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Old 08-21-2016, 03:43 PM   #15
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We have had truck campers and then a 17.5' bigfoot trailer that seemed like it would finally suit us perfectly. However we found the rear bed to squishy and hard to climb over each other to get out. Sold it then bought a 21' bigfoot that we took 4. GrAndkids and us camping last weekend. We are sold on the 21' Bigfoot. We can tow it with my wife's new Pathfinder or my older 2004 Toyota, 4Runner. Going away for 5 days next weekend for dry camping on the Harrison River BC. Look at either the 17.5' or the 21 Bigfoot. The residual value is very strong also.

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Old 08-21-2016, 04:16 PM   #16
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tilting book

Originally Posted by honda03842 View Post
Definitely attend a rally. Our combo is a Scamp 16 with a Honda Odyssey. We travel for 7 MO the a year and have never been uncomfortable.

These trailers rarely if ever sway, but I still suggest a sway bar, inexpensive, easy to use and good insurance.

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I have been waiting to see you post something so I could tell you how much I enjoyed reading the Tilting book you recommended. Had to get it from lending library. Thank you for suggesting it.

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Old 08-21-2016, 05:37 PM   #17
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Thanks Gary Carolyn,

I assume the book you refer to is the illustrated book about going to cut wood.

We know an author on the island Roy Dwyer who has written four books about life on Fogo and in Tilting. We have them all plus a number of other books on island life. One that is hard to get but good is Latitudes of Melt. I've read it twice and visited every location mentioned in the book.

We have another book about women of Newfoundland, regular everyday, maybe not everyday women. They were real strength in NL because the men were often away for extended periods. The title may have been Island Maids.

It's how they lived and live that make the people special.

Thanks for letting me know.

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Old 08-22-2016, 02:48 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Glenn Baglo View Post
You're really sold on that pitch. Isn't the extension cord trailing behind you going create drag?
Nope it's the auxiliary trailer to to hold this Smartflower POP that;s creating drag
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Old 08-22-2016, 02:54 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Mitzi Agnew-Giles View Post
- the Parkliner and Lil Snoozy- because of the basement engineering to reduce drag and do away with the need for sway bars,

Not sure if I need a translator or an update on what I missed in regards to what Parkliner and Lil Snoozy have come up with recently in regards to the engineering of frames & body design- built in anti sway? Really? When did that happen and how?
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Old 08-22-2016, 03:02 PM   #20
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My computer has been having problems ever since I updated Google Satellite- it stops accepting keyboard strokes every now and then. Closing some of the multiple windows I run didn't seem to help. Currently this is the only window accepting keystrokes. I think the aerodynamic design was like one of the initial things they mention on the websites. Reinforced at the factory visits. And I couldn't italicize think...sorry about that

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