Full Time Rv\\\er Looks At Fifth Wheel RVs

By: Lee Mcpherron
?Fivers", "Fifth Wheels" and "Fifth Wheel Trailers" are all terms that make reference to a specific style of recreational vehicle.? The? stems from the design and manner of hitching the recreational vehicle to the truck.The hitch is secured in a tow vehicle cargo area almost directly over the truck's rear axle.? This provides a great deal of stability and towability to the recreational vehicle.? Since the hitch is mounted over the rear axle of the tow vehicle, a pickup truck or medium duty truck is used to do the towing. Fifth wheel travel trailers are mainly built from about 20 feet to over 40 feet long with the bigger models becoming a real dwelling when they are fully set up for living.These rvs are almost always constructed with a extended portion in front to allow the hitch pin to extend over the truck bed to reach the hitch.? This extended area used for the main bedroom although a few have located a living room area there.The full profile fifth wheel travel trailer comes with everything you would need in a dwelling.?? Comfortable? easy chairs and sofa? along with a big screen? television and entertainment center are part of the living room refinements.? The biggest units include a computer desk and sometimes a fire place.The "galley" will have a refrigerator-freezer combo, a range with convection oven and a microwave stove to handle the meal preparation.? Deluxe feature solid surface counter tops and other luxury touches to rival the finest kitchen found in any home.Bathrooms also vary from the simple to the sumptous.

? Glass enclosed in showers are not unusual in the larger designs.The upstairs bedroom may? have a queen or king size bedplaced in a slide-out? with storage underneath.? Larger rvs will have a vanity and larger closet across the very front of the fifth wheel.Heating is accomplished with a gas forced air heater ducted throughout the entire fifth wheel. A roof mounted air conditioner keeps the inside cool during the warmest days.One common feature of this style of recreation vehicle is the roomy storage both within and underneath the living area.? Most newer? fifth wheels include a ample "basement" storage area in the forward section of the fifth wheel.? This allows for inclusion of all the items that make a trailer home while traveling.Today's fifth wheel vs offer the very best in travel trailer living.? They have maximum living space, easy towingFree Web Content, and reasonable prices for the full time rv'er.

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