Originally Posted by Jimb317
I'm new here. Direct me to the answer if it already has been asked.
We just upgraded from a 2001 pop-up to a 2018 19XUD. So I have the basic camping supplies.
Going from to a little bigger camper I have a few questions.
I told the dealer to give me $600 toward a weight distribution hitch. What's a decent one?
What is good for chocking the tandem axle?
Is there anything else I should get? (water pressure regulator, surge suppresor. Etc.?)
Regarding the WDH, personally I would find one with an integrated sway control such as Equalizer brand. I have an Equalizer on my 23B and it is easy to use.
Chocks, I use 4 cheap plastic ones. But I would recommend something like X-Chocks to be placed between the tires, as it will help reduce the rocking motion when someone is walking around.
As for other equipment, a lot will depend on the type of camping you choose to do. For example if you like full hookups, a nice sewer hose is great, but if you rarely ever have full hookups, I would forget it, as they take a lot of space in our small TTs.
Personally, I would stick with the basics and add a notebook. There are a few things I have added over the years, that would be nice to haves, like a heavy duty 30 amp extension cord. I have used it twice in maybe 5 years, and could have used it twice before I got it.
Coming from a PU, you will transition over really easily.