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Old April 28th, 2012, 01:16 AM
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Chaser arrived!

Well after lots of months of waiting it finally arrived. I'm speechless about the quality. I can't wait to hit the Sierras and go fly fishing with it.

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Old April 28th, 2012, 01:57 AM
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Oh and by the way... I thought I would share what I think is a great solution for a trailer brake controller. It's called a Prodigy RF and lets you avoid having to drill holes in your dash. The controller is mounted to the trailer and the remote is wireless in the truck. So far it's been bullet proof.

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Old April 28th, 2012, 08:51 AM
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sooo expedition savy
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Old April 28th, 2012, 09:06 AM
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Looks great
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Old April 28th, 2012, 10:21 AM
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sooo expedition savy
Why are you always so angry and negative!
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Old April 28th, 2012, 11:26 AM
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Why are you always so angry and negative!

Im not that setup is pretty rad, would be nice to see more photos.
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Old April 28th, 2012, 11:57 AM
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Very Nice, I'm hopeful that you will have many adventures!! and yes more photos!!
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Old April 28th, 2012, 12:47 PM
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Okay more photos....I have to work this weekend so I really haven't had time to go somewhere off road with it except on the property. Sunday I'll have a better representation. I do have to say it's much easier to reverse and maneuver around then I thought. The air suspension is awesome. I really think that it rides smoother then the truck. Mario was super nice to go through the entire thing with me.

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Old April 28th, 2012, 02:48 PM
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looks good, any thoughts on do it yourself upgrades?
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Old April 28th, 2012, 03:50 PM
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I can't wait to hit the Sierras and go fly fishing with it.
So how does that work? Do you hold the door to the trailer open and hope the fish swim on in?
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Old April 28th, 2012, 08:28 PM
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looks good, any thoughts on do it yourself upgrades?
I didn't get the electrical package from ADV because I am so vehicle dependent right now. That might change over time though. I ran an extra duty 12V wire to the 7 pin system so I could use extra accessories on the trailer. That wire goes to the AUX battery on the truck. The space inside is HUGE and is way more then I have gear for now. It really opens up possibilities to make camping more comfortable for the family though. So we'll see...tons of options.

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So how does that work? Do you hold the door to the trailer open and hope the fish swim on in?
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Old April 29th, 2012, 12:28 AM
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Oh and by the way... I thought I would share what I think is a great solution for a trailer brake controller. It's called a Prodigy RF and lets you avoid having to drill holes in your dash. The controller is mounted to the trailer and the remote is wireless in the truck. So far it's been bullet proof.

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Great news to hear another Land Rover guy using this controller. I just bought this for the trailer I am getting. Was it pretty easy to setup? Has the brake operation been smooth?
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Old April 29th, 2012, 02:00 AM
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Great news to hear another Land Rover guy using this controller. I just bought this for the trailer I am getting. Was it pretty easy to setup? Has the brake operation been smooth?
Setup is a snap. I have Tekonsha P2s in our farm trucks and they works exactly the same. Responsiveness is just as good as any dash mounted system. The brake operation is very smooth and like I said you just sort of forget the trailer is there. What is nice is that in case that the remote gets unplugged from the cigarette lighter in the dash, the unit remembers the last settings and just keeps on working. What is also very nice is that sometimes with an off road trailer you want to lock up the trailer wheels to get them to crab around a rock. You can do this without reaching under your dash to trigger the breaks. The remote is like a CB mic which can be in your hands while you keep your attention outside where it matters. I think it's the only way to go.
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Old April 29th, 2012, 08:57 AM
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The build quality on that trailer looks superb cant wait to see it fully deployed. Much enjoyment and adventure with it!
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Old April 29th, 2012, 11:53 AM
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Here is a pic open:

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Old April 29th, 2012, 06:58 PM
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Whats on the inside?

what can you access in the trailer when the tent is pitched?
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Old April 29th, 2012, 08:00 PM
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Inside there is a large open area that has a heavy duty load mat with 8 moveable tie down points. The upper area can be opened with the tent up. The tent just folds a little. Works perfectly. I set it up in the garage today just to test that exact question.
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Old April 29th, 2012, 09:45 PM
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About how much does it weigh? How many gollans of water does it hold? How is the kitchen configured?
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Old April 29th, 2012, 11:51 PM
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About how much does it weigh? How many gollans of water does it hold? How is the kitchen configured?
Just over 1000 lbs. 15 gallons water. I didn't get the kitchen because I'm hooked on my Snow Peak IGT system.
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Old April 30th, 2012, 07:58 AM
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Christian- pretty sure thats a 19gal water tank, I only say that because I have the same (from the look) tank on my AT.
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