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Old 08-02-2012, 05:27 PM   #1
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An Unusual Tow Vehicle

I was at Airventure in Oshkosh, WI last week camping on site. I was quite surprised when I saw a Chevy SSR arrive pulling a Scamp 5er.

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Old 08-02-2012, 05:44 PM   #2
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I like it! Fits the Scamp curves well, but a 13 or 16 might be a better match, the upper cabin area's proportions don't fit too well.

How was Oshkosh? I'd love to go someday. If I stayed here in New Mexico flying lessons would surely have happened. Not sure the weather and finances will work out for lessons around Vancouver (BC).
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Drop top, that's the way to RV huh.
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I like it! Fits the Scamp curves well, but a 13 or 16 might be a better match, the upper cabin area's proportions don't fit too well.

How was Oshkosh? I'd love to go someday. If I stayed here in New Mexico flying lessons would surely have happened. Not sure the weather and finances will work out for lessons around Vancouver (BC).
Oshkosh was great. I've been there 10 of the past 12 years with a group of friends and we have a great time every year. It's quite an experience camping with thousands of others around but the people are fantastic and it's the only way to really see the show.

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Drop top, that's the way to RV huh.
I love the looks when top down and towing! Many smiles and thumbs up. But a few scolding looks, but that's the size of my TV, not the roof.
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Oshkosh was great. I've been there 10 of the past 12 years with a group of friends and we have a great time every year. It's quite an experience camping with thousands of others around but the people are fantastic and it's the only way to really see the show.

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I have a few friends that are pilots, aircraft owners. Someday I'll have to tag along and check it out.
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The towing limit of an SSR is 2,500 lbs. if you care to know.
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The towing limit of an SSR is 2,500 lbs. if you care to know.
What's a 19' Scamp weigh, probably around that I'd guess??
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Scamp says a dry weight of about 2000 lbs, but the real world trailer weights thread shows 4 of them with actual weights between 2900 and 3800 lbs.
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What's a 19' Scamp weigh?
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The towing limit of an SSR is 2,500 lbs. if you care to know.
You do mean "tow rating" don't you? That would be GM's recommendation for an unmodified stock SSR.
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You do mean "tow rating" don't you? That would be GM's recommendation for an unmodified stock SSR.
Exactly Floyd! Most folks buy something right off the lot and they need to know WHAT ratings are... not what the wish it was... after the fact.
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I like it! . If I stayed here in New Mexico flying lessons would surely have happened. Not sure the weather and finances will work out for lessons around Vancouver (BC).
Weather preventing flying lessons in Vancouver???? Your kidding right oh dear I need to run my iggo seems to be melting......
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I think this would be a better match (YMMV) and have seen this in person, it's Glen G's!
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