First RV – Information & Photos

By , April 27, 2008 2:15 pm

Our first RV was a 2007 Forest River Cherokee 28A+ travel Trailer.  We traded this travel trailer for a 5th wheel Montana 3 years later.

We purchased the RV new from Walkabout RV in Royse City, Texas.

Here are the details on our travel trailer:

Hitch Weight
580 lbs. (263 kg)
Axle Weight
5,200 lbs. (2359 kg)
Ship Weight
5,780 lbs. (2622 kg)
GVWR
7,580 lbs. (3438 kg)
Length Exterior
30 ft. 11 in. (9.42 m)
Exterior Height w/AC
10 ft. 3 in. (3.12 m)
Bedroom Interior Height
76 in. (1.93 m)
Furnace BTU
30,000
Gray Water Cap
42 gal. (159 L)
Black Water Cap
31 gal. (117 L)
Fresh Water Cap
50 gal. (189 L)
Awning Size
15 ft. (4.57 m)

Our tow vehicle is a 2008 Ford F150 Supercrew Lariat 4×2 truck.

Our F150 has the following specifications:

  • 5.4 liter V8 engine (gasoline)
  • Automatic Transmission
  • 2 wheel drive
  • 3.73 rear axle ratio
  • Factory tow package (rated for 9800 pounds)
  • 30 gallon fuel tank
  • Lariat package

Here are some photos of our camper that we took right after we purchased it.

http://picasaweb.google.com/cgaskins/NewCamperSeptember2007

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