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Old 04-13-2012, 09:09 AM   #1
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Gusty Winds

It is supposed to get a tad windy today and tonight. We are driving to the campsite this morning. Any precautions I should take on the way or setting the TT up? Maybe use extra stabilizing jacks??

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Old 04-13-2012, 09:46 AM   #2
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Kat,

Been there, done it. Assuming that your WDH (with sway control) is adjusted correctly, adjust your towing speed accordingly which will provide for better handling, and will save on fuel. Take your time.

Avoid an open campsite, and/or having the wind blowing against the side of the TT. Blocking the tires in conjunction with a pair of scissor chocks between the tires will work best, and avoid extending the tongue jack to far out (use large blocks of wood as a base if required that are wider than your tongue jack base plate).

Leave the awning rolled up.

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Just set it up as usual and don't worry about it. Do NOT park under any trees as a limb may blow out and damage your roof or truck. It is blowing here in Parker too.
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X2 on leaving the awning up, should be fine.
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It is supposed to get a tad windy today and tonight. We are driving to the campsite this morning. Any precautions I should take on the way or setting the TT up? Maybe use extra stabilizing jacks??

Kat
I am concerned about driving in the wind also, mainly a cross wind. My 5er is 13ft high and 35ft long. Its a large area for a wind gust to come along and blow us over.
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