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    Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 8:49am
Hello everyone,
 
I did buy a TT, and thank you all for your help and advice. I purchased a Flagstaff Micro Lite XLT 18RK. It is a 2010 and I got a great deal. It has a floor plan very similar to a 175. I just love this forum, so I have named it Faux Pod and I will be at the Tx round up at the end of May. I would go to the April 15th event, but I already have a Jeep trip planned that weekend.  Here is a picture of my set up:
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 9:28am
Miss Polly, it looks sharp!  What does it look like in the inside?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 9:39am
Yes, we need pics.  And some miles-per-gallon tests.  I've very curious how that straight back affects mpg - if it eliminates some of the turbulence we get off the rear of the 'pod you might have it a little easier at the gas pump. 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 9:55am
Hey thanks, As far as turbulence...It pulls very easy. I almost did not realize it was back there. I had to pull it through Austin City traffic at rush hour. I live about an hour and a half north of Austin, so I did get to pull it on the open highway too. My Jeep has a low tow capacity, but it did fine. I have NO towing experience, and it was just fine.
 
My gas milage is about 15 anyway (tires are too large, giggle), and I believe it went down to 10. I could pull about 60 with no difficulty. Here is a floor plan, I need to take some good inside pictures before I post them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 10:12am
Here are some inside pictures from a dealer website. (not the one I used) These are clear pictures of the inside of a similar trailer. Mine has a green couch. These pictures are magic because they make it look larger than it really is!
 
 
 
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 11:26am

Very Nice! It's amazing how much room you get just by extending the camper over the wheels.

I can't even begin to describe it.... you would just have to see for yourself....
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 11:28am
Very nice looking trailer!!Smile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 1:45pm
Cool trailer.  What is the inside height?  I like the layout.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 3:47pm
The inside height is the same as an R-Pod 78". The ceiling is rounded over the bed similar to an R-Pod, but only on one end. The rest is a level 78". The layout works for my large dog, he needs the floor space!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Apr 2011 at 4:30pm
I like it MissPolly!  I almost got one of those instead of my Coleman.  I hope you have a lot of fun with it!
 
Please stick around and let us know how things are going.  Pod or no Pod, you're welcome here Smile.
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