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Old 02-03-2014, 12:48 PM   #1
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New to us Hybrid

Last month bought a 2011 KZ Sportsmen 16RBT.





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Congrats! Very nice.

How does it drive. Seems like your rear end is sagging with the tongue weight. You can probably put bags in the axle or get a weight distribution hitch. Makes a big difference.

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Old 02-03-2014, 03:34 PM   #4
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Thanks al2ride. It sets level. Only weighs 2300 lbs. Hitch weight around 290.The Escape hardly "squats" at all. I towed a 2100 lb Westlake pop up for 6 years before trading it in on this one. I use friction sway control. 70 mile tow home when we bought it. Tows well, although I can tell its not a low profile pop up back there, and the gas mileage took a hit..
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Old 02-03-2014, 11:51 PM   #5
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Cool. We had a Coleman pop-up for 20 years and bought the Spree version of your trailer last year. It is the bunk house lay out, been great no issues at all. You will really enjoy, can not wait for spring. I do not see the sag in the pic myself.
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Congrats on your new trailer!
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:07 AM   #7
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Heck if that's an Escape Hybrid, you'd have a Hybrid for your Hybrid. Your bedroom has excellent cross ventilation and it can get down close to the stream. Do you need anything more?
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Were hybrid fans...too. Most bang for the buck $$.

Were on our 2nd one (hybrid). First one was a 2005 Aerolite with about 380 nights. The 2nd one 2013 Aerolite, with 2 full seasons and 100 nights. Can't wait for this snow to stop here in Northern Ohio. Made 6 weeks of reservations for the summer over the last month. It's the only thing keeping me sane over the winter.
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