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    Why the big price difference between flatbed and slide-in??

    The other thing to consider is secondary purchaser. If your a company that has a waitlist, there is a line of customers to buy a particular product. If you offer an option that 'alienates' 95% of your customer base it had better be worth your while. Meaning if I insert flatbed 003 into...
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    ITTOG's Truck Camper Build (was 6' x 12' Trailer Conversion)

    We have a hallmark cuchara and it only has the tail lights and liscense plate light. No clearance lights. It hangs over the side (somewhere around 6-8 inches) and back (18+ inches) of the truck. One thing to just make sure (it looks like your good) is that your setup doesnt obscure/cover the...
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    storage between FWC and truck bed in front of wheelwell

    That is a great place for leveling blocks, extra shoes/boots, canned goods on longer trips, bike spare parts, etc. All that stuff gets brought into the camper (though access holes) when we off load and then restored once back on the truck. When loading the camper on/off I generally want to...
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    Family of 5 in Hallmark

    So we've done quite a bit of camping in the winter time in Colorado. We mostly dry camps using bottled water and RV antifreeze for the toilet. We have stayed in parking lots of ski resorts, Harvest host locations, and BLM land. Managing moisture inside the camper has always been something to...
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    Family of 5 in Hallmark

    I have posted a little bit of information on our setup on the portal in various spots, but want to consolidate some of our experiences into one spot. There isn't a lot of info out there for how to make it all work or first hand experience with this arrangement. When we first started looking...
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    Camper and Truck Photos

    Latest trip out for some back country skiing and group tent camping. We had 4 families out in tents in the snow. Momma and one of the kiddos didnt give up the comforts of the the camper though. We have finally begun some upgrades and now have the ability to haul gear on the front of the truck...
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    *SOLD* Froli sleep system EDITED

    If this is for a queen bed I will offer $25 shipped to CO.
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    Pole to Pole expedition

    Hopefully the chase truck is electric. I cant imagine using a gas or diesel chase truck would conflict with their intent to reduce carbon footprint. "The expedition aims to raise awareness of electric vehicles’ critical role in reducing our carbon footprint." I get the idea behind these...
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    Bundle Your EV Charger Build Cost Into Your Car Loan? BofA sez, sure!

    Great another way for people to buy things they cant afford. Absolutely crazy.
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    Looking for better payload truck (getting rid of Ram Rebel)

    Oh, the nice thing is I dont worry about payload. I have about 4k available and the camper is only about 1700. For our extended summer trips I can put a bike rack on a hitch extender behind the camper and a cargo rack on the front hitch with boxes for summer goodies (inflatable paddleboards...
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    Looking for better payload truck (getting rid of Ram Rebel)

    I have "retired" at 42. Mostly a stay at home dad who does some carpool duty/ kid sport transportation. We are a family of 5 who camps in all 4 seasons. We actually prefer to winter camp where there is no one else. We "dry camp" in the winter to avoid broken pipes, but keep it about 70 degrees...
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    1991 Born Free President 19ft (Low Miles) - taking offers (Franklin, TN)

    It is strange how sellers feel a definitive "I know what I have" is more triumphant than a multitude of people saying "I know what this is worth"
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    Thoughts on 2023 Ford Super Duty for Family Travel?

    Family of 5 in the woods. We bring ice fishing gear, hockey gear, and ski stuff. It's a bit of tetris but we make it happen.
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    Earthroamer SX

    I'm a much bigger fan of this interior layout then the previous. I think it just makes sense to have the door in front of the rear axle and have a large dinette in the back. At least from a family standpoint it would be nice to have two separate areas for sleeping and not have to climb over kids...
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    The bigger the truck, the greater the (misplaced?) concern about payload?

    While anecdotal, I believe much of the mid size crowd does look at their vehicles and what the payload/capability ratings are in the rest of the world. Many vehicles throughout Europe are used to tow trailers. Seeing a VW or Mercedes station wagon towing a travel trailer (or horse trailer) in...
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    Thoughts on 2023 Ford Super Duty for Family Travel?

    We have a 2022 f350 CCLB 7.3l gas with a hallmark cuchara for a family of 5. Winter camping we all sleep in the camper using the bunk bed. In the summer my oldest (14) likes to sleep in the truck. The great thing about the super duty trucks that a lot of people miss is the floor of the...
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    Hallmark or Outfitter - help me decide!

    As someone with a hallmark cuchara, and 3 kids (6,9,13) there are some things we have identified as great features for us that others may not get. We are in CO and use the camper year-round with adjustments made for winter. 1. The wet bath is worth it, at least for us. My wife absolutely...
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    Truck For Kenai Scout?

    It has been a while since I bought my truck but there are a few points that I think we are both correct in. The tremor package in and of itself may not lower the GVWR, you are correct. However, a F350 SRW 7.3L gas CCLB with correct options can reach 11900. You cannot get a gas tremor with...
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    Truck For Kenai Scout?

    I did the duals so that I can run a DC/DC charger to the camper without worry. Also, we were going with a hallmark camper and felt that the 3.73 would handle the weight and aero penalty without issue.