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Old 02-19-2013, 06:30 PM   #51
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Thanks again for all the help. From what I can tell, I'm right at the limit. Since I don't have plans to go on many long trips, and I live in Iowa (pretty flat, short camping season) I'm leaning toward going for it. I think the challenge is going to be as mentioned above by RightYouAreKen, getting the hitch weight down to 10%. If I can do that, from what I've read, that would be within, but at the low end of the "comfort zone" of 10-15%. I'm pretty sure I will know it is back there, but it isn't sounding like I'm going to be an accident waiting to happen.


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I think we have taken this one as far as it can go. It is now up to the OP to choose.....

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Old 02-19-2013, 06:33 PM   #52
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:38 PM   #53
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Enjoy! I love my 26bh!!! Please let us know how you like it and how it ends up towing. Since we have got you to a decision, I will close the post. Thanks all for your insight.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:08 PM   #54
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Towing the 26BH with a Toyota Tacoma - Data Calculations

Here are some data calculations based upon a 12% and 13% tongue weight, which shows how much weight can be in the TV and TT to meet the critical numbers.

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