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Leecsmith

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Posted: 01/22/13 11:52pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I would like to find out who makes a high quality pull behind TT that can take the frost heaves in Alaska and uneven rough roads..I would like to get many years of service without the cabinets falling off the walls. Any ideas?

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Most of the TT makers have a high end and low end TT i looked at many new and used TT on lots before buying and i was suprised how many new TT needed things fixed and they were brand new. Good luck hopely someone can answere this question as most of them looked the same to me untill i went into the A class Motor homes then i started seeing better quality but the price also go's way up


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I would NOT hesitate to take our 2005 31 RVision TT anywhere! It is a great 3 season TT. If you are wanting a 4 season TT, Artic Fox.

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A true four season - Artic Fox.

As far as build quality, that is really dependent upon so many things. We have had nothing but great things to say about our Rockwood, but it is not a true 4 Season TT that could handle Alaska. We have been impressed by the quality, workmanship, and service after the sale from Forest River Inc. (awesome support and service on a 5-year old trailer).

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Leecsmith wrote:

I would like to find out who makes a high quality pull behind TT that can take the frost heaves in Alaska and uneven rough roads..I would like to get many years of service without the cabinets falling off the walls. Any ideas?

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Youi're kidding right???
You want to bounce around Alaska (worst roads available) and not have things fall off. Big Class A diesel pushers break their axles up there. Even old reliable Airstream recently is having frame problems.

Travel at 15 MPH and just about any trailer will make it for you. Travel at 60 and I'll wave when I pass by....
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Arctic Fox.


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BillB800si wrote:

Even old reliable Airstream recently is having frame problems.


Can you cite specific examples?

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I don't know of any American made TT that will do what you want them to do for long periods of time.


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Any TT can take the Alaska frost heaves and rough roads if driven at the appropriate speed.

Arctic Fox/Nash, New Horizons (if they build TT's) will probably have a higher appropriate speed than others.

The key is appropriate speed. There is nothing built today (vehicle or trailer) that can travel over all of the frost heaves at 65 mph all the time.

All of that being said, there are many places in Alaska that have no worse roads than elsewhere.


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