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Old 01-23-2013, 04:28 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by beetlebob View Post
I was thinking of using a M2-112 Freightliner to pull with and put a box on it for extra storage. Want to stay out for a month if possable. I have read that that will be to heavyduty for a 31 foot AS and will cause frame damage? Any truth????
When I was towing for a trailer transport company we had a couple people towing with heavy duty trucks.
Several of the companies we delivered for would NOT let them tow their trailers because of the stiff suspension beating them too death

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Old 01-24-2013, 08:44 PM   #16
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Last summer we dry camped for 3 days at Glacier NP. We were comfortable with the fantastic fans and I'm sure we could have gone a 4th day if needed. That is on 2 new group 27 batteries. There's only 2 of us so the holding tanks were not close to being filled either. That's the longest we've been unattached to either campground electric or our generator.

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Old 01-24-2013, 10:29 PM   #17
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My early camping was done with pack and canoe, which could supply us for an easy week with stream/lake water and firewood available along the way, supplemented with fresh fish, all of which were plentiful in Minnesota and Canada. With what an Airstream can carry, that could be a lengthy stay.

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Old 01-29-2013, 09:58 AM   #18
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Thank you for the comments.

I am the other half of the Beetlebob crew. It will just the two of us. We're even going to give up having kitties.

We have always tent-camped. We have done multiple week long trips in the Okefenokee, camping out of a canoe, carrying our own water, so an Airstream would be a definite step up for us.

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