'd love to have an M2 or similar, but it'd be kind of a crummy daily driver.

Juan </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

My Volvo is an EXCELLLENT daily driver way more manuverable then the F350 and about the same footprint.
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Old 01-19-2006, 03:19 PM   #7
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Wow, it looks like almost 2 out of 10 are using MDT's and HDT's, at this point in the survey. That's a little more than I thought. However, I expect the number is actually less out of everyone on the board . . . but I also expect that the number is growing.
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Old 01-19-2006, 04:13 PM   #8
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My M2 is my daily driver. It is the same width as my old 1-ton dually, but three inches shorter. The M2 turns a lot sharper, has far better visibility, and is easier to drive. I used to park the 1-ton dually at the far corner of Wal-Mart. Now I park the M2 up front in a regular space.
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OK, OK, I give.

Maybe my next truck will be a real truck...

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by JRMora:
OK, OK, I give.

Maybe my next truck will be a real truck...

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Ah, it's not a matter of being a real truck. They're both real. It's just that one of them is a real big truck.
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Man I wish I could afford an MD. I guess I'll have to save oup some do-ra-me and trade in my 1-ton.
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I have been using a 1 ton dooley crew cab since 96. My RV is only 1200 loaded. Its all that is needed for my TT with a harley in the bed. Well under the GCWR of the truck.

Every time the sales men try to tell me a 3/4 ton is all I need. However with a hitch weight of 1200 and a bike at close to 700 I would overload the GVWR of a 3/4 ton
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I'm a little off in the voting area as well. As you can see, I tow with a one ton van. All the kids require the big van with big engine to tow big trailer to sleep all the kids. It's kind of circular in reasoning, but comes back to the same point.

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3/4 HD actually a lght 1 ton
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