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Help finding floorplan

Hello, We are looking for a Class A Floorplan in the 100-150k range 1-3 yrs old. I was wondering if anyone could give us some recommendations. Here is what we would like to see: - Recliners, Sofa & dinnete floorplan - Washer Dryer hookups - Comfortable bathroom space with room to change, storage, 10g water heater and residential style shower - 2 ACs - Pantry - 38 ft long or less - Automatic bed in front - King size bed with good walk around space and dresser storage - Outside TV with over 18ft awning - 80g fresh water, 60+ gray and 60+ black - Bright and airy with large slideouts - Good counter space - Gas Any help directing us towards a well built Class A with the above configuration would be appreciated. MC
speediq99 07/09/21 11:34pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

Great points Terry. Tires in trailer may not be balanced. It is a new trailer and they are set as they came from the factory. Something to look into. I have heard the WD too tight argument as well. My trailer is about 7500lbs loaded. The WD is an Equilizer 10,000lbs. If I loosen up the WD, the rear of my truck goes up and there is no compression of the front end, no weight distribution. The other side effect is that my headlights point to tree tops and it is very hard on others at night. I will check the trailer tires balance. It is always cumbersome to do at Discount Tires but it is worth a try. MC
speediq99 06/10/21 08:49am Towing
RE: 6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

It makes sense. Hitch is pretty straight forward. I have worked with Equilizer manufacturer to adjust it. It is a 4 way 10k hitch with more than plenty capacity to spare for my load. Trailer is brand new and lightly loaded, traveling with empty tanks, no food most times and light gear. The only thing I can think of is the trailer does not have torsion axles. MC
speediq99 06/08/21 09:29am Towing
RE: 6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

I am running Goodyear Wranglers Territory AT OEM tires. Max load 2756 lbs. Max pressure 51psi. Load Range Standard load. I have been running with 50 psi on the tires while towing. MC
speediq99 06/08/21 08:47am Towing
RE: Falcon shocks for towing. Any good?

Tongue weight is 750-850 Hitch is 10k equalizer Trailer weights 6300 dry, loaded 7500 I don't have to raise truck to hitch but I do need to do it to load the bars. WD has 7 washers on it and L brackets are all the way up. There is a lot of tension on the bars. MC
speediq99 06/07/21 10:47pm Towing
RE: 6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

Phil What tires did you go with for your truck? I never thought the trailer tires had that much influence but I will look into it. I don't experience sway but I do experience bouncing in the truck. MC
speediq99 06/07/21 02:58pm Towing
RE: 6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

I've heard the argument that too much pressure on the load bars creates bouncing. I just don't understand why? My understanding is that pressure on the equilizer bars transfers move weight to the front which helps take the load off the back reducing bouncing. In my crew cab f150 2021, I can't barely compress the front unless I really load up the Equilizer bars. Truck is new with 12k miles. As soon as it hits 20k, I will probably just add the Load E tires. MC MC
speediq99 06/07/21 09:46am Towing
RE: 6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

Yes, it is pretty loaded up. Either the tires or springs are flexing too much. MC
speediq99 06/06/21 11:03pm Towing
6 ply or 10 ply. Would I see a difference?

Towing a 7000lbs tt with F150 2021 w/ 6 ply factory tires. Experiencing some bouncing. Would I see a difference with 10ply tires?would the ride w/o a trailer be too stiff? Thank you MC
speediq99 06/06/21 08:44pm Towing
RE: Falcon shocks for towing. Any good?

I am at 50% already. The front end on this truck is pretty interesting. No trailer it sits at 37 inches. Trailer on, no equalizer, it goes to 37 1/2. Getting to 37 1/4 is nearly impossible but at least I am neither below 37 or above 37 1/2. The rear end goes from 39 1/2 to 37 so getting to 50% is easier. It looks like the rear is much softer than the front. I wish I could try 75% in front but it looks like I may be maxed out and unable to add washers or raise L brackets and getting to 75% seems hard without messing the rear. I read a little about 10 ply tires.. The truck comes with 6 ply and most people recommend 6 ply as a good compromise. I was wondering if the ride quality when not towing would get impacted too much with 10 ply. When the truck bounces, it certainly feels like the tires are flexing but it could be the springs/shocks. I agree there are a couple of things to try before new shocks. The tires is the only one I have not tried yet. MC
speediq99 06/02/21 10:36am Towing
Falcon shocks for towing. Any good?

Hello, I am thinking of adding the Falcon adjustable Tow Shocks to my 2021 F150 Powerboost crewcab.  I tow a 7400lbs trailer. The problems I am trying to solve are slow bounce recovery when driving on roads with small bumps and a little bit of front end floating when driving in 20mph winds. I use an equimizer and it is set properly to distribute weight front and back. The truck just bounces and floats a little in windy and road imperfections.  Would the Falcon shocks help? Would adjustable airbags do better?  They are priced about the same. I just need to make a choice if they both make any difference at all.  ???????MC
speediq99 06/01/21 10:21am Towing
Most scenic rv campground in Glacier

Hello, Any must stay campground for scenery outside the park? 30ft tt Thank you Mc
speediq99 05/15/21 06:22pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Best route Provo, UT to Grand Tetons - Help!

Hello, Towing a 32ft trailer. Can someone tell me the best route/time from Provo to Tetons? Traveling on Monday May 17th and hoping to avoid big mountains passes/hills, traffic and narrow roads. Looking for most comfortable driving plus/minus 30 miles. Thank yo MC
speediq99 05/13/21 09:31am Roads and Routes
RE: Would you switch from Class A to Travel Trailer

This was 10yrs ago but back in the days I owned a V10 class C, I remember the cab area getting very hot when traveling in AZ. It felt like the cab AC could not keep the Coach cool enough in 100 degree weather. I am not sure if this has changed with new engines. Of course, I could run the generator but I never felt comfortable doing that while driving for long periods of time. MC
speediq99 05/06/21 02:25pm Class A Motorhomes
Sedona, AZ to Glacier NP campground ideas

Hello, We are planning a trip with 31 ft trailer from Sedona, AZ to East Glacier in May (now) and June... I was wondering if anyone had good campground suggestions along the way... Our route is Sedona to Southern Utah Southern Utah to Park City Park City to Tetons Tetons to East Glacier. I am having a hard time finding nice campgrounds between Tetons and East Glacier. We would appreciate any recommendations for 1-2 stops between Tetons and East Glacier or must do campgrounds along the road. Trying to avoid the advious busy places along the way. Trying to keep driving to 6 hrs/day and stay overs to 4-5 days. We will consider occasional dry camping for a couple of days if worth it and easy on a 30ft trailer. Thank you MC
speediq99 05/05/21 01:24pm Roads and Routes
Provo to Heber campgrounds

Hello, We are planning to take the Heber to Provo drive. I was wondeing if anyone could recommend a good campground with full hookups. We were thinking of Rivers Edge RV but I was wondering if there were better options near Park City or along this route. Jordanelle Lake is pretty full. Traveling with a 31 ft trailer MC
speediq99 05/05/21 01:09pm Roads and Routes
RE: Help creating storage space

Wow! That is inspiring. Great work! I will PM you if that is okay as I tackle a few of these. The closet is my coat solution but I am having a hard time finding one pre-made that is tall and narrow. Most tend to hang clothes perpendicular to it. I just want one 10-12 inches deep where I can hang 2-4 coats parallel to it. I am assuming it is OK to find a wood stud and screw the sides in place. Hopefully, it won't tip over in transit. Mc
speediq99 04/30/21 11:26am Travel Trailers
RE: Help creating storage space

I agree, a small coat closet may fit there. Any suggestions? It has to be tall and narrow. Perhaps room for 4 coats, brooms and a few shelves at the bottom. The 27RLSS is a great Floorplan but it needs a coat/broom closet. I now need to find something that works and hope I have a stud in the right place to hold it securely. MC
speediq99 04/28/21 09:28pm Travel Trailers
RE: Help creating storage space

Thank you That is a great idea. I need to make sure I have the room to rehang that door and a place to order the cabinet. Some manufacturers think more than others :-) MC
speediq99 04/27/21 10:04pm Travel Trailers
Help creating storage space

We bought a Floorplan that we really like. It has a drawback that we are trying to overcome - storage. We made a concious decision to go in this direction given how we travel. I want to add a jacket storage area and clothes shelf space to it that is not too intrusive and lightweight. My concern is holding that down while traveling. I have been thinking about lightweight cube storage. I wonder if anyone had any good suggestions. The floorplan is a Puma Palomino 27RLSS. https://palominorv.com/travel-trailers-and-fifth-wheels/puma/27RLSS/2573 A potential space is the area between the slide and the bedroom for a cube storage but I am open to any and all suggestions. MC
speediq99 04/27/21 08:33pm Travel Trailers
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