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i am thinking of getting a fver that has a listed height of 13 ft and just thinking that trees will be a big problem, how tall are yours and have you had any problems

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Most are in the 12' neighborhood. Does an extra foot make much difference? I doubt it. You have to be watchful either way.


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Ours was 13' and a few inches - on neighborhood streets and a few narrow country roads, trees were a problem. But it isn't a big enough problem to factor into the equation when you are buying. That same height allows tall ceilings which are nice. Everything is a trade-off!!


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Ours is 13"2" hitched. It was listed at 12"11". So far height has not been an issue where we choose to travel. Still, I try to be ever vigilant for those low overhangs!


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Our 5er was taller than listed on the brochure. Don't want to assume the clearance.


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Ours measures at 11'6"

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Ours is 13'3" ( figure 13'6" for safety) and it is rarely a problem.


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usually that 13ft. + height comes when you have a bed room air conditioner. My jayco designer is 13ft. 2in. If I had paid attension when I ordered it I would have insisted on a low profile air in front lowering height by 4in.
I watch posted heights of over passes and have had a couple times when posted heights were 13 4 or 13 6 hoping they were accurate and no bouncing as I went under at hiway speeds.
I see a few models at 13ft. 4in. I thing that is pushing the limits at least here in the east where a lot of old overpasses exist on state roads and we have a couple tunnels on interstates posted at 13.6.

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Mines 13-3 to the top of the front a/c unit..I travel a road regularly with a train trestle thats posted at 13-5..I'm too chicken to try it so I always go around..Also need to watch for any low hanging branches..


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Ours measures at 11'6"

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