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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-15-2015, 08:05 PM
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Posted By kmb1219
Thanks for all the info, it's helpful. We are...

Thanks for all the info, it's helpful. We are also looking at the Blue Ox, which model do you have? Sway Pro 1000?

Here is what my numbers work out to be.

Payload = 1545 (truck as is with...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-14-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By kmb1219
Looked at this and with wood loaded on the TV for...

Looked at this and with wood loaded on the TV for camping our max TT with 12% TW is just under 4800, but if I leave the wood at home it bumps it up to 8000! How can 300-400 payload may that big of a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-14-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
How does your TV tow? From the your sig it looks...

How does your TV tow? From the your sig it looks like you are pulling a pretty hefty TT with a 1/2 truck, all be it a newer TV. The TT we are looking at is pretty much the similar size/style but if...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
So another rookie mistake and lesson learned. We...

So another rookie mistake and lesson learned. We did see the unit at Hershey RV show and only glanced at the mfg tag and fully didn't understand all the nuances of towing like I do now after more...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
I'm sure if I wanted to I could make it work but...

I'm sure if I wanted to I could make it work but a loaded TT at 12.5% would put me at my max limit in my hitch and would have us leaving a few things at home or pack differently. Personally I'm not...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-04-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
For anyone playing along at home I was able to...

For anyone playing along at home I was able to get the truck loaded and to the scale today. Loaded for camping we are at 6630 which leaves me 570 for tongue weight (7200 GVWR), less a WDH so not too...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-02-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
Yeah, asked the dealer to do that for the numbers...

Yeah, asked the dealer to do that for the numbers and all I got back was, I talked to my service technician and he thinks you should be good..:). Which put my mind at ease since the service...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
The model we are looking at is new this year and...

The model we are looking at is new this year and there is no info online (Starcraft website), searches return no info, and there was no literature at the RV show (Hershey) about it. I contacted the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-01-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
Thanks for all the advice everyone. I had a...

Thanks for all the advice everyone. I had a feeling that the TT was too large but as expected the deal says my truck can handle it but my gut is telling me that it's too large. I just need to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
So would a Hensley or ProPride have little to no...

So would a Hensley or ProPride have little to no effect controlling sway due to the size?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-01-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,461
Posted By kmb1219
Dazed and Confused...towing capacity

Hi All, obviously a newbie to this towing thing but I've been trying for the past few weeks to wrap my brain around this as we are in the market for an upgrade. We currently haul a popup (GVWR 3500)...
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