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Old 04-14-2016, 03:40 PM   #15
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I have seen a good number towing small travel trailers and storage utility type trailers. I know two members that tow Bambi's with their interstate. Spotted on the highway a couple of days ago an Interstate towing an RPod TT.
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Old 04-14-2016, 04:05 PM   #16
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Interstates were originally designed to tow trailers, as I recall.

Ours had been used to tow trailers to RV Shows.


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Old 04-14-2016, 08:04 PM   #17
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I traded my BAMBI 16' Sport in on an Airstream Interstate just last week. Being a senior lady traveling solo, I determined I need more conveniences and less labor intensive in order to allow me to get more in depth use of my travel unit. I like that I can park it at home during travel season, to allow for frequent trips.
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Old 04-15-2016, 12:08 AM   #18
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30 years ago we did a lot of camping and the trailer was great. But now we are retired and mostly travel between MO and FL. The Class B is fantastic. And we tow a Honda CRV which works fine. So your best answer is probably in how you travel, camping or just destination moving. We like the Interstate better than the Class A we had before because of the ease of getting in and out of Walmart and Steak N Shake!
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Old 04-15-2016, 09:51 AM   #19
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I had a 1971 27' Overlander that I towed with ab E-350 Ford passenger van. I seldom used the trailer as I had to store it a long ways from my home in Seattle. My first RV was a Dodge van that I converted to a camper. After owning the Airstream trailer for a few years I discovered a trailer didn't work well for my desired travels. When I moved east I got the Interstate and it is great for my triple needs. It's a passenger van that seats seven, it's a cargo van that I can load up on a wood platform placed over the rear lounge bed and it is a great travel van that sleeps two in comfort. I've had it now for a three years and put on 65,000 miles. Here is a shot of hauling carpet to the landfill when I replaced the carpet in my bedroom with solid oak flooring. I also used the Interstate to haul the flooring home from Lowes.
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Here is a shot of hauling carpet to the landfill when I replaced the carpet in my bedroom with solid oak flooring.

Wow, I hadn't even thought about the extra use as a cargo van. Inspiring pic, thanks.
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Old 04-15-2016, 10:39 AM   #21
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Thanks for this thread. We've also been considering moving to a small motorhome. My wife often wants to head off to go camping on her own, either to go to a knitting retreat or because she can leave Friday night before I can - but she's not too keen on towing the 23' trailer herself.

Of course, this creates a new world of decisions. A new Winnebago Travato 59K is the same price as the '09-'10 Interstate Twin I like, or that $65k-ish gets a lightly-used View with more room, or...

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One important consideration we would make is the location of the lounge for one not riding up front. We love our Interstate but the rear lounge is not a great place to ride. It is bumpy and can pitch you up when going over a bump in the highway. The Aspect has the lounge more forward which would be a more comfortable place to ride.
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