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Old 01-28-2011, 07:40 AM   #21
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Why not just get a bigger trailer?
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Old 01-28-2011, 11:32 AM   #22
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Just buy a rig like thisClick image for larger version

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Old 01-28-2011, 02:33 PM   #23
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Take that fancy wing off and put on a scamp hitch and you would be the talk of the campground. LOL
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Old 04-13-2011, 08:47 AM   #24
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good lord!
Not only does this sound incredibly dangerous, but looking at the SUV in the pictures (is that a Jimmy or Bronco?) it can't be that good for the vehicle either.

That being said, I'm sure this is done a lot more than we think. Everyone knows someone who "rigs" something up... it doesn't matter where you are
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Old 12-04-2020, 10:16 AM   #25
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Hello Wayne, I converted my 19 fifth wheel Scamp to a bumper hitch boy does it pull wonderful.

It's listed for sale under Jerryscamping

you have to look it up because I can not figure how to ad a picture.
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Old 12-04-2020, 10:29 AM   #26
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Because not everyone loves having the bed of the truck taken up by the hitch but still wants a 5th wheel.
Just to point out, 5th Wheel refers to the type of connection, not the style of trailer. And the Scamp 19 actually isnít a 5th wheel; it uses a proprietary hitch in the bed of the truck similar to a 5th Wheel but requires safety chains. Once converted to bumper pull, it is a bumper pull trailer.
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Old 12-04-2020, 10:33 AM   #27
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I stand corrected thanks
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Old 12-21-2020, 11:25 AM   #28
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I did install a bumper hitch on my 2014 19ft scamp. It can be seen in the
classifieds located in Twentynine Palms Ca. Jerryscamp is my username
It tows like a dream, I can remove it in 20 minutes just un bolts. The tongue weight is exactly what Scamp said it is-500 Lbs.Towes right along with the heavy truck traffic no wind sway. Have a 2019 Honda Ridgeline with a plastic bed and trunk, so had to go that route. Check it out.
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Old 12-22-2020, 07:33 AM   #29
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i posted a photo of a bumper pull conversion of the scamp 5'er a while back here... https://www.fiberglassrv.com/forums/...ull-37358.html

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Old 12-24-2020, 10:27 AM   #30
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Or how about this?
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Old 02-06-2021, 11:08 AM   #31
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19 Scamp hitch Tow

I just bought a 2015 19 Deluxe after selling my S-16 deluxe...
I had to get it home and built this bumper tow rig "Just to get it home"

Definitely Not Recommended and likely not legal anywhere LOL.
(But it Worked fine with my F250 Super Duty Diesel)

Its home now and I am cutting off the Scamp towing system and installing a removable 2 5/16" Gooseneck that will connect directly onto my Fords removable
Factory ball.
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Old 02-06-2021, 11:11 AM   #32
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I just bought a 2015 19 Deluxe after selling my S-16 deluxe...
I had to get it home and built this bumper tow rig "Just to get it home"

Definitely Not Recommended and likely not legal anywhere LOL.
(But it Worked fine with my F250 Super Duty Diesel)

Its home now and I am cutting off the Scamp towing system and installing a removable 2 5/16" Gooseneck that will directly onto my Fords removable
Factory removable ball system.
Just curious how far did you tow it?
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Old 02-06-2021, 11:17 AM   #33
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19 Scamp hitch Tow

About 50 miles on good roads...
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Old 03-16-2021, 05:55 AM   #34
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Bumper hitch S 19

I love guys with an imagination...

https://images.app.goo.gl/k9juepNiJEyeLK5C8
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Old 04-24-2021, 06:53 PM   #35
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Can I ask - and Iím not trying to blow things up here - but what are the reasons for the conversion? Is it just to avoid drilling holes in the truck bed? Easier hook- up? Or safer towing? I had always heard that fifth wheels were more stable and easier to tow, but is this debatable?

I am planning on purchasing a Scamp 19í, new or used, very soon, and will also be buying the appropriate tow vehicle. While Iím excited about my plans for RVing, Iíll admit that my greatest fear is that I will totally botch hooking up the gooseneck, while a bunch of old-timers stand around laughing.
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Old 05-05-2021, 01:46 AM   #36
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Bumper hitch 19

Lots of ways to accomplish this safely provided your vehicle is up to the job.
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Old 05-11-2021, 06:37 AM   #37
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something like this would possibly be legal
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