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Old 02-03-2007, 10:37 PM   #15
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Sorry to be so slow to answer but we are on the road in our little trailer. Congratulations. We look forward to seeing you very soon at the NOG gathering.

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Old 02-03-2007, 10:43 PM   #16
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I am now the proud owner of a 17.5' 1990 Bigfoot I am off to check if there are still spaces available for the Oregon Rally in April I can't wait to meet those of you that will be there!!!

Hi Andrea, Larry and I will be at the Oregon Rally. I'm sooo looking forward to it. I think I'm getting cabin fever, one of those must get out of town or go batty . Will also be right after my 40th birthday. Wanted to go to Hawaii, but to tell the truth I think this might be more fun and way less stress (and money).
Hope to see there.....

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Old 02-04-2007, 09:08 AM   #17
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I have a question for Roger H or anyone who knows the answer. What is the weight rating of the axle on the 1500 series Bigfoot 17 footers? The rating for the 2500 series is 4400#, I think.
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Old 02-04-2007, 10:00 AM   #18
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The axle on my '04 is rated at 3500 lbs. Can't address for sure what other year model 17's have, but they're probably the same...

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Old 02-04-2007, 06:34 PM   #19
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...What is the weight rating of the axle on the 1500 series Bigfoot 17 footers?
According to the 1500 specs page which I downloaded from Bigfoot before it was discontinued, it is a 3500 lb axle (in both 15B17CB and 15B17G variants). I can't be sure of the model year... I believe that it was the last version posted before the 1500 series was discontinued, and I downloaded it in October 2004.
1500 Specifications:

and for a bonus, the other 1500 stuff which I grabbed at the same time (while I'm at it)...
1500 Features:

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Yes, I believe that the 2500-series model (25B17.5xx) has a single 4400 lb axle, while the large units have tandem 3500 lb axles.
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Old 02-13-2007, 03:41 PM   #20
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Just got back from the Winter Warm-up. Thanks for the info re axle ratings. I had planned to check out the 2004 Bigfoot 17 for sale in Irvine, but didn't get a reply from the RV place.

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