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Old 07-12-2018, 09:10 PM
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Old 07-13-2018, 12:59 PM
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Here is our Carbon 357, currently towed with a 2016 F-350. 2019 F-450 on order!

 
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Old 07-23-2018, 01:21 PM
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Here is our Carbon 357, currently towed with a 2016 F-350. 2019 F-450 on order!
That is a Monster for sure! I'm sure you will be much happier with a new F450 they are beasts!
 
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Old 07-28-2018, 07:03 PM
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The length and rig don't bother me. My experience is limited to state parks and private campgrounds mostly in PA so far. Our first run out I just drove the truck through some of the other loops in the campground. This is a BIG state park campground for here in PA nearly 300 sites. There were some big 5th's in sites that were ok, but the "road" aka goat path out was horrendous. It was tight just driving the dually through. Seems like they go around every tree rather than cut one, I expect and love that on my mountain bike, but not so much with a 37' trailer. That's what gets me nervous. And trees that just aren't pruned high enough for 5th's. Maybe I'm just being nervous as this is my first "real" full height trailer, and it's unfounded. PA is adding full hookup sites to attract more campers, but they really do need to spend some time opening up the roads and making them a bit more friendly for the campers, and bigger rigs that full hookup sites will attract.
I'm From Lancaster, where is this campground you are talking about? Nice to see a"local" on here
 
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Old 07-28-2018, 08:09 PM
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I'm From Lancaster, where is this campground you are talking about? Nice to see a"local" on here
Hickory Run State Park. Really nice park and they just added a ton of FHU sites. Most of them are right on 534 though. PA has made it a point to add FHU sites at the more popular parks in the last 4 years. We have also been to Hills Creek State Park outside of Wellsboro and it was kind of more of the same. Road in to our site was ok, but past it where I needed to go to spin around and get the angle to back in was narrow with low branches. I backed it into an open grassy area near a pavilion and spun around. I will NEVER go further into a SP campground than I have to unless I already dropped the trailer. Too many roads that are more goat path than road.

Maybe they have got to pruning since I was there, last visit to Hickory Run was April 2015, and Hills Creek was May 2016. We were actually just talking about Hickory Run again today. Most of our camping now is big private CG's with pools and lots to do as i now have a 2 year old to keep busy.
 
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Old 07-29-2018, 07:21 PM
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That is a Monster for sure! I'm sure you will be much happier with a new F450 they are beasts!
The SRW 350 does the job, but just over the max payload. The Timbren's take care of the sag, but don't want to put the family in unnecessary danger (or others on the road). The 450 should be delivered by 8/20, can't wait!
 
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You guys make my TT look tiny at only 34' over all lol. Nice set ups. One day we will end up in a 5'er.
 
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You guys make my TT look tiny at only 34' over all lol. Nice set ups. One day we will end up in a 5'er.
As long as the TT or 5th wheel that you have works for you........Be happy and enjoy ...

 
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Right around 18,000 lbs,,, she's a bit heavy...
 
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:52 PM
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Wow, that is a heavy monster for sure considering you weighed empty! It's nice to see something worthy of a 450 behind one. Great combo... enjoy...
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 10:40 PM
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Loving our new 38’ Sundowner. Weighed it at the CAT scale empty before we put anything in it (had full water from dealer) 10,860# total, 3200# pin. Has a 16k # GVWR. The dually pulls it really well.




 
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:54 AM
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There's one I hadn't seen before. Interesting rig!
 
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ctimrun, do you know if Sundowner offers a 4 season package? I couldn't find much on their website about options.
 
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:55 AM
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There's one I hadn't seen before. Interesting rig!
Not as much bling as a lot of the toy haulers but it is built very well. Very sturdy all aluminum frame walls and roof. The skin on the roof is also aluminum. Torsion axle suspension, pulls smoother than any of our previous 5th wheels (TH and non TH). I like not having a 5th wheel hitch in the bed of the truck, the only downside is hitching up the gooseneck is a little more challenging by myself.
 
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:57 AM
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Knowing what I know now, I'd take well built over bling every time.
 
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