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Our Retirement Rig

Well since I've been medically retired we decided to go ahead and jump into our "Retirement Rig". I just picked it up today & must say that the truck is a beast (even stock) & hardly even noticed it on the back. I will be towing my Jet Sled for fishing the rivers in the Pacific NorthWest.

The camper is a 2011 Adventurer 106DBS with the rear kitchen with the dinette & refer slide, dry bath, AC & generator ready, it took us almost a year to narrow down the model we wanted & bought it close to home to boot (unlike the truck, boat & kicker motor, which all were from Oregon, go figure).

The truck was bought for my birthday and is a 2008 F350 XLT, 4X4, diesel, CC, Long bed & has been outfitted with 2) 3/4" rubber stall mats (sideways & cut to fit the wheel wells & tailgate posts), Torklift frame mounted tiedowns, Airlift air bags & Ranch 9000XL adjustable shocks all around.

Now it's time to get Serious!!!!




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Good looking rig. What's the camper weigh?

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Time for a Class V hitch and a 48" stinger! My parents had almost the exact same setup as above, towing their 21' boat. Those 6.4's sure do good with all that weight!

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Was there a reason for not getting a DRW?


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Was there a reason for not getting a DRW?
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Thanks for the comments folks

The camper weighs 3716#'s wet, still got to fill it up with groceries & other stuff (I know I'm over the GVWR so no flaming please).

Why I didn't get a DRW is 95% of the time I will be just towing the 16' boat + I don't like the looks of the DRW. And when the time comes (God willing I'll fish till I die) to trade up to a TT or FW I will get a new F450...

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Well since I've been medically retired we decided to go ahead and jump into our "Retirement Rig". I just picked it up today & must say that the truck is a beast (even stock) & hardly even noticed it on the back. I will be towing my Jet Sled for fishing the rivers in the Pacific NorthWest.

The camper is a 2011 Adventurer 106DBS with the rear kitchen with the dinette & refer slide, dry bath, AC & generator ready, it took us almost a year to narrow down the model we wanted & bought it close to home to boot (unlike the truck, boat & kicker motor, which all were from Oregon, go figure).

The truck was bought for my birthday and is a 2008 F350 XLT, 4X4, diesel, CC, Long bed & has been outfitted with 2) 3/4" rubber stall mats (sideways & cut to fit the wheel wells & tailgate posts), Torklift frame mounted tiedowns, Airlift air bags & Ranch 9000XL adjustable shocks all around.

Now it's time to get Serious!!!!



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Thanks for the comments folks

The camper weighs 3716#'s wet, still got to fill it up with groceries & other stuff (I know I'm over the GVWR so no flaming please).

Why I didn't get a DRW is 95% of the time I will be just towing the 16' boat + I don't like the looks of the DRW. And when the time comes (God willing I'll fish till I die) to trade up to a TT or FW I will get a new F450...
We have a lance 845 on an 06 F250. These slide-ins are definately on the heavy side.

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