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Old 09-24-2013, 09:03 AM   #1
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Brand New White Hawk - Its Finally Home

Fresh from the factory, tows like a dream.
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Spent 4 hours at dealer. 1.5 hours with walk through, rest having a few items corrected and installing some items.

We had a battery disconnect switch installed and a Progressive EMS surge protector hardwired along with 2 friction sway control mounts to the A frame.

It rained most of the way home (160) miles, semi's did not seem to cause sway. This is one long trailer and it took a few switchback turns just to find a place near McDonalds...lol.

Love the fireplace with a remote control and 40' tv. Wife cant wait to start getting it stocked for our first trip which will be just a few miles from home for our shakedown.
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:50 AM   #2
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Congratulations on the new trailer!
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Old 09-24-2013, 11:35 AM   #3
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Congratulations. That's a big one :-)

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Old 09-24-2013, 04:31 PM   #4
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Nice white hawk!!
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:59 PM   #5
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Congrats on the new White Hawk. We love ours!
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Holy Smoke....did it come with it's own ZIP code???...

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Looks awesome! Haven's seen that model before and impressed with the layout and look. Congrats!
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:33 AM   #8
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Hi stjohneyre,

great trailer....you're going to love it!!!!!!


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Spent 4 hours at dealer. 1.5 hours with walk through, rest having a few items corrected and installing some items.

We had a battery disconnect switch installed and a Progressive EMS surge protector hardwired along with 2 friction sway control mounts to the A frame.

It rained most of the way home (160) miles, semi's did not seem to cause sway. This is one long trailer and it took a few switchback turns just to find a place near McDonalds...lol.

Love the fireplace with a remote control and 40' tv. Wife cant wait to start getting it stocked for our first trip which will be just a few miles from home for our shakedown.
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Did you notice the need for extra wide turns? White Hawks pull great but I'm having to remind myself of the wider turn radius. Just addressed one of my few complaints with the WH, no light switch on the wall in the bedroom. Picked up a wireless switch [looks just like a regular one] that you can mount where ever that has a small adapter that I plugged into the 110 outlet on the side of the bed. A small lamp or wall sconce controlled by the switch will make it easier for the wife to light up the bedroom without having to try and reach the ceiling lite over the bed. You can also use the outlet on the wall for the 2nd tv by placing a small wall sconce next to it. May add another one by the entry door so we can turn on a light without having to go to the main control cabinet.
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Hi bassdogs,

your right about the wide turns...first time I took it to storage I clip the awning support arm on a bollard....jus a small scrap but what a wake call. You really have to watch those right hand turns. Your right about the missing wall switch in the bedroom...really never gave it a thought, just reach for the light in the ceiling. I did get 10 of the LED replacement light for the inside, they may be a little easier on the eyes being warm white...will install them next year. All-in-all we took it out four times this year and it's been a great unit. I have an Andersen WDH and it has been be a real pleasure to haul with, no noise, no sway, no fear of trucks and busses passing...the truck and trailer feel like one unit. I really am happy with the Andersen especially considering I'm pushing the limit on GVWR of the truck.


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Did you notice the need for extra wide turns? White Hawks pull great but I'm having to remind myself of the wider turn radius. Just addressed one of my few complaints with the WH, no light switch on the wall in the bedroom. Picked up a wireless switch [looks just like a regular one] that you can mount where ever that has a small adapter that I plugged into the 110 outlet on the side of the bed. A small lamp or wall sconce controlled by the switch will make it easier for the wife to light up the bedroom without having to try and reach the ceiling lite over the bed. You can also use the outlet on the wall for the 2nd tv by placing a small wall sconce next to it. May add another one by the entry door so we can turn on a light without having to go to the main control cabinet.
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