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Old 04-26-2010, 02:49 PM   #1
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where to weigh

been reading alot of the info on here about towing, GCVW, toads and the like. my question is where do you go weigh all this to have accurate numbers? truck stops?

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Old 04-26-2010, 03:03 PM   #2
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Hi mlp911,
The best weighing is by wheel position. If that is not possible, a weight by axle is a good start. Truck stops have scales that weigh by axle. In addition, some truck stop scales are position level with the ground. This means you can put the coach and toad on the scale and weight by axle. Then drive around and put only the left or right side on the scale. With the two weights, you can determine the weight by wheel position. Lastly, many large rallies have vendors that will weigh a coach and toad by wheel position. Good Sam and FMCA are two organizations where these vendors may be.

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Finding someone that can weigh each wheel is tough to find. RV Safety org has the capability but I was never close to where they were weighing. Some scales will allow you to maneuver and Gary's approach will work. I finally contacted TXDOT and talked to the enforcement group and they were more than happy to weigh each wheel for me. It was a courtesy and not every office will help you out.
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