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Old 02-08-2012, 01:38 PM   #1
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Question 5er to TT

Looking for comments from anyone who has gone from a 5th wheel back to a TT. Such as why, good or bad, etc. etc.
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Old 02-08-2012, 03:53 PM   #2
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We went from a 30' Carriage 5th wheel to a Jayco Eagle 330rlts trailer. The biggest reason was so I can utilize the bed of my truck. Also we don't have to climb steps once we are in the trailer. Our Jayco has 3 slides (also a fireplace) & the 5th wheel only had 2 slides. The truck rides ruffer pulling the trailer than it did pulling the 5th wheel. I took off the Timbren's and put on air bags, the ride is a little smoother now.
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Thanks bounder...You have mentioned some of the things I have thought of. Have you noticed any difference while towing? I had a 24' TT before my 5er and I did have some problems with sway that I do not have with the 5er. But, I believe a better hitch would have fixed that issue. Other than that I do not remember any big difference between the 2. Except for maybe hooking up. I do have to admit hooking up with the 5er is a lot easier and faster.
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It tows nice, but I do notice a little more sway when the big trucks pass me, but the trailer is 36' from the tongue to the rear bumper. I haven't driven in any strong wind yet.
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Old 02-08-2012, 05:11 PM   #5
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Sounds like no big regrets going back to a TT? Notice any difference backing, maneuvering, etc.?
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Old 02-08-2012, 10:20 PM   #6
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We had a 32ft Montana and hated it. We are very happy with our TT. I really can't tell any difference towing our 330RLTS.
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