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Old 10-02-2021, 07:16 AM   #121
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I get what you're saying about a holistic approach and not loading the rear of trailer to lighten tongue weight. Just not quite sure I understand what you mean about the 600lbs + WDH being 10% tongue weight. 600lbs is 12% of the 5,000 GVWR of trailer. Is there something about WDH and its affect on tongue weight that I'm not understanding?

Sorry, those were just hypothetical numbers. In any case, 10% is kind of a floor for safe trailer towing, and not every trailer will be completely stable at 10% on the tongue. WDH with sway control will help, but more weight forward also helps on any trailer that seems unstable.


How about this scale? 550 lbs.


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Old 10-02-2021, 09:24 AM   #122
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Old 10-02-2021, 09:47 AM   #123
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I do not think the "cot ready" option increases weight as it only entails f/g 4 pieces of wood to the interior walls, each about 10"x10" in size..... for the bed rail mounts.
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Old 10-02-2021, 10:07 PM   #124
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I do not think the "cot ready" option increases weight as it only entails f/g 4 pieces of wood to the interior walls, each about 10"x10" in size..... for the bed rail mounts.
Ok that's great to know. We think our son will like having his own little area to himself from his sister as they get older. However I do wonder how useful the cot will be in the 21NE since it doesn't have much room under it compared to the 19. And also where to store those big poles? Guess we will find out
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Old 10-03-2021, 07:11 AM   #125
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The poles collapse inside one another to maybe a 2' section.....
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Old 10-13-2021, 10:34 AM   #126
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The Weigh Safe hitch is a bit pricey but has a built in scale.
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