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Old 09-12-2013, 10:23 PM   #71
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I figured I'm just giving others a chance! I own a trailer, I like my current trailer and it suits me just fine for the way I currently camp. Look how fast the 21' builds went. The next available space is sometime in May. I didn't want future buyers of the 5.0 to have to wait and wait... (that's my story and I'm sticking to it)
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Old 09-13-2013, 10:26 AM   #72
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Love your "story" Donna! We'll find out the real reason later I bet!
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Old 09-13-2013, 12:35 PM   #73
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I figured I'm just giving others a chance! I own a trailer, I like my current trailer and it suits me just fine for the way I currently camp. Look how fast the 21' builds went. The next available space is sometime in May. I didn't want future buyers of the 5.0 to have to wait and wait... (that's my story and I'm sticking to it)
Donna, you are so full of.....er, I mean.....so great to have around.
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Old 09-13-2013, 03:17 PM   #74
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You wimmin are messing with the natural order of things you know. Throws the world off balance.
Yes sounds like Some time travel worm hole travel going on here. Peeking into the future like a Stephen King novel
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Old 09-13-2013, 05:38 PM   #75
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I am wise!

(or at least I keep telling my wife that)
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Old 10-19-2013, 06:46 AM   #76
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Hi: All... We're in the # 5 slot. We have a great 5.0 now, and can't wait for a new one. My guess is that we'll be busy at the Escape Rally in June too!!! Alf
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Old 10-19-2013, 04:54 PM   #77
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Donna D. and Vicki A., glad to see you are ordering the new 5th wheel. I know you both wanted one.
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Old 10-21-2013, 04:10 PM   #78
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Thanks Vicki!
Be prepared for me pestering you two about mods!

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Old 10-29-2013, 02:43 AM   #79
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Probably couldn't tow the wider one with a short bed like ours....Frontier Crew Cab with 5 foot bed...
This might help... if one has the bucks!!!

Sidewinder with Rotating Turret for Short Bed Pickups | etrailer.com

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Old 10-29-2013, 03:29 AM   #80
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Maybe, but as always, there is no way to get something for nothing. This scheme reduces stability while increasing stress on the trailer structure; it makes the fifth-wheel in some ways more like a conventional "bumper-pull" trailer (by moving the yaw hinge point further back); it requires the truck's rear axle to provide more cornering and lateral control force, without adding load to it for traction. There's a reason no trailer manufacturer offers this system.

As with all fifth-wheel hardware, this device is bigger and heavier (and more expensive -a thousand bucks in this case) than necessary because nothing is made to suit trailers as light as an Escape.
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