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Old 11-19-2017, 12:37 PM   #5111
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I sent them an email asking which one I would need for a 27FB, providing them a link to the Airstream specifications page (they wanted the weight information).

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Yes, you will certainly need the eGo200, 4-motor system and you will also require an upgraded tongue jack wheel. Our recommendation is the Fulton F200 tongue jack.
Please note that due to the weight of your trailer the turning circle will be diminished, however forward and backward movement including movement up slopes will be absolutely fine.
Here is a link to the Purpleline Products page with costs and two editorial page links / reviews from “Trailer Life” and “RV Life”.

$3,599.99 for the system they recommended.

http://www.purplelineusa.com/product...iler-mover.php

I have not done further research, yet. I would love to hear if anyone else has their products to learn more!
I have looked at this system which is common in Europe. There the tongue weight is about 150 lbs, so manoeuvring on soft ground or gravel is possible. With our North American tongue weights even a double jockey wheel on the jack would likely get stuck on anything it a solid surface.
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Old 11-19-2017, 12:45 PM   #5112
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The Towing etc. forum and sub-forums

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f238/

have quite a few threads on trailer dollies etc.:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Trai...=airforums.com

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Old 11-19-2017, 01:49 PM   #5113
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New big honkin' duramax diesel....no more drama on the 10% grades!
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Old 11-19-2017, 03:01 PM   #5114
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Great deal on some OXO containers for the AS. We like these. $20 off the set at Costco , so they cost $60.

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Old 11-19-2017, 04:44 PM   #5115
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[QUOTE=Troutboy;2036589]Great deal on some OXO containers for the AS. We like these. $20 off the set at Costco , so they cost $60.



Just bought the same set. Loved the ones we bought earlier at $15 Each. Jumped on them when we saw this price.
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Old 11-19-2017, 05:46 PM   #5116
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Okay, here is my share of something I made to improve my counter space. I got the idea from Tiny House. The 25 is nearly perfect but it has little kitchen counter workspace and a smaller bathroom in the Safari rendition. I solved the bath issue by utilizing the hallway space with my “cheap parlor trick” and now here is my kitchen fix- a 27” wide counter for use while cooking that stores away when not in use.
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Old 11-19-2017, 06:37 PM   #5117
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Rod, I'm borrowing that idea. Mind saying, is that a piece of 1/4" birch ply with laminate glued on? Looks nice.
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Old 11-19-2017, 07:01 PM   #5118
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I knew someone would love this too. It is 1/2” birch plywood and cut in an odd shape to provide support from the handle and a piece in the wardrobe mounted as support and a piece of trim on the right wall. I stained and sealed it with poly spray. You can’t sit on it but it should be good for a bit of weight at least to put things while prepping on the real but meager counter of a 25’. I certainly did not mind anyone asking. I have learned so many things from people here.
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Old 11-19-2017, 08:08 PM   #5119
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I have that truck (2016 version), and it pulled our 23D like it wasn't there. With the 27FB, it's still pulling like there's nothing behind you. Best thing I ever did was sell the 1500 and go up to the 2500 HD.

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Okay, here is my share of something I made to improve my counter space. I got the idea from Tiny House. The 25 is nearly perfect but it has little kitchen counter workspace and a smaller bathroom in the Safari rendition. I solved the bath issue by utilizing the hallway space with my “cheap parlor trick” and now here is my kitchen fix- a 27” wide counter for use while cooking that stores away when not in use.Attachment 299470
Nice bit of ingenuity there, Rod!
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:04 AM   #5121
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In all the years I have been boating and trailering I don’t recall ever having anyone look at my tank dates much less say they had to be inspected or refuse to fill them.


Camping World in El Paso refused to fill mine even though I had a re certification label on it. They said it had rust on the bottom.
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Old 11-21-2017, 12:44 PM   #5122
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I just had Pilot almost refuse to fill my tanks as there were no numbers on the collar of the tank but there were numbers on the valve protector. They used them. Their location guide did not have that location listed.
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:34 PM   #5123
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Great deal on some OXO containers for the AS. We like these. $20 off the set at Costco , so they cost $60.

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Unfortunately, not at our Costco or online!
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Old 11-21-2017, 05:46 PM   #5124
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I just picked up a Champion 3400 watt dual fuel generator. My intent is to run it off the propane port on the front of the trailer.
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