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Old 12-17-2011, 01:50 PM   #1
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I am considering purchasing a Stacker Trailer to pull behind our Heritage MH. I would like to see other setups of DP and Stackers. Please post pictures of what you have .......would love to see your rigs !

Below is a picture of mine with my Featherlite.....


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Don't have a photo, but recently saw a Prevost towing a trailer, lower ramp had a Mercedes convertible, the upper a motorboat. I'd loved to see him ramp launch the boat.
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:08 PM   #3
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How long is your current combination?
How long is your coach?
What do you need to carry?
What is the weight rating for your receiver?
Thanks!
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It might be worth a search here on iRV2. One of the previous owners of iRV2 who used the screen name rebelsbeach tried towing a stacker behind his Newmar Essex or London Aire and wound up with a hitch failure, IIRC.

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Old 12-17-2011, 04:43 PM   #5
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It might be worth a search here on iRV2. One of the previous owners of iRV2 who used the screen name rebelsbeach tried towing a stacker behind his Newmar Essex or London Aire and wound up with a hitch failure, IIRC.

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Super Ouch! That hurts! Hurts bad and way too close to home.

The previous owner of my rig must have done the same thing. After the hitch failure somebody put a bad weld across the hitch and he passed it on. It did fine for me while just towing a jeep four wheels down but as soon as I put a load on it the old break was revealed.






I learned a lot about hitches and towing capacities that week.
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Back to the OP's question - I would highly recommend that you discuss this with your chassis manufacturer's technical personnel to see if what you have will do the job you want it to do. If not, perhaps they can come up with a mod that will meet your needs. At least that way you get the info from the people who know the limitations of your rig.

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i will try to post photos
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Old 12-18-2011, 10:44 AM   #8
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Thanks for all the concern ......Did my homework before making the post - my rig is rated for 15000 # and 1500 tongue. Already spoke to American Coach. All good.

Anyone got pics of thier rigs?
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Length limits

Interested in knowing the length of your setup. I am considering a 70' combination but also am finding that here in Michigan that may not be legal. Anyone know where to gather length limit info. In regards to your stacker question, when we were in West Yellowstone this summer we saw a stacker witha set of tandem dolly type wheels on the front of the trailer and was connected with a pintle hitch. Solves the hitch load and trailer balence problems but still leaves the towable load limit. Wish I had gotten a picture.
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My rig will be too long. That's just the way it's gonna work out. Most of these. Combinations are. The setup in my picture above is 45 plus 27 Total 72. New set up will be 45 plus 29.
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Note that Bob's MH was rated at 15K# also, but the weight of the stacker did break the hitch. I don't know if the tongue weight was excessive.

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Hey John, where did you get that picture?
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Hey John, where did you get that picture?
It came form the Classifieds Section.
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