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PostSubject: Toy Hauler   April 10th 2018, 9:59 am

We decided to trade campers for a Toy Hauler, ended up with an RPM 26FB. About half a foot shorter than the old camper, dry weight lists it to be about 500lbs heavier, but it pulled better than the KZ ever did. Got better mileage towing it too.

Last Friday, it was about 88 degrees here that evening. Strong cold front was due, so the big storms started popping up. Spent that evening under tornado warnings and several rounds of hail. No damage to my stuff though. Hooked up early Saturday to drive into Oklahoma to a dealer just west of Tulsa on old Rt. 66. Forecast showed it to be windy and cool. Reality was the mid 40's forecast were really mid 20's with a 35mph North Wind, freezing rain and snow. Bridges were iced over, but the roads themselves were decent enough. 220 miles took almost 5hrs in those conditions.

Return trip, the sun had finally came out and the ice melted.

Iced over and heavy once we arrived.



RPM back in TX






Canadian River crossing on the way was the worst spot. Almost a mile long bridge iced over with a wreck on the far side. Whole rig slid a bit as I first got on the bridge. Basically idled across it.
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 10th 2018, 10:03 am

Back ramp on the Toy Hauler also converts into a party/patio deck.

Interior garage is 12'9" long and 92" wide.
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 10th 2018, 7:53 pm

Nice. I have friends that tow new RV's from the factory to the dealers. They have told me at times the wind was so bad that they pulled over for 2 days instead of fighting it. Looking forward of pictures of your new truckĀ  Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 10th 2018, 9:41 pm

Sticking with this tow rig and camper for a while....lol
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 10th 2018, 11:48 pm

Looking good!
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 11th 2018, 10:30 am

Will you take the trailer to Colorado, or go with your Jeep setup?

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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 11th 2018, 12:31 pm

We'll probably take it at some point with the RZR. Lake City/Hinsdale County lets you drive the RZR's on the city streets where other towns still dont. Getting the camper over those last couple of passes will be a Siberian bitch though.

We are trailering up the RZR to Lake City this year and staying in a cabin. Gonna see how it works out with the RZR in town and all the surrounding areas of the Alpine Loop.
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 12th 2018, 12:51 am

Congrats Pup!
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 15th 2018, 12:50 am

NICE toy hauler!! What's the verdict on the TitanXD so far? .... how's she tow?
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 15th 2018, 6:55 pm

That's a nice rig.

I remember seeing those cabin pics from your previous trip. Maybe it was Lake City. That should be relaxing.
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 16th 2018, 11:52 am

I'm taking it out the the lake by the house this weekend for its maiden shakedown voyage. About 15 miles to the park. I'll set up and get a bit of catfishing in.

End of the month, we are taking it out a little further east. Setting up on Lake Tawakoni for the weekend. Us and a few other couples will be there. My brothers are bringing up their pontoon boat. Should catch enough blue cats on Saturday to do a fish fry that afternoon.
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   April 19th 2018, 11:33 pm

pup wrote:
Sticking with this tow rig and camper for a while....lol

Everyone is my witness!

hehehehe

Looks awesome!
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PostSubject: Re: Toy Hauler   Yesterday at 2:40 pm

Very NICE !

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