fit for purpose

Discussion in 'Taking Your Camper Off Road' started by Anthony Hitchings, Oct 28, 2020.

  1. Anthony Hitchings

    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member Silver Supporting Member

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    I simply upgraded from1,000 Lb springs to 1,290 springs, which was from 3 leaf to 4 leaf.
     
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    General note inspired by a few posts in this thread. For some the goal of ownership is to preserve the unit for the next owner and achieve a high residual value. I once had a salesperson working for me who bought cheap floor mats to protect the expensive floor mats in her Cadillac which presumably were installed to protect the carpet.

    For others it's to use the crap out of the item and toss it away at the end.

    I appreciate and use both approaches with different things.
     
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    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member Silver Supporting Member

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    yes, we were within axle limits.

    btw, we did weigh the trailer empty, its was about 200 lbs over what one might have expected.

    but our max road weight was still within load limits.

    anyway, new springs are 1,290 Lbs, 25% stronger than the old springs. Lets see how those work out.
     
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