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Old 02-20-2016, 11:27 PM   #29
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Eric, yes, we do have a WD hitch, though I don't know the exact amount of weight that is distributed and would think that 25% might be overly optimistic. We needed to buy our truck well before we got the Airstream, so it wasn't possible to engage in detailed weight measurements before making decisions.

I very conservatively estimated our weight calcs as I like to err on that side and I think we probably could get by fine with the truck you are considering, but we also wanted to build in a larger cushion of capacity and power, should we make any future decisions (kayaks, heavier trailer/5th wheel, etc.) that might involve wanting more capacity.

I think if you are easy with your cargo requirements and use a WD hitch, you very well may do fine with your choice of pickup, which I think is an awesome truck, by the way!

Congrats on your new truck and trailer! I'm sure you are really excited in anticipation.

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