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Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-28-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By wanderville
We do have one! It's a 5th wheel, 32' Keystone...

We do have one! It's a 5th wheel, 32' Keystone Cougar 2011, and we're full-timing it all over America (but especially the warm parts). It has all of the above—MW, Refrig, Furnace, and AC. When the...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-28-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By wanderville
You bet, @PacNwCamper!

You bet, @PacNwCamper!
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-28-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By wanderville
That's exactly right! We have a 32' Keystone...

That's exactly right! We have a 32' Keystone Cougar fifth wheel.



Yeah, I think we'd be looking at it as an emergency backup in case our battery dies and we can't get the landing gear down. So...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-24-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By wanderville
Where to start with shopping for a backup generator?

Hi there,

I'm a total newbie first-timer, and a very kind family member is gifting us a backup generator, in case we find ourselves stuck somewhere. The only thing is, I haven't even considered...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-29-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,920
Posted By wanderville
Are shortbeds worse for hauling fivers?

Hey all,

We're going FT in a 5er this summer—specifically, in a 293SAB Keystone Cougar that clocks in at 33.5' long. We're shopping for trucks right now, and are planning to buy a 2007-or-08...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-14-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,340
Posted By wanderville
Can you leave a hitch hanging from your fifth wheel?

Hey there,

We’re leaving our 5er at my mother’s place for the winter, and have a companion hitch installed in her pickup. She suggested that we unbolt the hitch from the truck and leave it...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-22-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By wanderville
Okay! We'll keep a close eye on that. Thank you...

Okay! We'll keep a close eye on that. Thank you very much!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-22-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By wanderville
Great! That's awesome news, thank you.

Great! That's awesome news, thank you.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-22-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By wanderville
:dance:

:dance:
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-22-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By wanderville
I think those may be out of our price range, but...

I think those may be out of our price range, but we can certainly take another look! Thanks for the recommendation, I really appreciate it!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-21-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By wanderville
Double-checking my tow math...

Hey there! The other day, I asked about using a one-ton to haul my new fiver, and got amazing help. Unfortunately, the one-ton I was thinking about buying turned out to be a lemon, so I'm back again,...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-20-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By wanderville
Thank you SO MUCH for this!! We're putting down...

Thank you SO MUCH for this!! We're putting down money now. Very grateful for your help!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-20-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By wanderville
Yikes, you're right, absolutely a typo. It's...

Yikes, you're right, absolutely a typo. It's 11,930. I'll fix in the original so others aren't confused, and thank you!!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-20-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By wanderville
First-timer double-checking before I buy: Can this pull that?

Hey there,

I've tried to do my homework, but wanted to double-check with all you experts before shelling out a thick wad of cash. My wife and kids and I will all weigh up at about 400lbs. (All...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-05-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By wanderville
Water damage - need opinions

Hey there,

We are looking at purchasing a 2009 Open Range 335BHS from a private seller. They've been honest and up front with us and have told us there is some water damage from an "apparent leak"...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-03-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,032
Posted By wanderville
This is all really helpful! Thanks all.

This is all really helpful! Thanks all.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-02-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,032
Posted By wanderville
We're more curious about the demand for this...

We're more curious about the demand for this particular truck modification (the hauler bed). It's less about the diesel vs gas debate for us and more about whether this type of modified truck would...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-01-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,032
Posted By wanderville
Classy Chassis truck vs regular truck for resale?

We're considering purchasing a 5er/truck combo through a private seller. The truck is a 2002 Ford F-450 Classy Chassis Hauler Package, and it's obviously perfectly suited to the trailer (Open Range...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-30-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By wanderville
@Freqz Thank you so much!! Awesome.

@Freqz Thank you so much!! Awesome.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-30-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By wanderville
We will be in the WV mountains in the winter...

We will be in the WV mountains in the winter mostly, so nothing too extreme! Thank you for this info!
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-29-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By wanderville
Super helpful! We would be open to the bunks...

Super helpful!

We would be open to the bunks not being shut off, as long as the master is.

Are there specific brands/models to look for when it comes to four season FWs?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-29-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By wanderville
In terms of space - we're psuedo-minimalists and...

In terms of space - we're psuedo-minimalists and aren't too worried about stripping down to the essentials to fit in a smaller space.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-29-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By wanderville
Would a TT be a good option for FT? We liked the...

Would a TT be a good option for FT? We liked the FW because of the stability, the slide outs for space, and more of a homey feel (more room separation) rather than a box-on-wheels. But we're open to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-29-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By wanderville
Four season 5th wheel with bunkhouse?

We are a family of 5 (3 small children), planning to go full-time next year.

I'm looking for a 4-season 5th wheel with a separate queen bedroom and a separate bunkhouse (both able to be closed...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-11-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By wanderville
Oh my gosh, thank you SO MUCH. These responses...

Oh my gosh, thank you SO MUCH. These responses are incredibly helpful, and go a long way to putting our feet under us as we try and sort this out. Starting from here, I think we can definitely begin...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-10-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By wanderville
New at this—recommendations for hauling a 31' fifth wheel?

Hi all,

I'm brand new to irv2, and excited to be here! My wife and I are planning to go full-time next year, and we're trying to get our feet under us in terms of some basic information. We think...
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