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Old 08-28-2011, 12:23 PM   #1
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Handy Spreadsheet

This is a very conservative spreadsheet for calculating towing capabilities. It's hosted on the Popup Explorer website. Click the link, then look on the lower right hand side for the spreadsheet download link.


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Old 08-28-2011, 02:57 PM   #2
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This type of weight spread sheet can be useful, but it's important that the user understand the terminology being used. Where it asks for the Tow Vehicle "Dry Wt.", it's important for one to understand that "Curb Weight" is what vehicle manufactures provide (includes 150lb driver and a full tank of fuel), but the spread sheet doesn't allow for the weight of vehicle options. The "Note:" on the spread after "Dry Wt." is very important.

Also using the "Ship Weight" of a trailer rather than the "Dry Weight" will also increase the spread sheet accuracy as well.

I ran the spread sheet with my known TV/TT manufacture specified & CAT scale weights, and the results were respectfully close using the spread sheet.



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Old 08-28-2011, 03:46 PM   #3
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I doubt there are many 150 pound drivers around anymore either. This old vet sure does not qualify! lol

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Old 08-29-2011, 03:30 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by namusmc65 View Post
I doubt there are many 150 pound drivers around anymore either.
152 dripping wet...
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Old 08-29-2011, 03:43 PM   #5
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Wulp, I'm sorta a few pounds under 150, however my shotgun is .... well, much, much, much heavier and he actually drives once in a while

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