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Old 03-25-2016, 01:39 AM   #1
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Actual tongue weight for 2016 Whitehawk 28dsbh

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Any owner of 2016 Whitehawk 28dsbh here have measured the actual tongue weight when the trailer is not loaded with any camping stuff (or is very lightly loaded)? The spec says the tongue weight is 650 lbs, but that's without batteries, etc. So I would like to know a real world number with batteries and lp tank filled (but trailer is not loaded)? And please also mention whether the hitch was mounted when you measured the tongue weight.

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I would not go by what someone else has measured at THIER tongue weight as it most likely will be different than yours. Best bet would be for you to measure your own and then you will know exactly what you have. Do a search or how to measure tongue weight using a bathroom scale and some boards. It isn't all that difficult.
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Old 03-25-2016, 06:58 AM   #3
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where do you get a bath scale that will handle 650 lb
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Old 03-25-2016, 07:34 AM   #5
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I own one of those tongue scales, the actual weight of a 28dsbh when unhitched is 850 lbs.
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I own one of those tongue scales, the actual weight of a 28dsbh when unhitched is 850 lbs.
Not to offend but is that for your TT or the OP's TT
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That is for my travel trailer
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- Is this 2016 model?
- Do you have one battery on the tongue?
- 2xlpg cylinders full?
- Is this dry weight / ready for camping with water?

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I own one of those tongue scales, the actual weight of a 28dsbh when unhitched is 850 lbs.
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Thank you for trying to help. I fully understand the importance of measuring your own. And I know someone will say I need to measure my own. But the problem is, before I buy my own, i need to do planning, and doing the numbers on paper is the first step. Yes, you can not just rely on n7 mbers on paper and don't check on a scale. But don't do the numbers on paper first before you buy is just as foolish as not measuring it aftr purchasing it.

I am asking for unloaded tongue weight. I have checked multiple dealers and dealers listings of this model, the shippng weight are all around 6200-6400 lbs, so i guess the unloaded tongue weight will be about the same for all, giving the condition that lp tanks are full.

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I would not go by what someone else has measured at THIER tongue weight as it most likely will be different than yours. Best bet would be for you to measure your own and then you will know exactly what you have. Do a search or how to measure tongue weight using a bathroom scale and some boards. It isn't all that difficult.
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- Is this 2016 model?
- Do you have one battery on the tongue?
- 2xlpg cylinders full?
- Is this dry weight / ready for camping with water?

thanks
This is a 2016 model
Two batteries
Two 30lb tank
Electric jacks
Electric awning
I weight it before I left the sales yard.
Dry weight, 850 lbs.
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