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Old 03-18-2015, 07:26 PM   #21
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You went with the right choice keeping your weight down. My previous pickup was a 2001 1500 Chevy with 35" tires on it. My current trailer weighs about 6000 lbs empty. We have a lot of hills to climb in Oregon, but the most popular one is Cabbage Hill in Eastern Oregon. The first time I went over there with my half ton was also the last! Lol when I got to the top of the 7 mile hill I was doing 24 mph! I had loaded semi's passing me like I was standing still. Shortly after I got back I sold that truck and bought a Duramax. Now I have to slow down for the corners.

This is just a joke but there is an old saying: "Towing with a half ton is like sleeping with your cousin, it'll get the job done, but the long term effects really screw things up."
That's too funny!!!!
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Old 03-19-2015, 08:33 PM   #22
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2001 F150 Screw 4.6L and I pull our 27' Bullet 272 It struggles a bit 0-30 but after that it's good. (Providing it's flat). I would like more power but I just can't justify spending big money on a new truck for 5-6 small trips a season.
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Old 03-20-2015, 03:49 PM   #23
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You will be so pleased with you new Premier 22!
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Old 04-27-2016, 03:45 AM   #24
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We too just bought a 2015 248RKS and live in Okeechobee. Pick it up today.
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:20 AM   #25
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We too just bought a 2015 248RKS and live in Okeechobee. Pick it up today.


Welcome to the forum from Southern MD. Enjoy.
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