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Old January 2nd, 2008, 07:02 PM   #58
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Wow .........

My rig weighs 3,400lbs loaded ,a 900-1,000lbs trailer would put me at 4,400lbs
Seems like I would get better millage than putting it on my buddy's 2,000bs equipment trailer.

Here is my little input. You wouldn't want one without any suspension on it, tows like crap. Bounces bad and is all over the road from the bouncing. And will start to break parts because of it. We have one at work like that, and after using it for a few years its being fixed constantly.
As for less weight better gas mileage, I'm not sure about that. One of the combos we tow with at work is a 20' trailer that can weight 4500-7000# loaded. We get the same gas mileage towing that trailer weather it weighs 4500# or 7000#. I would agree that keeping it lower might help save some gas mileage.

And the above pic doesn't seem too safe. I know you can tow a trailer behind a 5th wheel...but not sure the camper manufacture would agree towing 6-7000k behind it is safe.
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