Fifth Wheel Trailers Are The Favorite For Full Time RVing

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Large-5th-Wheel-RV-and-Truck-by-Larry-Page.jpg What type of RV leads the pack when it comes to full time RVing?  The fifth wheel trailer is way out in front, in terms of popularity.

You just can’t beat the livability of a large fifth wheel trailer when the slide outs are opened and the utilities are hooked up.

By far, a 5th wheel trailer is more like an apartment than a camper.  I know from experience because I lived in one for a period of 3 years.  We had all the amenities and comforts of a stationary home while retaining the ability to suck in the walls and leave in a very short amount of time.

Be sure to follow proper procedures when hitching up, or you may find yourself wondering what you did wrong when the trailer falls off the hitch and damages your truck!  Yes, I dropped a trailer once because I took a shortcut and thought I could get away with it.



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2 thoughts on “Fifth Wheel Trailers Are The Favorite For Full Time RVing

    1. Victor, Can’t say I’ve ever had to deal with this issue but here’s a link to an article that may help:

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