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Old 01-07-2009, 05:44 PM   #1
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As a few people on this site know we are looking for a Bigfoot 5th wheel.....but we didn't have a truck. We were doing the "which came first the chicken or the egg?" routine.

We had been used truck shopping for a couple weeks semi locally with no luck finding any truck that would work. We had very specific needs so we looked on ebay and found exactly what we wanted but didn't bid. It didn't sell so we called the dealer and struck a deal. One minor problem, the truck was just south of Salt Lake City.

So Sat. we hopped on a plane and Sun. we drove our truck home. The weather was bitterly cold but it worked out just fine!

We are very excited we have wanted a Cummins diesel for about 10 years, now we have one!
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Old 01-07-2009, 07:10 PM   #2
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Blue! My favorite color

Can't wait to see it matched up to a new-to-you BigFoot
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:07 PM   #3
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Is that 4-wheel drive? Looks kinda tall... ...so your Bigfoot will have a high-lift axle?
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:13 PM   #4
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Nice truck! There are some super deals right now.
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:51 PM   #5
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Is that 4-wheel drive? Looks kinda tall... ...so your Bigfoot will have a high-lift axle?
Yes and yes. We need the 4x4 to pursue our fishing habit, we like to go off the beaten path. Now whatever trailer we buy will be made to fit this truck. Hopefully this will be "The Setup". the final set up!
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:55 PM   #6
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Way to go Lizbeth, that's a beauty of a truck and a diesel to boot. We've been doing the same thing for about a month but hadn't found a truck that made us want to buy it yet.
Now go get that Bigfoot!
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:02 PM   #7
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Congrats on finding just the vehicle you wanted/will need to tow your Bigfoot when you find it, which we hope will be just around the corner. Wishing you safe travels, great memories and ALWAYS catching the LIMIT! Take care, L 'n D
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BAT! BAT!

Nice looker!
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:12 PM   #9
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Nice rig! You've got the horse, now all you need is the cart!

Maureen & Chris
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:16 PM   #10
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BAT! BAT!

Nice looker!
No, no, it's MAT! MAT!

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Old 01-07-2009, 11:31 PM   #11
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you named it Matt???
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Hi: Lizbeth... That's one Honkin' big truck!!! Does it have a fold out step at the door???
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:59 AM   #13
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Drool!
That beauty will pull the socks off anything out there.
Congratulations.
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Old 01-08-2009, 05:21 PM   #14
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Gina...it would have to be a one ton to qualify for B.A.T., so it's a M.A.T. Eric has named it S.T.a.N.

No Alf, I have to run and jump.
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