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Old 02-22-2015, 09:12 AM   #1
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I am living in Las Vegas and very hard to see one of TM here. I am thinking to buy one online and want to know first if 17'mean 17'. My garage from wall to door is 234" or 19' 5'. Is it going to fit? Please help. Thank you
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Old 02-22-2015, 09:30 AM   #2
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Yes, it will fit. You could even fit a 2720 if it had the swing hitch. My garage is 19' 6" deep, and our 2720SL, with swing hitch, fits easily.

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Old 02-22-2015, 11:27 AM   #3
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I am living in Las Vegas and very hard to see one of TM here. I am thinking to buy one online and want to know first if 17'mean 17'. My garage from wall to door is 234" or 19' 5'. Is it going to fit? Please help. Thank you
I have a 2417 Sport - and our garage is 19ft, and we have plenty of space (our previous hardwall popup only fit because there was no drywall, so we could put then end of the hitch between the studs.

Another question you should ask is how high is your opening? we had to get a new garage door for the previous pup - we went from a one piece door to a roll up door, so we would get the full 7ft we needed, and even then it barely made it. Since we have a steep driveway we needed the trailer raised a bit. Out PUP is about 6'11" with the risers and the AC.
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Old 02-22-2015, 12:23 PM   #4
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Paul, I believe my 2417 is 18' 4" from tip of tongue to the back of the bumper. It is covered in snow at the moment, and I don't want to put boots on to go out in 15į cold to measure it. Tough to get the tape measure to hook on the corner when I have my cover on, and I sure won't get my wife outside today to help me with the measurement!
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Another question you should ask is how high is your opening?
Laura is right. Assuming you have a roll-up door, the height to which the opener will raise it is adjustable. The ultimate limit is the header over the door opening. Check the spec on the TM website, and compare it to the height of the door opening below the header.

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Old 02-22-2015, 03:32 PM   #6
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You guys are such a great helper, now you all make me think of 20' one now, until I hear exact measurement from 17', 19', 20' folks...then I will pull the trigger to get one.

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Old 02-22-2015, 06:43 PM   #7
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Just went into the garage and measured my 2720SL and from the back of the bumper to the very front of the hitch is really 20 ft. I have a swing hitch, but don't have to swing it as I have enough room in my garage. I think if I did swing the hitch it would be about 2ft shorter in length.
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Old 02-22-2015, 07:26 PM   #8
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The second number is usually the actual length when folded down (my 2720SL is 19'10" without swinging the hitch.

TM is being a bit creative in the first number, unfolded my cabin is actually about 24'. Think TM really means it is the equivalent of a 27' conventional trailer which would have about 3' of tongue in front of the cabin where the stone guard on my front module is within about a foot of the TV tailgate when unfolded (cannot open completely if the TM is open while hitched).

Also that "one extra gallon per 100 miles" is probably accurate if you cruise at 55 but not if running Florida turnpike speeds. That last run to south Florida was more like a gallon more per 100 km.
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So I can get the TM 2720 then just need to make sure the hitch can swing.... more option for me!!!
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Old 02-23-2015, 06:24 AM   #10
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A lot depend on how many you plan to camp with, what are their sizes, and how comfortable you want others to be. Then decide if you need a second bed or something with a dinette or sofa that makes into a bed.

When I sold my '70 Westfalia I described it as sleeping two friendly adults, one not so friendly adult, and one midget.
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