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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-05-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 24,291
Posted By 6Kampers
Is there anything you cant swap on SRW...

Is there anything you cant swap on SRW 250/350!!??? Everything Ive ever read (not a pro) says a 250 is a derated for 350 for insurance -- the suspension is "heavier" & thats it?!? Engines and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-12-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By 6Kampers
Tongue weight increase & Equalizer 4 ..... if...

Tongue weight increase & Equalizer 4 ..... if you have sag, airbags on F150
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-22-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,439
Posted By 6Kampers
Love my factory controller on 15' 250

Love my factory controller on 15' 250
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-22-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By 6Kampers
I regretfully towed a #7000lb 37' TT with a...

I regretfully towed a #7000lb 37' TT with a suburban and Equalizer 4 for about 2 months before adding cheap $100 airlift airbags (inside springs) and it made a WORLD of difference....
After 2 more...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-17-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By 6Kampers
Following .... as I'm in 6500/37' TT and will go...

Following .... as I'm in 6500/37' TT and will go to lite 5r next year!!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-03-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By 6Kampers
I have the old tripod from manual dish......

I have the old tripod from manual dish... modifies to accept a base plate. I want to be able to move in/out of the trees for clear line to satellite!! I do a ton of state parks and county parks....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-28-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By 6Kampers
KING security

Best way to protect/secure KINGquest during day/night vs. Taking in/out every.night ?!?!

Don't want to mount on roof - THANKS
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-14-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By 6Kampers
Midbunk anyone ??

What are the thoughts, advantages/disadvantages on the midbunk models? With a loft...

Love the new Keystone Laredo 380MB... trying to decide if I need to start saving up for the upgrade -
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-08-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,612
Posted By 6Kampers
I Had a 1/2ton maxed out for about 4-5 trips. ...

I Had a 1/2ton maxed out for about 4-5 trips. **** start looking for a F250/350 with 6.2!! Or 6.7 -- I'm pulling 8000lb Passport with 15' F250, currently looking for "can't pass Up kinda deal"...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-01-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By 6Kampers
Thanks Jonnyaiks-- I'm perfectly happy with...

Thanks Jonnyaiks-- I'm perfectly happy with either, in fact 100% satisfied with my Passport 3350bh.... but we are planning some LONG trips and in my mind I'm think 5r will be nicer to tug around
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-01-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By 6Kampers
$25k vs 45k

I can make an "even" trade on my current TT to a Keystone Hideout 308bhs 5th wheel OR.... Wait a year or 2 and go bigger "nicer" Keystone Laredo 380mb or 357bh --

Beside the materials, they are...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-18-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,136
Posted By 6Kampers
How often & where ?!? Short trips and flat -...

How often & where ?!? Short trips and flat - maybe the 6.2. If you're towing more often then 1x a month and hills, I'd go diesel.

I tow a 8k 38' TT with ease (15', 6.2 w/ 3.73) - 3rd gear rarely...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-08-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,112
Posted By 6Kampers
I store mine at one and although talking...

I store mine at one and although talking Keystone, the MGR. told me I'd have to pay extra everytime he did something vs. My dealer. Keystone has a set price on everything and expects it to be done...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-03-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,883
Posted By 6Kampers
E-scape' (in my best Dory voice)

E-scape' (in my best Dory voice)
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-03-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By 6Kampers
Awesome..... I'm leaning towards keeping the...

Awesome..... I'm leaning towards keeping the Truck & buying a keystone Hideout 308bhs -- I'll do 2-3 trips a year where a diesel would be nice, but not worth it
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-02-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By 6Kampers
Hey TheTiler; u towing a TT or 5r and which part...

Hey TheTiler; u towing a TT or 5r and which part of the country?!? I'm avg. 8.3ish with 8k lb TT and could see it dropping the 7.5 with weight/height of 5r -- THANKS
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-30-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By 6Kampers
Weight good .... I took off tire and always tow...

Weight good .... I took off tire and always tow with water in front tank! I'm certain it's the rack -- either the quiet hitch or new rack in the future
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-29-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By 6Kampers
Bike rack bounce

Added a hitch to my TT - after an hour of towing with my bike and 2 kids bikes (strapped to prevent side bounce) I pulled over to take kids bikes off . ... just could feel the extra bounce

Anyone...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-29-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By 6Kampers
Yea .... shook hands on a 2017 with 4.30 but they...

Yea .... shook hands on a 2017 with 4.30 but they changed the terms cuz the manager didn't approve the sales
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-28-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
2nd long haul ... Cincy -> Lexington (Fort...

2nd long haul ... Cincy -> Lexington (Fort Boonesborough) -> Gatlinburg (Anchors Down) & Back to Cincy... #650 miles and again 8.3mpg --

BUT...... the wife fell in love with 'll the 5th...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-28-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By 6Kampers
** Guest policy has to do with Insurance (pool &...

** Guest policy has to do with Insurance (pool & lake) -- I might get a buddy site in order to have a larger crew
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-25-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By 6Kampers
6.2 owners...??

I have a 15' f250 6.2 towing 3350BH Passport (~#7500loaded) ... pulls it just fine - just arrived In Dandridge Tn. from Cincy and have ZERO complaints (beside 8mpg, but I'm ok with that).

Want...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-25-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By 6Kampers
I'm at Anchors Down right now... site 61......

I'm at Anchors Down right now... site 61... B.E.A.UTIFUL place!!! Will be fighting the traffic I guess tomorrow --- let ya know

ONLY thing I don't get is they are STRICT on the 6person rule?!? ...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-22-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,679
Posted By 6Kampers
When you get bored with that setup, let me...

When you get bored with that setup, let me know... Would gladly travel America in that rig!!! Congrats and solid choices --
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-22-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
Thanks Glenn -- we head to Anchors Down tomorrow...

Thanks Glenn -- we head to Anchors Down tomorrow (after a 2 night stop @FortBoonesborough) ... Thanks for the heads up on dining.

We go to Mounds a lot, I have a 21' boat and Mounds is perfect...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-22-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,545
Posted By 6Kampers
Make sure tongue weight is right - try taking...

Make sure tongue weight is right - try taking stuff from truck and placing it in front of trailer?!?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-22-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By 6Kampers
A local, non-chain Keystones dealer will not only...

A local, non-chain Keystones dealer will not only have a better price but also better customer service (mostly). I bought from dealer hour past Camping W and saved thousands and they are awesome to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-21-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By 6Kampers
Buying new -

I love in Cincinnati - 4 hours from Elkhart, In a.k.a Camper Capital of America.

Would I save any $$ by making a trip up there either to dealers or manufacturer themselves?! If I could afford...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-20-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By 6Kampers
Like JDT I'll be adding the washer/dryer for the...

Like JDT I'll be adding the washer/dryer for the DW so... dually is smart decision for me
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-20-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By 6Kampers
*** going to diesel also.. didn't mention the...

*** going to diesel also.. didn't mention the switch from 6.2 to 6.7
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-20-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By 6Kampers
In kind of in the same boat as O.P... ...

In kind of in the same boat as O.P...

Current 15' F250 (6.2) with 37'/#7000lb TT... Will be upgrading to a MidBunk 5er (Laredo 380mb) soon - most around #15k max loaded with 2500+ pin.. I think...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 114,411
Posted By 6Kampers
Last name ends with kamp -- Me n Wife + twin5yr...

Last name ends with kamp -- Me n Wife + twin5yr olds + twin 1yr olds (all girls) = 6Kampers
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-13-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,525
Posted By 6Kampers
Another vote for the Equalizer 4 purchase --

Another vote for the Equalizer 4 purchase --
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-13-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
Wayyyy more than mpgs for my decision!! And I...

Wayyyy more than mpgs for my decision!! And I agree with All the items you listed.

When it came down to the 2 trucks I wanted (both 15') the price difference and maintenance (&potentials) had me...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-12-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
!!!!! If I get into longer more frequent towing...

!!!!! If I get into longer more frequent towing then I'll convert... but I have zero regrets like you -- Thanks
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-08-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By 6Kampers
From the numbers -- u can't even put a load of...

From the numbers -- u can't even put a load of mulch or soil in these beds!?!?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-07-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
Amen Fastback!!!

Amen Fastback!!!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-07-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
Thanks CM... if I had the extra change around I'd...

Thanks CM... if I had the extra change around I'd be buying a 350 or 450 tomorrow in hopes that once it's paid off the 5th wheel is coming!!! I've driven some diesels and would never ever compare...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-06-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,467
Posted By 6Kampers
1st long haul - Performance/Mpgs

Just got back from my first trip with new truck - 15' F250 6.2 towing Passport 3350bh (~#7500)

590miles with some idleing from Cincinnati to Prophetstown then to Indiana Dunes, & back home....
...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-03-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By 6Kampers
👍👍👍👍 thank you --

👍👍👍👍 thank you --
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-02-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By 6Kampers
1st part went well.... TV is a 15' F250 w/gas...

1st part went well.... TV is a 15' F250 w/gas 6.2!! Towed beautifully but I have to remind myself that I saved +$10000 off purchase vs. Diesel everytime I see 8mpg!!!

Anyways - started setting...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-02-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By 6Kampers
1st Big Trip ...

About to embark on our first big trip -- Cincinnati to Prophetstown S.P (2nights) then to Indiana Dunes (2nights)! Will be longest haul and with 4 kids should be an adventure --

AMAZED at the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-21-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By 6Kampers
Taking my 2017 (Sept. Purchase ) back to D&D RV...

Taking my 2017 (Sept. Purchase ) back to D&D RV in Eaton tomorrow -- it's a Passport and the shower leaks (quick fix) and then during the Cincinnati storms last night started with some light water in...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-15-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By 6Kampers
Purchased a 37' Keystone Passport 3350BH back in...

Purchased a 37' Keystone Passport 3350BH back in Sept. Have been limited on location within campgrounds but never campground itself... just put in your specs (Water, full hookup etc) and pic...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-10-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By 6Kampers
Spot between Indiana Dunes & Cincinnati?!

Looking for some input on Campgrounds between Cincinnati & Indiana Dunes!? Looking at Prophestown & Potato State Parks, but unsure of any hidden gems?! Going the first weekend of June (2-4th) then...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-02-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By 6Kampers
--- got some info about possibly design flaw...

--- got some info about possibly design flaw regardless of packing camper. Guy had full propane & put all gear towards font yetbknly had 8% tongue weight..... friend heading to scales asap!! ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-02-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By 6Kampers
Sway/List With 26 Hideout (Flipped Axles)

Hey Everyone - (posting for a friend)

Flipped the axles on 2010' Keystone Hideout right after purchase - couldn't back it down driveway it was so low.

Anyways; I have a 2016 Ram 2500 and I...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-28-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,197
Posted By 6Kampers
What are you towing (size/weight), when& how...

What are you towing (size/weight), when& how often.. .?? I looked for months and was told numerous time no To 6.0 or 6.4 if I couldn't afford engine repair!! Was told 6.7 after Nov. 11' build date...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-23-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By 6Kampers
Either step covers or rugs at the bottom ..... (I...

Either step covers or rugs at the bottom ..... (I have both - helps with 4 kids)
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-19-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,084
Posted By 6Kampers
Recently was shopping for new truck . ... told em...

Recently was shopping for new truck . ... told em my payment and term requirements & for an hour they inched closer and closer before saying "we can't.. we just cant.. - BUT, if you add 3 more months...
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