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Old 03-10-2016, 11:15 AM   #15
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Second the remarks from billeppo! The F-150 with V6 3.5 Ecoboost is a good hauler - factory trailer package is really thorough with brake controller, traction assist, and tow/haul gearing shift points. We pull an 05 Safari 22, which is not terribly heavy, but I like about a 50% reserve. That way you just won't be having to explain deficiencies, because nothing bad will have happened. Remember that original AS were lighter, and designed to be pulled by the family car or a light truck, but at much reduced speeds, in less intense traffic.

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Old 03-11-2016, 03:54 PM   #16
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My 30' Classic has 8,800# on the wheels at the Cat scale.
Assuming 880# tongue weight- underestimating- total weight 9,680#.
We do tend to carry lots of clothes, food, and dishes.

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Old 03-12-2016, 06:42 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by m.hony View Post
My 30' Classic has 8,800# on the wheels at the Cat scale.
Assuming 880# tongue weight- underestimating- total weight 9,680#.
We do tend to carry lots of clothes, food, and dishes.
Our 13 31' classic is the same, 8800 on the as scales
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Old 03-13-2016, 04:40 PM   #18
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do you want the truck or the trailer to be the boss!!??

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