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Old 01-02-2006, 05:40 AM   #1
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How much would you pay to have your coach weighed? This could be done at your site, assuming the RV park ok's it. The reason I ask is I may have access to a pair of portable scales and have thought about providing this service as I travel around. I might even go to some rallies just to provide the service and see the sights.
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How much would you pay to have your coach weighed? This could be done at your site, assuming the RV park ok's it. The reason I ask is I may have access to a pair of portable scales and have thought about providing this service as I travel around. I might even go to some rallies just to provide the service and see the sights.
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Old 01-02-2006, 06:46 AM   #3
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Portable scales for RVers is a great idea. I would be willing to pay around $50.
I'm just not sure your average RVer is that concerned with their rig's weight.
In a country with a weight problem, they should be!
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Old 01-02-2006, 07:15 AM   #4
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I would want to know that the scales were certified. You would have to have them calibrated and certified by the Manf. on a regular basis. This is inportant, when dealing with the RV Manf. and Tire Manf. when you have problems and they want to know axle weights, etc.

I would think $10.00 a corner, at the site would be worth it. Need a print out.
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We just had our coach weighed at a flying J front / rear and then combination cost was $10.00 hwy 70 / Warrenton , Missouri

I think there might be a need for this service, I know we were over weight a lot.
I thought I had bad brakes but it was overloaded. just keep it reasonable for people on a budget and you will make money and friends along your travels
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Superior Scales in Colton, CA charges $7.00, got all four corner weights.

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D.O.T. came to my garage to weigh mine at no charge. Said to call anytime, wouldn't even let me buy them dinner. Did all 4 corners both fronts were 3,500 backs 7,100 now thats balance!
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This outfits sets up at most RV rallys and does it for 25 bucks and will give you tire charts and etc
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When I think of corner weights I get VERY po'd with manufacturers and dealers.

The manuals say corner weights are important. The material that came with my MH said the pressure in the tires was adjusted for the weights when it left the factory.

What were the corner weights when it left the factory? Why keep that info secret?

If the corner weights are so important (and they are) why don't DEALERS have scales to weigh the corners.

This is just another example of how the RV industry lets us down big time. You'd think they'd be smart enough to see a source of revenue and/or customer satisfaction. Of course, if they are shipping a bunch of overweight battleships and the scales would reveal weight problems on one or more corners, perhaps they would rather have us stay in the dark than face the consequences from informed owners?
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