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I have a Mini-Mate camper that I just installed a tongue cooler rack on. My concern is that the cooler will weigh about 20-25 lbs loaded with ice and diet coke and will add that amount of weight to the hitch. The cooler is a 34 qt. rubber maid. I have tried to keep the tongue weight at 50 lbs. or below, but I think this mod will make that impossible.

I do have a quality hitch(hitch-doc) that has vertical supports to the mainframe.

What tongue weight are you camper haulers comfortable with? Thanks for your responses.

Fred

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Thanks guys for the input. Looks like 60 lbs will be good. Camper weighs 265 dry, 25 lbs for the cooler and I'll try and keep it to about 100 lbs of other gear. Lets call it 400 lbs loaded for the road, which will put it at about 15 percent for tongue weight at 60 lbs. I'll load accordingly. I'll load it and weigh the tongue for sure before hitting the road to Cats Cade.:coffee1:

Fred

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