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Old 10-23-2007, 09:03 AM   #1
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Ok, everyone get out your bathroom scale and weigh your trailer tongue weight . List ----Year,Trailer Make and length
Looking for averages on all trailers.
My 1986 13' Scamp ------> 181 LBS tongue weight

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Old 10-23-2007, 01:49 PM   #2
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Last measured tongue weight - 486 lbs. (see below for make model).

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Old 10-23-2007, 03:52 PM   #3
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1979 Boler B1700RGH (17')
220 lb dry, typically 305 lb loaded (minimal water)

Both are roughly 10% of total trailer weight.
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Old 10-23-2007, 04:25 PM   #4
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Last time I weighed it, the TW was about 200 lbs and the axle weight was about 1,750 lbs, so I was at 10.25% (200/(200+1750).

Everyone should keep in mind that Tongue Weights are really not just standalone weights but should always be taken in context with the overall trailer weight. One adjusts the balance to achieve the desired proportion; one does not just live with what may be there.
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:26 PM   #5
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First post in this thread is mine----Lots of good info in thread.
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