The Camper Thread

Discussion in 'Tow & Trailer' started by GWeakland620, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. GWeakland620

    GWeakland620 THE CK5 Crayon Eater Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Copycat lol

    I can't wait to see your set up ready to roll!
     
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    Goals... except for a reg bed. Hopefully will have it before hammers

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    78K30 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    You'll want to get one made for the short box, one for an 8' would hang way too far off the back I would imagine.
     
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    ktmoutfront Stuck going nowhere fast Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Towing would need an extension for the hitch. And that can get sketchy towing weight. Stick with a short bed camper.
     
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    Exactly why I don't want mine to go past my tailgate.
     
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    Got it. I'll keep my eyes open. We used an extension with the long bed but I want it to be as safe as possible
     
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    I enjoy being able to shut my tailgate behind mine. Although my F250's tailgate is bowed which may be why that's possible
     
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    76zimmer Flyin Rat Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    This is my 8' in a 6.5' bed...airbagged rear, not completely necessary but very helpful...total weight is 7800 as it sits.
    picked it for 1600...not a cherry, but its what I want for the 76CC dually.

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    It's been patched up in a few places, looks like it may have been damaged some and repaired, but it's water tight, refreshed interior, furnished bedding, fridge stove oven a/c furnace stool, outside shower....all work
    I unloaded it in the barn on 4 sawhorses (2500lb/pair), much more stable than the jacks on the corners! Those made me nervous.
    So one of my jacks don't pump up, maybe I need to check the fluid/bleed the cylinder?
     
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    1977 GMC Kingsley

    Just arrived for the Gnawbrew beer fest.

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    76zimmer Flyin Rat Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Sploosh
     
  11. GWeakland620

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    You just poop in your camper?
     
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    Apparently these were/are a thing.

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    no I'm super envious of the GMC!
     
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    A 35mph head wind would kill it.
     
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    Could it even reach 35mph to start? That may be giving it too much credit
     
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    campfire Adventure is out there! Premium Member

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    I'm more concerned with a side wind. :eek1:
     
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    ktmoutfront Stuck going nowhere fast Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    That looks clean. And I paid that for my 97 3 years ago.
     
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    Sweet! I talked to the guy and he said he is the second owner, has all the manuals, and it is in like new condition. He said it's too much camper for his half ton truck.
    And he has a tow hitch extender he will include with the sale.

    @ktmoutfront are there any common problems with this model? Is yours the same one?
     

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