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The Pig is home
« on: May 16, 2016, 08:47:29 PM »
Four days and three nights on the road and the pig is home from Yuma.

On a whim I put it on the CAT scales. Here is the results.  Mind you this toy-hauler is completely empty.



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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2016, 09:03:15 PM »
Welcome to the heavy haulers club.Loaded ,I weigh in at 38000 toter/trailer loaded with car/2 quads/Gem car. You ain't gonna miss that by much. What you think with car/belongings-30,000?
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2016, 05:31:03 AM »
Welcome to the heavy haulers club.Loaded ,I weigh in at 38000 toter/trailer loaded with car/2 quads/Gem car. You ain't gonna miss that by much. What you think with car/belongings-30,000?

30K is going to be pushing a 3500's load capacity for sure.  My car is 2000 say 500 in water a couple hundred in food and stuff, so that is just a start of what I carry in the old trailer. 
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2016, 06:08:20 AM »
This comes to mind
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2016, 07:29:10 AM »
30K is going to be pushing a 3500's load capacity for sure.  My car is 2000 say 500 in water a couple hundred in food and stuff, so that is just a start of what I carry in the old trailer.

So what did the old palace weigh in at? 
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« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2016, 08:44:11 PM »
So what did the old palace weigh in at?

24K truck and mother ship loaded to gills.  I haven't even started putting tools and parts in the new one.  Hair on fire
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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2016, 05:06:30 AM »
Might need to cut down on some the the stuff ya pack away in that thing, just dont forget the ice cream!  ;D

So how did ya like the way it pulled home?  Always heard empty toyhaulers pull nose heavy.
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2016, 06:17:00 AM »
so empty is about 15k lbs? that is a far cry heavier than mine!!!!! mine is 8200 lbs empty or so the sticker says.
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2016, 08:10:30 AM »
If the sticker is white, it is likely estimated weight.  Yellow should be actual weight as it left factory.  Most companies actually weigh them now after the whole weekend warrior deal.  Hence the change to the yellow sticker. 
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« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2016, 09:36:37 AM »
so empty is about 15k lbs? that is a far cry heavier than mine!!!!! mine is 8200 lbs empty or so the sticker says.

I'm thinking it will come in some where around  15 to 16K empty.  Looking at what is on the ticket add about 3500 to the axle weight from the pin weight and should put me in the ball park for and empty weight. Dodge advertises that the 3500 will tow 30K so i'm good .rofl Found out last night it has a converter in it so I can run micro,tv's, hair dryer and coffee pot all off the battires.  jj:  Even has the auto shift for gas to electric on the refrigerator.   hh: So get to where your going and plug in the land line and the frig go's from gas to electric.   jj:
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« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2016, 11:59:37 AM »
i did not know that about yellow or white. mine is a yellow tag on the entry door and reads 8275.

dodge claims a 30k fifthwheel tow weight huh lol   so how did it tow home compared to your other th'er?
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« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2016, 12:07:40 PM »
and they rate the new f350 6.7 diesel at 26900 lbs fifth or goose

my older 99f350 drw is only rated to pull 13500 fiver or goose per ford specs
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Re: The Pig is home
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2016, 07:14:48 AM »
Hello!

Actually I'm not replying to this post but as a new comer into the forum, I just want to say hello to you old folks.


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« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2016, 09:30:12 AM »
Hello!

Actually I'm not replying to this post but as a new comer into the forum, I just want to say hello to you old folks.


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« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2016, 11:45:53 AM »
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